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Musical Events for the Week of April 25

RELEASED: April 15, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, April 25. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 26:

  • Senior Sacia Jerome, Barron, will present a cello recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will begin with the Intermezzo from Enrique Granados' opera "Goyescas," as transcribed for cello and piano by Caspar Cassado. Jerome will follow with Haydn's Concert in D major, op.101. The second half of the recital will consist of Beethoven's Sonata, Op. 69

Wednesday, April 27:

  • Soprano Amanda Verstegen, a junior from Appleton, and baritone David Peet, a junior from Dawson, Minn., will present a joint voice recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will open with Handel's "Ombra mai fú," performed by Verstegen, followed by Peet with a set of works by Robert Schumann. Pieces by Purcell, Charles Gounod, Salvador Bartoli Soler and Amadeo Vives will be among the works presented at the performance. Verstegen and Peet will bring the concert to an end with two duets from "La Perichole" by Jacques Offenbach.
  • The Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble, directed by senior music lecturer Dr. Kristine Fletcher, and Oboe Band, directed by assistant professor of music Dr. Christa Garvey, will present a faculty and student recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with "London Trio No. 1" by J. Haydn and Andante and Scherzo by Thoma Simaku. Other featured composers will include Bach, Ariel Ramirez, Julius Fucik and Rudy Wiedoeft. A performance of "Fanfare for the Common Mandrel" by Stacey Willer Berk will conclude the concert.

Thursday, April 28:

  • Senior Ryan Nelson, Little Falls, Minn., and sophomore John DeHaven, Verona, will present a joint trumpet recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. DeHaven will open the concert with Paul Hindemith's Sonate for Trumpet and Piano. Nelson will follow with Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, composed by John Addison. Pieces by Maurice Ravel and Alexander Arutunian also will be featured in the recital. The program will conclude with Brandt's Concertpiece, Opus 12 for Trumpet and Piano, preformed by DeHaven.
  • Senior James Yardley, Duluth, Minn., will present a bass trombone recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Judy Lies will provide piano accompaniment; Yardley also will be assisted by members of the UW-Eau Claire Trombone Choir. The program will open with Concertino in F minor by Ernst Sachse followed by Charles Small's "Conversation for Tenor and Bass Trombone." The second half of the concert will open with Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra by Thom Ritter George. Yardley will conclude with "Blue Topaz" by Tommy Pederson.

Sunday, May 1:

  • Alexander Dossin, assistant professor of music, will present a faculty piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. All pieces to be preformed were composed by Franz Liszt and share an Italian theme. Dossin will open with "Après une Lecture du Dante" and "Reminiscences from 'Simon Boccanegra.'" The program will end with "La Campanella."

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