James Pryzgocki, UW professor of music, and guest artist Diego Caetano, instructor of piano at Casper College, will perform a free concert Saturday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. “The French Influence: Romantic Music for Viola and Piano” will feature modern works for viola and piano by English composer and violist REBECCA CLARKE and French-Belgian violinist Henri Vieuxtemps.
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Musicians of Ma’alwyck presents a very special collaborative concert with the Siena College Chorus and Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Timothy Reno celebrating the Suffragettes and the bicentennial of the birth of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Entitled a “Declaration of Sentiments,” the concert will feature works of American female composers Marion Bauer (Songs for Soprano and String Quartet, and Pieces for solo flute perhaps world premiere performances) and Amy Beach (Theme & Variations for Flute and String Quartet–an incredible piece of chamber music) and Daybreak of English composer REBECCA CLARKE (who spent the final decade of her life in America). Soprano Jean Leonard will be the soloist. We are also delighted to present the world premiere of “Are women people?” by Kathleen Ballantyne, a work based on Suffragette texts. Commissioned by Siena College for this concert, the work is scored for chorus, vocal soloists and string quartet.
The concert will also include a reading by newscaster and documentary maker Elaine Houston of the seminal Suffrage movement document “Declaration of Sentiments,” whose principal author was Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
The events will take place at Druthers Brewery, 1053 Broadway, Albany, New York on Sunday, March 20 – (1) A Pre-Concert Lecture will be at 2:00 p.m. (FREE with ticket), (2) the concert begins at 3:00 p.m. and (3) Dinner will follow the concert at 5:00 p.m. Concert ticket only: $15 for adults, $5 for students (regular seating, no special beer tasting). Additional VIP concert tickets and amenities are available – please click here for more information.
Diana Bonatesta (viola) and Arianna Bonatesta (piano) of Duo Rúnya play the works for viola and piano by Rebecca Clarke, which includes the Viola Sonata, two Lullabies, Untitled Piece, Chinese Puzzle, Passacaglia on an Old English Tune, I’ll bid My Heart Be Still and Morpheus. They are joined by Gabriele Campagna (Violin) on Dumka for violin, viola and piano.
This new CD album will be released on April 8, 2016 and will be available on various sites, such as ArkivMusic, iTunes, Amazon, etc.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, this concert is of 19th, 20th and 21st-century chamber and vocal music by the following female composers: May Aufderheide (USA), Amy Beach (USA), Lili Boulanger (France), Cécile Chaminade (France), REBECCA CLARKE (England), Emily Daymond (England), Louise Farrenc (France), Sheila Forrester (Canada), Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Germany), Margaret Ruthven Lang (USA), Alma Mahler (Germany), Clara Schumann (Germany), Jan Wade-Littrup (USA) and Ruth Zechlin (Germany).
The event will take place on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. at UF School of Music, Room 101. Admission is free.
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The Lincoln Trio – Desiree Ruhstrat (violin), David Cunliffe (cello) and Marta Aznavoorian (piano) – will return to Coastal Concerts to perform a concert of intriguing gems for piano trio by REBECCA CLARKE, Frank Martin and Joaquin Turína.
The concert will take place on Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church hall at the corner of Fourth and Market streets in Lewes, Delaware.
Tickets are $30. Ages 10-18, and one adult per youth are admitted free with advance reservations. To make a reservation, call 888-212-6458. Admission for $10 is available at the door to students 19 years and older as well as active and retired career military. ID must be shown to receive a discount.
For online tickets and more information, go to coastalconcerts.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance (all forms of payment accepted) or in advance (cash only) at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, the Inn at Canal Square, Lewes Gourmet/Puzzles and Teller Wines.
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Here is a recent article entitled “Text and Musical Gesture in the Choral Music of Rebecca Clarke” that was published in the Choral Journal by Marin Jacobson (Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Choral Activities at Concordia University, Irvine, California).
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