2017 Chamber Music Festival Programme

 

FRIDAY, 18th AUGUST, 1:30 PM

Rising Tide: “Songs to the stars and to heaven”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Nacqui all’aria trionfale (opera Lo Sposo Deluso) K.430
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; David Poon, piano

Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868)
Una voce poco fa (opera Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; David Poon, piano

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Vissi d’arte (opera Tosca)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; David Poon, piano

Kenneth Nichols (b.1936)
The river merchant’s wife: a letter for mezzo-soprano, flute/violin and piano
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; Joan Blackman, violin;
Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
O ruddier than the cherry (opera Acis and Galatea) HWV 49
Louis Dillon, baritone; David Poon, piano

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
In der Fremde (from Liederkreis, Opus 39)
Widmung (from Myrthen, Opus 25)
Louis Dillon, baritone; David Poon, piano

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
An Silvia, D.891, Opus 106, No.4
Louis Dillon, baritone; David Poon, piano

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Après un rêve, Opus 7, No.1
Louis Dillon, baritone; David Poon, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
La ci darem la mano (duet, opera Don Giovanni)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; Louis Dillon, baritone;
David Poon, piano

George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)
By Strauss (revue The Show Is On)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; David Poon, piano

Cole Porter (1891-1964)
The physician (musical theatre Nymph Errant)
The tale of the oyster (musical theatre Fifty Million Frenchmen)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; David Poon, piano

Tobin Stokes (b.1966), Margaret Atwood (b.1939)
Ships of the night (duet, opera Pauline)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; Louis Dillon, baritone;
David Poon, piano

Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
They say that falling in love is wonderful (duet, show Annie Get Your Gun)
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; Louis Dillon, baritone;
David Poon, piano

 

FRIDAY, 18th AUGUST, 7:00 PM

“Into the realm of spirits”

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Trio in B-flat Major, Opus 11 (“Gassenhauer”)
James Campbell, clarinet; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano

James K. Wright (b.1959)
Letters to the Immortal Beloved
Rose-Ellen Nichols, mezzo-soprano; Gryphon Trio

INTERMISSION

Donato Lovreglio (1847-1907)
Fantasia on Verdi’s La Traviata for clarinet and piano
James Campbell, clarinet; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Opus 8
Gryphon Trio

 

SATURDAY, 19th AUGUST, 1:30 PM

Through Rose-Coloured Glasses

Peter Schickele (b.1935)
Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, piano
James Campbell, clarinet; Gryphon Trio

David Baker (1931-2016)
Aspect of Andy (1998) for clarinet, four strings
James Campbell, clarinet; Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin;
Joan Blackman, violin; Maria Larionoff, viola; Roman Borys, cello

Jean “Django” Rheinhardt (1910-1953)
Nuages for clarinet, guitar/piano, string quartet (arranged 2013 by Graham Campbell [b.1985])
James Campbell, clarinet; Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin;
Joan Blackman, violin; Maria Larionoff, viola; Roman Borys, cello;
Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Paulo Moura (1932-2010)
Tardes de chuva (arranged 2013 by Graham Campbell [b.1985])
James Campbell, clarinet; Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin;
Joan Blackman, violin; Maria Larionoff, viola; Roman Borys, cello;
Alexander Tselyakov, piano

INTERMISSION

George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Summertime / It ain’t necessarily so (arranged 1947 by Jascha Heifetz [1901-1987])
Joan Blackman, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925)
Suite in G minor, Opus 71 for 2 violins, piano (movements 2, 4)
Joan Blackman, violin; Maria Larionoff, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002)
The klezmer’s wedding (1996) for clarinet, violin, piano
James Campbell, clarinet; Joan Blackman, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Şerban Nichifor (b.1954)
Klezmer dance (2010) for clarinet, violin, piano
James Campbell, clarinet; Joan Blackman, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

 

SATURDAY, 19th AUGUST, 7:00 PM

“But do not quite forget”

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Sonata No. 1, Opus 120 for clarinet, piano
James Campbell, clarinet; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Sonata No. 2 in G Major, Opus 77 for violin, piano
Joan Blackman, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

INTERMISSION

Michael Oesterle (b.1968)
Centennials (2012) for piano trio
Gryphon Trio

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
Trio (1921)
Gryphon Trio

 

SUNDAY, 20th AUGUST, 1:30 PM

Memories Abound

Christos Hatzis (b.1953)
Old photographs (2000)
Gryphon Trio

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, Opus 70
Gryphon Trio

INTERMISSION

Leó Weiner (1885-1960)
Peregi Verbunk for clarinet, piano (“Hungarian Dances”) Opus 40
James Campbell, clarinet; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Piano Quintet in C Major (1897)
Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Joan Blackman, violin; Jason Ho, violin;
Maria Larionoff, viola; Brian Yoon, cello