2012 Concerts

January 13
Faculty Recital

With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
DePaul University

Chicago, IL
      Poulenc: La voix humaine (1958)

 

January 21

Ramona Concert Association Series

With saxophonist Ashu

Ramona, CA
​      Works by Ibert, Rachmaninoff, Korngold, Piazzolla, Morricone and Demersseman​

                  

                                 
January 28
Bald Head Island Friends of Music Series
With saxophonist Ashu

Bald Head Island, NC

 

January 29
Kiawah Arts Council Concert Series
With saxophonist Ashu

Kiawah Island, SC

 

February 9
CCPA Faculty Recital

With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley

Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Stacy Garrop: Book of American Poetry, Vol. III and IV - premiere of voice/piano version
      Ned Rorem: Poems of Love and the Rain (1962)
      John Corigliano: Three Cabaret Songs (1997-2008)

 

March 9
Arts Alive Concert Series
With saxophonist Ashu

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
                                                     
March 10
Performing Arts Series at HLSCC
With saxophonist Ashu

Tortula, British Virgin Islands

 

March 16
Chinese Fine Arts Society Migratory Journeys Concert
Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Vivian Fung: Folk Song, Primitive Dance and Keeping Time (2011)
      Chen Yi: Tibetan Tunes (2007)
      Daniel Lo: Sojourner's Song - world premiere
      Hao Liu: Limpid Eyes - world premiere

 


March 18
Firehouse Arts Center
With saxophonist Ashu

Pleasanton, CA

 

March 20
Red Note New Music Festival
With Fulcrum Point

Illinois State University Normal, IL
      Joseph Turrin: Riffs and Fanfares (1990)
      Ken Ueno: Disjecta (2004)
      Randall Woolf: Everything is Green (2007)
      Paul Moravec: Time Machine (2000)
      Peter Lieberson: Piano Quintet (2001)

 

 

March 28
Fulcrum Point Concert Series
Harris Hall
Chicago, IL
      See March 20 program

 

​March 31

Hopkins Center for the Arts
With saxophonist Ashu

Hopkins, MN

 

April 3
Celebration of E.J. Collins

With pianist Winston Choi
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Collins: Eleanore Waltz
      Collins: Passacaglia
      Collins: Cowboy's Breakdown
      Ravel: La valse

 

 

April 9

Concert with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
      Poulenc: La voix humaine (1958)

 

 

April 13
A John Cage Festival presented by a.pe.ri.od.ic

With CSO violinist Qing Hou
Pianoforte Chicago, Fine Arts Building
Chicago, IL
      Cage: In a Landscape for solo piano (1948)
      Cage: Six Melodies (1950)

 

 

April 15
Chicago Flute Club Concert

With flautist Mary Stolper

​DePaul University
Chicago, IL
      Enesco: Cantabile et Presto
      Kennan: Night Soliloquy
      Kenji Bunch: Velocity (2006)
      Copland: Duo

            

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April 21
Recital with flautist Gabriela Vargas-Quesada
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Bach: Sonata in C Major, BWV 1033
      Martinu: Sonata

 

April 29

Chinese Fine Arts Society Concert
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Chou Weng-chung: The Willows are New (1957)
      Zhou Long: Taiping Drum (1983)
      Bright Sheng: Tibetan Dance (2000)

 

May 6
Robbie Collomore Concert Series
With saxophonist Ashu

Chester, CT

 

 

May 20
Friends of Music Concert Series
With saxophonist Ashu

Brookings, OR

 

June 1
Bargemusic Here and Now series
With cellist Natasha Farny
Brooklyn, NY
      Scott Wheeler: Spirit Geometry (2010)
      Takemitsu: Orion (1984)
      Jacob TV: May This Bliss Never End (1996)
      Carter: Cello Sonata

 

July 24
Rush Hour Concert
in conjunction with the Poetry Foundation
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
St. James Cathedral
Chicago, IL
      Copland: In Evening Air (1966)
      Augusta Read Thomas: Reverie from Traces (2006)
      William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag (1970)
      Cage: Dream (1948)
      Carter: Retrouvailles (2000)
      Barber: Excursion No.4 (1945)

 

 

August 9
Oakmont Concert Series
With saxophonist Ashu

Oakmont, CA

         

        

August 21
Rush Hour Concert
With the Avalon String Quartet
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
St. James Cathedral
Chicago, IL
      Mozart: Piano Concerto in E-flat Major, K.449
           mov't III(arr. for piano quintet)

 

September 10
CCPA Faculty Recital
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley, flautist Eugenia Moliner, clarinetist Wagner Campos, violinist Mathias Tacke and cellist Paula Kosower
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Wolf: selected Morike lieder
      Berg: Four Songs, op.2
      Eisler: selections from The Hollywood Liederbuch
      Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, op.21

 

September 12
Beethoven Festival: Revolution 2012
with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley

Mason Hall, National Pastime Theater
Chicago, IL
      Cage: Five Songs (e.e. cummings)(1938)
      Cage: Four Dances (1942-43)

 

 

September 14
Beethoven Festival: Revolution 2012
With Fulcrum Point 
Mason Hall, National Pastime Theater
Chicago, IL
      Jacob TV: May This Bliss Never End (1996)

 

September 18
Tuesdays at One
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley 

University of Illinois-Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Poulenc: Banalites
      Wolf: selected Morike lieder
      Cage: Five Songs (e.e. cummings)(1938)
      Ponce: Seis Poemas Arcaicos

 

September 23
Concordia University Faculty Recital
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley

Concordia University-Chicago

River Forest, IL
      Poulenc: Banalites

 

 

September 26

Dame Myra Hess Concert Series
Live broadcast on WFMT 98.7fm and on the internet
With oboist Alex Klein and violist Richard Young
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL
      Loeffler: Two Rhapsodies
      Klughardt: Schilflieder, op.28
      Yano: Modinha

 


September 29 and October 2

Chicago Sinfonietta

Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Wentz Concert Hall(9/29) and Symphony Center(10/2)

Naperville and Chicago, IL

      Stravinsky: Firebird Suite

 

 

September 30
Recording of solo piano works for William C. Wright recording project

 

 

October 13

Logan Launch Festival
With soprano Patrice Michaels
Logan Center for the Arts
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Jazz-influenced songs including works by John Musto
      Leslie Adams, Lee Hoiby, Laurie Altman and John Harmon

 

October 15
CCPA Piano Fest
Concert with CCPA piano students
Marks Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Cage: Sonatas and Interludes(1946-48)

 

 

October 16
CCPA Piano Fest
With cellist Cheng-Hou Lee
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Shostakovich: Cello Sonata, op.40
      Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata, op.19

 

 

October 18
NIU Faculty Recital
With cellist Cheng-Hou Lee
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL
      Shostakovich: Cello Sonata, op.40
      Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata, op.19

 


October 21
CUBE Ensemble
With flautist Agata Igras-Sawicka and cellist Paula Kosower

Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Marta Ptaszynska: Red Rays(2012) - US premiere
      Lutoslawski: Grave(1981)

 

October 28
CSO Chamber Music at the Art Institute
With violinist Stephanie Jeong, violist Catherine Brubaker and cellist Ken Olsen

Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
      Ravel: Piano Trio
      Faure: Piano Quartet, op.15

 


October 29
MusicNOW
Harris Theater
Chicago, IL
      Magnus Lindberg: Souvenir(2010)

 

November 9

A Musical Feast
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley and the Lehrer Dance Company
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Buffalo. NY
      Cage: Five Songs (e.e. cummings)(1938)
      Caplet: Trois Fables de Jean de la Fontaine
      Morawetz: Souvenirs from Childhood(1985)
      Cage: Four Dances(1942-43)

 

November 13
Robert Lombardo 80th birthday concert
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
      Lombardo: Down the Rapids of Sleep(1965)
      Lombardo: Pierrot (1959, rev.1995)

 

 

December 5
CSO All-Access Chamber Concert
With violinist Baird Dodge, flautist Mathieu Dufour and clarinetist John Bruce Yeh
Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center
Chicago, IL
      Stravinsky: Chanson Russe for violin and piano
      Shotakovich: Four Waltzes for flute, clarinet and piano
      Prokofiev: Flute Sonata, Op.94

 

December 9
Latino Music Festival
With mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley and Spektral Quartet
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
Harold Washington Library
Chicago, IL
      Ponce: Seis Poemas Arcaicos
      Sumaya: Si ya aquella nave
      Revueltas (arr. Joe Clark): Cinco Canciones