KINGSTON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
2022 FESTIVAL CONCERTS

All Festival concerts will be held at Edwards Hall on the URI campus
The Special Event on July 26 will be held at the United Theater in Westerly, RI

2022 FESTIVAL CONCERTS

CONCERT 1:
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 PM
Curtains Open with Curtis

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Menuetto – Trio I – Trio II
IV. Allegretto con variazioni

Felix Mendelssohn:  String Quintet No.2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87
I. Allegro vivace
II. Andante scherzando
III. Adagio e lento
IV. Allegro molto vivace

Duke Ellington (arr. David Schiff):  Ducal Suite Selections – Clarinet Lament (Barney’s Concerto) and Air Conditioned Jungle

Curtis on Tour: The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, featuring Roberto Diaz (viola) and David Shifrin (clarinet) with emerging young artists from the Curtis Institute  Takumi Taguchi (violin), Eunice Kim (violin), Yizilin Liang (viola), John Lee (cello)

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CONCERT 2:
Friday, July 22, 7:30 PM
Bach Keyboard Favorites

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Partita in D Major, BWV 828
Toccata in F-sharp Minor, BWV 910
Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 893 (Book 2, Well Tempered Clavier)
Partita in G Major, BWV 829
Toccata in D Minor, BWV 913
Italian Concerto, BWV 971 (Second movement: Andante)
Chorale, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 358 (Riemenschneider)
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”), BWV 80 (Riemenschneider)
Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV 864 (Book 1, Well Tempered Clavier)

Piano:  Hilda Huang

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CONCERT 3:
Sunday, July 24, 4:00 PM
The Dover’s Debut

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K.465, “Dissonance”
I. Adagio – Allegro
II. Andante cantabile
III. Menuetto. Allegro
IV. Allegro molto

Caroline Shaw: The Evergreen
I. Moss
II. Stem
III. Water
IV. Root

Maurice Ravel:  String Quartet in F Major
I. Allegro moderato – Très doux
II. Assez vif – Très rythmé
III. Très lent
IV. Vif et agité

Dover Quartet (by arrangement with the Curtis Institute of Music, where it serves as the Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence)
Violin:
  Joel Link, Bryan Lee
Viola:  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt
Cello:  Camden Shaw

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CONCERT 4:
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 PM
The Dover and Friends

Antonín Dvořák:  Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74 (for 2 Violins and Viola)
I. Introduzione. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Larghetto
III. Scherzo. Vivace – Trio. Poco meno mosso
IV. Tema con variazioni. Poco Adagio-Molto

Anton Arensky:  String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35
I. Moderato
II. Variations sur un thème de P. Tchaikovsky. Moderato
III. Finale. Andante sostenuto

Frank Bridge:  Piano Quintet in D minor, H. 49
I. Adagio – Allegro moderato
II. Adagio ma non troppo – Allegro con brio – Adagio ma non troppo
III. Allegro energico

Dover Quartet (by arrangement with the Curtis Institute of Music, where it serves as the Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence)
Violin:
  Joel Link, Bryan Lee
Viola:  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt
Cello:  Camden Shaw

Cello:  Yegor Dyachkov
Piano: Natalie Zhu

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CONCERT 5:
Friday, July 29, 7:30 PM
Remembering Zachary Friedland 

Ernest Bloch: “Prayer,” From Jewish Life, B. 54

Zachary Friedland: “Riding Waves” for Violin and Piano

Frédéric Chopin:  Fantaisie in F Minor, Op. 49

Franz Schubert:  Piano Trio No.1 in B-flat Major, D. 898 (Op. 99)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante un poco mosso
III. Scherzo: Allegro
IV. Rondo: Allegro vivace

Violin: Ayano Ninomiya, Noah Geller
Cello: Clancy Newman, Yegor Dyachkov
Piano: Reiko Uchida, Natalie Zhu

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CONCERT 6:
Sunday, July 31, 4:00 PM
Festival Finale

Vivian Fung: Birdsong

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello, M. 73
I. Allegro
II. Très vif
III. Lent
IV. Vif, avec entrain

Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 41
I. Allegretto
II. Andante maestoso ma con moto
III. Poco allegro più tosto moderato
IV. Allegro

Violin:  Ayano Ninomiya, Noah Geller
Viola:   Noah Geller
Cello:   Clancy Newman, Yegor Dyachkov
Piano:  Reiko Uchida

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SPECIAL EVENT:
Tuesday, July 26, 7:30 PM
United Theater Concert

Steven Mackey: “Memoir,” A Theatrical Musical Work

Dover Quartet (by arrangement with the Curtis Institute of Music, where it serves as the Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence)
Violin:  Joel Link, Bryan Lee
Viola:  Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt
Cello:  Camden Shaw

arx duo
Percussion:  Mari Yoshinaga and Garrett Arney

Narrator:  Natalie Christa

Director:  Mark DeChiazza

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