Monadnock Music 2013 Festival
48th International Season Concert Listing
July 14 – August 25, 2013

Week 1

Sunday, July 14, 3:00 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Opening Concert - Mozart & Maniaci!

Michael Maniaci, male soprano

Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Gil Rose, conductor

Ballet Music from Idomeneo
“Il tenero momento” and “A se a morir mi chiama” from Lucio Silla
 “Parto ma tu ben mio” and “Deh per questo istante” from La clemenza di Tito
Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Week 2

Thursday, July 18, 7:30 p.m.
Harrisville Community Church (13 Canal St, Harrisville, NH)

Monadnock Music Emerging Artists Series (Inaugural concert)

Lisa Pegher, solo percussion

J. S. Bach: Prelude in g minor
Claude Debussy: Dr. Gradus ad Parnussum from Children’s Corner
Joseph Schwantner: Velocities
Paul Lansky: Selections from Idle Fancies
Lisa Pegher: No Reply
Lisa Pegher: Liquefaction
Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello (transcribed for marimba and vibraphone)
Joe Sheehan: Vibraphone Loops
Jacob Druckman: Reflections on the Nature of Water (select movements)
Derek Bermel: Figure and Ground

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

Saturday July 20, 7:30 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Soprano Barbara Quintiliani Returns

Barbara Quintiliani, soprano

Steven Eldredge, piano

G. F. Handel: “Furie terribili” from Rinaldo and “Ah! mio cor” from Alcina
Lèo Delibes: “Les filles de Cadix”
Manuel Garcia: “Parad!”
Pauline Viardot: “Morirò” and “Havanaise”
Georges Bizet: “Ouvre ton Coeur” from Vasco de Gama
Songs de Obradors --
“La mi solo Lareola”     “Del caballero mas sutil”
“En el pinar”                  “El vito”
Otto Nicolai: “Nun eilt herbei” (in English) from The Merry Wives of Windsor
Selected Songs of Elinor Remick Warren
Tagore Songs of Richard Hageman --
“May Night”        “Do Not Go My Love”
“At The Well”

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Sunday, July 21, 3:00 p.m.
Francestown Old Meeting House (1 New Boston Rd, Francestown, NH)

Monadnock Chamber Players

Pascal Archer, clarinet; Anthony D’Amico, bass; Alexei Doohovskoy, trombone; Tony Gimenez, trumpet; Ronald Haroutunian, bassoon; Jae Young Cosmos Lee, violin; Lisa Pegher, percussion

Sebastian Lockwood, narrator

Michael Daugherty: Dead Elvis
Igor Stravinsky: L'Histoire du soldat  (The Soldier’s Tale) (Complete)

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Week 3

Thursday, July 25, 7:30 p.m.
Deering  Community Church (Deering Center Rd, Deering, NH)

Monadnock Chamber Players

Gabriela Diaz, violin; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello;
Elizabeth Schumann, piano

Horatio Parker: Suite for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 35 (1893)
Anton Arensky: Piano Trio in d minor, Op. 32 (1894)
Scott Wheeler: Granite Coast (MacDowell Colony Fellow)
Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Saturday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Lou Harrison – An American Maverick

Gabriela Diaz, violin

Monadnock Festival Singers - Krystal Morin, chorusmaster

American Gamelan - Gil Rose, conductor

Percussionists: Craig McNutt, Jeffrey Means, Robert Schulz, Nick Tolle, Aaron Trant,
Mike Williams 

Maria Rindenello-Parker, organ

Lou Harrison: Suite for Violin with American Gamelan
Lou Harrison: La Koro Sutro for Mixed Chorus, 6 Percussion, Organ and Harp

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Sunday, July 28, 3:00 p.m.
Dublin Emmanuel Church (18 Lehmann Way, Dublin, NH)

Four Strings Around the World

Irina Muresanu, solo violin

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Solo Violin in D major, Op. 115
George Enescu: Airs in Romanian Folk Style
Dave Flynn: TarEis an Caoineadh
Fritz Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo, Op. 5
Niccolò Paganini: Caprice No. 24
J.S. Bach: Ciaccona in D minor, BWV 1004
Reza Vali: Calligraphy, No. 5
Ravi Shankar: L'aube Enchantee
Bright Sheng: The Stream Flows
Ástor Piazzolla: Tango Caprice No. 2
Mark O'Connor: Amazing Grace and Cricket Dance
Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe: “Almost like Being in Love”

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Week 4

Thursday, August 1, 7:30 p.m.
Hancock Congregational Church (47 Main Street, Hancock)

Charles Blandy, tenor
Linda Osborn, piano
Katherine Growdon, mezzo-soprano

Trio: Mary Gerbi, alto; Thea Lobo, alto; Jessica Petrus, soprano

Gerald Finzi: Let us garlands bring
Leoš Janáček: The Diary of One Who Disappeared (Complete)

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Saturday, August 3, 7:30 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Masterpieces by Chopin and Rzewski

Stephen Drury, piano

Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No.1 in g minor
Frederic Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Sunday, August 4, 3:00 p.m.
Wilton Center Unitarian Church (Isaac Frye Highway, Wilton Center, NH)

Monadnock Chamber Players

Jan Halloran, clarinet; Tessa Lark, violin; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Vivian Choi, piano

Jorge Villavicencio Grossman: Sialia (MacDowell Colony fellow)
Vincent D'Indy: Trio in Bb Major
Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Week 5

Thursday, August 8, 7:30 p.m.
Sullivan Congregational Church (435 Centre St, Sullivan, NH 03445)

A Musical Offering

Julia Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Paysnick, flute; Dorian Komanoff Brandy, violin; Emily Rideout, viola; Matthew Hall, fortepiano

J. S. Bach: Trio Sonata in C Major, BWV 529
Franz Joseph Haydn: Arianna a Naxos
J. S Bach: Trio Sonata from the Musical Offering, BWV 1097
J. J. Quantz: selected drinking songs
C. P. E. Bach: Piano Quartet in D Major, Wq 94

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Saturday, August 10, 3:00 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Liaisons: Re-Imagining
Sondheim from the Piano!

Anthony de Mare, piano

All works based on material by Stephen Sondheim.

See concert detail page for full list of selections.

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Sunday, August 11, 4:00 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Ned Rorem’s Our Town

Matthew DiBattista, tenor - Stage Manager
Margot Rood, soprano -  Emily Webb
Brendan Buckley, tenor - George Gibbs

Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Gil Rose, conductor and director

Ned Rorem – Our Town (2005)
ACT I Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, May 7, 1901
ACT II Grover’s Corners, July 7, 1904
ACT III Grover’s Corners Town Cemetery, Summer 1913

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Week 6

Thursday, August 15, 7:30 p.m.
Nelson Congregational Church (830 Nelson Rd, Nelson, NH)

Majestic Brass Quintet

Eric Berlin and Richard Watson, trumpets; Whitacre Hill, horn;
Darren Acosta, trombone; Takatsugu Hagiwara, tuba

Ludwig van Beethoven (arr. Hill): Overture to Egmont
Giles Farnaby (arr. Howarth): Fancies, Toyes and Dreams
Giovanni Gabrieli (arr. Watts): Contrapunctus No. 4
Victor Ewald: Brass Quintet No. 3
Maurice Ravel (arr. Bergler): Pavane for a Dead Princess
Eric Ewazen: Colchester Fantasy
Leonard Bernstein (arr. Gale): Selections from West Side Story

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Saturday, August 17, 7:30 p.m.
Peterborough Town House (1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

Monadnock Quartet
with guest cellist Rhonda Rider

Gabriela Diaz, violin
Charles Dimmick, violin
Wenting Kang, viola
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello

John Dowland: Selections from Lachrimae
Horatio Parker: String Quintet in D minor, Op. 38
Franz Schubert: String Quintet in D Major

Tickets: $32 reserved; $27 (general admission); $10 (students)

Sunday, August 18, 3:00 p.m.
Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse (Laban Ainsworth Way, Jaffrey Center, NH)

Monadnock Chamber Players

Marco Granados, flute; Rane Moore, clarinet; David Richmond, bassoon; Jennifer Slowik, oboe; Anne Howarth, horn

Gustav Holst: Woodwind Quintet in A-flat Major, Op. 14
Anton Reicha: Woodwind Quintet Op. 88, No. 2
Irving Fine: Partita for Wind Quintet
Carl Nielsen: Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, French Horn and Bassoon, Op. 43

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Enjoy at pre-concert picnic lunch catered by Sunflowers Cafe. Call 603-593-3303 or visit www.sunflowerscatering.com

Week 7

Thursday, August 22, 7:30 p.m.
Washington  Congregational Church (1 Halfmoon Pond Rd., Washington, NH)

Duo Adia

Sarah Brady, flute; Ina Zdorovetchi, harp

Jean-Michel Damase: Sonata
George Rochberg: Slow Fires of Autumn
Witold Lutosławski: The Fragments
Alfred Zamara: Casilda Fantasy
Ned Rorem: Book of Hours
Ástor  Piazzolla: Histoires du Tango

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Saturday, August 24, 3:00 p.m.
Congregational Church of Temple (17 Main St , Temple, NH)

Monadnock Quartet

Gabriela Diaz, violin; Charles Dimmick, violin; Wenting Kang, viola;
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello

Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 44 in E Major
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in F Major
Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 1
Charles Ives: String Quartet No. 1

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance.

Sunday, August 25, 7:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Pines (10 Hale Hill Rd, Rindge, NH)
(Rain venue: Peterborough Town House)

Finale al Fresco with Fireworks

Monadnock Wind Ensemble
Gil Rose, conductor

Music for the Pines & Mountains

Ron Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday
John Philip Sousa: The Northern Pines
Percy Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy
John Philip Sousa: The Gladiator
Andy Vores: Grand Monadnock Measures 
   (World Premiere – Monadnock Music Commission)
John Philips Sousa: The Last Days of Pompeii
Percy Grainger: The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart
John Philip Sousa: The Power and the Glory
Ottorino Respighi/arr. Duker: The Pines of Rome

Fireworks by Atlas to conclude the concert.
Tickets: $30/car, maximum of six per car