All concerts begin at 8:00 p.m. Free admission.
No tickets required.
Friday, September 14
Works by: Virgil Thomson, Jean-Baptiste Forqueray, John Coltrane, and David Mullikin’s “The Emperor and the Nightingale” for narrator, flute, and string trio
With: Kyle Spraker, trumpet; Matt Ebisuzaki, trumpet; Krysta Harmon, horn; Christopher Moore, trombone; Phil Hyman, trombone; Wayman Chin, piano Libor Dudas, piano; Eleanor Perrone, piano; Naoko Sugiyama, piano; Ashima Scripp, cello; Julie Scolnik, flute; Olga Patramanska, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Avi Stein, harpsichord
Karen Zorn, narrator
Pre-concert Lecture, 7:00 p.m.:
“The Discipline of Spontaneity: Musical Portraiture Before and After Virgil Thomson”
Scott Wheeler, Ph.D.: Professor, Performing Arts, Emerson College
Saturday, September 15
The Children’s Hour
Works by: Bernstein, Enescu, Ives, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Lori Laitman
With: D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano; Ludmilla Lifson, piano; Christiana Jamroz, soprano; Juhyun Lee, piano; Anna Shemetyeva, violin; Robert Merfeld, piano; Karyl Ryczek, soprano; Kenneth Radnofsky, alto saxophone; Libor Dudas, harpsichord; Wayman Chin, piano
Pre-concert Lecture, 7:00 p.m.
“Through the Eyes of a Child: The Musical and Poetic Muse of Youth”
Rebecca Marchand, Ph.D.: Historical and Theoretical Studies Department, Longy School of Music of Bard College
Wednesday, September 19
The Beloved Muse
Works by: Beethoven, Clara and Robert Schumann, and Alma and Gustav Mahler
With: Benjamin Hochman, piano; Ryan Turner, tenor; Brian Moll, piano; Laura Bossert, violin; Mariel Bossert, piano; Jayne West, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Hugh Hinton, piano
Friday, September 28
La Muse en Voyage
Works by: Foss, Ibert, Tchaikovsky, Copland, and Longy faculty composer John Morrison
With: Jesse Mills, violin; Rieko Aizawa, piano; Ryan Turner, tenor; Esther Ning Yau, piano; Julian Pellicano, percussion; Momoko Matsumura, violin; Anna Shemetyeva, viola; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; Miriam Eckelhoefer, cello; Ying-Jun Wei, cello, Joseph Klause, trumpet; Miri Kudo, English horn; Kai-Ching Chang, piano
Saturday, September 29
Pre-concert lecture, 7:00 p.m.
The Youthful Muse
An all-Schubert concert performed by the Longy Conservatory Orchestra, Julian Pellicano, conductor
James H. Ottaway, Jr. Professor of Music, Bard College