2018 Composer Anniversaries: Featuring New TMC Soloists - Public Concerts

2018 Composer Anniversaries: Featuring New TMC Soloists

MARCH 13, 2018, 1:00 pm
Nanette Kaplan Solomon, Organizer
Free Public Event

This exciting program will pay tribute to composers for whom 2018 marks a significant anniversary of birth or death. Thus we will celebrate Leonard Bernstein and George Rochberg (100th birthday), Cesar Cui and Claude Debussy (100th anniversary of death) and Lili Boulanger, (125th birthday and 100th anniversary of death). We will feature some of our newest solo status members- sopranos Elaine Dalbo-Gregori and Colleen Gray, violinist Pinchas Rosenberg, and pianists James Iman and Amaury Morales. Don't miss it!!

Concert Program

I Hate Music! A Cycle of Five Kid Songs for Soprano –  Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
1. My Name is Barbara
2. Jupiter Has Seven Moons
3. I Hate Music
4. A Big Indian and a Little Indian
5. I’m a Person Too

Mandoline – Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Beau Soir
Fantouches (from Fêtes Galantes)


Colleen Gray, soprano
Nanette Kaplan Solomon, piano


Preludes, op. 64 – César Cui (1835-1918)

No. 6 in F-sharp minor
No. 8 in C-sharp minor

Amaury Morales, piano


Clairières dans le ciel (1914) – Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)

XII. Je garde une médaille d’elle
XIII. Demain fera un an

Elaine Dalbo-Gregori, soprano
Nanette Kaplan Solomon, piano


Twelve Bagatelles (1952) – George Rochberg (1918-2005)

I. Drammaticamente e con un tempo libero
II. Scherzoso e tempo giusto
III. Con bio
IV. Tempo di marcia
V. Quasi parlando
VI. Satirico
VII. Tenebramente e liricamente
VIII. Giocoso
IX. Intenso con un sentiment di destino
X.
XI. Con moto, passionamente
XII. Burlesca

James Iman, piano


Sonata for Violin and Piano, L. 148 – Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Allegro vivo
Intermède. Fantasque et léger
Finale. Très animé

Pinchas Rosenberg, violin
Amaury Morales, piano

Event Location

Rodef Shalom's Levy Hall
4905 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States