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PERSPECTIVES Series: Faculty Chamber Music

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Chamber music performances featuring TMF faculty artists and guests.

PERSPECTIVES 1

"Parisian Holiday"
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall

Milhaud: Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 3
Debussy: Sonate for Flute, Viola and Harp, L. 137
Ravel: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello, M. 67

Performers include:

Andrzej Grabiec, Kirsten Yon, violin
Wayne Brooks, viola
Desmond Hoebig, cello
Aralee Dorough, flute
Paula Page, harp
Timothy Hester, piano

PERSPECTIVES 2

"Bread and Butter"
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12
Rabbath: Breiz for Double Bass
Debussy: Sonate for Violin and Piano, L. 140

Brahms: Quartet No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 60

Performers include:

Ju Young Baek, Emanuel Borok, Lucie Robert violin
Susan Dubois, viola
Anthony Kitai, cello
Dennis Whittaker, double bass
Jeffrey Cohen, Timothy Hester, piano

PERSPECTIVES 3

"A Texas Original: Chamber Music of David Ashley White"
Thursday, June 16, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall
FREE concert. Tickets will be required for advance reservation and are available by calling the Box Office. Tickets also available at the door. Tickets will not be available online.

Elegy and Exaltation for Piano Trio
The Peace of Wild Things for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
L'isola di S. Michele for Oboe and Piano
The Elm is Scattering for Oboe and Piano
Six Miniatures for Three Players for Piano Trio
Gathering the Lost Garden for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet and Piano
Lagniappe for Solo Piano
Phantasy and Toccata for Solo Piano
Four Madrigals of Michelangelo for Soprano, Violin and Piano
Divertimento for Violin and Viola

Program notes

Performers include:

Robert Atherholt, oboe
Michael Webster, clarinet/bass clarinet
Kirsten Yon, violin
Wayne Brooks, viola
Timothy Hester, piano
Valkov-Sulyga-Kostov Trio (Oleg Sulyga, violin; Lachezar Kostov, cello; Viktor Valkov, piano)
Megan Stapleton, soprano
Melanie Sonnenberg, mezzo-soprano

PERSPECTIVES 4

"American Voices"
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall

Free parking for this concert will only be available in portions of Lot 16B due to scheduled parking lot repair work. Lot 16C will likely be inaccesible for this concert. Patrons will be allowed to park in any non-restricted space in Lot 16B, including the parking meter spaces. Handicap, reserved and fire-zone spaces will remain restricted parking spaces.  Please allow extra time to find parking.

Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6
Previn: Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon
Kevin Puts (premiere): In at the Eye (Six Love Songs on Yeats' Poetry) for Baritone, Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano
Berstein: Suite from West Side Story

Performers include:

Belrose Duo (David Garrett, cello; Junko Ueno Garrett, piano)
Timothy Jones, baritone
Daniel Alexander, flute
Jonathan Fischer, oboe
Elise Wagner, bassoon
Brian Suits, piano

Ars Lyrica Houston

Thursday, June 23, 2016
1:30 & 3:40 p.m.
Moores Opera House

Houston's premier early music ensemble presents Summer Zephyr: Music of Vivaldi, Bach and Mozart. Presented as part of the American Guild of Organists National Convention. Open to the public. Tickets online only.

PERSPECTIVES 5

"Side by Side"
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall

Free parking for this concert will only be available in portions of Lot 16B due to scheduled parking lot repair work. Lot 16C will likely be inaccesible for this concert. Patrons will be allowed to park in any non-restricted space in Lot 16B, including the parking meter spaces. Handicap, reserved and fire-zone spaces will remain restricted parking spaces.  Please allow extra time to find parking.

Dvorak: Serenade for Winds, Cello, and Double Bass, Op. 44
Buxton Orr: Carmen Fantasy
Stravinsky: L’histoire du soldat (A Soldier’s Tale)

Performers include:

Isabelle Ganz, Narrator/The Devil
Zachary Averyt, Joseph, a Russian Soldier
Lucie Robert, violin
Hsin Hou Sun, cello (TMF 2016 Orchestra Fellow)
Eric Larson, Dennis Whittaker, double bass
Jonathan Fischer, Andrew Glenn (TMF 2016 Orchestra Fellow), oboe
Kamalia Freyling (TMF 2016 Orchestra Fellow), Thomas LeGrand, Michael Webster, clarinet
Richard Beene, Burton Fowler (TMF 2016 Orchestra Fellow), Elise Wagner, bassoon
Robert Johnson, Scott Leger & Maxwell Stein (TMF 2016 Orchestra Fellows), horn
Thomas Siders, trumpet
Brian Logan, trombone
Matthew Strauss, percussion
Valkov-Kostov Duo (Lachezar Kostov, cello; Viktor Valkov, piano)