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Young Artists' Performance Series

Music Shed  •  Free Admission

Catch a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series — performances by summer Fellows of the Yale School of Music attending Norfolk's New Music Workshop and Chamber Music Session. These casual concerts are in the Music Shed and are free of charge.

Throughout the years Norfolk audiences have heard hundreds of emerging artists who have gone on to successful professional careers. Norfolk alumni perform with the most illustrious musical organizations in the world: the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the Saint Lawrence, Calder, Muir, Miró, Ying, Brentano, Shanghai and Maia String Quartets; the Claremont and Eroica Trios; and new music ensembles such as eighth blackbird and SŌ PERCUSSION. Syoko Aki, Claude Frank, Pamela Frank, Frederica von Stade and Richard Stoltzman are all former students of Norfolk.

Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Families with children are most welcome.

Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly. Program details will be posted as they become available.


New Music For Guitar

Friday, June 27, 7:30pm  •  Music Shed  •  Free Admission

Under the direction of composer Martin Bresnick, Norfolk's acclaimed New Music Workshop invites composers and instrumentalists to study the dynamics of taking a piece from a composer's imagination to the performance hall. The 2014 Workshop focuses on new music for guitar and ensembles. The Workshop culminates in a performance featuring guitar virtuosi and composers Benjamin Verdery and Van Stiefel, pianist Lisa Moore and the Norfolk Contemporary Ensemble led by conductor Julian Pellicano.

Martin Bresnick director, Julian Pellicano conductor,
Benjamin Verdery guitar/composer, Van Stiefel guitar/composer
Lisa Moore
piano and Fellows of the Norfolk Festival

Repertoire to be announced.


Chamber Music Session Performances

Concerts During July and August  •  Music Shed  •  Free Admission

Tuesday Thursday Saturday  
  July 3, 7:30 pm        July 5, 10:30 am        
  July 10, 7:30 pm July 12, 10:30 am  
  July 17, 7:30 pm July 19, 10:30 am  
  July 24, 7:30 pm July 26, 10:30 am  
July 29, 7:30 pm July 31, 7:30 pm August 2, 10:30 am  
August 5, 7:30 pm August 7, 7:30 pm August 9, 10:30 am  

Repertoire will be announced weekly

Thursday, July 3, 7.30 pm
Darius Milhaud
(1892 - 1974)
La Cheminée du Roi René
Cortége
Jongleurs
Madrigal-nocturne
Chasse a valabre
Lagos Quintet:
Christen Sparago  flute  —  Fiona Last  oboe  —  Matthew Griffith  clarinet
Marissa Olegario  bassoon  —  Sarah Wing-lam Au  French horn
Felix Mendelssohn
(1809 - 1847)
String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80
Allegro vivace
Allegro assai
Adagio
Finale: Allegro molto
Foster Quartet:
Eduardo Rios  violin  —  Madeleine Vaillancourt  violn
Tanner Menees  viola  —  Ben Manis  cello

The Foster Quartet is a recipient of the D'Addario Foundation Scholarship

Antonín Dvořák
(1841 - 1904)
Piano Trio No. 4 in e minor, Op. 90
Lento maestoso
Poco adagio
Andante
Andante moderato
Allegro
Lento maestoso
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Leonard Bernstein
(1918 - 1990)
Overture to Candide  (arr. Hartman)
Simple Song from Mass  (arr. Hartman)
In Nomine Patris from Mass  (arr. Hartman)
Wrong Note Rag from Wonderful Town  (arr. Hartman)
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone

with   Victor Wang  flute  —  Scott Hartman  trombone  —  Jeff Stern  percussion

Saturday, July 5, 10.30 am
August Klughardt
(1892 - 1974)
Wind Quintet, Op. 79, No. 2
Allegro non troppo
Allegro vivace
Andante grazioso
Driftwood:
Victor Wang  flute  —  Noah Kay  oboe  —  Chi Hang Fung  clarinet
Benjamin Ungar  bassoon  —  William Eisenberg   French horn
Kelly-Marie Murphy
(b. 1964)
Give Me Phoenix Wings to Fly
I
II
III
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Woldgang Amadeus
Mozart
(1759 - 1791)
String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K. 387
Allegro vivace assai
Menuetto
Andante cantabile
Molto allegro
Commodore Quartet:
Elizabeth Furuta  violin  —  Maria Park  violn
Sarah Toy  viola  —  Hannah Moses  cello

The Commodore Quartet is a recipient of the Louise Willson Scholarship

Thursday, July 10, 7.30 pm
Ingolf Dahl
(1912 - 1970)
Music for Brass Instruments
Chorale Fantasy
Intermezzo
Fugue

East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart
(1756 - 1791)
String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, K. 458, "Hunt"
Allegro vivace assai
Menuetto
Adagio
Allegro assai
KCM Quartet:
Hyun Jee Chung  violin  —  Ruda Lee  violn
Yuan Qi  viola  —  Zhilin Wang  cello

Yuan Qi is a recipient of the Clement Clark Moore Scholarship

Zhilin Wang is a recipient of the Aldo and Elizabeth Parisot Scholarship
in Memory of Harris Goldsmith

Heitor Villa-Lobos
(1887 - 1959)
Quintet en forme de choros
  
Driftwood:
Victor Wang  flute  —  Noah Kay  oboe  —  Chi Hang Fung  clarinet
Benjamin Ungar  bassoon  —  William Eisenberg   French horn
Ludwig Van Beethoven
(1770 - 1827)
String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
Allegro
Adagio cantabile
Scherzo
Allegro molto, quasi presto
Amici Quartet:
Pauline Kempf  violin  —  Mann-Wen Lo  violn
Hyeree Yu  viola  —  Richard Narroway  cello
Tielman Susato
(1510/15 - 1570)
Erasmus Widmann
(1572 - 1634)
Canonbury Suite (arr. Francis Roads)
Allegro
Andante, molto allegro
Allegro
Moderato
Allegro molto
Christen Sparago  flute 
Stephen Taylor, Noak Kay  oboe
Matthew Griffith, Chi Hang Fung  clarinet 
Marissa Olegario, Benjamin Ungar  basoon
Sarah Wing-lam Au, William Eisenberg  French horn
Jeff Stern  percussion
Saturday, July 12, 10.30 am
James Rubino
(b. 1989)
To Eat the Air
  
KCM Quartet:
Hyun Jee Chung  violin  —  Ruda Lee  violn
Yuan Qi  viola  —  Zhilin Wang  cello

James Rubino is a recipient of the John and Astrid Baumgardner Scholarship

Yuan Qi is a recipient of the Clement Clark Moore Scholarship

Zhilin Wang is a recipient of the Aldo and Elizabeth Parisot Scholarship
in Memory of Harris Goldsmith

Francis Poulenc
(1899 - 1963)
Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet
Allegro vivace
Divertissement
Finale
Florian Mitrea  piano
with
Lagos Quintet:
Christen Sparago  flute  —  Fiona Last  oboe  —  Matthew Griffith  clarinet
Marissa Olegario  bassoon  —  Sarah Wing-lam Au  French horn
Robert Schumann
(1810 - 1856)
Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
Allegro brillante
In modo d'una marcia
Scherzo
Allegro ma non troppo
Chelsea Wang  piano
with
Amici Quartet:
Pauline Kempf  violin  —  Mann-Wen Lo  violn
Hyeree Yu  viola  —  Richard Narroway  cello
Thursday, July 17, 7:30 pm
Paul Hindemith
(1885 - 1963)
Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2
Lustig. Mäβig schnell Viertel
Walzer. Durchweg sehr leise
Ruhig und einfach
Schnelle Viertel
Sehr lebhaft
Lagos Quintet:
Christen Sparago  flute  —  Fiona Last  oboe  —  Matthew Griffith  clarinet
Marissa Olegario  bassoon  —  Sarah Wing-lam Au  French horn
Michael Kamen
(1948 - 2003)
Quintet
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Franz Josef Haydn
(1732 - 1809)
Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, "Gypsy"
Andante
Poco adagio, cantabile
Rondo a l'Ongarese: presto
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Saturday, July 19, 10:30 am
Brendon Randall-Myers
(b. 1986)
Juiced
Foster Quartet:
Eduardo Rios  violin  —  Madeleine Vaillancourt  violn
Tanner Menees  viola  —  Ben Manis  cello

The Foster Quartet is a recipient of the D'Addario Foundation Scholarship

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1510/15 - 1570)
Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 452
Largo – Allegro moderato
Larghetto
Allegretto
Noak Kay  oboe  —  Chi Hang Fung  clarinet  —  Benjamin Ungar  basoon
William Eisenberg  French horn  —  Chelsea Wang  piano
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770 - 1827)
Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
Allegro
Adagio cantabile
Scherzo. Allegro assai
Finale. Presto
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Oskar Böhme
(1870 - 1938)
Trompetensextett in e-flat minor, Op. 30
Adagio ma non tanto – Allegro molto
Allegro vivace
Andante cantabile
Finale. Allegro con spirito
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone

with   Carl Stanley  trumpet

Thursday, July 24, 7:30 pm
George Gershwin
(1898 - 1937)
Selections from Porgy and Bess (arr. Jack Gale)
Introduction
Summertime
A Woman is a Sometime Thing
My Man's Gone Now
It Ain't Necessarily So
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40
Andante
Scherzo
Adagio mesto
Allegro con brio
William Eisenberg  French horn  —  Pauline Kempf  violin  —  Florian Mitrea  piano
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 9, Op. 59, No. 3
Andante con moto – Allegro vivace
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
Menuetto
Allegro molto
Foster Quartet:
Eduardo Rios  violin  —  Madeleine Vaillancourt  violn
Tanner Menees  viola  —  Ben Manis  cello

The Foster Quartet is a recipient of the D'Addario Foundation Scholarship

Saturday, July 26, 10:30 am
John Farmer
c.1570-c.1601
Thomas Thompkins
(1572-1656)
Thomas Morley
(1558-1602)
Fair nymphs, I heard one telling (arr. Timothy Will)

Woe is me
(arr. Timothy Will)

Hard by a crystal fountain
(arr. Timothy Will)
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Ezra Laderman
(b. 1924)
Partita for Solo Bassoon
Con spirito
Moderato
Allegro spirito
Andante
Vivace (freely) quasi cadenza
Moderato
Allegro
Frank Morelli  bassoon
Jean Françaix
(1912-1997)
Trio pour hautbois, basson, et piano
Adagio
Scherzo
Andante
Finale
Fiona Last  oboe  —  Marissa Olegario  bassoon  —  Florian Mitrea  piano  
Franz Josef Haydn
(1732-1809)
Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, "Gypsy"
Andante
Poco adagio, cantabile
Rondo a l'Ongarese: presto
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Tuesday, July 29, 7:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 7, Op. 59, No. 1
Allegro
Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
Adagio molto e mesto
Thème russe: Allegro
KCM Quartet:
Hyun Jee Chung  violin  —  Ruda Lee  violn
Yuan Qi  viola  —  Zhilin Wang  cello

Yuan Qi is a recipient of the Clement Clark Moore Scholarship

Zhilin Wang is a recipient of the Aldo and Elizabeth Parisot Scholarship
in Memory of Harris Goldsmith

Felix Mendelssohn
(1809-1847)
Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor, Op. 49
Molto allegro agitato
Andante con moto tranquillo
Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
Finale: Allegro assai appasionato
Allant Trio:
Anna J. Park  violin  —  Alina Lim  cello  —   Beth Nam  piano
Franz Schubert
(1797-1828)
String Quartet No. 13, D. 804, “Rosamunde”
Allegro ma non troppo
Andante
Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio
Allegro moderato
Amici Quartet:
Pauline Kempf  violin  —  Mann-Wen Lo  violin
Hyeree Yu  viola  —  Richard Narroway  cello
Thursday, July 31, 7:30 pm
Igor Stravinsky
(1882-1971)
Octet for Wind Instruments
Sinfonia
Tema con variazioni
Finale
Victor Wang  flute  —  Chi Hang Fung  clarinet
Marissa Olegario, Benjamin Ungar  bassoon  —  Patrick Durbin, Timothy Will   trumpet
Curtis Biggs  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
Coupir
Placet futile
Surgi de la croupe du bond
Mary Phillips  soprano  —  Christen Sparago, Victor Wang  flute
Matthew Griffith, Chi Hang Fung  clarinet  —  Wei-Yi Yang   piano

with

Foster Quartet:
Eduardo Rios  violin  —  Madeleine Vaillancourt  violn
Tanner Menees  viola  —  Ben Manis  cello

The Foster Quartet is a recipient of the D'Addario Foundation Scholarship

Henri Tomasi
(1901-1971)
Cinq Danses Profanes et Sacrées pour Quintette à Vent
Danse agreste
Danse profane
Danse sacrée
Danse nuptial
Danse guerrière
Lagos Quintet:
Christen Sparago  flute  —  Fiona Last  oboe  —  Matthew Griffith  clarinet
Marissa Olegario  bassoon  —  Sarah Wing-lam Au  French horn
Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 2, Op. 77
Allegro con fuoco
Foster Quartet:
Eduardo Rios  violin  —  Madeleine Vaillancourt  violn
Tanner Menees  viola  —  Ben Manis  cello

The Foster Quartet is a recipient of the D'Addario Foundation Scholarship

Saturday, August 2,, 10:30 am
Joan Tower (b. 1938) Copperwave
East Rock Brass Quintet:
Patrick Durbin  trumpet  —  Timothy Will  trumpet  —  Thomas Park  French horn
Curtis Bigg  trombone  —  Daniel Fears  bass trombone
Béla Bartόk
(1881-1945)
Contrasts
Verbunkos
Pihenö
Sebes
Matthew Griffith  clarinet  —  Ruda Lee  violn  —  Chelsea Wang  piano
Leoš Janáček
(1854-1928)
Mládí Suite
Allegro
Andante sostenuto
Vivace
Allegro animato
Victor Wang  flute  —  Noah Kay  oboe  —  Matthew Griffith  clarinet
William Eisenberg   French horn  —  Benjamin Ungar  bassoon   
Chi Hang Fung   bass clarinet
To be announced  
Tuesday, August 5, 7:30 pm
To be announced  
Thursday, August 7, 7:30 pm
To be announced  
Saturday, August 9, 10:30 am
To be announced  
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