Christopher Costanza, cello, and Xinlu Huang, piano, perform the following program:
Pamela Decker is Professor of Organ / Music Theory at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She also serves as organist at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Tucson. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance, with emphasis also in composition, from Stanford University. During her doctoral study, she was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study of organ and composition in Lübeck, West Germany.
While in Germany, she worked at the Musikhochschule Lübeck and was invited to perform in many venues. The Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR, North German Radio) recorded for broadcast her performance of her work Passacaglia for organ at the Lübeck Cathedral. Other activities as a performer include solo recitals and ensemble appearances in churches, cathedrals, and concert halls in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Baltic region, at venues including Grace Cathedral and Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor (MI), All Saints’ Anglican Church in Windsor (Ontario), Clapp Recital Hall at the University of Iowa, the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Hauptkirche St. Petri and Hauptkirche St. Nikolai in Hamburg (Germany), the Nigulistekirikus in Tallinn (Estonia), and many other venues.
The program "Korean Art Song: Concert I" will feature Korean art songs from the 1920s to 1950s including Nan-pa Hong, Jae-Myung Hyun, Dong-Jin Kim, I-sang Yun, Soon Nam Kim, Kun Woo Lee, Du-Nam Cho, and others. | This event has been rescheduled for noon and will run approximately 90 minutes.
Russell Hancock, Daniel Cher and Michel Flexer of the Saint Michael Trio are joined by Department of Music Lecturer Robin Sharp, violin, and Julie Kim, violin (San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet Orchestras) for the following program:
Additionally, audio-visual elements will serve as commentary.
A movie without images: what does that look like? Or should we say, how does it sound? In this immersive surround-sound concert, Brazilian composer Bruno Ruviaro becomes the DJ to guide you through a full evening dedicated to your ears. But is it music or cinema? With this unusual, genre-defying combination of dialogue, sound, music, and ambiance, let your imagination to boldly go where it has never gone before.
The Stanford Department of Music will present an evening of works created for acclaimed visiting performers, soprano Tony Arnold and tubist Max Murray. The program of compositional, intermedia and installation work by eight graduate composers will occur progressively through a number of gallery and performance spaces, highlighting and responding to the museum's unique architecture and acoustics.
The Ives Quartet (Bettina Mussumeli, violin; Susan Freier, violin; Jodi Levitz, viola; and Stephen Harrison, cello) is joined by pianist Laura Dahl and mezzo soprano Buffy Baggott to perform works by Stanford composer Giancarlo Aquilanti and Kamyar Mohajer.