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Tippet Rise Season Two, Summer 2017

Season Two: Week Seven Browse event history

Geo-Paleo Field Days

Thurs. August 24, 2017, 9:00am

The Tippet Rise Ranch

Program

Over four Thursdays in August (August 3rd, 10th, 24th and 31st), YBRA’s distinguished faculty will lead tours that explore the geological wonders of Tippet Rise. Tours run from 9AM - 1PM. Bring your own brown bag lunch to enjoy in the field followed by a Q&A session moderated by YBRA faculty. Please note that each tour requires extensive walking over rough terrain to numerous geologic “hot spots.”

Description

We are excited to announce a new program at the art center offered in partnership with the Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association (www.ybra.org), the geology field research station founded in 1936 near Red Lodge, Montana by the Princeton Geological Association.

Pedja Muzijevic Solo Recital, with Matt Haimovitz Joining for the World Premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ New Work for Cello and Piano

Fri. August 25, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

C. P. E. Bach
Sonata in G minor, Wq. 65/17
Allegro – Adagio – Allegro assai
Aaron Jay Kernis
FIRST CLUB DATE for cello and piano, 2017 Tippet Rise Commission (World Premiere)
C. P. E Bach
Rondo in C minor, Wq. 59/4
Liszt
Bagatelle Without Tonality
Wagner-Liszt
Isolde’s Love Death
Feldman
Intermissions I and II (1950)
C. P. E. Bach
Rondo in A Major, Wq. 58/1
Schumann
Novelette, Op. 21 No.8

Description

Hailed by critics as a thinking musician with a gratifying combination of virtuosity and eloquence, Pianist Pedja Muzijevic plays compositions by Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach, Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner, Morton Feldman, and Robert Schumann. Pedja is joined by beloved Tippet Rise alum, cellist Matt Haimovitz, to perform the world premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ new work for cello and piano, a 2017 Tippet Rise Commission.

Jessica Sindell, Alex Klein, Mark Nuccio, Daniel Hawkins and Frank Morelli

Sat. August 26, 2017, 10:30am

Sculpture Site: The Domo

Program

Ravel
Ma mère l'Oye (arr. Frank Morelli): Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant, Petit Poucet
Eugène Bozza
Image for solo flute, Op. 38
Antal Doráti
The Grasshopper And The Ant
Ravel
Ma mère l'Oye: Laideronnette, Impératrice des pagodes
Paquito D'Rivera
“The Cape Cod Files,“ Lecuonerias
Francisco Mignone
Two Brazilian Waltzes for bassoon solo
Improvised Waltz
The Modinha that Villa Didn’t Write
Ravel
Ma mère l'Oye: Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
Buyanovsky
Espana: From Four Improvisations From Traveling Impressions
Ravel
Ma mère l'Oye: Le jardin féerique

Description

Jessica Sindell, Alex Klein, Mark Nuccio, Daniel Hawkins, and Frank Morelli play Maurice Ravel’s Ma mère l'Oye (arr. Frank Morelli): Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant, Petit Poucet, Bozza’s Image for solo flute, Op. 38, Mignone’s Two Brazilian Waltzes for bassoon solo and other works.

Pedja Muzijevic, Jessica Sindell, Alex Klein, Mark Nuccio, Daniel Hawkins and Frank Morelli

Sat. August 26, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

Mozart
Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano and Winds, K.452
Largo - Allegro moderato
Larghetto
Allegretto
Dring
Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano
Allegro con brio
Andante semplice
Allegro giocoso
Glinka
Trio pathétique in D minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
Allegro moderato – Scherzo. Vivacissimo – Largo – Allegro con spirito
Poulenc
Sextet, FP 100 for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano
Allegro vivace
Divertissement: Andantino
Finale: Prestissimo

Description

Jessica Sindell, Alex Klein, Mark Nuccio, Daniel Hawkins, and Frank Morelli join pianist Pedja Muzijevic in a performance that includes Mozart’s Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano and Winds, K. 452, Madeleine Dring’s Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano, Mikhail Glinka’s Trio pathétique in D minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano, and Francis Poulenc’s Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano, FP 100.

Season Two: Week Eight Browse event history

Geo-Paleo Field Days

Thurs. August 31, 2017, 9:00am

The Tippet Rise Ranch

Program

Over four Thursdays in August (August 3rd, 10th, 24th and 31st), YBRA’s distinguished faculty will lead tours that explore the geological wonders of Tippet Rise. Tours run from 9AM - 1PM. Bring your own brown bag lunch to enjoy in the field followed by a Q&A session moderated by YBRA faculty. Please note that each tour requires extensive walking over rough terrain to numerous geologic “hot spots.”

Description

We are excited to announce a new program at the art center offered in partnership with the Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association (www.ybra.org), the geology field research station founded in 1936 near Red Lodge, Montana by the Princeton Geological Association.

Anne-Marie McDermott Solo Piano Recital

Fri. September 8, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

Haydn
Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:40
Sonata in C minor, Hob. XVI:20
Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50
Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23
Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI:52

Description

Described in the Philadelphia Inquirer as “one of the great American pianists of her generation,” Anne-Marie McDermott returns to Tippet Rise in 2017 for her second season. Anne-Marie’s recital will include five sonatas for keyboard by Joseph Haydn, in whom Anne-Marie specializes.

The St. Lawrence String Quartet

Sat. September 9, 2017, 10:30am

Sculpture Site: The Domo

Program

Haydn
Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No.2
Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No.2

Description

Renowned for the intensity of its performances, the St. Lawrence String Quartet is also known for its virtuosity, imagination and enthusiasm. In its Tippet Rise debut, the Quartet performs Franz Joseph Haydn’s Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2 and Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2.

Anne-Marie McDermott and the St. Lawrence String Quartet

Sat. September 9, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K.414
Piano Concerto No. 13 in C Major, K.415
Piano Concerto No.14 in E-flat Major, K.449

Description

Almost never heard, these chamber music versions of Mozart’s witty early concerti, No.12 in A Major, K. 414, No.13 in C Major, K. 415 and No.14 in E-flat Major, K. 449, will be performed in the acoustically lush Olivier Music Barn by Anne-Marie and the internationally-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet.

Season Two: Week Nine Browse event history

Vicky Chow, Piano, Todd Meehan and Doug Perkins, percussionists

Fri. September 15, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

John Luther Adams
Four Thousand Holes
Tristan Perich
Parallels

Description

Whether it is people working in parallel, poetic parallels between the evening’s musical pieces, or the main composition of the night, parallels run through this concert of electro-acoustic and acoustic pieces performed by a collection of duos, where the performers are equal partners. The LA Times described Chow as “a new star of new music,” WQXR dubbed Doug Perkins’s recordings as “polyrhythmic elegance” and Billboard described Todd Meehan’s work as “astonishing and entrancing.”

Vicky Chow, Piano, and Doug Perkins, Percussion, with Percussionists Timothy Feeney and Todd Meehan

Sat. September 16, 2017, 10:30am

Sculpture Site: The Domo

Program

John Luther Adams
Nunataks
Red Arc/Blue Veil
Selections from Strange and Sacred Noise

Description

The New York Times declared Doug Perkins a “percussion virtuoso,“ while the Los Angeles Times described pianist Vicky Chow as a “new star of new music.” In the shadows of the Domo, the two will perform John Luther Adams’ Nunataks, Red Arc/Blue Veil and selections from Strange and Sacred Noise, with additional percussion by Todd Meehan and Timothy Feeney. Adams, whose life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world, was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music and a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for his symphonic work, Become Ocean.

Michael Brown Solo Piano Recital

Sat. September 16, 2017, 6:30pm

The Olivier Music Barn

Pre-concert talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

Mendelssohn
Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Medtner
Second Improvisation, Op. 47
Michael Brown
Folk Variations
Beethoven
Variations and Fugue for Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 35, “Eroica”

Description

Described by The New York Times as a “young piano visionary,” Michael Brown plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses, Op. 54, Nikolai Medtner’s Second Improvisation, Op. 47, Ludwig van Beethoven’s brilliant Variations and Fugue for Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 35, “Eroica,” and his own wonderful composition, Folk Variations, composed in 2013 for his friend, the pianist Adam Golka.