2011

Tuesday, August 23 – Sunday, August 28, 2011

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
Artists:
James Ehnes, violin 
Colette Simonot, host 
Joyce Lai, violin
Tomomi Brennan, violin 
Ian Clarke, viola 
Rafael Hoekman, cello
Crystal Tait, double bass
Naomi Forman, soprano 
Catherine Wood, clarinet
Joel Brennan, trumpet
Daniel Tselyakov, piano 
Kara Dixon, piano
Greg Gatien, saxophone 
Michael Cain, jazz piano
Eric Platz, percussion



Concert 1 – Opening Night: James Ehnes and Alexander Tselyakov in recital
Tuesday, August 23, 7:30 p.m., Onanole Community Centre

Alfred Schnittke (1934 – 1998)
“Suite in the Old Style” Sonata for violin and piano (1972)
Pastorale
Ballet
Minuet
Fugue
Pantomime
James Ehnes, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Edvard Grieg (1843 – 1907)
Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 (1887)
Allegro molto ed appassionato
Allegretto espressivo alla Romanza
Allegro animato
James Ehnes, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Eugene Ysaye (1858 – 1931)
Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 27 “Ballade” (1922)
James Ehnes, violin
 
Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)
Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a (1943)
Moderato
Scherzo. Presto
Andante
Allegro con brio
James Ehnes, violin; Alexander Tselyakov, piano
 
Concert 2 – James Ehnes and Alexander Tselyakov with friends: inimitable inventiveness
Wednesday, August 24, 7;30 p.m., Onanole Community Centre

Friedrich Fritz’ Kreisler (1875 –1962)
“Liebesleid & Liebesfreud” duo
James Ehnes, Violin; Alexander Tselyakov, Piano
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Piano Trio No 39 in G major, Hob. XV:25 “Gypsy Trio” Op. 73 (1795)
Andante
Poco adagio, cantabile
Rondo a l’Ongarese: Presto
James Ehnes, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906 – 1975)      Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 (1944)
Andante
Allegro con brio
Largo
Allegretto
James Ehnes, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Daniel  Tselyakov, piano

Concert 3 – James Ehnes and Alexander Tselyakov with friends: Purely Romantic night
Thursday, August 25, 19:30


Antonín Dvorák (1841 – 1904)
Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81, B. 155 for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Dumka. Andante con moto
III. Scherzo (Furiant). Molto vivace
IV. Finale. Allegro

Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello, ; Daniel Tselyakov, piano

Ernest Chausson (1855 – 1899)
Concerto for violin, string quartet and piano in D major, Op. 21
Décidé
Sicilienne
Grave
Finale. Très animé

  Alexander Tselyakov, piano; James Ehnes, violin; Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello

Friday, August 26, 19:30
Concert 4: Jazz
Greg Gatien, Saxophone; Michael Cain, Jazz Piano; Eric Platz, Percussion


Saturday, August 27, 19:30
Concert 5: Salut d’amour – Franz Liszt’s 200th Anniversary Celebration

Romance Oubliee  
Consolation No.3
Rafael Hoekman, cello, Daniel Tselyakov, piano 

Tristia” La vallee dObermann” for piano trio 
Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Joyce Lai, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello

REVE D’AMOUR (Liebestraum) arranged for clarinet, violin, cello and piano
Joyce Lai, violin; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Catherine Wood, clarinet; Daniel Tselyakov, piano
 
Années de pèlerinage III, S.163 (Years of Pilgrimage) Angélus! Prière aux anges gardiens (Angelus! Prayer to the Guardian angels) arranged for strings quintet   
Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello; Crystal Tait, double bass


Am Grave Richard Wagner’s arranged for piano and strings
Daniel Tselyakov, piano, Joyce Lai, violin, Tomomi Brennan, violin, 
Ian Clarke, viola, Rafael Hoekman, cello
   
S’il est un charmant gazon (If I know a meadow fair) 
Enfant, si j’étais roi (My child, were I a king) 
Oh! Quand je dors (O in my dreams)
Naomi Forman, soprano, Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Mephisto Waltz 
Daniel Tselyakov, piano
 
Sunday, August 28, 2011, 3:00 p.m.
Concert 6: Festival Finale – Serious Fun!
 
Astor Piazzolla   
Libertango for string quartet
Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello

Anthony Plog 
Animal Ditties II   
Joel Brennan, trumpet; Naomi Forman, narrator, Kara Dixon, piano

George Gershwin 
Promenade for piano, clarinet, violin 
Catherine Wood, clarinet; Joyce Lai, violin; Kara Dixon, piano 
 
William Bolcom  
Little Suite of Four Dances, Dance No4      
  Catherine Wood, clarinet; Kara Dixon, piano

Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich   
 “Alto’s lament “   
 “Taylor the Latte Boy “  
        
Jeanine Tesori     
The Soprano in 14G
Naomi Forman, soprano, Karla Dixon, piano
 
Wolfgang Schröder
 “Eine kleine Lachmusik” for String Quartet
Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906 – 1975)
Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35, No.1 (string
quintet version)
Allegretto
Lento
Moderato
Allegro con brio
Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Joel Brennan, trumpet; Joyce Lai, violin; Tomomi Brennan, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Rafael Hoekman, cello, Crystal Tait, double bass


Sunday, August 28, 2011, 20:30
Concert 7: Festival Encore – Cruise Jazz Concert
“The Martese” at the Marina (Clear Lake), Riding Mountain National Park
Greg Gatien, saxophone; Michael Cain, jazz piano; Eric Platz, percussion

 


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