Selected Hovhaness Performances in 2009
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Date Performers Link Location Program Includes
8 Feb, 4pm 2009 Philharmonia Artists Spotlight Concert, The Symphony Women's Association. Xylophonist: Trevor Barroero Details   Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Admission free. Fantasy on Japanese Wood Prints, plus music by Rossini (William Tell Overture) and Respighi (Pines of Rome)
18 Feb, 8pm University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Dr. William LaRue Jones Details   West High School Auditorium, 2901 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, Op.128 (Dr. David Nelson, guest conductor), plus Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue) and Straus (Ein Heldenleben)
28 Feb, 7.30pm Knox-Galesburg Symphony, conductor Bruce Polay. Cellist Anne Suda Details   Orpheum Theatre, Galesburg, 250 East Main St., Illinois, USA Concerto No.7 for Orchestra, Op.116, plus Dvorak (Cello Concerto), Bizet (Carmen Suite #1) and Gilbertson (Songs of the South Wind)
16 April, 7.30pm, and 18 Apr 8pm Seattle Symphony, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor,
Maki Namekawa, piano
Details   Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue, Seattle, USA Lousadzak, Op.48 (for piano and strings), Schumann: Symphony No.4, Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite
Apr 24, 7.30pm Langroise Trio: Geoffrey Trabichoff (vln), David Johnson (vla), and Samuel Smith (vcl), plus guest artists Details   Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise, Idaho, USA. $10 general, $5 seniors/students String Trio, Op.201, plus works by Purcell, Pleyel, Beethoven, Jim Cockey
Apr 23, 7.30pm Earth Day 2009 piano recital: Gordon Rumson, piano Details   Knox United Church, 506 Fourth Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1S7, Canada
$10 admission.
Lake of Van Sonata: 2nd movt: Solenne – Allegro, plus works by Albeniz, Bach, Couperin, Debussy, Foch, Fu, Holliday, Jancewicz, Rumson, Sitsky.
Apr 25, 7.30pm Langroise Trio: Geoffrey Trabichoff (vln), David Johnson (vla), and Samuel Smith (vcl), plus guest artists Details   Langroise Recital Hall, College of Idaho, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell.
Free admission.
String Trio, Op.201, plus works by Purcell, Pleyel, Beethoven, Jim Cockey
May 5, 7.30pm Cinco de Mayo Percussion Extravaganza, performed by the Percussion Ensemble, Percussion Methods class, Flying Pans Steel Band. Conducted by Stan Dahl Details   Douwstra Auditorium, Jasper Country, Iowa, USA October Mountain (percussion sextet), plus works by Susan Powell, Louie Bellson, Michael Udow
May 7, 8pm UMBC Percussion Ensemble directed by Tom Goldstein   Fine Arts Recital Hall, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD21250, USA. Admission free. October Mountain (percussion sextet), plus percussion works by John Cage and Carlos Chavez
May 17, 3pm Arlington High School Madrigal Singers and Honors Orchestra, plus soloists. Conductor Pasquale Tassone Details   Arlington Town Hall, Robbins Auditorium, Arlington, MA, USA. Free admission. Hovhaness Memorial Plaque Unveiling Concert featuring Hovhaness chamber works (including new piano duet arrangement of 1st movement from Hovhaness Symphony No.11 by Niccolo Athens) plus world premiere of 'Dzon' by local composer Pasquale Tassone.
May 24, 9pm Iceland Amateur Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Kentish   Seltjarnarneskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland. Symphony No.6: 'Celestial Gate' plus Mozart: Horn Concerto No.3, and music by JS Bach
Oct 4, 3pm Around the World in 80 Minutes: The St. Martin Chamber Players Universalist Unitarian Church, 3000 W. Richwoods Blvd, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA. Admission free. Hovhaness: Divertimento, Op.61 #5,plus works by Bartók, Holst, Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Szántó, Trad Klezmer, Joplin
Dec 5, 5pm Erica Row, voice; Pearl Alexander, flute Details Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore, WA, USA Hovhaness: Watchman Tell Us of the Night, Op.34
Dec 5, 8pm LMU Chamber Orchestra, Frances Moore (conductor), Dr. Angela Brand (guest conductor) Murphy Recital Hall, 1 LMU Drive Los Angeles, California 90045, USA Hovhaness: Celestial Fantasy, Op.44 plus music by Leo Brouwer
Dec 6, 2pm Shanghai Youth Orchestra, conductor Sam Matthews Details Shanghai Oriental Art Center, 425 Dingxiang Rd, Pudong, Shanghai, China. Admission 120 yuan Hovhaness: Psalm and Fugue, Op.40a plus works by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Leroy Anderson
Dec 7 & 8, 7.30pm Prometheus Trio of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music WCM's Helen Bader Hall, 1584 North Prospect Avenue Milwaukee,WI 53202, USA. $22, $20 for seniors. Hovhaness: Trio I, Op.3 plus string trios by Mozart, Sibelius and Schumann
Dec 11, 8pm Ani Batikian and Filippo Lattanzi with Sinfonia Toronto Details Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Admission $12-$40. Hovhaness: Violin Concerto, plus works by Puccini, Biscione (Marimba Concerto), S'journe (Vibraphone Concerto) and Johann Strauss