Piccolo Spoleto Young Artists Series

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is excited to announce this year’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival Young Artists Series. The series features some of the College’s most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 and available at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office 1-(866)-811-4111 or online. All concerts take place at 12:00 noon in the College’s Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip Street, except for May 27 at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday, May 25 – Outstanding Seniors Sing! [buy tickets]
Ashley Fabian – Purcell–We Sing to Him, Sweeter than Roses; Handel–La Farfalletta; Beach-Take, O Take Those Lips Away
Cat Richmond – Brahms–Geheimnis, Jucche!, Serenade, Vergebliches Ständchen
Kori Miller – Schubert-Gretchen am Spinnrade, Wanderer’s Nachtlied; Vaughan Williams–Silent Noon, Love’s Last Gift
Jordan Boyd – Copland–Simple Gifts, Little Horses, At the River (Old American songs)

Monday, May 27 – College of Charleston Concert Choir [buy tickets]
Conducted by Robert Taylor. This concert takes place at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St.

Britten-Jubilate Deo, Festival Te Deum
Brahms-Warum ist das Licht gegeben
Tormis-Helletused
Esenwalds-O Salutaris Hotias, Northern Lights
Johann Michael Bach-Sei lieber tag willkommen
Robert Decormier,arranger-Let Me Fly
W.C. Handy/arr. Hall Johnson-St. Louis Blues

Tuesday, May 28 - Strings Attached!  [buy tickets]
Corelli – Trio Sonata in d minor, Op. 3, No. 5
Jordan Elum and Zoe Whittaker, violins;
Zachary Litchfield, cello; Martin Dawson, harpsichord

Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908) – Navarra (Danza espagnole), Op. 33 for two violins and piano
Jordan Elum and Henry Cain-violins

Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20, No. 1

Rachel Yi, violin, and Chee-Hang See, piano

Ysaye – Solo Sonata No. 6 in E major, Op. 27 for violin 
Yuhong Tu, violin
Beethoven (1770-1827) – Sonata in A major, Op. 69
Allegro, ma non tanto
Scherzo, in A minor
Adagio cantabile – Allegro
Vivace
Unusdian Errandonea, cello, and Chee-Hang See, piano

Mendelssohn – String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, 1st movement-Adagio, Allegro

Yuhong Tu and Jordan Elum, violins; Antonio Alvarado, viola; Shelby Bowden, cello

Wednesday, May 29 - Piano Recital by Diego Suarez  [buy tickets]
Bach-Busoni-Chaconne
Schumann-Fantasie
Brahms- Variations on a Theme of Paganini

Thursday, May 30 – Beethoven and Chopin  [buy tickets]
Yutong Tu, violin & Chee-Hang See, piano – Beethoven-Sonata for violin and piano in c minor
Emily Tran, piano – Chopin-Scherzo in C sharp minor
Bach-Toccata in E minor, BWV 914
Matthew Griswold, piano – Chopin-Ballade in G minor

Friday, May 31 - A French Affair!  [buy tickets]
Nathan Matticks – Duparc-Phydilé, Extase, Chanson Triste
Ashley Fabian – Debussy-Quatres Chansons de Jeunesse (Pantomime, Claire de lune, Pierrot, Apparition)
Jordan Boyd – Poulenc- Le Bestiaire (Le dromadaire, La chevre du thibet, La sauterelle, Le dauphin, L’ecrevisse, Le carpe
Clare Elich – Debussy-Fleur des Bles; Gounod-Ce que je suis sans toi
Emily Tran, piano – Debussy-Claire de lune
Kori Miller – Debussy-Beau Soir, Mandoline; Liszt-Oh, quand je dors

Saturday, June 1 - College of Charleston Opera Scenes  [buy tickets]
Excerpts from recent productions of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Shakespeare revue Brush Up Your Shakespeare, plus some other surprises

Monday, June 3 – Songfest!  [buy tickets]
Joseph Ford – Schumann-Ich grolle nicht, Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen; Obradors-Del cabello mas sutil; Rorem-The Lordly Hudson
Laura Owens – Charles-When I Have Sung My Songs to You; Bononcini-Per la gloria d’adorarvi; Schubert-Seligkeit
Samantha Mazzola – Brahms-Vergebliches Ständchen; Rachmaninoff- К детям (K detyam)To the Children; Duke-Last Word of a Bluebird
Clare Elich – Debussy-Fleur des Bles; Schumann-Widmung; Hoiby-Where the Music Comes From
Cherise Sickles – Bellini-Ma rendi pur contento; Schubert-Wanderer’s Nachtlied; Della Joio-How do I love Thee
Savannah Shelby – R. Strauss-Ich trage meine Minne; Berlioz-Villanelle (Les Nuits d-Été); Vaughan Williams – Silent Noon

Tuesday, June 4 - College of Charleston Jazz Combo  [buy tickets]
Jazz classics and original compositions – Andy Childs-saxophone, Gary “Trey” Cooper-piano, Brett Belanger-bass, Jon Peace-drums

Wednesday, June 5 - Violin/Guitar/Cello/Piano  [buy tickets]
Francois Couperin (1688-1733) – Duo for two cellos
Vivement
Agreablement
Sarabande
Chaconne
legere
Gayment
Unusdian Errandonea and Shelby Bowden, cellists

Luigi Legnani (1790-1877) – Fantasia
Ulyana Machneva, guitar

Johannes Brahms – Sonata for Viola and Piano
Antonio Alvarado, viola, and Chee-Hang See, piano

Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840) – Sonata Concertata in A major, op 61
Allegro spiritoso
Adagio assai espressivo
Rondeau
Yuhong Tu, violin and Gregory Guay, classical guitar

Astor Piazzola (1921-1992) – History of Tango
Yuhong Tu, violin, and Gregory Guay, classical guitar

Thursday, June 6 – Piano Recital by Matthew Griswold  [buy tickets]

Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847
Mozart - Sonata in C Major, K. 330-Allegro
Rachmaninoff – Three Preludes
Scriabin – Sonata in G sharp minor, Op. 19, No. 2-Andante, Presto
Griswold – Five Preludes
Chopin – Étude in G Flat major, Op. 10, No. 5; Ballade in G minor, Op. 23, No. 1

Friday, June 7 - Tan and See Piano Duo  [buy tickets]
Amy Tan & Chee-Hang See, pianos

Music for One Piano Four Hands and Two Pianos:
Milhaud-Leboeuf sure le toit (The Ox on the Roof)
Guastavino-Tres Romances Argentinos (Las Niñas, Muchacho Jujeño, Baile)
Liszt-Réminiscenses de Don Juan

Saturday, June 8 – College of Charleston Opera – Arias and Broadway Songs  [buy tickets]

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