CONCERT HISTORY

Season Seven (2016-2017)

  • No.35 - American Composers (04-08-2017)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Nathaniel Dett (1882 - 1943)
      Juba from "In the Bottoms"


    Phillip Glass (1937 - )
      Orbit


    Margaret Bonds (1913 - 1972)
      Troubled Waters


    Mark Summer (1955 - )
      Julie-O


    Amy Beach (1867 - 1944)
      Berceuse and Dreaming


    George Walker
      Sonata for Cello and Piano

        I. Allegro Passionato
        II. Sostenuto
        III. Allegro

            - Elizabeth Lee, cello
            - Artina McCain, piano

  • No.34 - Music For Love And Loss (02-11-2017)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304

        I. Allegro
        II. Tempo di Menuetto

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 78

        I. Vivace ma non troppo
        II. Adagio
        III. Allegro molto moderato

    Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
      Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude

      Funérailles

    Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
      Tzigane



            - Gregory Lee, violin
            - Alex McDonald, piano

  • No.33 - Chausson Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet (11-12-2016)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Kristin Kuster (1973 - )
      Missings (2016)

      Texas premiere*
            - Matt Albert, violin

    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895 - 1968)
      Piedigrotta 1925: Rapsodia Napoletana (1924)

        Tarantella scura
        Notte ‘e luna
        Calasciunate
        Voce luntane (Fenesta che lucive…)
        Lariulà!
            - David Korevaar, piano

    Ernest Chausson (1855 - 1899)
      Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op.21

        I. Décidé - Animé
        II. Sicilienne: Pas vite
        III. Grave
        IV. Très animé

            - Matt Albert, violin
            - David Korevaar, piano
            - Eleanor Dunbar, violin
            - Lauren Densinger, violin
            - Steven Juarez, viola
            - Elizabeth White, cello

  • No.32 - Halloween Spectacular: The Devil's Fiddle (10-22-2016)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
      Danse macabre, Op. 40


    John Leonard Morris (1926 - )
      Transylvanian Lullaby (from "Young Frankenstein")


    Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)/arr. Nathan Milstein (1904 - 1992)
      Mephisto Waltz


    Alfred Schnittke (1934 - 1998)
      Stille Nacht (based off a melody by Franz Xaver Gruber)


    John Williams (1932 - )
      Witches' Dance (from "The Witches of Eastwick")


    Lera Auerbach (1973 - )
      Selections from Preludes for Violin and Piano, op. 46

        I. C Major. Adagio
        II. E Major. Allegro
        III. Eb minor. Presto (attacca)
        IV. C# Major. Adagio. As in a dream
        V. B Major. Allegro
        VI. D minor. Prestissimo - Adagio

    Zino Francescatti (1902 - 1991)
      Polka, Op. 22


            - Chloé Trevor, violin
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

  • No.31 - TrioPolis (09-25-2016)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974)
      Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano Op. 157b (1939)

        I. Ouverture - Vif et gai
        II. Divertissement - Animé
        III. Jeu - Vif
        IV. Introduction et Final - Modéré

    Andrew May (1968 - )
      Abstraction With Reference after Paul Klee and Giuseppe Tartini (2016)


    Gian Carlo Menotti (1911 - 2007)
      Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano (1996)

        I. Capriccio - Allegro
        II. Romanza - Andante espressivo
        III. Envoi - Allegro

    Gernot Wolfgang (1957 - )
      Sketch Book for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (2007)

        I. Green Island
        II. Night Breeze
        III. Chromatic Train

    Richard DeRosa (1955 - )
      Brazilian Prelude (2015)


            - Felix Olschofka, violin
            - Kimberly Cole Luevano, clarinet
            - Anatolia Ioannides, piano

Season Six (2015-2016)

Season Five (2014-2015)

  • No.27 - The New Made Old Again (06-19-2015)

    Presented at The Goss-Michael Foundation
    7:00PM

    Alban Berg (1885-1935)
      Schliesse mir die Augen beide (1900)
      Schliesse mir die Augen beide (1925)

            - Corrie Donovan, soprano
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
      Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke (Six Little Piano Pieces), op. 19

        I. Leicht, zart
        II. Langsam
        III. Sehr langsam
        IV. Rasch, aber leicht
        V. Etwas rasch
        VI. Sehr langsam
            - Evan Mitchell, piano

    Anton Webern (1883-1945)
      Two pieces for Cello and Piano (1899)

        I. Langsam
        II. Langsam
            - Kyungseu Na, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Alban Berg
        Piano Sonata (in one movement), Op.1

            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Anton Webern
      Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.7

        I. Sehr Langsam
        II. Rasch
        III. Sehr Langsam
        IV. Bewegt
            - Mia Detwiler, violin
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Arnold Schoenberg
        from Brettl-Lieder (Cabaret Songs)

        Galathea
        Der Genugsame Liebhaber
        Mahnung
            - Corrie Donovan, soprano
            - Evan Mitchell, piano

  • No.26 - The Irrera Brothers (03-29-2015)

    Presented at Steinway Hall - Dallas
    7:00PM
    Free admission

    Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
        Theme and Variations


    Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
        Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45

        I. Allegro molto ed appassionato
        II. Allegretto espressivo alla Romanza
        III. Allegro animato

    Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663 - 1745)
        Chaconne


            - John Irrera, violin
            - Joseph Irrera, piano


    Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
      Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Op.67

        I. Andante
        II. Allegro con brio
        III. Largo
        IV. Allegretto
            - John Irrera, violin
            - Joseph Irrera, piano
            - Jeffrey Hood, cello

  • No.25 - The Marinus Ensemble 2 (02-22-2015)

    Presented in conjunction with the Allen Philharmonic - Allen Public Library Civic Auditorium
    7:00PM
    Admission: Adults $20/Students $9

    Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
        Quintet in A, Op. 114 "Trout"

        I. Allegro vivace
        II. Andante
        III. Scherzo
        IV. Allegro guisto
            - Grace Kang Wollett, violin
            - Rachel Li McDonald, viola
            - Joseph Kuipers, cello
            - Scott Sheffler, bass
            - Alex McDonald, piano

    Glen McDaniel (1986 - )
        Original Arrangements

        Schubert - Der Mueller Und Der Bach
        Sam Smith - Latch
        Hozier - Take Me To Church
            - Glen McDaniel, violin
            - Chloé Trevor, violin
            - Rachel Li McDonald, viola
            - Joseph Kuipers, cello
            - Scott Sheffler, bass
            - Alex McDonald, piano


    Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
        Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op. 44

        I. Allegro brilliante
        II. In modo d'un Marcia
        III. Scherzo: molto vivace
        IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
            - Chloé Trevor, violin
            - Grace Kang Wollett, violin
            - Rachel Li McDonald, viola
            - Joseph Kuipers, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano

  • No.24 - Arias, Art Songs, and Spirituals (11-23-2014)

    Presented at Steinway Hall - Dallas
    7:00PM
    Free admission



    ARIAS

    Douglas Moore (1893 - 1969)
        Silver aria from "Ballad of Baby Doe"
    W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
        In uomini, in soldati from "Così fan tutte"

    ART SONGS

    Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
      Ariettes Oublièes
        C'est l'extase
        Green
        L'ombres des arbres

    AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART SONGS

    Florence Price (1887 - 1953)
        Night
    H. Leslie Adams (1932 - )
        Creole Girl
    Margaret Bonds (1913 - 1972)
        I, Too from "Three Dream Portraits"

    SPIRITUALS

    arr. Hale Smith (1925 - 2009)
        Amazing Grace
    arr. Undine Smith Moore (1904 - 1989)
        His Name So Sweet
    arr. H.T. Burleigh (1866 - 1949)
        Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
    arr. Hale Smith (1925 - 2009)
        This Little Light of Mine
    arr. Boyd Bacon (1948 - )
        Give Me Jesus
    arr. Hall Johnson (1888 - 1970)
        Ride On, King Jesus
            - Icy Simpson-Monroe, soprano
            - Artina McCain, piano

  • No.23 - A Concert of Ice and Fire (10-26-2014)

    Presented at Steinway Hall - Dallas
    7:00PM
    Free admission

    Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
      Nocturnes

        Op. 62 No. 2 in E Major
        Op. posth. in C minor
        Op. 27 No. 2 in Db Major

    Federico Mompou (1893 - 1987)
      Selections from "Impresiones Intimas"

        Pajaro triste
        Cuna
        Secreto
            - Domenico Codispoti, piano

    César Franck (1822 - 1890)
      Piano Quintet

        I. Molto moderato quasi lento
        II. Lento, con molto sentimento
        III. Allegro non troppo, ma con fuoco
            - Florence Wang, violin
            - Mai Ke, violin
            - Steven Juarez, viola
            - Nan Zhang, cello
            - Domenico Codispoti, piano

  • No.22 - Farewells (9-28-2014)

    Presented in conjunction with the Allen Philharmonic - Allen Public Library Civic Auditorium
    7:00PM
    Admission: Adults $20/Students $9 (click here to purchase tickets)

    Josef Suk (1874 - 1935)
      Elegie, Op.23


    Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
      Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120

        I. Allegro, ma non troppo
        II. Andantino
        III. Allegro vivo

    Bedřich Smetana (1824 - 1884)
      Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15

        I. Moderato assai - Più animato
        II. Allegro, ma non agitato
        III. Finale. Presto
            - Chloé Trevor, violin
            - Oliver Schlaffer, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

Season Four (2013-2014)

  • No.21 - Trio of Trios (5-18-2014)

    Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904)
      Piano Trio No.4 in E Minor, Op.90 "Dumky"

        I. Lento maestoso
        II. Poco adagio
        III. Andante
        IV. Andante moderato
        V. Allegro
        VI. Lento maestoso
            - Jacqueline Audas, violin
            - Katherine Audas, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano K.498

        I. Andante
        II. Menuetto
        III. Rondeaux: Allegretto
            - Stephen Ahearn, clarinet
            - Christine Hwang, viola
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Horn Trio, Op.40

        I. Andante
        II. Scherzo (Allegro)
        III. Adagio mesto
        IV. Allegro con brio
            - David Cooper, horn
            - Florence Wang, violin
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

  • No.20 - The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (4-13-2014)

    Frederic Rzewski (1938 - )

      Piano Piece IV (1979)

      The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (1975)

        Thema: With determination
        Variation 1: Weaving: delicate but firm
        Variation 2: With firmness
        Variation 3: Slightly slower, with expressive nuances
        Variation 4: Marcato
        Variation 5: Dreamlike, frozen
        Variation 6: Same tempo as beginning
        Variation 7: Lightly, impatiently
        Variation 8: With agility; not too much pedal; crisp
        Variation 9: Evenly
        Variation 10: Comodo, recklessly
        Variation 11: Tempo I, like fragments of an absent melody — in strict time.
        Variation 12
        Variation 13
        Variation 14: A bit faster, optimistically
        Variation 15: Flexible, like an improvisation
        Variation 16: Same tempo as preceding, with fluctuations
        Variation 17: L.H. strictly: R.H. freely, roughly in space
        Variation 18
        Variation 19: With energy
        Variation 20: Crisp, precise
        Variation 21: Relentless, uncompromising
        Variation 22
        Variation 23
        Variation 24
        Variation 25
        Variation 26: In a militant manner
        Variation 27: Tenderly, with a hopeful expression: cadenza
        Variation 28
        Variation 29
        Variation 30
        Variation 31
        Variation 32
        Variation 33
        Variation 34
        Variation 35
        Variation 36
        Cadenza (optional improvisation)
        Thema (reprise)
            - Brendan Kinsella, piano

  • No.19 - The Marinus Ensemble (3-8-2014)

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Sonata for Piano and Cello in E minor, Op. 38

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Allegretto quasi menuetto
        III. Allegro

    Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
      Sonata for Cello and Piano

        I. Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto resoluto
        II. Sérénade: Modérément animé
        III. Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux

            The Marinus Ensemble
            - Joseph Kuipers, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano

    Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
      Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Op.67

        I. Andante
        II. Allegro con brio
        III. Largo
        IV. Allegretto
            - Jesus Saenz, violin
            - Oliver Schlaffer, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano

  • No.18 - Beethoven and Brahms (2-9-2014)

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
      Piano Trio Op. 70, No. 2 in E-flat Major

        I. Poco sostenuto
        II. Allegretto
        III. Allegretto, ma non troppo
        IV. Finale. Allegro
            - Eunice Keem, violin
            - Jeffrey Hood, cello
            - Jeannette Fang, piano

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Scherzo: Allegro
        III. Andante
        IV. Finale: Allegro comodo
            - Eunice Keem, violin
            - Christine Hwang, viola
            - Jeffrey Hood, cello
            - Jeannette Fang, piano

  • No.17 - Romantic Titans (11-10-2013)

    Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
      Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959

        I. Allegro
        II. Andantino
        III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
        IV. Rondo. Allegretto - Presto
            - David Korevaar, piano

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Poco Adagio
        III. Scherzo: Poco Allegro
        IV. Finale: Allegro
            - Eunice Keem, violin
            - Christine Hwang, viola
            - Jeffrey Hood, cello
            - David Korevaar, piano

  • No.16 - Sacred and Profane (9-8-2013)

    Toshiro Mayuzumi (1929 - 1997)
      Bunraku, for solo cello (1960)

            
    - Kyungseu Na, cello

    Alfred Schnittke (1934 - 1998)
      Stille Nacht (based off a melody by Franz Xaver Gruber)

            - Eunice Keem, violin
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

      Epilogue from "Peer Gynt" for piano, cello, and tape (1993)
            Kyungseu Na, cello
            Jonathan Tsay, piano
            Channing Hooper, tape

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25

        I. Allegro
        II. Intermezzo: Allegro
        III. Andante con moto
        IV. Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
            - Eunice Keem, violin
            - Christine Hwang, viola
            - Jeffrey Hood, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

Season Three (2012-2013)

  • No.15 - String Quartet+ (5-12-2013)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K.414

        I. Allegro
        II. Andante
        III. Allegretto
            - Andrew Packard, piano

    Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
      Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op. 21

        I. Maestoso
        II. Romance: Larghetto
        III. Allegro Vivace
            - Lewis Warren, piano

            - Florence Wang, violin
            - Glen McDaniel, violin
            - Steven Juarez, viola
            - Kyung Seu Na, cello

  • No.14 - The Planets (3-24-2013)

    Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)/arr. composer
      The Planets, Op.32

        I. Mars, the Bringer of War
        II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
        III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
        IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
        V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
        VI. Uranus, the Magician
        VII. Neptune, the Mystic
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano
            - Bret Serrin, piano

  • No.13 - Romantic Russian Treasures / A Tribute to African American Composers (2-10-2013)

    Alexei Lebedev (1924-1993)
      Concerto No. 1 (Concerto in One Movement)


    Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
      Arioso of King Rene


    Alexander Tcherepnin (1899-1977)
      Andante, op. 64


    Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
      Prelude in Ab Major, op. 23 no. 8


            - Martin McCain, trombone
            - Artina McCain, piano

    Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
      Preludes, op. 32

        No. 5 in G major
        No. 10 in B minor
        No. 12 in G# minor
            - Artina McCain, piano

    Negro Spritiual/(arr. James Markey)
      Deep River

            - Martin McCain, trombone
            - Artina McCain, piano

    George Walker (1922 - )
      Prelude and Caprice

            - Artina McCain, piano

  • No.12 - Mixtape 2 (1-27-2013)

    Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
      Keyboard Sonata in B minor, Hob.XVI:32

        I. Allegro moderato
        II. Menuetto
        III. Finale. Presto

    Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
      Nocturne in c minor, op.48 no.1


    Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
      Trois mouvements de Petrouchka

        I. Danse russe (Russian Dance)
        II. Chez Pétrouchka (Petrushka's Room)
        III. La semaine grasse (The Shrovetide Fair; Mardi Gras)

            - Alex McDonald, piano

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Piano Quintet in F Minor, op.34

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Andante, un poco adagio
        III. Scherzo: Allegro
        IV. Finale: Poco sostenuto - Allegro non troppo - Presto, non troppo
            - Jing Wang, violin
            - Pei-Ju Wu, violin
            - April Kondrat, viola
            - Oliver Schlaffer, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano

  • No.11 - Crossover (10-21-2012)

    José Bragato (1915 - )
      Graciela y Buenos Aires for cello and piano

            - Jaewon Ahn, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Astor Piazzola (1921 - 1992)/arr. José Bragato
      Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires) for violin, cello, and piano

        I. Primavera porteña (Spring)
        II. Verano porteño (Summer)
        III. Otoño porteño (Autumn)
        IV. Invierno porteño (Winter)

    Paul Schoenfield (1947 - )
      Cafe Music

        I. Allegro
        II. Rubato; Andante Moderato
        III. Presto

            - Jing Wang, violin
            - Jaewon Ahn, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

Season Two (2011-2012)

Season One (2010-2011)