2013-2014 Concert Season

Sunday, November 10, 2013 @ 2:00 PM

LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College


The Queens College Concert


Sky is Falling (8') . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye


Debra Kaye, piano     Roger Aplon, narrator


Trio for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano (7')  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene McBride


Gregor Kitzis, violin     Andrew Borkowski, cello

Taka Kigawa, piano


Indian Woman's Death Song (7') . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nailah Nombeko


Adrienne Patino, soprano     Vita Wallace, violin


Romanza*(7')  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan J. Fischer


Gregor Kitzis, violin     Andrew Borkowski, cello

Susan J. Fischer, piano


Bolero Clasico, Clave-esque Clasico and Fuga*(9')  . . . . . . . . . Eugene Marlow


The Bateria Trio:

Sooyun Kim, flute     Conway Huo, violin

Satoshi Okamato, bass



INTERMISSION


Fantasy NumberTwo: Boogie Woogie** (12') . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dary John Mizelle


David Holzman, piano


Two Poems by Nina Cassian (6')  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memrie Innerarity

                                             "Memories" and "Greed"


Kathryn Allen, mezzo-soprano     Memrie Innerarity, piano


After Lightness (7') . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Giteck Duykers


Curtis Stewart, violin


Red Sky* (6')  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peri Mauer


Sandra Coffin, trumpet


Vienna Dreams* (8') . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Pehrson


Gregor Kitzis, violin     Kaoru Hinata, flute

Taka Kigawa, piano


Piano Sonata* (10') . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks


Cesar Vutsic, violin


                                             *World Premiere

                                             **New York Premiere



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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church, Citicorp Center


New Music for Voice and Piano


While We Were Sleeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye

                                            

Craig Ketter, piano


At Home with Allen Ginsberg* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peri Mauer

                                             1. At Home with Allen Ginsberg

                                             2. Sunset

                                             3. Blueberry Cnadles

                                             4. This Just In . . .

                                             5. 23G vs HPD

  

Daniel Neer, baritone     Christopher Berg, piano


Parable** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert S. Cohen

                                      1. Black Cloudbank Broken

                                             2. Arise from Sleep Old Cat

                                             3. Gathering May Rains

                                             4. Ah Me, I am the One

                                             5. Interlude: See, See, See! Oh, See

                                             6. A Lost Child Crying

                                             7. White Moth, Flutter Off

                                             8. Rainy Month

                                             9. Fever Felled Halfway

                                           10. Epilogue: Three Loveliest Things


Valerie Gonzalez, soprano     Craig Ketter, piano


INTERMISSION


Rumi Songs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Jennifer Griffith

                                            1. Ode 966, Divan II

                                             2. Ode 1586, Divan III


Heather Meyer, mezzo-soprano     Christopher Oldfather, piano


Demonstrations of Love*** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Leonard

                                             1. Hope

                                             2. 40 Years

                                             3. Everywhere


Sharon Harms, soprano     Christopher Oldfather, piano


Sor Juana Songs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Eaton

                                             1. Que contiene una fantasía contenta con amor decente

                                             2. Encarece de animosidad la elección de estado durable hasta la muerte

                                             3. Refiere con ajuste, y envidia sin él, la tragedia de Píramo y Tisbe


Sharon Harms, soprano     Christopher Oldfather, piano



                                             * World Premiere

                                             **New York Premiere

                                             ***American Premiere


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Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church, Citicorp Center


New Music for Winds and Piano


Dialogue for Trumpet and Piano  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memrie Innerarity

                                             1. Fishbowl ChaChaCha

                                             2. You wore a long red gown

                                             3. We got home somehow somehow we got home


Ron Pamposa, trumpet     Yvonne Troxler, piano


Piece for Oboe and Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nailah Nombeko

                                             1. Tranquil

                                             2. Molto allegro


Greg Weissman, oboe     Yvonne Troxler, piano


Lover's Dreams*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  David Picton

                                             1. Lovers In The Field

                                             2. Snowstorm

                                             3. Moonlit Walk


Michael Laderman, flute     Craig Ketter, piano


What Goes Around...* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks

                                             1. Moderato

                                             2. Adagio

                                             3. Allegro


Margaret Lancaster, flute     Greg Weissman, oboe



INTERMISSION


Hebraic Sonata* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dmitri Richardson

                                             1. Klezmer

                                             2. Chag Purim

                                             3. Kol Nidre


Amy Advocat, clarinet     Yvonne Troxler, piano


Deep Lines* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Giteck Duykers

                                             1. The Stillness of Crystals

                                             2. Soft Layers

                                             3. Deep Lines


Margaret Lancaster, flute     Amy Advocat, clarinet

Lynn Bechtold, violin     Kristen Jermé, cello



                                            *World Premiere


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Saturday, April 22, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church, Citicorp Center


New Music for Strings and Piano

Featuring Bleeker String Quartet and Guests


Quintet for Piano and Strings*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Kanter

                                             1. Largo

                                             2. Intermezzo - Andante

                                             3. Finale - Allegro moderato


Machiko Ozawa, violin     Lynn Bechtold, violin

Edmundo Ramírez, viola     Jisoo Ok, cello

Yvonne Troxler, piano


Continuous Strand of Twisted Threads for String Trio** . . . . . . Emiko Hayashi


Lynn Bechtold, violin     Edmundo Ramírez, viola     

Yvonne Troxler, piano


Crescit eundo (2012) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Howard Katz

                                          

Lynn Bechtold, violin     Edmundo Ramírez, viola

Jisoo Ok, cello     Yvonne Troxler, piano



INTERMISSION


Variationen G-Dur, für Klavier, Violine, und Violoncello* . . . Jacob E. Goodman

                                          

Lynn Bechtold, violin     Jisoo Ok, cello

Yvonne Troxler, piano


Undiminished for string quintet* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene Marlow


Machiko Ozawa, violin     Lynn Bechtold, violin

Edmundo Ramírez, viola     Jisoo Ok, cello

Tony Rinker, double bass


The Rose Cycle* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard D. Russell

                                             1. Nobody Knows this Little Rose

                                             2. Amid the Roses

                                             3. The Sick Rose

                                             4. 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer


Sofia Dimitrova, soprano

Machiko Ozawa, violin     Lynn Bechtold, violin

Edmundo Ramírez, viola     Jisoo Ok, cello



                                             *World Premiere

                                              **New York Premiere


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Saturday, June 7, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space


New Music for Strings and Piano


Tetrachordal Etudes for Solo Piano  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hubert S. Howe

                                             1. Risoluto

                                             2. Moderato

                                             3. Andante

                                             4. Andantino

Francesco Prode, piano


Nocturne for Piano  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nina Siniakova


Nina Siniakova, piano


Tango Moods, for piano, 4 hands* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cesar Vuksic

Dolce, ma intenso – Presto con Fuoco – Molto Leggero – Heavenly – Lontano – Ironic


Marcia Eckert and Cesar Vuksic, piano


                    Mouth that Tears the Land, an electonic micro-opera for clarinet,

                    organ, helicopter, air raid siren, and the voices of Richard Nixon

and Joseph McCarthy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Scott D. Miller



INTERMISSION


"Metamorphosis' Variations for Piano** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Brooks

                                          

David Brooks, piano


Duodrama, for cello and piano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Pehrson


Arthur Cook, cello     Marcia Eckert, piano


Three Movements for Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Blanc

                                             1. Allegretto

                                             2. Presto

                                             3. Allegro

Nina Siniakova, piano


Two Poems, for violin, cello, and piano*/***  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Segerstrom

                                             1. Villanelle

                                             2. Pantown


Gregor Kitzis, violin     Andrew Borkowski, cello

Nina Siniakova, piano



                                             *World Premiere

                                              **New York Premiere

                                             ***Winner, 2013 New York Composers Circle Composition Competition



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