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2023 Season

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LCMF

LUZERNE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

VIP $45 • Adults $35 • Seniors $25 • Students $5 • Under 18 Free

*VIP tickets guarantee reserved seating in the front portion of the Jack Lawrence Performance Lodge. All other seating is General Admission.

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Musicians of the NYC Ballet Orchestra
with Elizabeth Pitcairn and Glen Inanga and the LMC Faculty Orchestra

Monday, July 3 - 7:30 PM

Glen Inanga, piano

Arturo Delmoni, violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Michael Roth, viola

Sarah Hewitt-Roth, cello

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) — Le Quattro Stagioni, The Four Seasons (1723)

Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, La primavera, Spring

I. Allegro

II. Largo e pianissimo sempre

III. Allegro pastorale

Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, L'estate, Summer

I. Allegro non molto

II. Adagio e piano – Presto e forte

III. Presto

Concerto No. 3 in F Major, Op. 8, RV 293, L'autunno, Autumn

I. Allegro

II. Adagio molto

III. Allegro

Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, L'inverno, Winter

I. Allegro non molto

II. Largo

III. Allegro

 

Elizabeth Pitcairn, soloist

LMC Faculty Chamber Orchestra

 

Violin I

Arturo Delmoni,

   concertmaster

Eliezer Gutman

Michael Roth

 

Violin II

Aleksandra Labinska

Eva Dove

Katherine Lim

 

Viola

Maren Rothfritz

Roberto Henriquez

 

Cello

Kayla Herrmann

DoYeon Kim

Sarah Hewitt-Roth

 

Double Bass

Gonzalo Kochi Kikuchi

 

INTERMISSION

 

Amy Beach (1867 - 1944) — Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67 (1907)

I. Adagio - Allegro moderato

II. Adagio espressivo

III. Allegro agitato - Adagio come prima - Presto

 

Glen Inanga, piano

Arturo Delmoni, violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Michael Roth, viola

Sarah Hewitt-Roth, cello

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WindSync

Monday, July 10 - 7:30 PM

Garrett Hudson, flute
Emily Tsai, oboe
Graeme Steele Johnson, clarinet
Rémy Taghavi, bassoon
Anni Hochhalter, horn

Miguel del Aguila (b. 1957) — Sambeada, Op. 135 (2022)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) — Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 4 (1795)

I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante
III. Menuetto più allegretto
IV. Finale. Presto

 

INTERMISSION
 

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764) — Pastoral Suite (1748 - 1753)
arr. Kara LaMoure

I. Le Rappel des Oiseaux (The Calling of Birds)
II. Musette & Tambourin
III. Les Tourbillons (The Whirlwinds)
IV. The Arts and the Hours
V. Contredanse Très Vive

 

Marc Mellits (b. 1966) — Apollo (2019)

I. Theia
II. Sea of Tranquility
III. Buzz
IV. Luna Nova
V. Debbie Waltzing on the Moon
VI. One Small Step
VII. Moonwalk

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Toby Blumenthal’s 90th Birthday Celebration
with Elizabeth Pitcairn, Darrin C. Milling and Fabulous Philadelphians

Monday, July 24 - 7:30 PM

Toby Blumenthal, piano

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

Gabriel Polinsky, double bass

Darrin C. Milling, bass trombone

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) — Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478 (1785)

I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Rondo

Toby Blumenthal, piano

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911) — Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) (1884 - 1885)

I. “Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht” (“When My Sweetheart is Married”)

II. “Ging heut morgen übers Feld” (“I Went This Morning over the Field”)
III. “Ich hab' ein glühend Messer” (“I Have a Gleaming Knife”)
IV. “Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz” (“The Two Blue Eyes of my Beloved”)

Darrin C. Milling, bass trombone

Toby Blumenthal, piano

INTERMISSION


Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) — Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout” (1819)

I. Allegro vivace
II. Andante
III. Scherzo. Presto
IV. Tema con variazione. Andantino
V. Finale. Allegro giusto

Toby Blumenthal, piano

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

Gabriel Polinsky, double bass

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Fabulous Philadelphians
Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Monday, July 31 - 7:30 PM

Yayoi Numazawa, violin

Daniel Han, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895 - 1968) — Sonata in C minor, Op. 144 (1950)

II. Tempo di Sarabanda

 

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

 

Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967) — Serenade, Op. 12 (1919 - 1920)

I. Allegramente - Sostenuto ma non troppo

II. Lento ma non troppo

III. Vivo

 

Yayoi Numazawa, violin

Daniel Han, violin

David Nicastro, viola

 

INTERMISSION

 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847) — String Quartet No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3 (1838)

I. Allegro vivace

II. Scherzo. Assai leggiero e vivace

III. Adagio non troppo

IV. Molto allegro con fuoco

 

Yayoi Numazawa, violin

Daniel Han, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Udi Bar-David, cello

FAS

FACULTY ARTIST SERIES

Adults $15 • Seniors $10 • Students $5 • Under 18 Free

Featuring programs curated and performed by the renowned LMC faculty. Each concert incorporates music from all periods, including LMC’s composers-in-residence Jake Gunnar Walsh and Robert Paterson!

Student

FREE STUDENT CONCERTS

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 1

Friday, June 23 - 7:30 PM

Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981) — Strum

 

Ernő Dohnányi (1877–1960) — Piano Quintet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 1 

III. Adagio, quasi andante

IV. Allegro animato

 

Franz von Suppè (1819–1895) — Poet and Peasant Overture

 

INTERMISSION

 

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) — String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77

I. Allegro con fuoco

 

Kevin Zetina (b. 1996) — shepard tone


Valerie Coleman (b. 1970) — Tzigane

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 2

Friday, June 30 - 7:30 PM

Jonathan Leshnoff (b. 1973) — Horn Trio

I. Pensive

 

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) — Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60

III. Andante

 

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992) — The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

II. Otoño Porteño

 

Louise Farrenc (1804–1875) — Sextet in C minor, Op. 40

I. Allegro

 

INTERMISSION

 

Jake Gunnar Walsh (b. 1993) — Shadow Puppets

 

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) — Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2

 

Amy Beach (1867–1944) — Piano Trio, Op. 150

III. Allegro con brio

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 3

Friday, July 7 - 7:30 PM

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) — Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor,

Op. 30, No. 2

I. Allegro con brio

 

Jake Gunnar Walsh (b. 1993) — Elegy

 

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) — Two Pieces for Six Hands

I. Romance

II. Valse

Germaine Tailleferre (1892–1983) — Piano Trio

II. Allegro vivace

III. Moderato

IV. Trés animé

 

INTERMISSION

 

Katherine Kyu Hyeon Lim (b. 1995) — Improvisation

 

Alex Temple (b. 1983) — Thick Line

 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) — String Quartet No. 8, Op. 59, No. 2

IV. Finale. Presto  

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 4

Friday, July 21 - 7:30 PM

Robert Paterson (b. 1970) — Shine

I. Ringing Brass Bells

 

Andrea Clearfield (b. 1960) — Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda

 

Clara Schumann (1819–1896) — Trio in G minor, Op. 17

I. Allegro moderato

 

INTERMISSION

 

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) — Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

I. Allegro

 

Erwin Schulhoff (1894–1942) — Concertino for flute, viola and double bass

I. Andante con moto

IV. Rondino: Allegro gaio

 

Florence Price (1887–1953) — Piano Quintet in A minor

III. Juba - Allegro

IV. Scherzo - Allegro

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 5

Friday, July 28 - 7:30 PM

Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) — Piano Quintet in D minor, Op. 89

I. Molto moderato

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) — Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 452

I. Largo - Allegro moderato

 

Evan Williams (b. 1988) — Grime

 

INTERMISSION

 

Christian Quinones (b. 1996) — Se Oyen Los Lamentos por Doquier

 

Christopher Brubeck (b. 1952) — Prague Concerto

III. Dance of the Neocons

 

Louise Farrenc (1804–1875) — Nonet in E-flat Major, Op. 38

III. Scherzo. Vivace

IV. Adagio – Allegro 

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 6

Friday, August 4 - 7:30 PM

Kevin Puts (b. 1972) — And Legions Will Rise

 

Alice Jones (b. 1982) — as a fish looks at the sun

 

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975) — Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

IV. Allegretto - Adagio

 

INTERMISSION

 

Robert Paterson (b. 1970) — Moon Trio

III. Blue Moon

II. Lunatic Asylum

Kevin McKee (b. 1980) — Escape

 

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) — String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77

IV. Finale. Allegro assai

All student programs are free and open to the public!

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Student Showcases

Saturday, June 24 – 7:30 pm (Solo Showcase)
Friday, June 30 – 3:30 pm (Chamber Showcase)
Saturday, July 8 – 7:30 pm (Solo Showcase)
Thursday, July 13 – 7 pm (Chamber Showcase)
Saturday, July 22 – 7:30 pm (Solo Showcase)
Saturday, July 29 – 7 pm (Chamber Showcase)
Saturday, August 5 – 7:30 pm (Solo Showcase)
Saturday, August 12 - 4 pm (Student Composer’s Concert)
Saturday, August 12 – 7 pm (Chamber Showcase)

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Piano Prelude and LMC Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, June 25 – 1:30 pm
Saturday, July 1 – 1:30 pm
Sunday, July 9 – 1:30 pm
Friday, July 14 – 1:30 pm
Sunday, July 23 – 1:30 pm
Sunday, July 30 – 1:30 pm
Friday, August 4 – 4 pm (Orchestra Only)
Sunday, August 6 - 1:30 pm
Sunday, August 13 – 1:30 pm (Piano Prelude, Brass Choir, & Orchestra)

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