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2017 - 2018 Season

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30 pm

Thursday, January 25, 2018
​7:30 pm

Benjamin Larsen, cello
Hyungjin Choi, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Felix Mendelssohn: Variations concertantes, Op. 17
Improvisation - Jimmy van Heusen: I Thought About You
Improvisation – Hyungjin Choi: Farewell, Goodbye, Farewell
Sergei Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 119
Cello Quartet

Vivian Chang, cello
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Isidora Nojkovic, cello
Valeriya Sholokhova, cello

Zap! Boom! Pow! Superheroes of Music: Presentation by Lucy Warner and students from the Browning School

Manuel de Falla: Danse Rituelle Du Feu (arr. Colón)
Tom Flaherty: A Cellist’s Variations on “Home on the Range”
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 (arr. Latham)
Felix Mendelssohn: Nocturne from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”,         Op. 21 (arr. Levenson)
John Philip Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever (arr. Moore)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Dre Equali, WoO, 30
Peter Schickele: Queen Anne’s Lace: Suite for Four Cellos
Antonín Dvořák: Silent Woods (arr. Laut)
Béla Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Dances (arr. Varga)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne (arr. Varga)

Sunday, October 22, 2017
12:30 pm

International Sounds

Brian Bak, violin
Sheng-Ching Hsu, violin
Maren Rothfritz, viola
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Eric Huckins, French horn        
Laura Del Sol Jiménez, flute
Ava Nazar, piano
Joan Tower: Rising
Ke-Chia Chen: The Silent Flame
Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”

Thursday, February 8, 2018
​7:30 pm

 Hyungjin Choi, piano
Alex LoRe,

Hyungjin Choi: Whistling Man (world premiere)
Thelonious Monk: Light Blue
Horace Silver: The St. Vitus Dance
Hyungjin Choi: What Glows in the Darkness (world premiere) 
Hyungjin Choi: Rhythmic Puke (world premiere)
Sammy Fain: I’ll Be Seeing You
George Shearing: Conception
Warne Marsh: Background Music
Hyungjin Choi: Tinkler (world premiere)

Thursday, November 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Pieces of Eight

Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, flute​​
Benjamin Larsen, cello
*denotes premiere

Thursday, May 10, 2018
7​:30 pm

Eriko Sato, violin
Manami Mizumoto, violin
Charlotte Munn-Wood,  violin
Halam Kim, viola
Benjamin Larsen, cello
David Oei, piano
Michael Smith, piano

Joaquín Turina: Piano Trio No, 2, Op. 76
Tania León: Ethos 
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

(held at Florentine School of Music, Art & Academics, 219 Park Row, New York, NY)

2016-2017 Season

Sunday, November 6, 2016
12:30 pm

Sunday, January 29, 2017
​12:30 pm

Steve Whipple and Friends
Steve Whipple, double bass
Anna Mnich, guitar   
Victoria Dombroski, dance
Ashley Rose, dance
Nancy Harms, vocalist
*Steve Whipple: "Still Life” Suite for solo Double Bass in an Alternate         Tuning,  (premiere)
Steve Whipple: Four Ways to Listen
*Steve Whipple: "Minority Suite” for solo Double Bass, (premiere)
Duke Ellington: Rocks in My Bed
Martha Cargo, flute
Benjamin Larsen, cello

Sonata No. 5, Niccoló Dôthel
* bound, Natalie Dietterich (world premiere) (composer in attendance)
* Quadri, Paolo Marchettini (world premiere) (composer in attendance)
* Compare and Contrast, Molly Joyce (world premiere)
Assobio a Játo (Jet Whistle), Heitor Villa-Lobos

Sunday, December 4, 2016
12:30 pm

Thursday, February 16, 2017
​7:30 pm

Piano Trio
Petteri Iivonen, violin
Ben Larsen, cello
Mika Sasaki, piano

Piano Trio in G Major "Gypsy", Hayden
Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, no. 2, Beethoven
Piano Trio in C Major "Lovisa," Sibeluis
Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101, Brahms

Hyungjin Choi Jazz Trio
Hyungjin Choi, piano
Ronen Itzik, drums
Steve Whipple, bass

Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington: Caravan (arr. H. Choi)
Hyungjin Choi: Up and Down, My Life
Hyungjin Choi: Showers of Blessing
Hyungjin Choi: Bang, Bang, Bang
Hyungjin Choi: Labor Blues
Hoagy Carmichael: Skylark
Hyungjin Choi: Everlasting Arms
Hyungjin Choi: First Poo of the Day
*denotes premiere

Thursday, April 27, 2017
​7:30 pm

Beomjae Kim, flute
David Ji, pianist

    Introduction, Theme and Variations on “Trockne Blumen”, D. 802
Liebermann: Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 23
Jolivet: Chant de Linos

Sunday, May 14, 2017
​12:30 pm

Sheng-Ching Hsu, violin
Yue Sun,
Carrie Frey, 
Benjamin Larsen, 
Bert Hill, 
french horn
Ava Nazar, 

Robert Sirota: My Yiddishe Momme
Ke-Chia Chen: The Silent Flame
Reena Esmail: Piano Quintet
Brahms: Piano Quintet

Concerts on the Slope is a monthly concert series performed at
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