2009 Programs

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2009

8 PM – Five College Composers’ Concert:

Eric Sawyer: Fundamentals

Donald Wheelock: Piano Variations

David Sanford: Shaw Variations

Daniel Warner: Five Songs on Poems of Sara Teasdale

Bruce MacCombie: Elegy

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009

2 PM – An Afternoon of Premieres Featuring:

The winner of the Five College Composition Competition Michael Romaniak: Sfumato

The Violin Duo Project: newly commissioned works by Beggio, Biasutti, Macchia, Sawyer, Holmes, Stern, Tillis, performed by the UMass Violin Studio

7 PM – Panel Discussion by Eric Sawyer, Donald Wheelock, Charles Fussell, Lewis Spratlan, Robert Stern, Bruce Maccombie

8 PM – Heritage Concert

Charles Fussell: Moonshine duo for Marimba and Double Bass

Ronald Perera: Visions for two sopranos and chamber ensemble

Alvin Etler: Woodwind Quintet #1

Lewis Spratlan: Concertino for Violin and Chamber Ensemble

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009

2 PM – Lecture, David Schneider

3 PM – “The Hungarian Strain”, Contemporary Hungarian Music

Gyorgy Kurtag: 14 Fragmente aus “Rückblick”: Altes und Neues. Hommage à Stockhausen

Bela Bartok: Contrasts

Gyorgy Ligeti: Horn Trio