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For the Week of Nov. 18
MAILED: Nov. 7, 2002
EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Nov. 18. All events are free and open to the public.
Monday, Nov. 18:
- Jessica Timman, Plymouth, Minn., will present a senior degree recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The mezzo-soprano will begin the program with “O del mio amato ben” by Stefano Donaudy. Timman also will perform “Morgen Op. 27, No. 4” by Richard Straus, “Klosterfraulein Op. 61, No. 2” by Johannes Brahms, and Frank Wildhorn’s “In His Eyes” from “Jekyll & Hyde.” During the performance Timman will be accompanied by senior Andrew French, Plymouth, Minn., on piano, and assisted by soprano Jacqueline Cobian. Cobian is a senior from River Falls.
- Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble will present a joint student recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is comprised of freshman Caitlin Burich, Green Bay; junior Kelli Hanson, Duluth, Minn.; senior Stacy Kern, North St. Paul, Minn.; senior Beth Anne Scherer, Appleton; and sophomore Amy Van Maldegiam, Slinger. The program will include “Spielstucke” by Karl Kolbinger; Trio, Op. 17 No. 1 in B flat by F.H.J. Castil-Blaze; “Hexenreigen, Op.45” by Graham Waterhouse; and “Lassus Bassoon,” composed by Henry Fillmore and arranged by A. Balent. The ensemble will conclude the program with “The Can Can,” composed by Jacques Offenbach and arranged by P. Goddard.
Tuesday, Nov. 19:
- Senior Maria Blume, Marathon, and junior Kristin Yost, Sisseton, S.D., will present a joint student piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The music majors will begin the program with Yost playing “Notturno” by Ottorino Respighi. The program will continue with Blume playing “Ten Variations on a Duet by Salieri” composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Yost will continue with “Sonata in E minor, Op. 7” by Edvard Grieg, and Blume will conclude the program with “Pour le Piano” by Claude Debussy.
- The Clearwater Brass Quartet will present a student recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is comprised of junior Brian Thorstad, Hastings, Minn., on trumpet; senior Andrew Dziuk, Hastings, Minn., on trumpet; junior Dawn Holte, Sheboygan, on baritone; and junior James Yardley, Duluth, Minn., on bass trombone. The ensemble of comprehensive music majors will begin the program with “Toccata,” composed by Edmund Haines and edited by Robert King. The performance also will include “March and Gavotte,” composed by G.F. Handel and edited by Robert King; “Arioso,” composed by J.S. Bach and arranged by Bill Holcombe and Bill Holcombe Jr.; and the traditional “Royal Garden Blues,” arranged by Paul Nagle.
Wednesday, Nov. 20:
- Flute Studio will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Twenty-four students will present individual performances of works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, G.F. Telemann, F. Doppler and others.
- Under the direction of Dr. Robert Knight, associate professor of music, and Mitra Sadeghpour, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, the university’s Opera Workshop Ensemble will present “Creative Pairs” at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Featured are works composed by two different creative pairs who formed working relationships over time: Samuel Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti, and W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Scenes from the following operas will be performed: “A Hand of Bridge,” “The Telephone,” “Ruddigore,” “H.M.S. Pinafore,” “Yeoman of the Guard,” and “The Mikado.”
Thursday, Nov. 21:
- Junior Joel Helston, Stillwater, Minn., on tuba, and senior Joshua Hertel, Denmark, on trombone, will present a joint student recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Junior Kristin Yost, Sisseton, S.D., will accompany the comprehensive music majors on piano during the performance. The performance will include Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Fantasie in C minor,” performed by Hertel, and Helston’s performance of “Serenade” from “The Student Prince,” composed by Sigmund Romberg and arranged by Patrick Sheridan. The performance also will include Helston’s arrangement of “Oh Canada, eh?”
- Guest artist Carl Lenthe will present a trombone recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Lenthe, a professor of music at Indiana University in Bloomington, has had an extensive career in music, beginning at the age of 20 as Solo-Trombonist under Wolfgang Sawallisch at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. Lenthe also has appeared as a soloist with several major orchestras across Europe and in the United States.
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: November 7, 2002