Season 8, 2012-2013


Season 8, 2012-2013

Concert 1

September 30, 2012


Saint-Saens Fantaisie for violin and harp, Op. 124
Debussy Danses Sacrée et Profane for harp and string quartet
Manas Sonata for Violin and Piano (1923)
Fauré Piano Quintet No. 2 in C Minor, Op.115

Guillaume Sutre, Movses Pogossian, Varty Manouelian, Richard O’Neill, Ronald Leonard, Kyunghee Kim-Sutre, Judith Gordon

Concert 2

November 11, 2012


Khachaturian Sonate Fantasie for solo cello (1974)
Schubert Fantasy for violin and piano in C Major, D.934
Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op. 73
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F Minor, Op.80

Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Paul Coletti, Antonio Lysy, Neal Stulberg

Concert 3

January 20, 2013

“Kashkashian and friends”

Chamber music of Alan Hovhaness

Chahagir, for viola solo, op. 56/1
Mazert Nman Rehani (Thy Hair is Like Basil Leaf), Op. 38
Achtamar, Op. 64, No.1
Mystic Flute, Op. 22
String Trio, Op. 201
Piano Quintet No.1, Op. 9

Kurtág Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervßnszky, for string quartet, Op. 28
Haydn String Quartet No. 36 in B flat major, Op. 50, No. 1

Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Kim Kashkashian, Karen Ozounian, Armen Guzelimian

Concert 4

February 24, 2013

“Avanesov: pianist and composer”

Bartók Violin Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano
Avanesov Cadenza for solo violin (2011), US Premiere
Avanesov Psalm “Praise the Lord” (2012), for children’s choir, World Premiere
Avanesov Selected works from cycle “Feux Follets” for solo piano

Artur Avanesov, Movses Pogossian, Lark Children’s Choir, Vatsche Barsoumian, cond.

Concert 5

March 17, 2013


Ligeti String Quartet No. 1
Ligeti Etude “White on White”, from Études for solo piano, Book 3, No. 15
Mansurian Four Pieces (1969), US Premiere, for solo piano
Mansurian String Quartet No. 2 (1984)
Enescu Octet for Strings, Op.7

Apple Hill String Quartet, Movses Pogossian, Searmi Park, Kate Vincent, George Kim Scholes,Dzovig Markarian

Concert 6

April 21, 2013

“Words and Music”

Komitas transcriptions for marimba solo
Krouse Fire of Sacrifice (2011), for a capella choir (World Premiere)
Beglarian Of Fables, Foibles, and Fancies (1971) for cello and reader-actor
Gabriela Frank – Seven Armenian Songs, World Premiere (CMA commission)

Tony Arnold, Shoushik Barsoumian, Kuniko Kato, Movses Pogossian, Armen Ksajikian, Raffi Barsoumian, Lark Choir, Vatsche Barsoumian, cond.