programs

 

sample programs

 

George Gershwin (1898-1937) - Gershwin Fantasy (arr. Martino)

Stephen Michael Gryc (b. 1949) - Three Resonant Small Pieces (1999)

1. Emanating
2. Ringing
3. Echoing

William Grant Still (1895-1978) - Romanza for Alto Saxophone and Piano

John Williams (b. 1932) - Escapades

Rudy Wiedoeft (1893-1940) - Valse Vanite

Philip Glass (b.1937) - Facades for Soprano Saxophone and Piano

“America”
60 minutes

A tribute to American rich traditions and history involving composers famous, forgotten, and new.


“Disguise”
60 minutes

A program paying homage to the power of transcription, alongside a glimmer of music from the here and now.

J.S. Bach (1685-1750) - Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014 (arr. Wehage)

I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Andante
IV. Allegro

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) - Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56 (arr. Canepa)

I. Joc cu bata: Allegro Moderato
II. Braul: Allegro
III. Pe-loc: Andante
IV. Buciumeana: Moderato
V. Poarga romaneasca: Allegro
VI. Maruntel: Allegro

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) - Lyric Pieces (arr. Ito)

Once Upon a Time
Norwegian Dance
Peace of the Woods

George Gershwin (1898-1937) - Gershwin Fantasy (arr. Martino)

Cesar Franck (1822-1890) - Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major (1886) (arr. Fourmeau)


“Modern”
60 minutes 

A taste of Connecticut's finest, with a splash of Kansas and beyond.

Ingrid Stölzel (b.1971) - Eyes Wide Open (2015) 

Ryan Jesperson (b.1981) - Icarus (2011/2017)

Stephen Michael Gryc (b. 1949) - Three Small Resonant Pieces (1999)  

Wijnand van Klaveren (b.1975) - Sonate a la manière de Francis Poulenc (1998) 

I. Allegre
II. Interlude
III. Rondeau à la française

Piet Swerts (b.1960) - Klonos (1993, rev. 2007) 

Erberk Eryilmaz (b.1989) - Miniatures (2009) 


“Miniatures”
60 minutes

Flavors from everywhere, all in bite-size musical morsels.

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) - Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56 (arr. Canepa) (1915)

I. Joc cu bata: Allegro moderato
II. Braul: Allegro
III. Pe-loc: Andante
IV. Buciumeana: Moderato
V. Poarga romaneasca: Allegro
VI. Maruntel: Allegro

Manuel da Falla (1876-1946) - Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas (arr. Canepa) (1914)

I. El Paño moruno
II. Seguidilla murciana
III. Asturiana
IV. Jota
V. Nana
VI. Canción
VII. Polo

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) - Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (1965-70)

Verano Porteño (Summer, 1965)
Otoño Porteño (Autumn, 1969)
Primavera Porteña (Spring, 1970)
Invierno Porteño (Winter, 1970)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) - Petite Suite L. 65 (piano 4 hands) (1889)

I. En bateau (Sailing): Andantino
II. Cortège (Retinue): Moderato
III. Menuet: Moderato
IV. Ballet: Allegro giusto

Erberk Eryilmaz (b.1989) - Miniatures (2009) 

Wijnand van Klaveren (b.1975) - Sonate a la manière de Francis Poulenc (1998) 

I. Allegre
II. Interlude
III. Rondeau à la française