A student recital of music by DiBerardino, Goldstein, and Tchaikovsky.
Nick DiBerardino: 27 Morningside
Abigail Fayette, violin; Oliver Herbert, cello; Jia Cheng Xiong, piano
Nick DiBerardino is currently pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in composition at Curtis studying under Jennifer Higdon, David Ludwig and Richard Danielpour. He describes his composition 27 Morningside “ode to home, a testament to wonderful moments passed”.
Lyman McBride, trombone; Elena Jivaeva, piano
William Goldstein is known for over 50 movie and television scores including “Fame” and “The Miracle Worker”. Goldstein was approach by The United States Army Band to compose a piece for solo trombone. Vern Kagarice, “Annotated Guide to Trombone Solos with Band and Orchestra” said Goldstein’s Colloquy possibly represents the best example of contemporary writing with jazz implications in the entire trombone repertoire.”
Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Daniel Hsu, piano; Junhui Chen, piano accompaniment
Tchaikovsky a Russian composer of the Romantic period, works The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty are among the most popular in the classical music repertoire. Listeners will recognize Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23 by the first movement Allegro non Troppo e molto maestoso-Allegro con spirito pounding chords. The following movements are Andantino semplice—Prestissimo and Allegro con fuoco.