2015 Concert Dates and programs

August 16, Sunday
Faculty recital, Vianden Castle  – 19:30

August 18, Tuesday
Faculty recital, Larei – 20:00

August 19, Wednesday

Reception hosted by “Les amis du chateau”, Vianden castle – 18:00 (for all Festival participants and invited guests ONLY)

Student concert, Vianden Castle  – 20:00

August 21, Friday

Student concert, Vianden Castle   –  19 : 30

August 22, Saturday

Student concert, City hall square stage, Vianden – 12:10

Student concert , Trinitarier Church   – 20:00

August 23, Sunday
An Evening of Operetta/Salon music, Ancien cinéma, Vianden  – 20:30

August 24, Monday

Student concert ,  Larei – 19:30

August 25, Tuesday

Student concert ,  Larei – 19:30

August 26, Wednesday

Student concerts, Vianden Castle (various locations): 15:00, 15:45, 16:30, 18:30

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Faculty Recital

Vianden Castle

19:30 Sunday August 16, 2015

 Sonata in d minor, TWV 40:104                                                    Telemann (1681-1767)

            Largo – Allegro – Affettuoso – Vivace

Francine Peterson and Christin Schillinger, bassoons

“Sposa son disprezzata” 

Epitide’s aria from Meropa                                         Geminiano Giacomelli (1692-1740)

Inhye Kim, soprano and Semyon Rozin, piano

 Sonata in C Major, op. 102, no. 1                                                 Beethoven (1770-1827)

Andante  – Allegro vivace

Adagio – Tempo d’Andante – Allegro vivace

Susan Lamb Cook, cello and Zhao Ling, piano

His Name So Sweet                                                                       Hall Johnson (1888-1970)

Give Me Jesus

Witness

 Jaunelle Celaire, soprano and Zhao Ling, piano

Intermission

 Swing Shift (2013)                                                                        Adrienne Albert

Christin Schillinger, bassoon and Andrew Campbell, piano

Petite Suite                                                                                 Debussy (1862-1918)

 En bateau

Cortège

Menuet

Ballet

Cheng Wai and Zhao Ling, piano 4-Hands

Juble, mein Herz from the Operetta “Der Prinz von Thule”    Rudolf Kattnigg (1895-1955)

Inhye Kim, soprano and Semyon Rozin, piano

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

 

Faculty Recital

Larei Cultural Center

20:00 Tuesday August 18, 2015

“L’amerò, sarò costante” from Il re pastore                           Mozart (1756-1791)

Rebecca Renfro Grimes, soprano   Bo Li, violin   Timothy Cheek, piano

Acht Stücke, Op. 83                                                                    Max Bruch (1838-1920)

 Andante

Allegro con moto

Nachtgesang

Lauren Jacobson, clarinet   Susan Lamb Cook, cello   Andrew Campbell, piano

My beloved spake                                                                   Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Inhye Kim, soprano   Susan Lamb Cook, cello   Semyon Rozin, piano

“Einst träumte meiner sel’gen Base” from Der Freischütz   Weber (1786-1826)

Rebecca Renfro Grimes, soprano   Bo Li, viola   Timothy Cheek, piano

Variations on “Là ci darem la mano,” Op. 2                          Chopin (1810-1849)        

Zhao Ling, piano

Intermission

Die Träne                                                                            Otto Nicolai (1810-1849)

Auf dem Strom, D. 943                                                           Schubert (1797-1828)

Jaunelle Celaire, soprano   Leo Halsdorf, horn   Zhao Ling, piano

Mein Lied                                                                             Ferdinand Gumbert (1818-1896)

Inhye Kim, soprano and Semyon Rozin, piano

Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120 #2                                        Brahms (1833-1897)

Allegro amabile

Allegro appassionato

Andante con moto

Bo Li, viola and Cheng Wai, piano

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Vianden Castle

Wednesday August 19, 2015

18:00

Les Amis du Chateau Vianden

Reception

Le rendez-vous de chasse                                                 Rossini (1792-1868)

Maria Nyikos, horn

Adios Nonino                                                                   Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

 Corinne Camillo, Owen Carlos, Kate MacKenzie and Christin Schillinger+, bassoons

Libertango                                                                       Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Marie Matsumoto and Yufu Ashitani, piano 4-Hands

 20:00

Student Recital

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051   J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

            III. Allegro

Junyi Chen, Jiayu Zhang, Xiang Li, Yijun Xu, viola

Susan Lamb Cook+ and Veronica Page-Harley, Cello

Piano trio in G major, K. 496                                                    Mozart (1756-1791)

            Allegro

Jasper Heymann, piano   Sarah Calame, violin   Hannah Paulus, Cello

La fuite                                                                                         G. Bizet (1838-1875)

Kirsten Hutchinson, soprano         John-Michael Jermain, tenor

Nathan Uhl*, piano

12 pieces, op. 66                                                                       Arensky (1861-1906)

Scherzo

Berceuse

Polka

Peiru Han and Yue Shi, piano 4-Hands

Intermission

Variations on a Theme of Count Waldstein, WoO 67             Beethoven (1770-1827)

Yue Zhang and Boya Ren, piano 4-Hands

Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon                                           André Previn (b. 1929)

Jaunty

Sean Nimmo, piano     Daniel Cruz*, oboe   Kate MacKenzie, bassoon

Piano sonata                                                                             Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013)

            Choral et variations

Marie Matsumoto, piano

Quintet for piano and winds, op. 43                          Heinrich von Herzogenberg (1843-1900)   

            Allegro giocoso        

Yufu Ashitani, piano

Daniel Cruz*, oboe     Sang Han, clarinet

Marla Nyikos, horn     Corinne Camillo, bassoon

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Student Recital

Vianden Castle

19:30 Friday August 21, 2015

Piano Trio in G Major, Hob XV: 25                                            Haydn (1732-1809)

            Finale: Gypsy Rondo

Emily Jane Luo, piano     Tsz Wang Ko, violin   Veronica Page-Harley, cello

Hornesruf                                                           Carl Gottlieb Reissiger (1798-1859)

John-Michael Jermain, tenor              Maria Nyikos, horn           Nathan Uhl*, piano

Piano quartet in D Major, op. 23                                                         Dvorák (1841-1904)

Andante con variations

Yue Zhang, piano   Mica Phan, violin

Zongsheng Chen, viola   Susan Lamb Cook+, Cello

“De Phaëton brûlé magnifique folie” from Le feu celeste

Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Kirsten Hutchinson, soprano

Yufu Ashitani and Sean Nimmo, piano 4-Hands

Trio for clarinet, viola and piano, op. 264                               Carl Reinecke (1824-1910)

Legende

Victoria Astuto, clarinet     Zhean Li, viola     Quentin Mak, piano

Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano                                         Poulenc (1899-1963)

Andante

Rondo

Ciara Wheeler, oboe   Megan Cummings, bassoon   Peiru Han, piano

Intermission

Cinq Pièces en Trio                                                                     Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)

 Allegro vivo

Andantino

Allegro assai

Andante

Allegro quasi marziale

Ciara Wheeler, oboe            Sang Han, clarinet    Kate MacKenzie bassoon

Mille volte, op. 31, #1                                     Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Hyune Kwon, soprano   Hee Chang Lee, tenor

Haeju Choi*, piano

Se il mio ben, op. 31, #3                                 Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Samantha Graham, soprano   Elijah Graham, tenor

Haeju Choi*, piano

Trio Pathétique for clarinet, bassoon and piano                  Glinka (1804-1857)

            Largo – Allegro con spirito

Sang Han, clarinet   Helene Beck, bassoon    Xuan Wang, piano

Piano Trio in d minor, Op. 32                                     Anton Arensky (1861-1904)

            Elegia: Adagio

Finale: Allegro non troppo

Marie Matsumoto, piano     Zhisen Qui, violin     Hannah Paulus, Cello

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

An Afternoon of Wind Music

Vianden City Hall Square stage

12:10 Saturday August 22, 2015

Le rendez-vous de chasse                                                                     Rossini (1792-1868)

Maria Nyikos, horn

Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon                                             Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Allegro

Romance

Finale

Victoria Astuto, clarinet and Owen Carlos, bassoon

Cinq Pièces en Trio                                                                     Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)

Allegro vivo

Andantino

Allegro assai

Andante

Allegro quasi marziale

Ciara Wheeler, oboe            Sang Han, clarinet  Kate MacKenzie bassoon

Selections for bassoon ensemble                                                         various Composers

Vianden Festival Bassoons

Sextet in E-flat Major, op. 71                                               Beethoven (1770-1827)

Adagio

Rondo Finale

Sang Han and Victoria Astuto clarinet

Corinne Camillo, Helene Beck, and Samantha Epp, bassoon

Maria Nyikos, horn

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Student Recital

Trinitarier Church

20:00 Saturday August 22, 2015

Improvisation                                                                                              Paul Kayser

Paul Kayser*, organ

“Domine Deus” from Mass in G, BWV 236                          J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

 Kirsten Hutchinson, soprano         Leslie Jacobson Kaye, mezzo-soprano

Sarah Calame, violin Veronica Page-Harley, cello

Paul Kayser*, organ

Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 292                                                  Mozart (1756-1791)

            Allegro – Andante – Rondo

Corinne Camillo and Kate MacKenzie, bassoons

Salve Regina, D. 223                                                               Schubert (1797-1828)

Charlotte McKechnie, soprano

Victoria Astuto and Sang Han, clarinets

Maria Nyikos, horn

Helene Beck and Andrew Forman, bassoons

Mica Phan and Beibei Liu, violins

Susan Lamb Cook+, Cello

Sancta Maria                                                                     Jean-Baptiste Fauré (1830-1914)

John-Michael Jermain and Hee Chang Lee, tenors

Sarah Calame, violin   Adi-Alice Petre*, harp   Paul Kayser*, organ

Ave Maria, op. 93                                                             Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Kaylee Miltersen, soprano  Jiaqi Duan, mezzo-soprano

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp   Paul Kayser*, organ

Le nom de Marie                                                          Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Kirsten Hutchinson, Hyune Kwon, Ivy Cantu, sopranos

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp

Intermission

Sextet in E-flat Major, op. 71                                               Beethoven (1770-1827)

Adagio

Rondo Finale

Sang Han and Victoria Astuto clarinet

Corinne Camillo, Helene Beck, and Samantha Epp, bassoon

Maria Nyikos, horn

Panis angelicus                                                        Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)        

Hee Chang Lee, tenor          Hannah Paulus, cello

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp          Paul Kayser*, organ

Ave Maria                                                                    Léon Boellmann (1862-1897)

John-Michael Jermain, tenor           Wei Zhao, violin

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp   Paul Kayser*, organ

Lied der Trennung                                                                                         Joseph Schmidt

Minji Cho, Isabella Pallavicini, Gileann Tan, sopranos

Hee Chang Lee, tenor

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp   Paul Kayser*, organ

Ave Maria                                                                        R. Leoncavallo (1857-1919)

Hyune Kwon, soprano Adi-Alice Petre*, harp Paul Kayser*, organ

Tantum ergo, op. 65, #2                                                 Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Gileann Tan, soprano Kaylee Miltersen, soprano

Leslie Jacobson Kaye, mezzo-soprano

Vianden Festival Singers

Paul Kayser*, organ

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051     JS Bach (1685-1750)

  1. Allegro

Weisheng Yu, Zongsheng Chen, Jianhe Chen, Zhean Li, viola

Susan Lamb Cook+ and Hannah Paulus, Cello

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

An Evening of Operetta and Salon Music

Ancien cinéma

20:30 Sunday August 23, 2015

Wiener Blut Waltz, op. 354                                     Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Sean Nimmo and Yue Zhang, piano 4-Hands

Piano Trio in G Major, Hob XV: 25                                            Haydn (1732-1809)

            Finale: Gypsy Rondo

Emily Jane Luo, piano     Tsz Wang Ko, violin   Veronica Page-Harley, cello

Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano                                         Poulenc (1899-1963)

Rondo

Ciara Wheeler, oboe   Megan Cummings, bassoon   Peiru Han, piano

Libertango                                                                       Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Marie Matsumoto and Yufu Ashitani, piano 4-Hands

Intermission

“Ich bin allein” from Die blaue Mazur                          Franz Lehar (1870-1948)

Samantha Graham, soprano

“Die Rosen ohne Zahl” from Der Mann mit der drei Frauen            Lehar (1870-1948)

Ivy Cantu, soprano

Vianden Festival Singers

“Des abends werden wach der Liebe Gluten”                                   Lehar (1870-1948)

from Die Tangokönigin

Charlotte McKenchnie, Manoletta

Vianden Festival Singers

Selections from Das Dreimädelhaus                                     Schubert (1797-1828)

   Berté (1857-1924)

Act I

Auftritt-Terzett

Kaylee Miltersen, Hannerl   Gileann Tan, Haiderl   Jiaqi Duan, Hederl

Duet “Bin so glücklich”

Charlotte McKechnie, Hannerl       Elijah Graham, Schubert

Act II

Duet “Sei g’scheit”

Samantha Graham, Grisi      John-Michael Jermain, Schober

Lied “Kam der Tag wo ich Dich ersah”

Hee Chang Lee, Schubert

Schlußgesang “Es soll der Frühling mir künden”

Vianden Festival Singers

Susanne Knapp+, stage director

Suzanne Reeber+, music director and Pianist

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

 

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Student Recital

Larei

20:00 Monday August 24, 2015

Piano quartet in G minor, K. 478                                                        Mozart (1756-1791)

            Allegro

 Jia Chen Mao, piano   Beibei Liu, violin

Xiang Li, viola   Veronica Page-Harley, Cello

Bilder aus Osten for piano 4-hands, op. 66                                          Schumann (1810-1856)

 Nicht schnell und sehr gesangvoll zu spielen

Im Volkston

Nicht schnell

Emily-Jane Luo and Man Hin Tse, piano 4-hands

Autumn                                                                                             Nikolai Sokolov (1859-1922)

Hyunyoung Shin, soprano Isabella Pallavicini, mezzo-soprano

Leslie Jacobson Kaye, mezzo-soprano

Sean Nimmo, piano

Piano quartet in E-Flat Major, op. 47                                                Schumann (1810-1856)

Andante cantabile

Finale: Vivace

Boya Ren, piano   Wei Zhao, violin

Weisheng Yu, viola   Susan Lamb Cook+, cello

Intermission

Quintet for piano and winds, K. 452                                      Mozart (1756-1791)

            Largo – Allegro moderato

Yilun Wang, piano

Daniel Cruz*, oboe     Victoria Astuto, clarinet

Maria Nyikos, horn     Samantha Epp, bassoon

Ma mere l’oye (Mother Goose)                                                 Ravel (1875-1937)

Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant

Laideronnette: Impératrice des pagodes

Le jardin féerique

Jia Chen Mao and Justin Lue, piano 4-hands

Mailied, op. 12, #1                                                          Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)

Kaylee Miltersen and Minji Cho, sopranos

Jiaqi Duan, mezzo soprano Haeju Choi*, piano

Veilchen vom Berge, op. 12, #2                        Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)

Samantha Graham and Gileann Tan, sopranos

Leslie Jacobson Kaye, mezzo-soprano                  Haeju Choi*, piano

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Student Recital

Larei

20:00 Tuesday August 25, 2015

Duo in C Major, WoO 27 #1                                               Beethoven (1770-1827)

Larghetto sostenuto – Rondo: Allegretto

Zhean Li, viola          Andrew Foreman, bassoon

Glückwunsch, op. 6                                                                        Max Bruch (1838-1920)

Isabella Pallavicini and Hyunyoung Shin, sopranos

Jiaqi Duan, mezzo-soprano Dongfang Zhang*, piano

Fantasia in b minor, Op. 28                                                        Scriabin (1872-1915)

Yue Zhang, piano

Four sketches                                                                             Peter Hope (b. 1930)

Prelude

Arioso

Dance

Daniel Cruz*, oboe   Owen Carlos, bassoon   Boya Ren, piano

Legends, op. 59                                                                            Dvorák (1841-1904)

Allegretto non troppo, quasi andantino

Molto moderato

Allegro giusto

Xuan Wang and Yilun Wang, piano 4-Hands

Intermission

Piano quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493                                     Mozart (1756-1791)

Allegretto

Man Hin Tse, piano   Tsz Wang Ko, violin

Jianhe Chen, viola   Hannah Paulus, Cello

All things are beautiful                                                      Stephen Glover (1812-1870)

Gileann Tan, soprano     Jiaqi Duan, mezzo-soprano

Sang Han, clarinet    Haeju Choi*, piano

Piano trio #1, op. 2                                                                         Max Reger (1873-1916)

Scherzo

Justin Lue, piano     Beibei Liu, violin     Yijun Xu, viola

Selections from Waltzes, op. 39                                               Brahms (1833-1897)

Marie Matsumoto and Peiru Han, piano 4-hands

Quintet for piano and strings, op. 5                                Christian Sinding (1856-1941)

Intermezzo – Vivace

Yue Shi, piano

Mica Phan and Zhisen Qui, violins

Jiayu Zhang, viola Veronica Page-Harley, Cello

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

Vianden International Music Festival 2015

Student Recitals

Vianden Castle

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Open Air

15:00

Le rendez-vous de chasse                                                                     Rossini (1792-1868)

 Maria Nyikos, horn

Suite for Wind Trio                                                                Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986)

 Dialogue

Scherzino

Aria

Finale

Daniel Cruz*, oboe   Victoria Astuto, clarinet   Megan Cummings, bassoon

Selections for bassoon ensemble                                                         various Composers

Vianden Festival Bassoons

Capella

15:45

“Ombre opache” from Correa nel seno amato Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

Ivy Cantu, soprano

Zhisen Qui and Beibei Liu, violins and Veronica Page-Harley, Cello

Sonata for two violas in g minor, F. 62                            W. F. Bach (1710-1784)

            Tempo giusto – Amoroso – Alla breve

Zongsheng Chen and Jiayu Zhang, Violas

Sub tuum presidium, K. 198                                                     Mozart (1756-1791)

Samantha Graham, soprano and Elijah Graham, tenor

Wei Zhao and Mica Phan, violins

Zhean Li, viola and Hannah Paulus, cello

Terzetto, op. 74                                                                           Dvorák (1841-1904)

Tema con variazioni

Wei Zhao and Sarah Calame, violins

Junyi Chen, viola

Vic Abens Saal

16:30

The blind girl to her harp                                                      Stephen Glover (1812-1870)

Charlotte McKechnie, soprano

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp

2 Walzer-Capricien, op. 37                                                        Grieg (1843-1907)

Jasper Heymann and Quentin Mak, piano 4-hands

Phantasy Sonata for viola and harp                               Arnold Bax (1883-1953)

Allegro

Weisheng Yu, viola   Adi-Alice Petre*, harp

Hélène, op. 7                                                                          Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)

Charlotte McKechnie, Isabella Pallavicini, Kaylee Miltersen, Hyunyoung Shin,

Kirsten Hutchinson, Ivy Cantu, sopranos

Leslie Jacobson Kaye, Jiaqi Duan, mezzo-sopranos

Adi-Alice Petre*, harp

Sonata#2 for piano, op. 36 (1931 version)              Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

            Allegro agitato – meno mosso

Yufu Ashitani, piano

Serenata Notturna, K. 239                                                                    Mozart (1756-1791)

 Maestoso

Menuetto and Trio

Rondo Finale

Vianden Festival Strings

Taverna

An Evening of Operetta and Salon Music

18:30

Wiener Blut Waltz, op. 354                                     Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Sean Nimmo and Yue Zhang, piano 4-hands

Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano                                         Poulenc (1899-1963)

Rondo

Ciara Wheeler, oboe   Megan Cummings, bassoon   Peiru Han, piano

Libertango                                                                       Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Marie Matsumoto and Yufu Ashitani, piano 4-hands

Intermission

“Ich bin allein” from Die blaue Mazur                          Franz Lehar (1870-1948)

Samantha Graham, soprano

“Die Rosen ohne Zahl” from Der Mann mit der drei Frauen            Lehar (1870-1948)

Ivy Cantu, soprano

Vianden Festival Singers

“Des abends werden wach der Liebe Gluten”                                   Lehar (1870-1948)

from Die Tangokönigin

Charlotte McKenchnie, Manoletta

Vianden Festival Singers

Selections from Das Dreimädelhaus                                     Schubert (1797-1828)

   Berté (1857-1924)

Act I

Auftritt-Terzett

Kaylee Miltersen, Hannerl   Gileann Tan, Haiderl   Jiaqi Duan, Hederl

Duet “Bin so glücklich”

Charlotte McKechnie, Hannerl       Elijah Graham, Schubert

Act II

Duet “Sei g’scheit”

Samantha Graham, Grisi      John-Michael Jermain, Schober

Lied “Kam der Tag wo ich Dich ersah”

Hee Chang Lee, Schubert

Schlußgesang “Es soll der Frühling mir künden”

Vianden Festival Singers

Susanne Knapp+, stage director

Suzanne Reeber+, music director and Pianist

+ Vianden Festival Faculty

* Vianden Festival Guest Artist

 

 

 

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