CLAUDIA SCHAER

A superb artist ... she had me completely mesmerized." –Catskill Chronicle


Duo Cantabile: Two Impressions, et al
Oct
2
8:00 PM20:00

Duo Cantabile: Two Impressions, et al

  • National Opera Center, Scorca Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Claudia Schaer and Helen Lin play:


Lili Boulanger - Nocturne and Cortège

Robert Rival - Fantasy on a Theme of Schubert

John Adams - Road Movies
1. Relaxed Groove 2. Meditative 3. 40% Swing


Matthew Peterson - Näcken

Lawrence Kramer - Two Impressions
1. Ripple and Gleam
2. Cloud Shadows

Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing Suite
1. Maiden in the Bridal Chamber
2. March of the Watch (Dogberry and Verges)
3. Garden Scene
4.Hornpipe

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Joan Tower 80th Birthday Celebration
May
19
8:00 PM20:00

Joan Tower 80th Birthday Celebration

  • Tenri Cultural Institute http://tenri.org/ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Marc Peloquin, piano, and Joan Tower, piano

Program to include:

Tower: String Force (for violin solo)
Wharton: Tombeau de Ravel (for violin and piano)
Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon WomanStepsVast Antique Cubes, Ivory and Ebony for solo piano,
Tower: Big Sky (for piano trio)
Debussy: Four pieces for piano

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Vignettes, with Eduard Laurel
Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

Vignettes, with Eduard Laurel

Matthew Peterson - Näcken
Tartini-Kreisler - Devil's Trill Sonata
Bach-Schumann - Gavotte en Rondeau from Partia in E Major
W.A. Mozart - Rondo in C+
Edward Elgar - La Capricieuse
Franz von Vecsey - Valse Triste
Scott-Kreisler - Lotusland
Poldini-Kreisler - Dancing Doll
Henri Wieniawski - Scherzo-Tarantella
Ponce-Heifetz - Estrellita

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Bar Harbor Music Festival Fundraiser
Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Bar Harbor Music Festival Fundraiser

Matthew Peterson - Näcken
Tartini-Kreisler - Devil's Trill Sonata
Bach-Schumann - Gavotte en Rondeau from Partia in E Major
W.A. Mozart - Rondo in C+
Edward Elgar - La Capricieuse
Franz von Vecsey - Valse Triste
Scott-Kreisler - Lotusland
Poldini-Kreisler - Dancing Doll
Henri Wieniawski - Scherzo-Tarantella
Ponce-Heifetz - Estrellita

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Stravinsky, Piazzolla, Satoh, Adams
Jan
31
8:00 PM20:00

Stravinsky, Piazzolla, Satoh, Adams

An energy-filled evening of 20th-century violin and piano works.

Stravinsky's neoclassical Suite Italienne (from the ballet Pulcinella) opens,
Piazzolla's dusky tangos follow,
Satoh's exotic birds call,
Adam's Road Movies takes the musical journey on a wild and lively ride to the end.

General Admission $20; Students and Seniors $15
Tickets at the door, cash only please

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Voice of the Violin: Myths and Phantasms
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Voice of the Violin: Myths and Phantasms

with Julia den Boer, piano; Alejandro Cote, guitar

Karol Szymanowksi – Mythes
Claude Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Josef Suk – Un Poco Triste, and Burleska
Khatchaturian-Heifetz – Sabre Dance
Isaac Albeníz – Tango
Enrique Granados – Spanish Dance #5
Cyril Scott – Lotusland
Poldini-Kreisler – Dancing Doll
Rimsky-Korsakov-Heifetz – Flight of the Bumblebee
Antonio Bazzini – Round of the Goblins

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Bar Harbour Music Festival: Stolen Moments
Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Bar Harbour Music Festival: Stolen Moments

  • Bar Harbor Congregational Church, (map)
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NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE DUO
Claudia Schaer, Violinist; Max Lifchitz, Pianist

Music by Augusta Read Thomas, Nico Muhly, Daria Semegen, Max Lifchitz (world première), Luciano Berio, and Edmund Cionek (world première)

The audience is cordially invited to a reception following the concert at the Argosy Gallery II, 6 Mount Desert Street, to meet the Artists and Composers.

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New Music at an Early Time (6pm)
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

New Music at an Early Time (6pm)

North/South Duo with Max Lifchitz, piano


Augusta Read THOMAS    Toft Serenade
Nico MUHLY     Piece for Solo Piano
Daria SEMEGEN     Music for Solo Violin
Max LIFCHITZ    Yellow Ribbons #51 - dedicated to the victims at Pulse
Luciano BERIO       Due Pezzi
Edmund CIONEK    Stolen Moments in Green and Blue

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20th-Century Contrasts
Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

20th-Century Contrasts

John Cage: Nocturne 
Anton Webern: 4 Pieces for violin and piano 
Witold Lutoslawksi: Subito
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Béla Bartók: Contrasts for violin, clarinet, and piano

with
Julia den Boer, piano
Alicia Bennet, clarinet

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