Selected Hovhaness Performances in 2007
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Date Performers Link Location Program Includes
8 Jan Ann Roggen, Viola Diane Pascal, Violin Details   American Cultural Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania Chahagir and Jhala
14 Jan Diane Phoenix Neal - viola Details   Eastern Mennonite University Chahagir
15 Jan Victoria Symphony Details   Victoria, Canada Concerto for Harp and Strings
16/17 Jan Festliche Musik for Trumpet and Organ, Wolfgang Bahn - trumpet, Joachim Knoke - organ Details   St. Stephanskirche, Germany Prayer of St. Gregory
28 Jan The West Point Clarinet Quartet Details   West Point Jewish Chapel, NY, USA Divertimento, Op. 61 No. 5
1 Feb Michigan State University Philharmonic Orchestra Details   Fairchild Theatre And God Created Great Whales
1, 19, 20 Feb Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Details   Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts, Canada And God Created Great Whales
3 Feb The Aeolian Duo (Eira Lynn Jones, harp & David Sumbler, flute) Details   ... The Garden of Adonis
3, 4, Feb Chamber Music for Harp: Lisa Tannebaum, harp, Shanghai Quartet, Tanya Dusevic Witek, flute, Oskar Espina Ruiz, clarinet Details   ... Upon Enchanted Ground
7 Feb Eastman Wind Orchestra Details   ... Symphony No.4
10, 11 Feb Memphis Symphony Orchestra Details   Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Germantown Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
10, 11 Feb River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Details   ... Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints (xylophone and orchestra)
11 Feb Sayat Nova Ensemble, directed by Levon Chilingirian Details   Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1, UK Vibration Painting, op.226
11 Feb l'Ensemble Cameristico Veneto Details   Venice, Italy The Garden of Adonis
23 Feb Victoria Chamber Orchestra Details   ... Psalm and Fugue (for strings) Op. 40a
23 Feb Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra: "Belief" Concert Details   Serbia Fra Angelico, for orchestra
24 Feb 'A New Music Séance' featuring the Stenberg-Zimmermann Duo Details   Swedenborgian Church, 2107 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA, USA Kirghiz Suite, Op. 93 (1951), plus music including Rudhyar, Rorem, Antheil and Amirkhanian
24 Feb Palo Alto Philharmonic Details   ... Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
28 Feb Elise Helmke, harp Details   Christ Episcopal Church of Aspen, 536 West North Street, Aspen, CO 81611, USA Sonata for Harp
3 Mar Elísabet Waage, harp, Hannes Guðrúnarson, guítar Details   Iceland Spirit of Trees, for harp and guitar
4 Mar 8pm Music of Halim El-Dabh and Alan Hovhaness: Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Kenneth Radnofsky, alto/sopr sax; Patrick Keating, guitar; John McDonald, piano; BMOP members, dir. Gil Rose) Details   Distler Performance Hall, Perry and Marty Granoff, Music Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA Suite for Saxophone and Guitar, Op. 291, Song of the Sea (piano and string orchestra - first performance since 1933), Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra. There will also be four works by Halim El-Dabh
11 Mar L’America a Modica per The Entertainer Details   Palazzo della Cultura ospite Invocations to Vahakn
17, 18 Mar Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra Details   Janesville Performing Art Center 408 S Main St Janesville, WI, 53545 Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
18 Mar Oxbow String Quartet Details   Pocono Environmental Education Center, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328, USA String Quartet No.4 'The Ancient Tree'
18 Mar Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Details   ... Floating World - Ballad for Orchestra
18 Mar Schenectady Symphony, Charles Schneider, director, soloists: Carleton Clay, trumpet, Dominick Giaquinto, organ Details   ... Prayer of St. Gregory
18 Mar Sarasota Pops Orchestra Details   Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. West, Bradenton, FL, USA And God Created Great Whales
30 Mar Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero, harp; Thomas Robertello, flute Details   Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA The Garden of Adonis
2 Apr, 7.30pm University of Hawai Percussion Ensemble Details   Orvis Auditorium, Manoa, Hawaii, USA (admission free) October Mountain (percussion sextet)
7 Apr Easter Eve Details   Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St. Martin’s Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA From the Ends of the Earth
14 Apr Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra Details   ... Symphony No. 6 'Celestial Gate'
14, 15 Apr Alma Symphony Orchestra Details   Remick Heritage Center, Presbyterian Hall And God Created Great Whales
15 Apr Orchestra Toronto Details   ... Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints (xylophone and orchestra)
17 Apr Megan Buness, voice and Michelle Davis, violin Details   Fredric C Hamilton Recital Hall 2344 E Iliff, Denver CO, 80208 Hercules, for soprano and violin
21 Apr Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra Details   Hall of Liberty 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Burbank, CA, USA Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
24 Apr, 7.30pm 7th Planet Tree Music Festival 2007: Mark Swartzentruber (piano) / Jopling String Quartet
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Webcast (click on 'Towser') Oceanic Studios, The Boathouse, Ranelagh Drive, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1QZ Piano works: Ghazal No.1, Orbit No.2, Mystic Flute, Pastoral No.1, Achtamar, Vanadour, Farewell to the Mountains. String Quartet No.1, Bagatelles for string quartet. Plus piano works by Lawrence Ball.
28 Apr Canton Symphony Orchestra Details   Umstattd Hall, 2323 Seventeenth St. NW, Canton, OH Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
3 May, 6.30pm Flute and piano recital: Omar Castro Ricárdez, flute; Víctor Manuel Morales, piano Details   Jaime Torres Bodet Cultural Centre (IPN), Mexico Flute Sonata No.1 op.118, Orbit No.2 (arranged for flute and piano) op.102, no.1, plus music by Feld, Benejam, Prokofiev, Pärt
4 May Kimberly Lehmann (viola), Portland (ME) Chamber Orchestra Details   University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME, USA Talin (concerto for viola and strings) plus music by Mozart and Bloch
22 May Fessenden Ensemble Details   ... Artik (concerto for horn and strings)
3 June, 7pm Basel Sinfonietta, Maki Namekawa (piano), Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Details   Stadtcasino,
Basel, Switzerland
Lousadzak (concerto for piano and string orchestra) and works by Elliott Carter and Hans Rott
1 July, 6pm Flute and Piano Recital: Omar Castro Ricárdez, flute; Víctor Manuel Morales, piano   Xochipilli Hall, National Music School of UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico Flute Sonata No.1 op.118, Orbit No.2 op.102 (arr. for flute and piano), Macedonian Mountain Dance. Also works by Berio, Lluís Benejam, Pärt and Grieg
8 July, 7.30pm 'All-American Concert' The Gateway Festival Orchestra of St. Louis conducted by James Richards Details   Brookings Quadrangle, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
23 August, 7pm Flute and piano recital: Omar Castro Ricárdez, flute; Víctor Manuel Morales, piano   Coral Mesina Hall, Yautepec 104, Col. Condesa,
Mexico City, Mexico
Mystic Flute op.22, 3 Haikus op.113, Pastoral No.1, op.111, No.2 and Shalimar Suite op.177, plus works by Ibert, Berio, Piazolla, Guastavino, Grieg
9 Sep Queensland Wind Orchestra Details   Old Museum Concert Hall Cnr Bowen Bridge Rd and Gregory Tce Bowen Hill, Australia Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places
13 Sep, 8pm Flute and piano recital: Omar Castro Ricárdez, flute; Víctor Manuel Morales, piano Details   Sebastian Foundation, Patriotismo 304, Sn. Pedro de los Pinos,
Mexico City, Mexico
Orbit No.2 (arr. for flute and piano) and Shalimar Suite (for piano), plus works by Mompou, Ibert, Piazolla, Guastavino, Debussy
23 Sep Queensland Wind Orchestra Details   St. Augustine's Church, Hamilton, Australia Prayer of St. Gregory
27 Oct, 8pm Terry Champlin, guitar (with Helen Avakian, Kate Emermann, Jeremy Bass) Details   Office of College Relations, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 Hovhaness: Two movements from Sonata Ananda, plus music of Paganini, Mozart, and Champlin
3 Nov Red Deer Symphony Orchestra (Red Deer College Arts Centre) Details   Red Deer College Arts Center, San Francisco, California Hovhaness: Requiem and Resurrection, for brass choir (Op.224), plus music by Grieg, Britten, Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Wagner
6-11 Nov Richmond Ballet Studio Theatre
Nov 6-8 (6pm), 9-10 (6.30pm/8.30pm) and 11 (2pm/4pm)
Details   Richmond Ballet Studio Theatre, 407 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Hovhaness: A Rose for Miss Emily (ballet), Op.229
10 Nov American Fusion: Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra; Andrew Parks, horn Details   Grace Lutheran Church, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA Hovhaness: Artik, plus works by Phippen, Barber and Creston
16 Nov, 7pm Flute and piano recital: Omar Castro Ricárdez, flute; Víctor Manuel Morales, piano Details   Silvestre Revueltas Hall, from Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Centre, Mexico City, Mexico Orbit No.2 (arr. for flute and piano), Shalimar Suite (for piano), Solo Flute Sonata Op.118, plus works by Mompou, Benejam, Berio and Debussy
2 Dec, 11am Les Tordus de Sassoun: Bénédicte Flatet (voice) and Véronqiue Gantès-Vogt (harp) Details   Théâtre Douze Maurice Ravel, Paris, France Hovhaness: Suite for Harp op.270 (n°3, n°4), Love Songs of Hafiz (medium voice & piano): 'Day of Hafiz' vision', 'Hafiz Wanders, Weeping'