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Musical Events for the Week of March 13

RELEASED: March 7, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, March 13. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, March 13:

  • Junior soprano Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn., and senior oboist Holly Samson, Elk Mound, will present a joint recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Tiller will open the performance with Vincenzo Righini's "Aure amiche, ah! Non spirate" and "Affetti, non turbate." Samson will take the stage next with Haydn's Concerto in C for Oboe. Other works to be performed by Samson are "Rhapsodie" by Josef Rheinberger and Concerto for Oboe by Vincenzo Bellini. Tiller will present sets of work by Alma Mahler and Maurice Ravel and will conclude the recital with Frank Loesser's "I'll Know" from "Guys and Dolls."

Wednesday, March 15:

  • Junior tenor Alex Krukowski, Waconia, Minn., and senior soprano Jill Redding, Hudson, will present a joint recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Krukowski will take the stage first, opening with "Come Away, Come Sweet Love," "Mourn! Day is with Darkness Fled" and "Flow My Tears" by John Dowland. Redding will follow with Schumann's "Röselein, Röselein!" and Gustav Mahler's "Liebst du um Schönheit." Works by Francis Poulenc, Brahms, Fauré and Mozart also will be performed. Adding variety, Krukowski will give a performance of Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" and Redding will present "Ages Ago" by Vernon Duke. The duo will finish the concert with "I'd Give It All For You" by Jason Robert Brown.
  • Members of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital is being held as a tribute to women composers in honor of Women's History Month. The SAI sisters will open the recital with a performance of Ann Schaffert's "Song for SAI." The recital will feature various solo and small ensemble works performed by the members of SAI. A marimba solo, a violin trio, an alto saxophone solo and various other solos will be among the featured performances. The recital will conclude with all the sisters returning to the stage for "Rose Petals" by Margaret Winings Cook and "?AI Garden" by Phoebe D. Hamann.

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