Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

International Double Reed Society Conference 2014

Gala Concerts

Due to a record number of registrants, please plan on arriving at all evening Gala Concerts at least 15 minutes before curtain time.

Tuesday Evening Gala Concert
August 5, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Skirball Center
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Gordon Hunt and MIlan Turkovic, conductors
Judith LeClair, bassoon - Mozart Bassoon Concerto
Julien Hardy, French basson - Francaix Bassoon Concerto
Gordon Hunt, oboe - Mozart Oboe Concerto
Martin Kuuskmann, bassoon - Gene Pritsker Concerto - World Premiere
Richard Woodhams, oboe - Strauss Oboe Concerto
Nathan Hughes, oboe - Vaughn Williams Oboe Concerto

Wednesday Evening Gala Concert
August 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Skirball Center
Chamber Music
New York Philharmonic Bassoon Section (Judith LeClair, Kim Laskowski, Roger Nye, Arlen Fast) - Arrangement of Tchaikovsky Scherzo
Jaime Gonzalez and Pietro Corna, oboes (with Frank Morelli, bsn) -  Trio Sonata Op. 1 for 2 oboes and Basso continuo by Tommaso Albinoni
Peter Cooper (ob), Yoshi Ishikawa (bsn), and Bill Douglas (pn) - Trio #2 (mvmts 1-3) by Bill Douglas
Jonathan Small, oboe - Extase II for oboe and instrumental ensemble by Chen Qigang
William Short, bassoon - Quartet in G Minor, Op. 73, No. 3 for bassoon and strings by François Devienne
Christoph Hartmann (ob), Ricardo Morales (cl), and Martin Kuuskmann (bsn) -  Divertissement for Trio
d´anches by Jean Françaix
Michael Harley, bassoon - Bassoon Concertino by Augusta Reade Thomas (American premiere)
Johanna Cox, oboe - Firecracker by Michael Daugherty
Carolyn Beck, bassoon - Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra II. Romanza and Scherzino by Christopher James

Thursday Evening Gala Concert
August 7, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Skirball Center
West Point Band
Liang Wang, oboe - Variations of a Theme by Glinka by Rimsky-Korsakov
Joel Evans, oboe - Hudson River Rhapsody by James Kessler
Pedro Diaz, English horn - Donizetti Concertino (arranged for wind ensemble by Douglas Richard)
Saxton Rose, bassoon - The Avatar, Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Winds by Dana Wilson
The Breaking Winds, bassoon quartet - Breaking Out Concerto by Scott Switzer
Paul Hanson and Richard Ramey, bassoons - Concerto for Two Bassoons and Wind Band by Daniel Baldwin (World Premiere)

Friday Gala Concert
August 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Loewe Theater
Jacques Tys, oboe -  Four Etudes Tableau by Gilles Silvestrini
Ludovic Tissus, bassoon - Trois Hommages: Ravel Pärt, Bach for bassoon, piano, and strings by Chuck Holdeman (American premiere)
Arnaldo de Felice, oboe - Vespri Siciliani for Oboe and Piano
Fabio Cury, bassoon - Ciranda Das Sete Notas for bassoon and strings by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Matt Dine, oboe - "Me, Myself, and Albinoni" - performance of Albinoni Concerto for Two Oboes in F major, Op 9 No 3 
Stefano Canuti, bassoon - Fantasia di Bravura su Temi di Donizetti by Tamplini

Friday Evening Gala Concert "Sunset in the Park"
in collaboration with the Washington Square Music Festival
August 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Washington Square
Festival String Orchestra
Peter Kolkay, bassoon - Red Maple (Bassoon Concerto) by Joan Tower
Nancy Ambrose King, oboe - Grunge Concerto by Scott McAllister
Kim Walker, bassoon -  Trilogy for bassoon, electric bass guitar, strings, and percussion by David Baker
Marc Fink, oboe - Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in C Major
Matthias Racz, bassoon - Jolivet Bassoon Concerto
Keve Wilson, oboe - Darin Lewis Oboe Concerto (American premiere)
Giorgio Mandolesi, bassoon - Roztančené Concertino
Stefano Canuti, bassoon - Nafsha for bassoon and percussion by Arnaldo de Felice (American premiere)

Saturday Evening Gala Concert
August 9, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Skirball Center
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Gordon Hunt and Milan Turkovic, conductors
John Snow, oboe - Laura Kaminsky Oboe Concerto - World Premiere
Pascal Gallois, bassoon - Hersant Eight Pieces
Elizabeth Siffert, oboe - Lukas Foss Oboe Concerto
Gillet-Fox Winner - Hummel Bassoon Concerto
Carolyn Hove, English horn - Sallinen English Horn Concerto
Frank Morelli, bassoon - Weber Bassoon Concerto

-Reception following the concert-

Programs and artists subject to change