Vytautus Julius Smetona, piano

Friday, April 17, 2015, 11am & 7:30pm Concerts are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes in advance of concert. ARTIST Vytautus Julius Smetona, piano BIOGRAPHY Vytautas Julius Smetona was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Lithuanian parents. His principal teachers were his mother, Birute, and brother, Anthony. He studied theory and composition with the noted composer Starling Cumberworth. Birute...
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Luigi Santo, trumpet & Daniela Gentile, piano

Friday, March 27, 2015, 11am & 7:30pm Concerts are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concerts.   ARTISTS Luigi Santo, trumpet & Daniela Gentile, piano   PROGRAM INFORMATION 11:00am Program To A Wilde Rose Edwin McDowell Trumpet Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Intermezzo Pietro Mascagni Eighteenth Variation on a Theme of Paganini Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalize Sergei Rachmaninoff Thais Jules Massenet Contradanza Paquito D’Rivera   7:30pm Program To A Wilde Rose Edwin McDowell Trumpet Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto N.1 in C...
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Fabio Montomoli, guitar & Giovanni Lanzini, clarinet

Friday, March 13, 2015, 11am & 7:30pm Concerts are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert.   ARTISTS Fabio Montomoli, guitar & Giovanni Lanzini, clarinet   PROGRAM La Porta del Sole Francesco Iannitti Piromallo (b. 1961) (dedicated to the Duo) Canzone Cantilena Serenata Stornello Elegia (solo clar.) Amalfi (solo guit.) Tarantella A Tribute to Neapolitan Songs Fenesta ca Lucive” William Cottrau & Giulio Genoino (1797-1847)             (1771-1856) O’ Paese...
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Martin Munch, piano

Friday, February 6, 2015, 11am & 7:30pm Concert is free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert. Martin Munch, piano 11:00am Program Romantic piano-music Strauss: Frühlingsstimmen-Walzer Ravel: Pavane (1898) Debussy: 2 Arabesques Münch: Klavierstücke op. 1 (1976-82) Chopin: 2 Walzer (cis-moll, Des-Dur) Intermission Chopin: 2 Walzer (h-moll, As-Dur) Münch: Romantische Klavierstücke op. 11 (1984-86) Debussy: Clair de lune Ravel: Menuet antique (1895) Strauss: An der schönen blauen...
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UNF Faculty Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3:00pm Concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30pm ARTISTS Rhonda Cassano, flute Claudia Minch, oboe Sunshine Simmons, clarinet Brad Behr, bassoon Kevin Reid, horn   PROGRAM Gavotte with Six Doubles Jean Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) Three Preludes George Gershwin (1898-1937) - Allegro ben ritmato e deciso - Andante con moto e poco rubato - Allegro ben ritmato e deciso Wind Quintet Anton Reicha (1763–1826) - Lento-Allegro moderato - Finale - Allegro...
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Outstanding Young Pianists, 7:30pm

Friday, January 9, 2015, 7:30pm Concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm  Jennifer Zeng, Courtney Dantzler, Alicia Hou, Noah Stone, Jacob Skiles On Saturday, December 6, 2014, advanced piano students of grades 5-12 auditioned to perform at Friday Musicale as the 2015 Class of Outstanding Young Pianists. 5th-6th Grade Winner: Jennifer Zeng (Peggy Edwards, piano teacher) Sonata...
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Scholarship Laureates with Special Guest Darío Martín, piano

Sunday, December 28 2014, 3:00pm Concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30pm Likai He, violin Andrew Callahan, piano Elizabeth Gentry, clarinet Rachel Lovelace, bassoon Special Guest: Darío Martín, piano Program Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) I. Largo II. Adagio III. Allegretto Sonatina for Clarinet Solo, Opus 27 (1957) Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995) I. Tema con variazioni II. Vivo e giocoso Premier Solo...
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Friday Musicale Chorus

Friday, December 5, 2014 ❘ 11am

Michael Dell, Director

The Friday Musicale Chorus presents their winter concert and holiday sing-a-long.

When Christ Was Born of Mary Free – Mark G. Sirett This Little Babe (from “A Ceremony of Carols”) – Benjamin Britten Welcome, Gay Kolyada – Mary E. Caldwell The Virgin Mary Had a Baby...

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Maria Knapik, soprano & Michel Brousseau, piano

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00pm Concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30pm Pieśni – Chopin’s Songs for Voice and Piano Maria Knapik * Michel Brousseau Polish-born Soprano Maria Knapik and Montreal pianist and conductor Michel Brousseau offer a concert dedicated to Chopin’s most beautiful melodies for voice and piano. Showcasing a profound romantic sensibility, these...
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