Mayfest 2009

Guest Artists

Cuarteto Casals:
Vera Martinez-Mehner, violin
Abel Tomas, violin
Jonathan Brown, viola
Arnau Tomas, cello

Program I:

Saturday, May 16, 8:00 PM, Barnes Hall
Haydn: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Hob. XV: 29 (Bilson, Haines-Eitzen, Tomas)
Poco allegretto
Andantino ed innocentemente
Finale. Allemande: Presto assai

Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor, op. 13 (Cuarteto Casals)
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento

Shostakovich: Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor, op. 108 (Cuarteto Casals)
Allegretto
Lento –
Allegro – Allegretto – Adagio

Dvorák: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, op. 81 (Cuarteto Casals, Yampolsky)
Allegro, ma non tanto
Dumka: Andante con moto
Scherzo (Furiant): Molto vivace
Finale: Allegro

Program II:

Sunday, May 17, 3:00 PM, Barnes Hall
Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Hob. III: 39 (“The Bird”) (Cuarteto Casals)
Allegro moderato
Scherzo: Allegro
Adagio ma non troppo
Rondo: Presto

Berio: Naturale for viola, percussion, and recorded Sicilian folk songs (Feeney, Richman)

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 (“The Trout”) (Cuarteto Casals, Bjerken, Walker)
Allegro vivace
Andante
Scherzo: Presto – Trio
Theme and variations: Andantino – Allegretto
Finale: Allegro giusto

Program III:

Monday, May 18, 9:00 PM Carriage House Café’s Hay Loft
“Romance in Exile:  Taking a Chance on the Unusual Standards”
Aleksandr Wasilyew, bass
John Stetch, piano
Nicholas Walker, string bass

Music and improvisation on music by:
John Stetch, Hans Eisler, Josef Korngold, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Frederic Chopin,Dmitri Shostakovich, Henry Mancini, and Nicholas Walker

Program IV:

Tuesday, May 19, 8:00 PM, Sage Chapel
Haydn: Cappricio in G Major, Hob. XVII: 1 (“Acht Sauschneider müssen sein“) (Bilson)
Haydn: Arianna à Naxos, Hob. XXVIb: 2 (Bilson, Kellock)
Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata in A Major, op. 65, no. 3 (Richards)
Con moto maestoso
Andante tranquillo

Wadsworth: Diptych: The Swan and the Shadow (Premiere) (Pyper, Haines-Eitzen, Bianca Rosa di Fiamma, Tucker)
Haydn: Part-Songs, Hob. XXVb/c (Bianca Rosa di Fiamma, Bjerken, Tucker)
Die Beredsamkeit
Alles hat seine Zeit
Die Harmonie in der Ehe
An den Vetter *
Der Greis
Abendlied zu Gott

Bianca Rosa di Fiamma
Sporano
Rachel Harewood
Jennifer Henion *
Loralyn Light
Elena Moreno

Alto
Julia Adolphe
Robin Baur *
Becky Sopchak
Dara Taylor

Tenor
Thom Baker *
Shreya Bhat
Daniel Hemberger
Eric Horn
Holland Jancaitis

Bass
Jonathan Bautista
Bill Price
John Rowehl
Jacob Shapiro
Yisong Yue

Program V:

Wednesday, May 20, 8:00 PM, Barnes Hall
Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet in C Minor (Huang, Brown, Haines-Eitzen, Walker, Bjerken)
Allegro con fuoco
Andante – Lento
Fantasia (quasi variazioni) – Moderato

Haydn: Scottish Songs, Hob. XXXIa (Kellock, Wasilyew, Martinez-Mehner, Tomas, Yampolsky)
Kellyburn braes 
Y gadly’s
The ewie wi’ the crooked horn
Happiness lost
Irish Air (Pat and Kate)
Jenny dang the weaver

Mendelssohn: Lieder for voice and piano (Wasilyew, Yampolsky)
We’ve a Bonnie Wee Flower
Mary’s Dream
Neue Liebe, op. 19a, no. 4
Auf der Wanderschaft, op. 71, no. 5
Reiselied, op. 34, no. 6
Herbstlied, op. 84, no. 2
Weiter, rastlos, atemlos
Andres Maienlied (Hexenlied), op. 8, no. 8
Ich weiß mir’n Mädchen (Hüt du dich)

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, op. 49 (Huang, Tomas, Yampolsky)
Molto allegro ed agitato
Andante con moto tranquillo
Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
Finale: Allegro assai appassionato

Program VI:

Thursday, May 21, 8:00 PM, Barnes Hall
Shostakovich: Six Romances on Verses by British Poets, op. 62 (Wasilyew, Yampolsky)
The Wood, the Weed, the Wag
O, Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
Macpherson’s Farewell
Coming through the Rye
Tired with All These
The King of France Went up the Hill

Fauré: Violin Sonata in A Major, op. 13 (Huang, Yampolsky)
Allegro molto
Andante
Allegro vivo
Allegro quasi presto

Brahms: Waltzes for piano, four-hands, op. 39 (Bilson, Bjerken)
Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 15, 16

Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, op. 20 (Huang, Martinez-Mehner, Kluegel, Tomas, Brown, Richman, Tomas, Haines-Eitzen)
Allegro moderato ma con fuoco 
Andante
Scherzo
Presto