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May 1 - 31, 2015

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Friday, May 01, 2015

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Residency Recital: eighth blackbird with composer Steven Mackey
Mackey: Indigenous Instruments
Emma Resmini, flute
Zhenwei Li, clarinet
Shannon Lee, violin
Arlen Hlusko, cello
Andrew Hsu, piano
Steve Mackey, conductor
Mackey: Physical Property
Gergana Haralampieva, violin
Brandon Garbot, violin
Yvonne Lam, viola
Nicholas Photinos, cello
Steve Mackey, electric guitar
Mackey: Songs from Lonely Motel
Alize Rozsnyai, soprano
Tim Munro, flute
Michael J. Maccaferri, clarinet
Yvonne Lam, violin
Nicholas Photinos, cello
Lisa Kaplan, piano
Matthew Duvall, percussion
Steve Mackey, electric guitar
"A new breed of super-musicians" (Los Angeles Times), eighth blackbird performs alongside the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble in a concert featuring to the works of Steven Mackey, 2014-15 composer in residence at Curtis. The performers are joined by the composer himself, who conducts, performs, and discusses his works in a post-concert conversation. The final performance of eighth blackbird's three-year residency at Curtis, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this concert is dedicated in loving memory to Dr. Paul Richardson.

For more information visit www.eighthblackbird.org/.


Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.

Lenfest Hall - (Gould Rehearsal Hall)

Saturday, May 02, 2015

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Student Recital
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61
Kate Liu, piano
Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Nina Hu, piano
Granados: Goyescas, Op. 11
Chang-Yong Shin, piano
Haydn: Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI:50
Chang-Yong Shin, piano
Mendelssohn: Concerto No.1 in G minor for Piano & Orchestra op.25
Nina Hu, piano
Linzi Pan, piano
Rachmaninoff: Concerto No.2 in C minor for Piano & Orchestra, op.18
Chang-Yong Shin, piano
Micah McLaurin, piano

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Monday, May 04, 2015

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Graduation Recital: Hongmin Fan, clarinet
Bassi: Fantaisie from the opera Rigoletto
Hongmin Fan, clarinet
Eric Lu, piano
Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Hongmin Fan, clarinet
Kim Barroso, piano
Brahms: Trio in A minor, Op. 114
Hongmin Fan, clarinet
Chen Cao, cello
Eric Lu, piano
Debussy: Première rapsodie for Clarinet & Orchestra
Hongmin Fan, clarinet
Kim Barroso, piano
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo
Hongmin Fan, clarinet

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Graduation Recital: Alexander Walden, trombone
Šulek: Sonata, “Vox Gabrieli”
Alexander Walden, trombone
Hugh Sung, piano
Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121
Alexander Walden, trombone
Hugh Sung, piano
Ewazen: Pastorale
Steven Franklin, trumpet
Alexander Walden, trombone
Yijia Wang, piano
Ewazen: Sonata for Trombone and Piano
Alexander Walden, trombone
Hugh Sung, piano

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM 90th Anniversary Gala
90th Anniversary Gala
The evening will commence with a cocktail reception in The Conservatory Room. A performance featuring renowned faculty, alumni, and students will take place in The Grand Ballroom, followed by dinner. The evening will conclude with a jam session featuring Time for Three beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Celebrated faculty members Mikael Eliasen, Ida Kavafian, Hal Robinson and Michael Rusinek, have curated a unique progression of musical vignettes featuring them with their current and past students and culminating with a group performance unlike anything you’ve experienced at Curtis.

Curtis alumni trio Time for Three, hailed by Simon Rattle as “the future of music,” will take the stage in a rousing set with classical guitar phenom Jason Vieaux, rising star Sarah Shafer (Opera ’14), and Carmen sensation Rinat Shaham (Opera ’88)—a dynamic combination of musicians giving a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
The Bellevue
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Student Recital
Tcherepnin: Andante For Bass Trombone And Piano, Op. 64
Jahleel Smith, bass trombone
Joseph Russell, piano
Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
Hyun Jae Lim, violin
Zitong Wang, piano
Calhoun: Windrunner
Emma Resmini, flute
Yijia Wang, piano
Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 37, No. 2 in G Major
Wei Luo, piano
Lebedev: Concerto in One Movement
Jahleel Smith, bass trombone
Joseph Russell, piano
Sarasate: Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen, op.25
Hyun Jae Lim, violin
Jungeun Kim, piano
Schulhoff: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Emma Resmini, flute
Joseph Russell, piano
Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue in A-flat major, Op. 87, No. 17
Wei Luo, piano
Villette: Fantaisie concertante
Jahleel Smith, bass trombone
Joseph Russell, piano
Ysaÿe: Sonata in D minor, Op. 27, No. 3 (“Ballade”)
Maria Ioudenitch, violin

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Thursday, May 07, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Curtis Opera Theatre: The Rake's Progress
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Tom Rakewell wishes for an easy life-and the devil is only too happy to help. Stravinsky chronicles the rake's rise and fall in this neoclassic masterwork.

Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles.

The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.
Prince Theater
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Graduation Recital: Born Lau, viola
Brahms: Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 120, No. 2
Born Lau, viola
Hugh Sung, piano
Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Born Lau, viola
Hugh Sung, piano
Eccles: Sonata in G minor
Born Lau, viola
Hugh Sung, piano
Maimets: Let the Cradle Swing
Born Lau, viola
En-Chi Cheng, viola
Erika Gray, viola
Zsche Chuang Rimbo Wong, viola
Mengwen Zhao, viola
Ye Jin Kim, viola
Prokofiev: "Dance of the Knights," from Romeo and Juliet, arr. Vadim Borisovsky
Born Lau, viola
Hugh Sung, piano
Zimbalist: Sarasateana for Violin, selections arranged by William Primrose
Born Lau, viola
Hugh Sung, piano

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Friday, May 08, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Curtis Opera Theatre: The Rake's Progress
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Tom Rakewell wishes for an easy life-and the devil is only too happy to help. Stravinsky chronicles the rake's rise and fall in this neoclassic masterwork.

Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles.

The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.
Prince Theater
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Residency Recital: Aizuri Quartet
Brahms: Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Aizuri Quartet
Amy J. Yang, piano
Haydn: Quartet in B minor, Hob. III:37
Aizuri Quartet
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Aizuri Quartet
Weinberg: Parallels
Aizuri Quartet
The Aizuri Quartet, currently string quartet in residence at Curtis, presents its second residency recital of the season. Formed in 2012, the quartet comprises alumni from both Curtis and the Juilliard School, and has performed at storied chamber music festivals like Marlboro, Caramoor, and the Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute. Its members are Miho Saegusa, violin; Zoë Martin-Doike, violin (’13); Ayane Kozasa, viola (’12); and Karen Ouzounian, cello.

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.

1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Saturday, May 09, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Curtis Opera Theatre: The Rake's Progress
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Tom Rakewell wishes for an easy life-and the devil is only too happy to help. Stravinsky chronicles the rake's rise and fall in this neoclassic masterwork.

Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles.

The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.
Prince Theater
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Graduation Recital: Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Bax: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Amy J. Yang, piano
Brahms: “Wie Melodien zieht es mir,” Op. 105, No. 1, arranged by William Primrose
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Bryan Anderson, organ
Chausson: Pièce, Op 39
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Amy J. Yang, piano
Hertzberg: Hyacinth
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Mozart: Duo in G major, K. 423
Zoë Martin-Doike, violin
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Rust: Sonata in C Major for Viola, Two Horns, and Cello , C. 84
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Eric Huckins, horn
Chelsea McFarland, horn
Oliver Aldort, cello
Tchaikovsky: "None but the Lonely Heart," Op. 6, No. 6
Ren Martin-Doike, viola
Bryan Anderson, organ

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Sunday, May 10, 2015

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Curtis Opera Theatre: The Rake's Progress
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Tom Rakewell wishes for an easy life-and the devil is only too happy to help. Stravinsky chronicles the rake's rise and fall in this neoclassic masterwork.

Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles.

The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.
Prince Theater
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Graduation Recital: Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Quintet, Op. 143
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Laura Park, violin
Alexandra Switala, violin
Erika Gray, viola
Tessa Seymour, cello
Gardiner: Hedgehog
Kensho Watanabe, conductor
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Laura Park, violin
Erika Gray, viola
Tessa Seymour, cello
Xavier Foley, double bass
Emma Resmini, flute
Slavko Popovic, bass clarinet
Yijia Wang, piano
Ashley Tini, percussion
Giuliani: Rossiniana II, Op. 120
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Lansky: Gigue
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Villa-Lobos: Twelve Studies for Guitar
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Villa-Lobos: Twelve Studies for Guitar
Jiyeon Kim, guitar
Villa-Lobos: Twelve Studies for Guitar
Jiyeon Kim, guitar

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Friday, May 15, 2015

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Deans' Honors Recital
Bartók: Quartet No. 1, Op. 7
Brandon Garbot, violin
Stephen Kim, violin
Zsche Chuang Rimbo Wong, viola
Audrey Anne, cello
Higdon: Aria TBD, from Cold Mountain
Rachel Sterrenberg, soprano
Andrew Hsu, piano
Hsu: Chorale Partita on "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan"
Bryan Anderson, organ
Reich: Music for Pieces of Wood
Ted Babcock, percussion
Won Suk Lee, percussion
Neil Rao, percussion
Yibing Wang, percussion
Shiqi Zhong, percussion
Simms: wires at rest (tend to tangle)
Anna Odell, harp
Oliver Aldort, cello

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Deans' Honors Recital
Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080
Alexander Greene, trumpet
Nozomi Imamura, trumpet
Eric Huckins, horn
Daniel Schwalbach, trombone
Lee Jarzembak, tuba
Bach: Contrapunctus I from 'Die Kunst der Fuge', BWV 1080, arranged by Ralph Sauer
Alexander Greene, trumpet
Nozomi Imamura, trumpet
Eric Huckins, horn
Daniel Schwalbach, trombone
Lee Jarzembak, tuba
Bach: Contrapunctus IX from 'Die Kunst der Fuge', BWV 1080, arranged by Ralph Sauer
Alexander Greene, trumpet
Nozomi Imamura, trumpet
Eric Huckins, horn
Daniel Schwalbach, trombone
Lee Jarzembak, tuba
Beethoven: Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96
Marié Rossano, violin
Janice Carissa, piano
Danielpour: Beloved Night
Elena Perroni, soprano
Jeffrey Khaner, flute
Roberto Díaz, viola
Will Chow, cello
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85
Stephen Tavani, violin
Marié Rossano, violin
Roberto Díaz, viola
Zsche Chuang Rimbo Wong, viola
Oliver Aldort, cello
Will Chow, cello
Varèse: Octandre
Lydia Roth, flute
William Welter, oboe
Slavko Popovic, clarinet
Sarah Tako, bassoon
Eric Huckins, horn
Alexander Greene, trumpet
Alexander Walden, trombone
Samuel Casseday, double bass

Not concert order; each student appreciates your attendance.
Free, no tickets required.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Saturday, May 23, 2015

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Orchestra Recital
Joshua Gersen, conductor
Lenfest Hall - (Gould Rehearsal Hall)
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Faculty Recital
Mozart: Quartet in D major, K. 285
Mimi Stillman, flute
Min Young Kim, violin
Jessica Thompson, viola
Thomas Kraines, cello
Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Mimi Stillman, flute
Amy J. Yang, piano
Schumann: Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47
Min Young Kim, violin
Jessica Thompson, viola
Thomas Kraines, cello
Amy J. Yang, piano
Chamber musicians from the Curtis Summerfest faculty perform works by Mozart, Poulenc, and Schumann. These remarkable artists, many of them Curtis alumni, offer the first of four programs in the timeless setting of Field Concert Hall.

Learn more about the artists at www.summerfest.curtis.edu.
1726 Locust - (Field Concert Hall)

Monday, May 25, 2015

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Chamber Music Recital
Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Chamber Music Recital
Lenfest Hall - (Gould Rehearsal Hall)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Chamber Music Recital
Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults: Chamber Music Recital
Lenfest Hall - (Gould Rehearsal Hall)

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