2009 Concerts

Tuesday, January 20
Fulcrum Point Concert Series
Harris Hall
Chicago, IL
      Richard Danielpour: Sonnets to Orpheus
      Param Vir: Hayagriva

Friday, January 23
The PianoForte Salon Series
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on www.wfmt.com
Caminos del Inka Chamber Program
With flautist Jessica Warren-Acosta and clarinetist Gregory Oakes
Fine Arts Building
Chicago, IL
      Gabriela Lena Frank: Canto de Harawi: "Amadeoso"
      Gonzalo Garrido-Lecca: Sonatina para flauta y piano
      Gabriela Lena Frank: Sueños se Chambi

               
Sunday, February 22
Chicago Chamber Musicians Freshly Scored Series
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Mason Bates: White Lies for Lomax
      Mason Bates: Red River


Tuesday, March 3
Fulcrum Point Concert Series
Harris Hall
Chicago, IL
      George Antheil: Ballet mécanique
      Robert Zuidam: Three Mechanisms

 

Monday, March 16 
Musicians Club of Women
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Union League Club
Chicago, IL
      Marta Ptaszynska: Songs of Despair and Loneliness (1988-89)

         
Monday, March 16
Classical Monday Series
with clarinetist Dileep Gangolli
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Arthur Bliss: Pastorale
      Arnold Bax: Sonata
      Charles Stanford: Sonata

 

Thursday, March 26
Outside the Box Festival
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
      Messiaen: Harawi


Friday, March 27
Outside the Box Festival
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley and violist Claudia Lasareff-Mironoff
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
      Jacob Bancks: Eight Bad Omens (world premiere)


Thursday, April 9th 
CSO Preview Concerts at the Art Institute
With CSO violinist Qing Hou
Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Respighi: Violin Sonata


Sunday, May 3rd
Mostly Music Chicago
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley and violist Claudia Lasareff-Mironoff
Chicago, IL
      Jacob Bancks: Eight Bad Omens
      Poulenc: La fraîcheur et le feu

 

Friday, May 8th
Chicago Chamber Musicians Freshly Scored Series
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL
      Rolf Wallin: Strange News

 

Sunday, May 10
Sunday Salon Series
with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mi
      Britten: A Charm of Lullabies, Op.41
      Adams: La Annunciacion from El Niño
      Poulenc: La fraîcheur et le feu
      Corigliano: Cabaret songs

Tuesday, May 12 
Faculty Recital

With CSO cellist Brant Taylor
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
      Bach: Gamba Sonata in G major
      Chopin: Sonata in G minor, Op.65

Sunday, May 17 
Chicago Flute Club
With CSO piccolo Jennifer Gunn

Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Schocker: Sonata
      Buss: Night Flight
      Damaré: Bouquet de Roses, Op. 408

                         

May 31-June 2
Recording with CSO principal flautist Mathieu Dufour for Cedille Records
      Works to include Fantasies by Faure, Borne,
      Taffanel, Gaubert, Doppler, and Hue


Monday, July 13 
NHSMI Faculty Concert
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
      Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81

 

Tuesday, July 28 
Rush Hour Concerts
With violinist Qing Hou and cellist Paula Kosower
St. James Cathedral
Chicago, IL
      Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 49


Tuesday, August 4 
Ravinia Festival
with Chicago Chamber Musicians
Highland Park, IL
      Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

 

Wednesday, August 26 
Dame Myra Hess Concert Series
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
With flautist Jessica Warren-Acosta
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Faure: Morceau du concours
      Taffanel: Fantaisie sur le Freyschutz
      Dutilleux: Sonatine
      Bizet-Wilson: Carmen Fantasy


Thursday, September 10 
CCPA Faculty Recital
With mezzo-soprano Buffy Baggott
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Sebastian Currier: Theo's Sketchbook (1992)
      Mason Bates: White Lies for Lomax (2007)
      Stacy Garrop: In Eleanor's Words (2006)

Sunday, September 13 
Concordia University faculty recital
Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest, IL
      Mason Bates: White Lies for Lomax (2007)


Friday, September 18 
Faculty Recital

With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest, IL
      Hindemith: Das Marienleben

 

Monday, September 21 
Classical Monday Series
With clarinetist Dileep Gangolli
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      De la Nux: Morceau de Concours
      Rabaud: Solo de Concours
      Milhaud: Sonatine
      Babin: Hillandale Waltzes

 

Saturday, September 26
Recital with saxophonist Ashu
Haliburton, Ontario
      Ibert: Concertino da Camera
      Rachmaninoff: Andante from Sonata, Op.19
      Creston: Sonata
      Faure: Elegie
      Piazzolla: Three Tangoes
      Morricone: selected works
      Demersseman: Fantasie sur un thème Original

 
Friday, October 2
Faculty Recital

With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
      Hindemith: Das Marienleben
    

October 16-18
Recording with mezzo-soprano Buffy Baggott for Cedille Records
      Stacy Garrop: In Eleanor's Words

Saturday, October 17 
CSO All-Access Chamber Concert
With CSO members Qing Hou, Lawrence Neuman and Kenneth Olsen
Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center
Chicago, IL
      Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
      Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Sunday, October 25 
Sunday Afternoon Live from the Chazen
with cellists Paul and Paula Kosower
Live broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio
Chazen Museum of Art
Madison, WI
      Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
      Poulenc: Cello Sonata

 

Wednesday, October 28
Dame Myra Hess Concert Series
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
With cellist Cheng-Hou Lee of the Avalon String Quartet
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Poulenc: Sonata
      Piazzolla: Grand Tango


Thursday, November 12
Fulcrum Point Concert Series
Harris Hall
Chicago, IL
      Nico Muhly: Music from The Reader
      Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste

 

Saturday and Sunday, November 14/15
Chicago Chamber Musicians Family Concerts
Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
      Bruce Adolphe: The Girl Who Loved Horses
      Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

 

Monday, November 30 
"Live from WFMT"
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley and friends
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
      program to include works by Berio, Haydn, Monteverdi and Respighi


Monday, December 7 
Recital with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Stradivari Music & Arts Center
Chicago, IL
      Brett Dean: Poems and Prayers(2006)

 

Monday, December 14
"Live from WFMT"
With Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
      Mason Bates: White Lies for Lomax (2007)
      Sebastian Currier: "Snow" from Theo's Sketchbook (1992)
      JacobTV: The Body of Your Dreams (2003)
      plus works by Shchedrin, Ravel and de Falla