Concerts 2021

Opening Night: 

        Sunday, August 8, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT 

“Letters Home” for Piano, Baritone, Soprano, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello     Kenneth Nichols (1936- ) Mark Morris, Librettist 

Alexander Tselyakov, PianoSarah Hall, SopranoDavid Playfair, BaritoneKerry DuWors, ViolinJoyce Lai, ViolinIan Clarke, ViolaSimon Fryer, CelloCrystal White, Double Bass 


World premiere, choreography work as new commissions are created especially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival  

Scherzo No. 2, Elemental Wind    T. Patrick Carrabré (1958- ) 

Caprice No. 6      Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté (1899-1974) 

Alexander Tselyakov, Piano ; Kathleen Hiley, Choreographer/Dancer 

“Amanzule Voices”           Örjan Sandred (1964- ) 

Kathleen Hiley, Choreographer/Dancer ; Yuri Hooker, Cello;Örjan Sandred, Electronic 


Concert 2 Tuesday, August 10, 2021, @7:00 PM CDT  

 “Quotations and Homages”  Meet the Manitoba Composers

“Kol Nidre” for Guitar Solo       Sid Robinovitch /Graham Campbell, Guitar 

“Midnight Strut” for Solo Clarinet   Jim Hiscott (World premiere of this version)  James Campbell, Clarinet 

Guitar Sonata       David Raphael Scott Rob MacDonald, Guitar 

“Reverie”         Kenneth Nichols  (World premiere of this version) 

Leanne Zacharias, CelloAlexander Tselyakov, Piano 

“The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter for Low Voice, Flute, and Piano”         Kenneth Nichols 

Alexander Tselyakov, PianoSarah Hall, SopranoNancy Hennen, Flute 

Movie Night  Friday, August 13, 2021, @7:00 PM CDT 

“Wheat City: 1900s, Making Modern Brandon” 

 Tom Mitchell, ProducerKenneth Nichols, ComposerSandra Smith, ViolinCatherine Wood, ClarinetLeanne Zacharias, CelloAlla Turbanova, Piano 

Concert 3    Saturday, August 14, 2021, @10:00 AM CDT  Coffee Concert 

“Corta Jaca 3”       Chiquinha Gonzaga; Cochichando    Alfredo da Rocha Viana Filho; Theme from Black Orpheus        Luiz Bonfá; Consolacao    Baden Powell; Skylark    Howard (Hoagy) Carmichael; Dancing Strangers      Graham Campbell; After Dark      Graham Campbell  James Campbell, ClarinetGraham Campbell, Guitar 

 Aimless Afternoon      Graham Campbell 

Graham Campbell Ensemble: James Campbell, ClarinetJessica Deutsch, ViolinCaitlyn Boyle, ViolaBen Bolt-Martin, CelloAndrew Slade, PianoGraham Campbell, GuitarCharles James, Double BassNaoko Tsujita, Percussion

Concert 4 Tuesday, August 17, 2021, @7:00 PM CDT  Beethoven @ 251 

Piano Sonata No. 14, in C sharp minor “Moonlight Sonata” Ludwig van Beethoven  Alexander Tselyakov, Piano

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58       L. van Beethoven 

    Daniel Tselyakov & The Libby Quintet : Daniel Tselyakov. Soloist, Piano; Maya Johnson. ViolinAudrey Lund, ViolinJacob Davis, ViolaAmbrynn Bowman, CelloHillary Fuller, Double Bass 

Concert 5   Thursday, August 19, 2021, @7:00 PM CDT  Our Young Artists initiations  Meet the Manitoba Composers II 

Paul Shore, Host 

Manitoba Composers:  Naina Jinga;  BillPura; Kenneth Nichols;  Sid Robinovitch; Jim Hiscott; Remi Bouchard ; Constantine Caravassilis

Young Artists: (Students of Professor Alla Turbanova & Professor Alexander Tselyakov): Yi Chen Liu, PianoMingyi Wang, Piano Andrew Badea, PianoEgor Zvieriev, Piano; Teresa Takla, PianoVivian Yin, Piano; Sophia Junxin Ye, Piano; Marcus Cacho, PianoShantelle Mayo, Piano 

Concert 6  Saturday, August 21, 2021, @7:00 PM CDT  Festival Finale “Jazz and Dance” Guest Composers  Meet the Manitoba Composers III 

Pre Talk: Paul Shore, Host 

Prelude in C Minor, Op. 28 No. 20F    Frédéric Chopin (Jazz arr. R. Paley ) Anna -Lucia Mena Shevchenko, Piano) 

Chopin’s Preludes         Frédéric Chopin  Isadora Duncan, Choreographer  Jeanne Bresciani, Master Duncan Advisor, and Reconstruction  Kathleen Hiley, Dance Artist Alexander Tselyakov, Pianist 

 Pre-Talk: Francis Pott, Composer 

World premiere, choreography work as new commissions are created especially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival 

Toccata  Francis Pott (1967- )  Alexander Tselyakov, Piano  Kathleen Hiley, Choreographer/Dancer 

world premiere, new commission written especially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival  

Static (2021)     John Baron 

(John Baron, Piano, and BassLeanne Zacharias, Cello;Cody Iwasiuk, Drums 

Hymnal ( 2021)     John Baron  (world premiere, new commission written especially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival) John Baron, Piano, and BassLeanne Zacharias, Cello 

 Pre Talk: Sid Robinovitch, Composer 

 The Drunken Sailor (World premier)         Sid Robinovitch   Sabina Rzazade, Piano 

Dance Set #3 for Clarinet, Guitar, and Cello         Sid Robinovitch  James Campbell, Clarinet;  Graham Campbell, GuitarLeanne Zacharias, Cello 

“Waves of Passion” Tango for Cello, Accordion, Piano, and Contrabass      Jim Hiscott  Alexander Tselyakov, PianoJim Hiscott, AccordionLeanne Zacharias, CelloCrystal White, Double Bass