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May 17 Commencement Concert showcases the Class of 2015

Event takes place at 4pm in Morse Recital Hall
May 14, 2015

student-shadowsOn Sunday, May 17, the Yale School of Music presents its annual Commencement Concert, featuring a variety of performers selected from the Class of 2015. The event takes place at 4:00 pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall.

The concert will open with Thierry de Mey’s Silence Must Be, written in 2002, conducted by Georgi Videnov. Pianist Henry Kramer will play a movement from Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit.

Evanna Chiew, soprano, with pianist Robert Bennesh, will perform three songs by Gustav Mahler. The trio of Jacob Joyce, violin; Yoonha Yi, cello; and Chenxing Huang, piano will play two movements from Dvorák’s Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90, B. 166, “Dumky.”

Next are two duos: Hyeree Yu, viola and Wenbin Jin, piano will play Fauré’s Elegie, Op. 24. Then Ian Tuski, guitar and Bogdan Dumitriu, bassoon will play Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango, transcribed by Dumitriu.

The concert concludes with the East Rock Brass Collective — Mikio Sasaki and Patrick Durbin, trumpets; Thomas Park, horn; Curtis Biggs, trombone; and Daniel Fears, bass trombone — playing Holst’s Second Suite for Military Band in F major.

The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be streamed live online.