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Season 12

New Gallery Concert Series

Season Twelve: The Season of Roving

Thursdays, 7pm


Event #1: Children in the Park

November 3, 2011

 

PROGRAM

Featured Visual Artist:  Kendall Eddy, comic strip artist

Featuring the very theatrical Quartet of Happiness and their original music

Rick Stone, alto sax

Kelly Roberge, tenor sax

Sean Farias, bass

Austin McMahon, drums

*and*

Sarah Bob, solo piano

performing world premiere selections from

At The Playground (2010) by Emiko Takeuchi

 

All heard tonight in collage formation:

ii-V-I game-  by Rick Stone

Can You Hear Me Now?  by Austin McMahon

Music History  by Kelly Roberge

The Man From the Music  by Kelly Roberge

The Radio  by Kelly Roberge

 

At the Playground (2010) by Emiko Takeuchi

WORLD PREMIERE

I.      Marching with a Toy Puppy

II.     Scraped Knees

IV.     Sleeping Baby in the Swing

V.      Skipping with One Leg

 


Event #2: DOODLE

January 26, 2012
Part of the Young Composers Festival

Featuring visual artist Tessa Day and her magnetic drawings.

 

The Crown of Ariadne: Suite for harp, percussion & tape (1979)

by R. Murray Schafer (1933)

I. Ariadne Awakes

II. Ariadne’s Dance

III. Dance of the Bull

IV. Dance of the Night Insects

V. Ariadne’s Dream

VI. Sun Dance / Labyrinth Dance

Ina Zdorovetchi, harp

 

Kaleidoscope for viola, piano and percussion (2011)

WORLD PREMIERE

by Mark Berger (1977)

Mark Berger, viola;  Sarah Bob, piano; Aaron Trant, percussion

 

INTERMISSION

 

Frozen Junctions for viola, piano and percussion (2011)

WORLD PREMIERE

by Lior Navok  (1971)

Mark Berger, viola; Sarah Bob, piano; Aaron Trant, percussion

 

Recitations pour voix seule (1977-78)

by Georges Aperghis (1945)

8 (left part, vertical version)

10 (left part, first version)

9

8 (center part, vertical version)

10 (right part)

3

8 (right part, vertical version)

10 (left part, second version)

12

8 (horizontal version)

11

14

Jennifer Ashe, soprano

 


Bees and Honey:  May 10, 2012

Featuring photographer Christine Collins

 

Honey Flyers (2007) by Christine Southworth (1978)

Charles Dimmick and Shaw Pong Liu, violins

Mark Berger, viola

Katherine Kayaian, cello

Christine Southworth, bee sampler

 

What the Honeybee Knows (2012) by John Howell Morrison (1956)

WORLD PREMIERE inspired by the artwork of Christine Collins

Primary Duo: Sarah Bob, piano; Aaron Trant, percussion

 

INTERMISSION

 

Bee Poem Almost Six Times, Op. 490a (2011-2012)

Praise The Worker Bees, Op. 489a (2011-2012)

WORLD PREMIERE

Music For Big Bees, Only Louder, Op. 489b (2012)

WORLD PREMIERE

More On That Same Bee Poem, Op. 490c (2012)  by John McDonald (1959)

WORLD PREMIERE

Jennifer Ashe, soprano; Sarah Bob, piano; Katherine Kayaian, cello (Op. 489b)

 

Hive (2007) by Evan Ziporyn (1959)

Eran Egozy and Michael Norsworthy, clarinets; Rane Moore and Evan Ziporyn, bass clarinets

 

Please join us after the event in the library for a honey sampling reception and a “meet the bee keeper”Q&A made possible by Best Bees, Co. and Follow the Honey!