2015 Arriaga Competition Finalists and Program

2015 J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition Finals
PROGRAM
The finalists will perform selections from the following program:

 

1:45 The Blue Hill String Quartet
(Wyatt Underhill, violin I; Katherine Liccardo, violin II; Marta Lambert, viola; Seth Biagini, cello)
György Ligeti (1923-2006): String Quartet No. 1 “Metamorphoses nocturnes”
Anton Dvorak (1841-1904): String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105: III. Lento e molto cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet Op. 18 No. 3 in D Major: IV. Presto

 

2:00 Orange Quartet
(Benjamin Hoffman and Suliman Tekalli, violins; Daniel Stone, viola; Alan Ohkubo, cello)
Mozart (1756-1791): String Quartet in Bb Major, K. 589: I. Allegro
Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet in F Major, op. 135: II. Vivace
H. Dutilleux (1916-2013): Ainsi la nuit (1976), I. Nocturne

 

2:15 Duo Synaesthetic
(Natalia Korenchuk, violin; Michael Carp, marimba)
Gunther Schuller (b. 1925): Phantasmata: Maestoso (1989)
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Histoire du Tango: Café 1930 (1986)
Richard Campanelli (b. 1949): Of Nights Both Blue and Haunted: I movement (2000)

 

2:30 Contrasts Duo
(Yaroslava Poletaeva, violin; Darren Matias, piano)
Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, op.100: I. Allegro amabile
Ludvig van Beethoven: Violin sonata No. 3 in E flat major: I. Allegro con spirit
Edvard Grieg Violin Sonata No.3 in c minor, op.45: I. Allegro molto ed appasionata

 

2:45 Light Duo
(Ziqing Guo, violin; Chonghang Li, piano)
F. Poulenc?1899-1963): Sonata for Violin and Piano: I. Allegro con fuoco
R. Schumann?1810-1856): Sonata for Piano and Violin in A minor, Op. 105: II. Allegretto
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata for Piano and Violin in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2: I. Allegro con brio

 

3:00 Intermission

 

3:15 Duo Adamo
(Eunji Oh, flute;  Minyoung Kang, piano)
C. Reinecke (1824-1910): Sonata for flute and piano, op.167: IV. Allegro molto agitato ed appassionato, quasi Presto
A. Jolivet (1905-74): Chant de Linos
F. Schubert (1797-1828): Variations for flute and piano on “Trockne Blumen” D.802

 

3:30 Clano Duo
(Chung Yoo, Clarinet; Heekyung Michelle Lee, piano)
Brahms: Sonata in f minor op.120 No.1: I. Allegro appassionato
Berg: Four pieces for Clarinet and piano, Op.5: I. Mässig – Langsam
Debussy: Premiere rhapsodie

 

3:45 The Mile High Trio
(Kassandra Lopez, Flute; Aileen Razey, Clarinet; James Wehe, Piano)
Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Barn Dances for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano (2001): IV. Rattlesnake Twist
Gianfranco Gioia (b. 1971): Sonata for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano (2012): II. Lento
Jeff Manookian(b. 1953): Trio for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano (2000): I. “Variations”

 

4:00 Meridian Piano Trio
(Nikita Borisevich, violin; Jacques-Pierre Malan, cello; Margarita Loukachkina, piano)
Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Trio in D Major, op. 70 no. 1: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Brahms (1833-1897): Piano Trio in C Major, op. 87: I. Allegro moderato
Shostakovich (1906-1975): Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor op. 67: IV. Allegretto

 

4:15 The Meadowlark Trio
(Janny Joo, violin; Timothy Paek, cello; April Sun, piano)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Piano Trio in a minor: I. Modere
Pierre Jalbert (b.1967): Piano Trio (1998): I. Life Cycle

 

4:30 Trio Vis Viva
(Christina Bouey, violin; Grace Ho, cello; Yoon Lee, piano)
Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Trio in E-flat major, op. 1 no. 1: Allegro
Brahms (1833-1897): Piano Trio in C Major, op. 87: Andante con moto
Ned Rorem (b. 1923): Spring Music (1990): Toccata

 

4:45 Autana Trio
(Ruben Rengel, violin; Anna Bowman, cello; Yuri Noh, piano)
Haydn (1732-1809): Piano Trio in C Major, Hob. XV: 27: I. Allegro
Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49: I. Molto allegro agitato
Shostakovich (1906-1975): Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: II. Allegro con brio

 

5:00 The Felix Trio
(Yuseon Nam, violin; Soohyun Juhn, cello; Yewon Jeong, piano)
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op.97: I. Allegro moderato
F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Piano Trio No.1, Op.49: III. Scherzo
M. Ravel (1875-1937): Piano Trio: IV. Finale

 

5:15 End and jurors’ deliberation

 

PRIZES

1st Prize: Cash award of $2,500 and an invitation to perform a joined paid concert at the Treetops Chamber Music Society.
2nd Prize: Cash award of $1,000 and an invitation to perform a joined paid concert at the Treetops Chamber Music Society.

The judges reserve the right to withhold any or all awards. The judges’ decision is final.
The results of the competition will be announced to the finalists by email the evening of the competition and will be posted on this website.
Additionally, finalists will receive jurors’ comments via email (PDF).