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Juilliard Announces 2016-17 Season of Recitals and Chamber Music Concerts Featuring Its Resident Ensembles, Faculty, and Students

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Monday, July 25, 2016

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Juilliard String Quartet (photography: copyright Steve J. Sherman)
Juilliard String Quartet (photography: copyright Steve J. Sherman)
American Brass Quintet (photo by Matt Dine)
American Brass Quintet (photo by Matt Dine)
Verona Quartet (photo by Joseph Ong)
Verona Quartet (photo by Joseph Ong)
Paul Jacobs (photo by Fran Kaufman)
Paul Jacobs (photo by Fran Kaufman)

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Highlights Include Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

With Annual Appearances by the Juilliard String Quartet (October 17 and February 6)

and the American Brass Quintet (October 10)

 

Organist Paul Jacobs Performs Works by Liszt, Brahms, and Julius Reubke

on September 14 in Paul Hall

 

Violinist Sylvia Rosenberg and Friends: Violist Samuel Rhodes,

Cellist Fred Sherry, and Pianist Jerome Lowenthal, all Faculty Members,

Perform Works by Beethoven, György Kurtág, Poulenc, and Schumann

on October 25 in Paul Hall

 

Juilliard Historical Performance Violin Faculty Members,

Violinists Elizabeth Blumenstock, Robert Mealy, and Cynthia Roberts, Present

“Sprezzatura: Virtuoso Music for Three Violins From the 17th Century”

Featuring Works by Purcell, Gabrieli, and Giovanni Battista Buonamente

on October 27 in Paul Hall
 

Pianist and Juilliard Alumnus Andrew Tyson Gives the

Fifth Annual Leo B. Ruiz Memorial Recital on December 13 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

 

Faculty Members Catherine Cho (Violin), Hsin-Yun Huang (Viola), Natasha Brofsky (Cello),

and Robert McDonald (Piano) Perform on February 2 in Paul Hall

 

Pianists Anna Han and Mackenzie Melemed,

Winners of Juilliard’s 2016 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition,

Give a Duo Recital on September 29 in Paul Hall

 

The Verona Quartet Gives Annual Lisa Arnhold Memorial Recital

on May 8 in Alice Tully Hall

 

NEW YORK –– Juilliard announces its roster of recitals and chamber music concerts for the 2016-17 season. The Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series features annual appearances by the Juilliard String Quartet (Monday, October 17 and Monday, February 6) and the American Brass Quintet (Monday, October 10), as well as recitals by organist Paul Jacobs, chair of the Organ Department, on Wednesday, September 14; violinist Sylvia Rosenberg and friends: violist Samuel Rhodes, cellist Fred Sherry, and pianist Jerome Lowenthal on Tuesday, October 25; Juilliard Historical Performance violin faculty members, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Robert Mealy, and Cynthia Roberts in a program entitled, “Sprezzatura: Virtuoso Music for Three Violins from the 17th Century” featuring works by Purcell, Gabrieli, Johann Schmelzer, and Giovanni Battista Buonamente on Thursday, October 27 in Paul Hall; and violinist Catherine Cho, violist Hsin-Yun Huang, cellist Natasha Brofsky, and pianist Robert McDonald in a chamber music concert on Thursday, February 2 in Paul Hall.  

Pianists Anna Han and Mackenzie Melemed, the winners of Juilliard’s 2016 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition, give their duo recital on Thursday, September 29, at 7:30pm in Paul Hall.

Pianist and alumnus Andrew Tyson will give the fifth annual Leo B. Ruiz Memorial Recital on Tuesday, December 13, at 7:30pm in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.

Juilliard’s graduate resident string quartet, the Verona, will give the annual Lisa Arnhold Memorial Recital on Monday, May 8 in Alice Tully Hall.  

Additional Chamber Music Events

Juilliard presents the 16th annual ChamberFest from January 9 to 14. Each season, ChamberFest showcases Juilliard musicians who return early from their winter breaks to rehearse chamber works of their choosing in intensive rehearsal sessions with Juilliard faculty coaches and the final performances are open to the public.

Sonatenabend concerts showcase Juilliard collaborative piano students and student instrumentalists. Performances take place in Paul Hall on Wednesdays at 6pm on October 5, October 26, November 9, January 18, February 8, February 22, and April 19, plus December 7 at 8pm. Free tickets will be available at events.juilliard.edu.

Juilliard presents its Wednesdays at One series in Alice Tully Hall most weeks during the school year with a hiatus during school holidays. The series features free, hour-long lunchtime concerts performed by Juilliard artists from all of the school’s departments. No tickets are required.

 

Juilliard Recitals and Chamber Music Concerts

2016-17 Calendar of Events

 

Wednesday, September 14, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

Paul Jacobs, organ

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

LISZT: Fantasy and Fugue on Ad nos, ad salutarem undam

BRAHMS: Chorale-Preludes, Op. 122

REUBKE: Sonata on the 94th Psalm

Grammy Award winning organist Paul Jacobs, chair of Juilliard’s Organ Department, opens Juilliard’s Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series with works by Liszt, Brahms, and Julius Reubke, a star pupil of Liszt. An added bonus of the recital will be a presentation by Mr. Jacobs on organ registration (sonority and color and how an organist goes about selecting stops for a piece of music).

Tickets are $20 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10.

 

September 29, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

Winners of Juilliard’s 2016 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition

Featuring pianists Anna Han and Mackenzie Melemed

Program to be announced.

The concert will be broadcast on WQXR’s McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase at a later date.

Free tickets will be available at events.juilliard.edu.

 

Monday, October 10, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

American Brass Quintet

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

Kevin Cobb and Louis Hanzlik, trumpets

Eric Reed, horn

Michael Powell, trombone

John D. Rojak, bass trombone

The American Brass Quintet performs the New York premieres of Eric Nathan’s Missing Words II (2016) and Juilliard alumnus Kenneth Fuchs’s Brass Quintet No. 2 “American” (2016) and other works to be announced. The concert will also include chamber music students in the American Brass Quintet Seminar.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10.

 

Monday, October 17, 7:30pm, Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard String Quartet

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

70th Anniversary Season of the Juilliard String Quartet

Joseph Lin and Ronald Copes, violins

Roger Tapping, viola

Astrid Schween, cello

BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95 “Serioso”

BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 1

BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1 “Razumovsky”

The Juilliard String Quartet, celebrating its 70th anniversary season, welcomes Juilliard alumna Astrid Schween in her first season as the cellist of the quartet.

Tickets are $30 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $15, only at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.

 

Tuesday, October 25, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

Sylvia Rosenberg and Friends

Samuel Rhodes, viola

Fred Sherry, cello

Jerome Lowenthal, piano

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

SCHUMANN: Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 105

POULENC: Aubade

György KURTÁG: Signs, Games and Messages (selections)

BEETHOVEN: String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3

Violinist Sylvia Rosenberg has performed throughout the United States and abroad with major orchestras, and at most prestigious summer festival. She is a graduate of Juilliard, where she studied with Ivan Galamian. She also worked with Szymon Goldberg and received a Fulbright scholarship to study with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Ms. Rosenberg joined the faculty of Juilliard in the fall of 2007 and has been a member of the Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1989. She gives annual master classes at London’s Royal Academy of Music, from which she recently received an honorary degree. She is joined by fellow Juilliard faculty members, violist Samuel Rhodes, cellist Fred Sherry, and pianist Jerome Lowenthal.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10.

 

Thursday, October 27, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

Juilliard Historical Performance Faculty Concert

“Sprezzatura: Virtuoso Music for Three Violins From the 17th Century”

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin

Robert Mealy, violin

Cynthia Roberts, violin

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

Juilliard Historical Performance violin faculty members, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Robert Mealy, and Cynthia Roberts perform works for three violins from the 17th century by Purcell, Gabrieli, Giovanni Battista Buonamente, and Johann Schmelzer.

 

Tuesday, December 13, 7:30pm, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Fifth Annual Leo B. Ruiz Memorial Recital

Andrew Tyson, piano

Pianist and alumnus Andrew Tyson received first prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zurich in 2015 and was also awarded the Mozart and audience prizes. In the 2015-16 season, he gave recitals at the Falany Performing Arts Center, University of Florida Performing Arts, the Dubrovnik Festival, and twice at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. He also performed with U.S. orchestras including the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the North Carolina Symphony, Tulane County Symphony, the Fairfax Symphony, and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. He was a recipient of a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Limited free tickets will be available at 6:30pm on the day of the concert at Weill Recital Hall.

 

Thursday, February 2, 7:30pm, Paul Hall

Catherine Cho (violin), Hsin-Yun Huang (viola), Natasha Brofsky (cello), Robert McDonald (piano)

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

HAYDN: Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV:25, “Gypsy”

Steven STUCKY: Piano Quartet (2005)

BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60

Tickets are $30 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $15.

 

Monday, February 6, 7:30pm, Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard String Quartet

Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series

70th Anniversary Season of the Juilliard String Quartet

Joseph Lin and Ronald Copes, violins

Roger Tapping, viola

Astrid Schween, cello

MENDELSSOHN: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13

Mario DAVIDOVSKY: Quartet (New York premiere)

BEETHOVEN: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (using the work’s original 1825 finale, the Grosse Fuge, Op. 133)

Tickets are $30 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $15, only at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.

 

Monday, May 8, 7:30pm, Alice Tully Hall

The Verona Quartet

Annual Lisa Arnhold Memorial Recital

Jonathan Ong, violin

Dorothy Ro, violin

Abigail Rojansky, violist

Warren Hagerty, cello

Juilliard’s graduate resident quartet, the Verona Quartet, now in its second year, gives the annual Lisa Arnhold Memorial Recital. The quartet has won numerous accolades and awards, and is quickly establishing itself as one of the most exciting young ensembles on the scene today. Among the prizes the ensemble has won have been second prize and the ProQuartet-CEMC Prize at Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London (formerly London International String Quartet Competition), and the Alice Coleman Grand Prize at the Coleman Chamber Music Competition. They are winners of the 2015 Victor Elmaleh Concert Artists Guild Competition.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students may purchase tickets for $10, only at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.