Chamber Music New Zealand
Wellington, NZ

Chamber Music New Zealand (map)

PROGRAM #1

“Tradition and the Innovative”

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta - Valerie Coleman

Selections from Scheherazade - N. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Jonathan Russell

Contrabajissimo - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

INTERMISSION

Snapshots (CMNZ commission) - Natalie Hunt

A Farewell Mambo - Paquito D'Rivera                                 

Dance Mediterranea - Simon Shaheen arr. Jeff Scott

 

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PROGRAM #2

“Classically Improvised”

Afro Blue - Mongo Santamaria arr. Valerie Coleman

Le Tombeau de Couperin - Maurice Ravel arr. Mason Jones

  • Prelude
  • Fugue
  • Menuet
  • Rigadon

Kites - Paquito D’Rivera

  • Kites Over Havana
  • Wind Chimes

INTERMISSION

Snapshots (CMNZ commission) - Natalie Hunt

Portraits of Josephine - Valerie Coleman

  • St. Louis 1920
  • Les Milandes
  • Paris 1925
  • Thank you Josephine

Libertango - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

 

Phoenix Chamber Music Society
Paradise Valley, AZ

Phoenix Chamber Music Society (map)

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta - Valerie Coleman

Selections from Scheherazade - N. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Jonathan Russell

Contrabajissimo - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

INTERMISSION

Sextet for Piano and Winds - Francis Poulenc

  • Allegro vivace
  • Divertissement
  • Finale

With Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Dance Mediterranea - Simon Shaheen arr. Jeff Scott

 

University of St. Thomas - Chamber Winds Symposium
St. Paul, MN

University of St. Thomas (map)

“Classically Improvised”

Afro Blue - Mongo Santamaria arr. Valerie Coleman    

Le Tombeau de Couperin - Maurice Ravel arr. Mason Jones

  • Prelude
  • Fugue
  • Menuet
  • Rigadon

Kites - Paquito D’Rivera

  • Kites Over Havana
  • Wind Chimes

INTERMISSION

The Light is the Same* - Reena Esmail

Portraits of Josephine - Valerie Coleman

  • St. Louis 1920
  • Les Milandes
  • Paris 1925
  • Thank you Josephine

Libertango for Double wind quintet - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

 

*Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

 

Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

Middlebury College, Robison Hall (map)

“Classically Improvised”

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta - Valerie COLEMAN

Scheherazade - RIMSKY-KORSAKOV/ arr. Jonathan RUSSELL

Contrabajissimo - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

INTERMISSION

The Light is the Same* - Reena Esmail

Quintet No. 2 - Miguel Del Aguila

  • Back in Time
  • In Heaven
  • Under the Earth
  • Far Away

 

*Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. 

Wooster Chamber Music Series
Wooster, OH

Scheide Music Center, Gault Recital Hall (map)

“Old made new”

Startin Sumthin - Jeff Scott

Quintet for Winds - John Harbison

  • Intrada
  • Intermezzo
  • Scherzo
  • Romanza
  • Finale

La Nouvelle Orleans - Lalo Shifrin

INTERMISSION

Sechs Bagatellen - Gyorgi Ligeti

  • Allegro con spirito
  • Rubato. Lamentoso
  • Allegro grazioso
  • Presto ruvido
  • Adagio. Mesto
  • Molto vivace, Capriccioso

The Light is the Same* - Reena Esmail

Tzigane - Valerie Coleman

 

*Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

 

Dallas Chamber Music
Dallas, TX

SMU Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium (map)

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta - Valerie Coleman

Selections from Scheherazade - N. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Jonathan Russell

Contrabajissimo - Astor Piazzolla arr. Jeff Scott

INTERMISSION

Sextet for Piano and Winds - Francis Poulenc

  • Allegro vivace
  • Divertissement
  • Finale

With Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Dance Mediterranea - Simon Shaheen arr. Jeff Scott

Ball State University, Arts Alive! Concert Series
Muncie, IN

Ball State University, Sursa Performance Hall (map)

“Old made new”

Startin Sumthin - Jeff Scott

Quintet for Winds - John Harbison

  • Intrada
  • Intermezzo
  • Scherzo
  • Romanza
  • Finale

La Nouvelle Orleans - Lalo Shifrin

INTERMISSION

Sechs Bagatellen - Gyorgi Ligeti

  • Allegro con spirito
  • Rubato. Lamentoso
  • Allegro grazioso
  • Presto ruvido
  • Adagio. Mesto
  • Molto vivace, Capriccioso

The Light is the Same* - Reena Esmail

Tzigane - Valerie Coleman

 

*Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Rockefeller University - Peggy Rockefeller Concerts
New York, NY

Rockefeller University (map)

“Old made new”

Startin Sumthin - Jeff Scott

Quintet for Winds - John Harbison

  • Intrada
  • Intermezzo
  • Scherzo
  • Romanza
  • Finale

La Nouvelle Orleans - Lalo Shifrin

INTERMISSION

Sechs Bagatellen - Gyorgi Ligeti

  • Allegro con spirito
  • Rubato. Lamentoso
  • Allegro grazioso
  • Presto ruvido
  • Adagio. Mesto
  • Molto vivace, Capriccioso

The Light is the Same* - Reena Esmail

Tzigane - Valerie Coleman

 

*Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music
Syracuse, NY

H.W. Smith School (map)

"Tradition and the Experimental"

"Experiment and tradition are not separate, but are

constantly intertwined in the process of composing."

-Anders Hillborg

 

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta - Valerie Coleman

Le Tombeau de Couperin - Maurice Ravel

Contrabajissimo - Astor Piazolla arr. by Jeff Scott

INTERMISSION

Six Pieces for Wind Quintet - Anders Hillborg (b. 1957)

  • eighth note = 152
  • quarter note = 152
  • Idyll
  • with fury
  • very calm
  • dotted quarter = 76

A Farewell Mambo - Paquito D’Rivera

Dance Mediterranea - Simon Shaheen arr. Jeff Scott