Closing Recital: Etudes
Nov
13
8:00 PM20:00

Closing Recital: Etudes

Tamara Stefanovich performs a selection of studies (etudes) for solo piano.

Oliver Messiaen: Quoters études de rhythme

Hans Abrahamsen:10 Études

Steingrimur Rohloff: Three Études

-intermission-

Vassos Nicolau: Selections from Études for Piano

György Ligeti: Selections from Études

 

D + D to follow

 

Day Sponsor: Dr. Richard & Nancy Chapman

Recital Sponsor: Jeffrey Morgan and Larry Vollum

 

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Panel: "The Future of New Music"
Nov
13
4:30 PM16:30

Panel: "The Future of New Music"

What does the future look like for new "classical" music? We'll ask Ron Blessinger of Third Angle, Greg Ewer of 45th Parallel and Amelia Lukas of All Classical to give their opinions and discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist for new music in Portland and beyond.

 

Day Sponsor: Dr. Richard & Nancy Chapman

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Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score
Nov
13
3:30 PM15:30

Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

Tamara Stefanovich will converse with young composers from PSU as she sight reads their short compositions. The conversations will include discussions about notation, composer's intent and other aspects of playing new compositions. The scores will be projected so that the audience can see the score and follow the conversation. 

 

Day Sponsor: Dr. Richard & Nancy Chapman

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Recital: Piano +
Nov
12
8:00 PM20:00

Recital: Piano +

  • Lincoln Recital Hall (Room 75) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST: PIANIST PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD!

Piano + is a chamber music concert which involves piano + cello / violin / flute in various combinations. Tamara Stefanovich, Claudia Chan and Yihan Chen will perform with Nancy Ives (cello), Emily Cole (violin) and Amelia Lukas (flute) ...and possibly a surprise guest. 

 

Olivier Messian: Le merle noir (1952)

Elliot Carter: Enchanted preludes (1988)

György Kurtág: four-hand pieces from Jatekok

Furious Choral

Hommage à Soproni

Hommage à Halmágyi Mihály

Hand in hand

Prelude and Waltz in F (or F-sharp)

George Benjamin: Two or four (2010)

Olav Lervik: Imbalances II (2008)

György Kurtág: from Requiem for a friend (1986)

Arnold Schoenberg: 2 pieces for solo piano from Op. 19

Anton Webern: Three Pieces for cello and piano (1914)

György Kurtág: Shadows

Elliot Carter: Epigrams (2012)

 

D + D to follow

 

Recital Sponsor: John Montague & Linda Hutchins

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Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score
Nov
12
3:30 PM15:30

Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

  • Portland State University RM 225 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tamara Stefanovich will converse with young composers from PSU as she sight reads their short compositions. The conversations will include discussions about notation, composer's intent and other aspects of playing new compositions. The scores will be projected so that the audience can see the score and follow the conversation. 

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Recital: The Clearing Presents - Claudia Chan, Yihan Chen
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Recital: The Clearing Presents - Claudia Chan, Yihan Chen

Claudia Chan and Yihan Chen will each perform short works for solo piano. 

Yihan Chen

Toru Takemitsu: selections from Rain Tree Sketches (1991)

Pierre Boulez: selections from 12 Notations (1945)

Olivier Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus, No. 1 Regard du père (1944)

Claudia Chan

Michelle Agnes Magalhaes: Mobile (2013)

Helmut Lachenmann: Wiegenmusik (1963)

Rebecca Saunders: Mirror, mirror on the Wall (1994)

Unsuk Chin: Klavieretüde No. 1 'In C' (1999, rev. 2003), Klavieretüde No. 6 'Grains' (2000)

Helmut Lachenmann: Guero (1969)

Matthias Krüger: Renk (2016) US PREMIERE!

 

 

Discussion and Drinks (D + D) to follow

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Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score
Nov
11
3:30 PM15:30

Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

Tamara Stefanovich will converse with young composers from PSU as she sight reads their short compositions. The conversations will include discussions about notation, composer's intent and other aspects of playing new compositions. The scores will be projected so that the audience can see the score and follow the conversation. 

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Film: Elliott Carter
Nov
11
1:45 PM13:45

Film: Elliott Carter

Composer and conductor David Schiff will introduce the film, titled "A Labyrinth of Time." David is an authority on Carter, having written extensively about Carter's life and work. His book The Music of Elliott Carter was originally published in 1983 and a second edition was published in 1998. Davis is currently writing his book Elliott Carter, Master Musician for Oxford University Press.

Running time: 1hr 30 min

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Opening Recital: Miniatures
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

Opening Recital: Miniatures

  • Lincoln Recital Hall (Room 75) (map)
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Tamara Stefanovich performs a selection of short pieces by masters of contemporary music.

George Benjamin: Piano Figures (2004)

György Kurtág: Selections from Jatekok (started 1973)

Pierre Boulez: 12 Notations (1945)

-intermission-

Pierre Boulez: Incises (1994/2001)

György Ligeti: Music ricercata (1953)

Elliott Carter: Tri Tribute (Sistribute, Fratribute, Matribute) (2008) and Caténaires (2006)

 

Recital Sponsor: Dr. Richard & Nancy Chapman

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