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Master of Music Performance Recital Event

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18:30 - 22:00
18 September 2019
Turners Sims

Event details

The University of Southampton’s Music Department showcases the final performances of MMUS Music Students. Recitals will take place during the evenings from 16 – 19 September 2019 at either Turners Sims or The Brook. Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 18.30

Performer: Liujun Chen, voice
Variety is probably the best word to describe my programme. From operatic arias to folk song, from German to French, from Gluck to Huang Zi.  
Accompanist: Karen Kingsley, piano

In gentle murmurs will I mourn (Jephtha)   George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Chanson Espagnole   Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
The song of a girl ravished away by the fairies in south Uist Judith Weir (1954-)
Three settings of Goethe by Schubert:
Wanderers Nachtleid
Gretchen am Spinrade
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Two songs of Elgar:
Where corals lie (Sea Pictures)
Like to the damask rose
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
*** Interval ***  
Che farò senza Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice) Christophe Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)  
Four songs of Huang Zi:
Spring Fever Tune
Rouged Lips
Three wishes of a rose
Huang Zi (1904-1938)
Cruda Sorte! (L’Italiana in Algeri)  Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)


Time: 19.45

Performer: Cristina Grigore, flute
Cristina Grigore is a Romanian flautist. She came to the University of Southampton to pursue a Master's degree in Performance after finishing her Bachelor's degree at the National University of Music Bucharest, Romania. She particularly enjoys playing modern and contemporary music, and for her last recital she chose a variety of Romantic, Modern and Contemporary pieces.
Accompanist: Karen Kingsley, piano

Vocalise                                                Sergei Rachmaninoff  (1873-1943)
Suite                                                       Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Sonata Appassionata                     Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
Sonatine                                             Pierre Sancan (1916-2008)
Le merle noir                                       Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Zoom tube                                          Ian Clarke (1964-)
Jocul Tambalelor                                Johnny Răducanu (1931-2011)


Time: 21.00

Performer: Alkistis Stoggiani, violin
The recital’s repertory is broad, including works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Yannis Konstantinidis and Arvo Pärt. “Fratres” by Arvo Part with its minimal character was the initial idea that shaped the rest of the repertory. Each piece resembles part of who the violinist is either as a musician or a person generally.
Accompanist: Karen Kingsley, piano

Violin Sonata in A major, Op.30 No.1
1st movement: Allegro
2nd movement: Adagio molto espressivo
3rd movement: Allegretto con Variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Passacaglia for violin solo in G minor, C.105 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)
Suite on popular Greek melodies of the Dodecanese islands:
1st : Air of Karpathos , Andante Lento
2nd: Pastoral chant of Kalymnos, Allegretto Scherzando
3rd: Dancing song of Rhodes, Con Moto e Quasi Parlando-Allegretto Semplice
4th: Dance of Leros, L’ Istesso Tempo
5th: Air of Rhodes, Andante Mesto
6th : Dancing wedding song of Rhodes, Andante Lento-Allegro Vivo
ma non troppo
Yannis Konstantinidis (1903-1984)
Fratres Arvo Pärt (1935)
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