Professor Lyman performs as soloist with the University of Michigan Symphony Band in the Michigan premiere of Nico Muhly’s new concerto for bassoon and orchestral winds “Reliable Sources.” Pre-concert lecture with the composer begins at 7:15 pm downstairs in Hill Auditorium.
Professor Lyman and several of his SMTD colleagues perform a tribute to the legendary bassoonist Bernard Garfield in his 95th birthday year.
Amy Porter, flute. Nancy Ambrose King, oboe. Benjamin Cormier, English horn. Chad Burrow and Elisha Willinger, clarinets. Nataniel Farrar, bass clarinet. Adam Unsworth, horn. Liz Ames, piano. Joseph Gascho, harpsichord. Jonathan Ovalle, percussion. Noah Fishman, bass.
Bernard Garfield: Poème and Soliloquy for bassoon and piano, Etude No. 16 for bassoon
Marcel Farago: Variations (Phantasy) on a theme by Paganini, Op. 40a for bassoon alone
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras #6 for flute and bassoon
Samuel Barber: Summer Music for woodwind quintet
Alec Wilder: Octets (Her Old Man was Suspicious; Jack, This is My Husband; She’ll Be Seven in May; It’s Silk, Feel It; Dance Man Buys a Farm)
Daniel Fendrick, bassoon, assisted by Liz Ames, piano, Ayana Terauchi, flute, Megan Wojtyla, oboe, Taylor Isberg, clarinet, Lorenzo Robb, horn, Rose Brown & Dana Johnson, violins, James Cunningham, viola, Nathan Walhout, cello, Tommy Hawthorne, double bass.
Max d’Ollone: Romance et tarentelle (1928)
François Devienne: Sonata in F Major, op. 26, no. 3 (1778)
Francis Poulenc, arr. Cornelia Sommer: Sonata pour flûte et piano (1957)
Henri Büsser: Portuguesa, op. 106 (1939)
Xinyan Li: Legend of the Sea (2007)
Jean Françaix: Dixtuor (1987)
Professor Lyman hosts 20 of his UM SMTD colleagues and students in a program of miniature masterpieces by Igor Stravinsky. Music for one, two, four and eight players including Stravinsky’s arrangement of “La Marseillaise” for solo violin, the Three Pieces for clarinet solo, the Elegy for viola solo, the Tango for piano, Lied ohne Name for two bassoons, Fanfare for a New Theatre, Valse des Fleurs, Suite Italienne, the Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Three Pieces for String Quartet, Three Songs from William Shakespeare, Three Easy Pieces for Piano Duet, Berceuses du Chat, Elegy for JFK and the Octet for Winds.
Prof. Lyman performs with the orchestra of the St. Barts Music Festival on the island of Saint Barthelemy, French West Indies. Chamber music, chamber orchestra and opera programs all week at the Lorient Catholic Church and at the Gustavia Anglican and Catholic churches. See the program details on their Facebook page.
Alexandra Deamant, bassoon, performs music of Alexandre Tansman, Heitor Villa-Lobos and more. Assisting musicians include Celia van den Bogert, harp, Maguette Ndiaye, flute, Sara Warady, clarinet, Yu-Hsuan Wang and Joshua Marzan, piano. Program details will be posted soon.
Ezra Gans, bassoon & contrabassoon, assisted by Jacob Rogers, percussion and reciter, Ellen Sauer and Jordan Smith, piccolos, Zachary Crowle, baritone, Catherine Heiba, e-flat clarinet, Matthew Wildman, bassoon, Christi Burkett, trumpet, Connor Darling and Sofia Carbonara, percussion, Bryce McClendon, counter tenor, Mickenna Keller and Nathaniel Wolff, oboes, Ben Jackson and Chihiro Kakishima, violins, Madeline Warner, viola, Lydia de Leeuw, cello, Nico Canzano, harpsichord and Elise Eden, soprano.
Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942): Die Wolkenpumpe (1922)
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745): Barbara dira effera (1733)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Pianti, sospiri e dimandar mercede (1730)
Kurt Weill (1900-1950): Klops-lied (1925)
Suzanne Farrin (b. 1976): Prisoner Poems (2016)
Eve Beglarian (b. 1958): I will not be sad in this world (2006)
BRIGE, text by Delmore Schwartz: Dancing with Delmore
Prof. Lyman joins oboist Nancy Ambrose King and pianist Michael Adcock in a performance of the Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon by André Previn. This work appears on Dr. King’s recital given in celebration of her winning the Harold Haugh Award from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Hear Nancy Ambrose King, oboe, David Amner, trumpet, Jeffrey Lyman, bassoon and Joseph Gascho, harpsichord in a program of music by German and Spanish composers.
Antonio Bertali: Sonata a 3. 2 Violini è Gamba (1662)
Johann Adolph Hasse: Triosonate in F-dur
Roland-Manuel: Suite dans le goût espagnol
Godfrey Finger: Sonata for trumpet, oboe & continuo
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata C-dur for oboe, trumpet and continuo
Bartolomeo de Selma y Salaverde: Fantasia 10 per fagotto solo
Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata in e minor for oboe and basso continuo
Rebekah Heller of the International Contemporary Ensemble joins the members of the University of Michigan Bassoon Studio in a concert of contemporary music for bassoon.
Mario Diaz de Leon Labrys (2016) for bassoon and tape
Dai Fujikura (b. 1977) Following (2013) for bassoon
Harald Genzmer (1909-2007) Sonate für Fagott
Alexandre Ouzounoff (b. 1955) Vézelay (2016) for two bassoons
Jeffrey Lyman and Daniel Fendrick
Felipe Lara (b. 1979) Metafagote (2015)
Rebekah Heller, Aviva Klein, Audrey Shepherd, Maya Grossman, Liza Knight, Peter Ecklund, Trevor King, bassoons
Jeffrey Lyman, conductor
Audrey Shepherd, bassoon, assisted by Michael McElvain, piano, perform music of Alexandre Tansman, Francisco Mignone, Antonio Vivaldi, Patrice Sciortino, Cindy Hsu and Grant Rossi. Additional performers include Abby Schneider and Rebecca O’Brien, violins, Jimmy Cunningham and Madeline Warner, violas, Tim Edwards, cello, Neil Robertson and Chiao-Yu Wu, harpsichord, David Ward, percussion, Grant Rossi, electric keyboard.
Alexandre Tansman: Sonatine
Francisco Mignone: selections from 16 Valzas
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F major RV 485
Patrice Sciortino: Sorcels
Cindy Hsu: Spring Fever
Grant Rossi: New Work
Jeffrey Lyman joins members of the bassoon collective Dark in the Song for a four-day workshop on contemporary music and bassoon performance. The institute is hosted by the National Music Festival in Chestertown, Maryland and will include master classes, concerts, a competition and more. Go to darkinthesong.org/2018-newbassoon-institute for more information.
Hear oboists Christian Schmitt and Nancy Ambrose King, bassoonist Jeffrey Lyman, harpsichordist Joseph Gascho and bassist Tommy Hawthorne perform the Sonata #2 in g minor of Jan Dismas Zelenka. The performance will be at Watkins Lecture Hall in the Moore Music Building and also includes music of Georg Friderich Handel and Dirk Michael Kirsch. Free and open to the public.
Cody Dean performs electro-acoustic music for bassoon as part of his third dissertation recital.
Edgar Guzmán: ∞¿? (2008) for amplified bassoon and electronics
Randall Woolf: monster garage (1993) for bassoon and CD soundtrack
Bon Iver: 715 - CR∑∑KS (2017)
Bret Bohman: Traces (2015)
Gene Pritsker: Electrically Tragic (2013) for electric bassoon & samplestra
Hear two of Michael Gordon's most talked about recent works: Rushes for seven bassoons, performed by the Rushes Ensemble and Timber for six percussionists performed by Mantra Percussion. Go to the Oz Arts web site for tickets and for more information:
Jake Byrne performs his Senior Recital in Britton Recital Hall. Collaborators include Anna Thompson, flute, Kristin Quint, harp, Katherine Thomas, clarinet, Emily Kirven, oboe and Rebecca Epstein-Boley, horn.
Giuseppe Tamplini Capriccio su L'Elisir d'Amore
Paul Jeanjean Prélude et Scherzo
Richard Strauss Morgen
André Jolivet Pastorales de Noël
Kyle Randall Orbital Motion for piano and winds
Cody Dean plays music from the Baroque era by Bohemian composers.
Frantistek Jiránek (1698-1778) Concerto in g minor for bassoon and strings
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) Sonata IV, ZWV 191
Antonín Reichenauer (1694-1730) Cantata de Blessed Virgin Maria ad Monten Sanctum "Quae est ista"
Antonín Reicenauer Concerto in C major for bassoon and strings
Assisted by Andreas Oeste and Sagar Anupindi, oboes; Natsuko Takashimna, Lauren Gamboa, Alyssa Campbell, Clayton Penrose-Whitmore, violins; Luke Randall, bass; Elizabeth Boyce and Hsuan Lee, violas; Leo Singer and Nathaniel Walhout, cellos; David Belkovski, harpsichord.
Saralyn Klepaczyk performs her Senior Recital.
Serge Lancen Sonatine for bassoon and piano
Madeleine Dring Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Amelia S. Kaplan Blow for solo bassoon
Jacob TV, arr. Matthew Wildman The Body of Your Dreams
Maurice Ravel, arr. Raaf Hekkema La Valse for 12 reed instruments
Matthew Wildman presents a non-degree recital of contemporary bassoon music including
Mark Mellits: Black
Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint (arr. Matthew Wildman, produced by Kyle Katynski)
Jacob TV: Body of Your Dreams (with Benjamin Jackson, violin; Karalyn Schubring, piano; Jacob Rogers, vibraphone)
John Luther Adams: Dark Wind (with Karalyn Schubring, piano; Jacob Rogers, vibraphone; Conner Darling, marimba)
Michael Gordon: On Observations of Air (Chelsea Gallo conductor)