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2009– 2010 Concert Season





Ensemble 212 2nd Annual Gala Concert & Fundraising Event
Saturday June 12, 2010 8:15 PM
Merkin Concert Hall

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Robert SCHUMANN
Scenes from Goethe's Faust Overture
in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Schumann's birth.

Franz Anton HOFFMEISTER
Viola Concerto in D Major
Haesue Sarah Lee, Viola

Giacomo PUCCINI
Act I Final Scene from La bohème
Lara Michole Tillotson, Soprano
Ta'u Pupu'a, Tenor

Giacomo PUCCINI
"Vissi d'arte" from Tosca

Ernesto DE CURTIS
Tu ca'nun chiagne

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

General admission $25 / $10 students with ID (on day of performance).

A silent auction featuring unique artwork and luxury items will also be held in the lobby as a fundraiser.

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Orchestra Concert
Concerti of the Classical Era
Saturday September 26, 2009 8:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church

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Johann Nepomuk HUMMEL
Bassoon Concerto in F Major
Sasha Gee Enegren, Bassoon

Joseph HAYDN
Symphony No. 45 in F Sharp Minor "Farewell"
in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Haydn's death

W. A. MOZART
Sinfonia Concertante in E Flat Major, K. 364
Audrey Lo, Violin; Chris Atanasiu, Viola

Admission: $20 / $10 seniors / $7 students with ID.
We do not have advance ticket sales for this event.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.



Young Artist Competition for Violin Final Round
Thursday October 29, 2009 5:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church

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featuring the finalists performing selections from the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64

Admission: Free and open to the public.



Orchestra Concert
Mendelssohn: A 200th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday November 7, 2009 7:30 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church

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Felix MENDELSSOHN
The Fair Melusine Overture, Op. 32

Felix MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
featuring Matthew Kimura, 1st Prize Winner of the
2009 Young Artist Competition for Violin


Felix MENDELSSOHN
Octet in E Flat Major, Op. 20
World Premiere transcription for orchestra by Yoon Jae Lee

Admission: $20 / $10 seniors / $7 students with ID.
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We do not have advance ticket sales for this event.
Doors will open at 7:00 on the day of the concert.



Ensemble Concert
Wednesday January 20, 2010, 8:00 PM
Christ and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
122 West 69th St, New York, NY 10023

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Mohammed FAIROUZ
Litany for Solo Contrabass & Wind Quartet (2007)

Irving FINE
Partita for Woodwind Quintet

Joseph WEIGL
Concertino for Harp & Woodwinds

Mohammed FAIROUZ
Three Shakesphere Songs (2006)
Christina Ascher, Alto

Igor STRAVINSKY
Histoire du Soldat Suite

Admission: $20 / $10 seniors / $7 students with ID.
We do not have advance ticket sales for this event.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.



Young Artist Competition for Piano Final Round
Thursday January 28, 2010 2:00 PM
Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. 689 5th Avenue (entrance on east side of 54th St & 5th Ave, take elevator up to 3rd floor)

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featuring the finalists performing selections from the Chopin Piano Concerti and/or the Schumann Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

Admission: Free and open to the public.



Orchestra Concert
Saturday February 13, 2010 7:30 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church

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Gioachino ROSSINI
La Cambiale di Matrimonio Overture

Frédéric CHOPIN
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
featuring Rossina Grieco, 1st Prize Winner of the
2010 Young Artist Competition for Piano

in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth.

Edward ELGAR
Salut d'amour, Op. 12

Igor STRAVINSKY
Pulcinella Suite (1922 version)

Admission: $20 / $10 seniors / $7 students with ID.
We do not have advance ticket sales for this event.
Doors will open at 7:00 on the day of the concert.



Chamber Music Concert
Friday May 7, 2010 8:00 PM
Second Presbyterian Church

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Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95
Ann Marie Bermont, Violin I; Cynthia Marcus Smith, Violin II;
Drew Ricciardi, Viola; Zsaz Rutkowski, Violoncello
Musicians of the Dynamic Motion Company


Benjamin BRITTEN
Serenade, Op. 31
Evan Geiger, Horn; James Rodgers, Tenor;
Amir Khosrowpour, Piano


Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART
Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E Flat Major, K.498 "Kegelstatt"
Yi-Chuan Chen, Clarinet; Kristina Hendricks-Giles, Viola;
Taisiya Pushkar, Piano


Johannes BRAHMS
Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115
Yi-Chuan Chen, Clarinet Audrey Lo, Violin I; Laura Rubio, Violin II;
Kristina Hendricks-Giles, Viola; Margalit Cantor, Violoncello

Suggested Donation: $10 (all proceeds benefit the church Organ Preservation Fund)
We do not have advance ticket sales for this event.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.

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