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— 7:00 PM: Featuring Student Compositions —
The first part of tonight’s program features works by the Festival’s student composers. Each selected a work of art at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and used it as inspiration for a new piece. The Festival’s composer-in-residence is Derek Bermel.
DANIEL DE TOGNI (1993-)
Unbreakable: Music for Big Spaces
Ela Kodžas, violin • Ethan Schlenker, cello • Braden Vaughn, Jonas Koh, percussion
BEATRICE FERREIRA (1994-)
Andy Peng, Kayla Bryan, violin • Troy Stephenson, viola • Heewon Lee, cello
Troy is sponsored by Judith & Stephen Corson.
ROBERT ALEXANDER (1996-)
untitled: oil on canvas
Lucy Gelber, viola
JAMES CHU (1990-)
James Chu, clarinet • Robert Sanders, violin • Eleanora Willauer, cello • Adriana Ruiz Garcia, bass • Jonas Koh, percussion
Robert and Adriana are sponsored by Dr. Richard & Sandra Neiman and Sam & Jan Hayward, respectively.
KATRINA TONER (1997-)
Isabel Garita Chin, violin • Biana Pinchuk, violin • Jacob Rollins, viola • Carson Ling-Efird, cello
COREY CHANG (1996-)
Loves me, Loves me not
William Colby Bond, clarinet • Cameron Chase, violin • Julian Snaige Seney, viola • Logan Hodgson, cello • Jacob Kolodny, bass
Colby is sponsored by Lorna & Jack Flynn.
AARON ISRAEL LEVIN (1995-)
III. Strange Birds/Ostinati
Hannah O’Brien, violin • Ellen Maloney, violin • Bram Fisher, viola • Sarah Tindall, cello
CHENG JIN KOH (1996-)
Ning Zhang, clarinet • David Bernat, violin • Claire Peyrebrune, viola • Ethan Schlenker, cello
Ning and David are sponsored by Bernard & Phyllis Givertz and James T. Morgan, respectively.
— 8:45 PM —
FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886)
Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
Sylvia Jiang, piano
SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Toccata Op. 11
Sylvia Jiang, piano
Sylvia is a student of Yong Hi Moon and is sponsored by Ed & Whitney Selover.
JINDŘICH FELD (1925-2007)
Sonata for Flute and Piano
III. Allegro vivace
Yi Xiang, flute • Byunghee Yoo, piano
Yi is a student of Linda Chesis and is sponsored by Liza & Reid Thompson.
PAUL HINDEMITH (1895-1963)
Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 25 No. 4
I. Sehr lebhaft – Markiert und kraftvoll
II. Sehr langsame Viertel
Halam Kim, viola • Sylvia Jiang, piano
Halam is a student of Dimitri Murrath and is sponsored by Robert & Carol Briselli. Sylvia is a student of Yong Hi Moon and is sponsored by Ed & Whitney Selover.
ELLIOTT CARTER (1908-2012)
Yi Xiang, flute • Shawn Hutchison, oboe • William Colby Bond, clarinet • David Alexander, horn • Steven Palacio, bassoon
The group is coached by Linda Chesis, and its players are generously sponsored by Liza & Reid Thompson, Susan Lavan, Lorna & Jack Flynn, and Deborah & David Schall.
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Octet in F Major, D. 803
I. Adagio – Allegro
William Colby Bond, clarinet • Steven Palacio, bassoon • David Alexander, horn • David Bernat, Rebecca Kasdan, violin • Halam Kim, viola • Andrew Laven, cello • Adriana Ruiz Garcia, double bass
Players in the group are sponsored by Lorna & Jack Flynn, Deborah & David Schall, James T. Morgan, Patricia J. Brown, Robert & Carol Briselli, Norman & Lenore Rapkin, and Sam & Jan Hayward.
EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85
IV. Allegro – Moderato – Allegro, ma non troppo
Fionn O’Connor, cello • Cynthia Chih-Yu Tseng, piano
Fionn is a student of Paul Katz. Cynthia is a student of Pei-Shan Lee and is sponsored by Dick & Ann Stephenson.
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)
Havanaise in E Major, Op. 83
Andrew Daniel Wong, violin • Tong Tong, piano
Andrew is a student of Renée Jolles.