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WHYY's 'On Stage at Curtis' 2014-15 Schedule


A new season of WHYY's
On Stage at Curtis begins October 5!

Tune in every Saturday and Sunday at 6 p.m. for new performances from some of the world's most brilliant young musicians, or watch episodes online.

Programs are repeated Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays at 9 p.m. on YArts.



May 10 and 16, 2015

eighth blackbird Residency Recital II 

Boulez: Sonatine
  Tim Munro, flute
  Andrew Hsu, piano


Music by Six Curtis Student Composers (played by the Dover Quartet):
Scherzo "Ach Wie Fluchtig, Ach Wie Nichtig" (TJ Cole)
Moro Lasso (Alyssa Weinberg)
"You Shattered My Deafness" (Rene Orth)
unusta III (Riho Esko Maimets)
Meditation (Andrew Hsu)
Méditation boréale (David Hertzberg)

  Joel Link, violin
  Bryan A. Lee, violin
  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
  Camden Shaw, cello


Joan Tower: Big Sky
  Eunice Kim, violin
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Lisa Kaplan, piano

 

May 3 and 9, 2015

Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D. 934 
  Luosha Fang, violin
  Qing Jiang, piano
Bland: Two Madrigals and a Song 
  Sarah Shafer, soprano
  Alec Holcomb, guitar
  Gideon Whitehead, guitar
  Jiyeon Kim, guitar
  Louis-Xavier Barrette, guitar
  David Starobin, conductor
Reich: Electric Counterpoint 
  Alec Holcomb, guitar

 

April 26 and May 2, 2015

Graduation Recital by Sarah Shafer, soprano

Schubert: Three Songs
  Sarah Shafer, soprano
  Mikael Eliasen, piano
Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock
  Sarah Shafer, soprano
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Mikael Eliasen, piano
Barber: Hermit Songs
  Sarah Shafer, soprano
  Mikael Eliasen, piano

 

April 19 and 25, 2015

Graduation Recital by John Henry Crawford, cello

Beethoven: Variations on a Duet from "The Magic Flute"
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Michelle Cann, piano
Kramarchuk: Another World
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Michelle Cann, piano
Strauss: Sonata in F major, Op.6
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Michelle Cann, piano
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Michelle Cann, piano


April 12 and 18, 2015

Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
  Eunice Kim, violin
  Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano           
Prokofiev: Sonata in D major, Op. 94 (arranged for clarinet)           
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Amy J. Yang, piano

 

April 5 and 11, 2015

Graduation Recital by Elizabeth White Clark, harp

Scarlatti: Sonata in E major, K.380
  Elizabeth White Clark
Bach: Andante from Sonata No.2 in A minor
  Elizabeth White Clark
Reinecke: Impromptu
  Elizabeth White Clark
Alvars: Introduction, Cadenza and Rondo
  Elizabeth White Clark
Renie: Trio for Harp, Violin and Cello
  Alexandra Switala, violin
  Will Chow, cello
  Elizabeth White Clark, harp

 

March 29 and ApRil 4, 2015

Bach: Suite No.5 in C minor for Solo Cello
  Rainer Eudeikis, cello
Martinu: Variations on a Theme of Rossini
  Rainer Eudeikis, cello
  Amy J. Yang, piano
Crumb: The Ghosts of Alhambra
  Johnathan McCullough, baritone
  Louis-Xavier Barrette, guitar
  Neil Rao, percussion
 

March 22 and 28, 2015

Graduation Recital by Shuangshuang Liu, viola

Casadesus: Concerto in the Style of JC Bach
  Shuangshuang Liu, viola
  Curtis Chamber Ensemble
Schnittke: Monologue
  Shuangshuang Liu, viola
  Curtis Chamber Ensemble
Bowen: Violin Sonata No.1
  Shuangshuang Liu, viola
  Elena Jivaeva, piano
Tchaikovsky: None but the Lonely Heart
  Ren Martin-Doike, viola
  Amy J. Yang, piano
 

February 22 and March 1, 2015*

Higdon: Summer Shimmers     
  Niles Watson, flute
  Corbin Stair, oboe
  Slavko Popovic, clarinet
  Catherine Chen, bassoon
  Sarah Boxmeyer, horn
  Di Wu, piano                                       
Barber: Summer Music 
  Niles Watson, flute
  Corbin Stair, oboe
  Slavko Popovic, clarinet
  Catherine Chen, bassoon
  Sarah Boxmeyer, horn                                              
Lansky: Semi-Suite   
  Gideon Whitehead, guitar                                                      
Bartok: String Quartet No.4

*The broadcast will air early, at 5:30pm, on Sunday March 1 

 

February 15 and 21, 2015

Andres Diaz Residency Recital 

Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
  Timotheos Petrin, cello
  Wei Luo, piano
Prokofiev: Sonata in C major, Op.119
  Youna Choi, cello
  Micah McLaurin, piano

 

February 8 and 14, 2015

Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds, K.452
  Corbin Stair, oboe
  Slavko Popovic, clarinet
  Catherine Chen, bassoon
  Sarah Boxmeyer, horn
  Di Wu, piano        
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.5, Op.24 "Spring"   
  Gergana Haralampieva, violin
  Daniel Hsu, piano
  Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro 
  Jung Min Choi, violin
  Jungeun Kim, piano  

 

February 1 and 7, 2015

Graduation Recital by Gideon Whitehead, guitar

Matiegka: Grand Sonata No.1
   Gideon Whitehead, guitar
Bach: Suite in C minor for Lute, BWV 997
   Gideon Whitehead, guitar
Moreno Torroba: Sonata-Fantasia
   Gideon Whitehead, guitar

 

January 25 and 31, 2015

Graduation Recital by Patrick Williams, flute

Clara Schumann: Three Romances, Op.22
   Patrick Williams, flute
   Amy J. Yang, piano
Liebermann: Sonata for Flute & Piano, Op.23
   Patrick Williams, flute
   Amy J. Yang, piano
Saint-Saens: Romance, Op.37
   Patrick Williams, flute
   Amy J. Yang, piano
Strauss: Sonata in E-flat major, Op.18
   Patrick Williams, flute
   Amy J. Yang, piano

 

January 18 and 24, 2015

The Dover Quartet Plays Janacek & Mendelssohn

Janacek: Quartet No.1 ("Kreutzer Sonata")
   Joel Link, violin
   Bryan A. Lee, violin
   Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
   Camden Shaw, cello
Mendelssohn: Quartet No.4 in E minor
   Joel Link, violin
   Bryan A. Lee, violin
   Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
   Camden Shaw, cello

 

January 11 and 17, 2015

On Stage at Curtis will air at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 11

Schumann:  Etudes Symphonique, Op.13
  George Xiaoyuan Fu, piano
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto #2
  Zeyu Victor Li, violin
  Jungeun Kim, piano

 

January 4 and 10, 2015

Graduation Recital by Michelle Cann, piano

Bach: Partita No.1 in B-flat major, BWV 825
  Michelle Cann, piano
Debussy: "Hommage a Rameau" from Images
  Michelle Cann, piano
Bach: Chaconne (trans. Ferruccio Busoni)
  Michelle Cann, piano
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Inna, Chien-Ying Yang)
  Michelle Cann, piano
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Yiying Julia Li, violin
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Xavier Foley, double bass

 

December 28, 2014 and January 3, 2015

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.7 in C minor, Op.30, No.2   
  Piotr Filochowski, violin
  George Xiaoyuan Fu, piano
Fernando Sor: Duo for Guitars   
  Jiyeon Kim, guitar
  David Starobin, guitar
Jolivet: Selections from "Serenade"   
  Alec Holcomb, guitar
  Louis-Xavier Barrette, guitar
Glinka: Trio Pathetique   
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Catherine Chen, bassoon
  George Xiaoyuan Fu, piano
 

December 21 and 27, 2014

Brahms and Barber with the Dover String Quartet 

Brahms: Quintet No.1 in F major, Op.88
  Joel Link, violin
  Bryan A. Lee, violin
  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
  Camden Shaw, cello
Barber: String Quartet in B minor, Op.11
  Joel Link, violin
  Bryan A. Lee, violin
  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
  Camden Shaw, cello

 

November 23 and 29, 2014

An Evening of Opera and Song with the Curtis Vocal Studies Department 

Mozart: “Ah guarda sorella” from Così fan tutte

Brahms: “Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen,” Op. 32, No. 2

Brahms: “Du sprichst, daß ich mich täuschte,” Op. 32, No. 6

Brahms: “Wie rafft ich mich auf in der Nacht,” Op. 32, No. 1

Giordani: “Caro mio ben”

"The Salley Gardens" (Traditional; arranged by Benjamin Britten)

Parisotti: "Se tu m'ami, se sospiri"

Sharp: "O Waly, Waly" (arranged by Benjamin Britten)

Tchaikovsky: "None but the Lonely Heart," Op. 6, No. 6

Tchaikovsky: "Don Juan's Serenade," Op. 38, No. 1

Mozart: “Là ci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni

Tchaikovsky: "Da, chas nastal," from The Maid of Orleans

Debussy: "L'année en vain chasse l'année! … Azaël, Azaël … Pourquoi m'as-tu quittée?," from L'enfant prodigue

Wagner: “O du mein holder Abendstern” from Tannhäuser

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder

Verdi: "Per me giunto ... O Carlo, ascolta," from Don Carlo

Verdi: "Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi ... Addio, addio, speranza ed anima," from Rigoletto

Verdi: “Caro nome” from Rigoletto

Verdi: "Libiamo," from La traviata

 

November 16 and 22, 2014

World Premieres by Curtis Composers

Riho Esko Maimets: unusta
  Alexandra von der Embse, oboe
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Eunice Kim, violin
  Born Lau, viola
  Nathaniel West, double bass  

Andrew Hsu : "…floating clouds, wandering thoughts…"
  Nian Wang, mezzo-soprano
  Timotheos Petrin, cello
  Ted Babcock, percussion
  Won Suk Lee, percussion
  Neil Rao, percussion             

Alyssa Weinberg: zoomOrphia
  Alexandra von der Embse, oboe
  Stanislav Chernyshev, clarinet
  Eunice Kim, violin
  Born Lau, viola
  Nathaniel West, double bass  

Rene Orth: "You Shattered My Deafness"
  Johnathan McCullough, baritone
  Shannon Lee, violin
  Laura Park, violin
  Ren Martin-Doike, viola
  Andres Sanchez, cello

 

November 9 and 15, 2014

All-Baroque Recital with the Curtis Collegium

Fux: Partita No. 7 from Concentus musico-instrumentalis
  William Welter, oboe
  Joshua Lauretig, oboe
  Thomas Sheehan, harpsichord          

Buxtehude: Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Cello
  Eunice Kim, violin
  John-Henry Crawford, cello
  Bryan Anderson, harpsichord                                       

Fasch: Sonata in D minor for Two Violin and Viola
  Gergana Haralampieva, violin
  Ye-Rang Kim, violin
  Mengwen Zhao, viola
  Matt Glandorf, harpsichord 

Clérambault: Orphée from Cantates françoises, Book 1
  Alize Rozsnyai, soprano
  Alexandra Switala, violin
  Thomas Sheehan, harpsichord    

Boismortier: Concerto à 5 in E minor, Op. 37 No. 6
  Patrick Williams, flute
  William Welter, oboe
  Keith Buncke, bassoon
  Zsche Chuang Rimbo Wong, violin
  Robin Kesselman, double bass
  Leon Schelhase, harpsichord

 

November 2 and 8, 2014

Curtis 20/21 and eighth blackbird

Lutoslawski: Subito
  Shannon Lee, violin
  Amy J. Yang, piano                                                                     

Penderecki: Selections from Suite for Solo Cello
  Tessa Seymour, cello

György Kurtág: Bagatelles, Op. 14d
  Niles Watson, flute
  Samuel Casseday, double bass
  Lisa Kaplan, piano    

Steven Stucky: The Stars and the Roses
  Roy Hage, tenor
  Shannon Lee, violin
  Arlen Hlusko, cello
  Patrick Williams, flute
  Slavko Popovic, clarinet
  Kate Liu, piano
  Ted Babcock, percussion                                                       

Ligeti: Selections from Études for Piano
  eighth blackbird

 

October 26 and November 1, 2014

All-Beethoven Recital

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3
  Christine Lim, violin
  Kate Liu, piano          

Beethoven: Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3
  Hsuan-Hao Hsu, violin
  Hyun Jae Lim, violin
  En-Chi Cheng, viola
  Summer Hu, cello

 

October 19 and 25, 2014

Eric Ewazen: Northern Lights
  Won Suk Lee, marimba

William Primrose: Viola Arrangements of Paganini, Tchaikovsky & Zimbalist
  Ren Martin-Doike, viola
  Amy J. Yang, piano  

Eugène Ysaÿe: Cello Sonata, Op. 28
  Timotheos Petrin, cello

Kreisler: "Schon Rosmarin"
  Timmy Chooi, violin
  Jungeun Kim, piano

Ravel: Tzigane
  Timmy Chooi, violin
  Jungeun Kim, piano

 

October 12 and 18, 2014

Donzetti: Three Duets from L'elisir d'amore

"Chiedi all'aura lusinghiera"
  Elena Perroni, soprano
  Mingjie Lei, tenor
  Bénédicte Jourdois, piano

"Venti scudi" 
  Spencer Lang, tenor
  Sean Michael Plumb, baritone
  Bénédicte Jourdois, piano

"Voglio dire"
  Mingjie Lei, tenor
  Andrew Bogard, bass-baritone
  Bénédicte Jourdois, piano

Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54
  Chang-Yong Shin, piano 

Mendelssohn: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
  Katya Poplyansky, violin
  Oliver Aldort, cello
  Andrew Hsu, piano

 

October 5 and 11, 2014

Graduation Recital by Eunice Kim, violin

Schubert: Sonata in A major, D. 574
  Eunice Kim, violin
  Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano

Andrew Hsu: Four Biber Cadenzas
Biber: Passacaglia
  Eunice Kim, violin

Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du tango
  Eunice Kim, violin
  Jordan Dodson, guitar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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