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Sunday, December 20, 2011 @ 8:00 PM

St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery


Dinu Ghezzo 70th Birthday Celebration


Fancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene W. McBride

                                             1. Times like These

                                             2. a Man, a Woman, and a Dog


Kirk Dougherty, tenor     Vasko Dukovski, clarinet

Matthew Goeke, cello     Margaret Lancaster, flute

Lynn Bechtold, violin     Yvonne Troxler, piano


Adagio for String Quartet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard D. Russell


Stanichka Dirnitrova, violin     Kim Mai Nguyen, viola

Arthur Moeller, violin     Hamilton Berry, cello


Beneath the Trees  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jacob E. Goodman

                                             1. Under a Tree (Richard Wilbur)

                                             2. Under the Oak (D.H. Lawrence)

                                             3. This Tree (J.E.G.)


Ricardo Rivera, baritone Bethany Porter, piano



INTERMISSION


Breezes of Yesteryear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dinu Ghezzo


Margaret Lancaster,jlute Vasko Dukovski, clarinet

Yvonne Troxler, piano


Songs of Anxiety * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gayther Myers


Kirk Dougherty, tenor Yvonne Troxler, piano


Three Shakespeare Sonnets * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martin Halpern

                                             1. That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold

                                             2. No Longer Mourn for Me When I am Dead

                                             3. Poor Soul, the Center of My Sinful Earth


Ricardo Rivera, baritone

Stanichka Dimitrova, violin Hamilton Berry, cello


Gra  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Carter


Vasko Dukovski, clarinet



                                             * World Premiere


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Sunday, February 5, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery


In Memoriam: Dinu Ghezzo


Slants of Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye

                                             1. Not knowing when the dawn will come

                                             2. There's a certain Slant of light

                                             3. I heard a Fly buzz -

                                             4. This - is the land the Sunset washes


Patricia Sonego, soprano      Hiromi Abe, piano


Pixeliance* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peri Mauer


Mary Barto,flute Ashley Jackson, harp

Mike Truesdell, marimba


La Musique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Carter


Tiffany Du Mouchelle, soprano


Swing Sonata: Waltz Rondo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Weber


Kat Maresco, alto saxophone Seann Branchfield, piano



INTERMISSION


Wild Flower** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dinu Ghezzo


Esther Lamneck, clarinet


An Ant's World, for marimba 4-hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert S. Cohen

                                             1. The Work Never Ends

                                             2. Invasion of the Anteaters

                                             3. Dat Roach is a Heavy Load

                                             4. It's Good to Serve the Queen


Simon Boyar, marimba     Crystal Chu, marimba


Four Songs to Poems of William Blake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nailah Nombeko

                                             1. The Lilly

                                             2. The Garden of Love

                                             3. The Divine Image

                                             4. My Pretty Rose Tree


Tiffany Du Mouchelle, soprano Marcia Eckert, piano


The First Snow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nataliya Medvedovskaya


Gregory Weissman, oboe     Stanichka Dimitrova, violin

Leonard Hindell, bassoon     Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


                                             * World Premiere

                                             **American Premiere


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Sunday, April 15, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery


A New Music Concert


Seascape for Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Picton


Christopher Oldfather, piano


Seasons for Solo Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dimitri Richardson

                                                  1. Summer of Joy and Regret

                                                  2. Autumn Light

                                                  3. The Winter Landscape of My Desire

                                                  4. The Awakening Heart of Spring


Craig Ketter, piano


Dirge without Music** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  John Eaton

Impulsively ... piu Tranquillo ... piu mosso ... Agitato ... riten ...

piu Tranquillo ... Impulsively, ma libero


Jennifer Roderer, mezzo-soprano Christopher Oldfather, piano


Three Excerpts from "Les sentiments d'amour"* . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene Marlow

                                             1. Une nouvelle amour (A new love)

                                             2. La femme dans une lumiere d'or (The woman in the golden light)

                                             3. La nageuse incessante (The incessant swimmer)


Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


INTERMISSION


Pause= Pause*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott D. Miller

                                             1. Prelude and Scrawl

                                             2. Thug Dance

                                             3. Inexactitude


Blair McMillen, piano


Etude Transformations, based on Etudes of Henri Bertini*  . . . . . . Carl Kanter

                                             III. Allegro

                                             II. Andante espressivo

                                             VIII. Allegro

                                             XIX. Largo

                                             XVI. Allegro


Craig Ketter, piano


                                            *World Premiere

                                             **American and Professional Premiere

                                   

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Saturday, June 2, 2012 @ 7:30 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space


A Concert of New Music


No Bones About It . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Blanc


Tim Albright, tenor trombone Jack Schatz, bass trombone


Dream Tableaux*, for guitar and computer-generated sounds . . Madelyn Byrne


William Anderson, guitar


Wild Vocalise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cesar Vuksic

Calm - Very rhythmic - Like a wild cry - Playful - Vigorous - Night

music (mi sterioso) - Very rhythmic


Christina Ascher, alto Cesar Vuksic, piano



INTERMISSION


19-Tone Clusters, for computer-generated sounds and dancer . . Hubert Howe


Linda Past-Pehrson, dancer


Four Miniatures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks

                                             1. Pavane

                                             2. Cantilena

                                             3. Mato Perpetuo

                                             4. Rondo


Jill Jaffe, viola William Anderson, guitar


Glass Blue Cleft**|***  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Giteck Duykers

                                             1. Glass

                                             2. Blue

                                             3. Cleft


Fung Chem Hwei, violin     Nick Revel, viola

Muneyoshi Takahashi, violin     Nan-Cheng Chen, cello



                                             * New Yark premiere

                                             ** World premiere

                                             *** Winner, 2011 New York Composers Circle Competition


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