UT Concert Hall on WUOT

Mondays from 8-10 p.m. - January through June
Allan Ellstrom

Concerts and recitals from the University of Tennessee School of Music. Produced and hosted by Allan Ellstrom.

 

April 21, 2014

SHEHERAZADE PIANO TRIO
    Susan Waterbury, violin; Elizabeth Simkin, cello; Jennifer Hayghe, piano

JOHN IRELAND: Phantasie, a, for Violin, Cello and Piano
SALLY LAMB McCUNE: Piano Trio “River”
FRANK BRIDGE: Phantasie, c, for Piano, Violin and Cello
FRANZ LISZT: La Vallee d’Obermann from Annees de pelerinage

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CHORUSES

reVOLution

LADY GAGA (arr. Brimer): Edge of Glory
INGRID MICHAELSON & MARSHAL ALTMAN (arr. Brimer): Parachute
INGRID MICHAELSON (arr. Brimer): The Chain
PINK, MAX MARTIN & SHELLBACK (arr. Guthe): Perfect
JESSIE J (arr. Guthe): Price Tag

VOLume

TOM JOHNSTON (arr. Stover): Listen to the Music
FUN (arr. Cross, Headrick & Stover): Some Nights
BILLY JOEL (arr. Cross, Headrick & Stover): River of Dreams
JOHN MAYER (arr. Headrick): I Don’t Trust Myself
USHER (arr. Brimer): DJ Got Us Falling in Love Again

U T WOMEN’S CHORALE
   Jared Cotter, piano

LEE KESSELMAN: Ad Amore
   David McLendon, conductor
DAVID CHILDS: Weep No More
   Carrie Honaker, conductor
STEPHEN HATFIELD: La Lluvia (The Rain)
   Seth Maples, conductor
JAMES MULHOLLAND: Heart, We Will Forget Him
   Jenny Darden, conductor; Lauren Harris, horn
MOSES HOGAN (arr.): Music Down in My Soul
PAUL CALDWELL & SEAN IVORY (arr.): Ain’t No Grave Can Hold My Body Down

 

April 14, 2014

ALLISON ADAMS, saxophone

ERWIN SCHULHOFF:  Hot-Sonate
     Bernadette Lo, piano
LIBBY LARSEN:  Holy Roller
     Kevin Class, piano
DIMITRI TERZAKIS:  Der Holle Nachklang I
     Kevin Class, piano
DOMINICK DIORIO:  Flames Will Grow (World Premiere)
     Elizabeth Bouk, mezzo-soprano; Kevin Class, piano
WILLIAM ALBRIGHT:  Sonata
     Kevin Class, piano

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE JAZZ BAND
Keith Brown, director

BENNY CARTER:  The Kansas City Suite
   The Wiggle Walk; Meetin’ Time; Katy Do; Jackson County Jubilee; Vine Street Rumble;  Blue Five Jive; Miss Missouri; Sunset Glow; Rompin’ at the Reno

April 7, 2014

JOEL HASTINGS, piano

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations on Mein junges Leben hat ein End; Variations on Unter der Linden Grune
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Toccata, g, BWV 915
GYORGY LIGETI:  Etudes-No. 8-Fem
CARTER PANN:  The Bills; The Cheesegrater

DAPHNE GERLING, viola; JOHN BROCK, harpsichord

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Viola da Gamba Sonata No. 2, D, BWV 1028

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE WIND ENSEMBLE
Donald Ryder, conductor

GIOVANNI GABRIELI:  Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2
ALFRED HORNOFF:  Suite for Four Trombones
ANTONIN DVORAK:  Serenade for Winds, d, Op. 44
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY:  Desi

FILL MUSIC from the WUOT Music Library:

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE JAZZ BAND
Keith Brown, director

JOE HENDERSON:  Punjab

April 14:  Faculty recital:  Allison Adams, saxophone; Kevin Class, Bernadette Lo, piano; Elizabeth Bouk, mezzo-soprano; University of Tennessee Jazz Band, directed by Keith Brown

April 21:  Guest artist recital: Sheherazade Piano Trio; University of Tennessee Women’s Chorale

April 28:  Faculty Recital:  Wesley Baldwin, cello; Kevin Class, piano; University of Tennessee Concert Band, 

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March 31, 2014

ANDREA DAWSON, violin
LILLIAN BUSS PEARSON, piano

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:  Violin Sonata No. 8, G, Op. 30, No. 3
CLAUDE DEBUSSY:  Violin Sonata, g
RICHARD STRAUSS:  Violin Sonata, Eb, Op. 18

RYAN NESTOR, percussion

FRANCO DONATONI:  Omar-Mvt. 1
MICHAEL FINNISSY:  Hinomi
ROGER REYNOLDS:  Watershed I

March 24, 2014

2012 University of Tennessee Viola Celebration 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Partita No. 1, b, BWV 1002-excerpts
  Christine Rutledge, baroque viola
ROBERT SCHUMANN: Marchenbilder, Op. 113
  Rudolf Haken, viola
  Bernadette Lo, piano
ALEXANDER MILLER: Scrim
  Dominic DeStefano,viola
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Romance
  Hillary Herndon, viola
  Bernadette Lo, piano
CAROLINE MALLONEE: Lullaby; Crossings
  Miranda Sielaff, viola
CARL MARIA VON WEBER: Andante and Rondo Ungarese
  George Taylor, viola
  Bernadette Lo, piano
CHRIS LOWRY: Romanza for Four Violas, Op. 15 (World Premiere)
  George Taylor, Rodolf Haken, Andrea Houde, Dominic DeStefano, violas

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE MEN’S CHORALE
Gene Peterson, conductor (unless noted)
Melony Dodson, piano

EDVARD GRIEG: Brothers Sing On
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WHITE (arr. Wilberg): The Morning Trumpet
JOSEPH MARTIN: Who Are the Brave?
TRADITIONAL (arr. Peterson): Soran Bushi
LEONARD COHEN (arr. Sperry): Hallelujah
  Christian Lopes, Landon Paul, David Buchanan, soloists
RANDALL THOMPSON: The Last Words of David
  David McLendon, conductor

March 17, 2014 
U T Faculty Recital:  Daniel Cloutier,  trombone; U T Percussion Ensemble, directed by Andrew Bliss

DANIEL CLOUTIER, trombone/BERNADETTE LO, piano

ROGER BOUTRY:  Capriccio
JOHANN GEORG ALBRECHTSBERGER:  Concerto for Alto Trombone
DAVID BORDEN:  Concertino for Trombone
WILHELM DOMROESE:  Sakura, Japanese Impressions
HENRY FILLMORE:  Three Trombone Rags:  Mose Trombone; Teddy Trombone; Shoutin’ Liza Trombone

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE/Andrew Bliss, director

KATE NEAL:  What Hath II
CHRISTOPHER ADLER:  Once, in a grove of tamarisk
JAMES ROMIG:  The Frame Problem
ELLIOT COLE:  Postludes, Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7
IANNIS XENAKIS:  Okho

March 10, 2014

RACHMANINOFF REMEMBERED with EVGHENY BRAKHMAN, piano

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Four Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 33, g, c#, C, c
Two Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39, Eb, c
Piano Sonata No. 2, bb, Op. 36
Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2, c#
Prelude, Op. 23, No. 1, f#
Prelude, Op. 32, No. 12, g#
Prelude, Op. 23, No. 4, D
Prelude, Op. 23, No. 5, g
Prelude, Op. 23, No. 2, Bb
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
FREDERIC CHOPIN: Etude, Op. 10, No. 1, C

FILL MUSIC:

MATT NIESS: Zydeco Boogaloo
Tennessee Trombonery/Daniel Cloutier

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (arr. Grieg): Piano Sonata No. 5, G, K. 283
ChiHee Wang, Agnes Wan, pianos

 

March 3, 2014 

KEVIN MCMILLAN, baritone
GABRIEL DOBNER, piano

FRANZ SCHUBERT:  Die Winterreise

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE JAZZ BAND
Keith Brown, director

JOE HENDERSON:  Isotope
Recordame
Tetragon
Step Lightly
Black Narcissus
VINCENT YOUMANS (arr. Henderson):  Without a Song

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February 24, 2014

WESLEY BALDWIN, cello; NICHOLAS ROSS, piano

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Cello Suite No. 6, D, BWV 1012
FREDERIC CHOPIN & AUGUSTE FRANCHOMME:  Grand Duo Concertante on Themes from Robert le Diable (Meyerbeer)
FREDERIC CHOPIN:  Cello Sonata, g, Op. 65 Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TROMBONE CHOIR (unless noted)
Daniel Cloutier, director

VACLAV NELHYBEL:  Tower Music
TIRBURTIO MASSAINO:  Canzona for 12 Trombones
PIERRE MAX DUBOIS:  Quatuor for Trombones

U. T. Trombone Quartet

KEITH SNELL:  Color Slides
JOHN KLEMMER (arr. Lewis):  Just Friends

Tennessee Trombonery, Daniel Cloutier, director

RICHARD WAGNER (arr. Hanson):  Lohengrin-Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral

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February 17, 2014 

MANUELA FORMICHELLA, SOPRANO
JUDITH BIBLE, PIANO

PAOLO TOSTI:    Vorrei; Sogno; Per Morire; Ohe’ Mamma; Pour un Baiser;    Due Piccoli Notturni: Van gli effluvi delle roses; O falce di luna calante

ANTONIO DI JORIO:   Stratosfera; Suspiro; Ah Che Te Voglio Fa

PAOLO TOSTI:    First Waltz; A Vucchella

BRENDAN MCCONVILLE:  Vorrei
ENRICO CANNIO:  O surdato ‘nnammurato

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE WIND ENSEMBLE
  Gary Sousa, conductor

RICHARD STRAUSS:  Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare
LEONARD BERNSTEIN (arr. Grundman):  Candide-Overture
CARL MARIA VON WEBER (arr. Brown): Clarinet Concerto No. 2, Eb
   Gary Sperl, clarinet
RICHARD WAGNER (arr. Bourgeois):  Lohengrin-Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral
MORTON GOULD:  Fanfare for Freedom
PERCY GRAINGER (arr. Goldman):  Handel in the Strand
OTTORINO RESPIGHI:  Huntingtower
FISHER TULL:  Toccata
DANA WILSON:  Awakening
DONALD GRANTHAM:  Lone Star Twister
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA (arr. Bourgeois):  The Gallant Seventh March

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February 10, 2014

Chihee Hwang & Agnes Wan, 2 pianos and piano 4-hands

WILLIAM BOLCOM:  The Garden of Eden—Four Rags for Two Pianos
JOHANNES BRAHMS:  Hungarian Dances WoO 1-No. 2, d; No. 7, a
PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY (arr. Nicolas Economou):  The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Jennifer Sohl, soprano; Caitlin Bolden, mezzo-soprano; Boris Van Druff, tenor; Ian Richardson, bass-baritone;    University of Tennessee Choirs:  Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorale, Women’s Chorale;   Angela Batey and Gene Peterson, conductors; University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra;  James Fellenbaum, conductor

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 9, d, Op. 125
 

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February 3, 2014 

JASON SULLIMAN, bass trombone; BERNADETTE LO, piano

JAN KOETSIER:  Allegro Maestoso
JOHANN GALLIARD:  Bass Trombone Sonata No. 1
CHARLES SMALL:  Conversation
       w/Daniel Cloutier, trombone
ERIC EWAZEN:  Bass Trombone Concerto-1st mvt.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CONCERT CHOIR
       Gene Peterson, conductor (unless noted)
       Melony Dodson, piano

GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN:  Laudate Jehovam omnes gentes
       Thomas Lovett, Chae-Young Son, violins; Ethan Wagner, cello
JEFFERY AMES:  For the Sake of Our Children
       Ethan Wagner, cello; Daniel Aycock, William Brimer, percussion
BYRON J. SMITH:  Worthy to Be Praised
       Emily Emadian, soloist
EDVARD GRIEG:  Ave maris stella
       Ben Warren, conductor
EDWIN FERGUSON (arr.):  Ye Followers of the Lamb
       Chris Goodson, conductor
DAN FORREST:  Good Night, Dear Heart
       Michael Shortal, conductor
RICHARD BURCHARD:  Creator alme siderum
STEVEN STUCKY:  Three New Motets-O sacrum convivium
PAUL CAREY:  A Million Miracles
ALLAH RAKHA RAHMAN (arr. Sperry):  Sivaji-Balleilakka
       Eric Sorrels, Jenny Darden, soloists; Daniel Aycock, William Brimer, Josh Golden, McKinley Merritt, percussion

TENNESSEE BASSOON CONSORT
       Eric Anderson, Darrel Hale, Dawn Hartley, James Lotz, Keith McClelland, Lecolion Washington
JAN DISMAS ZELENKA (arr. McClelland):  Piece arranged for bassoons
DAN WELCHER:  Music for Earthworms—a Darwinian Odyssey
       Dan Welcher, conductor
ALAN RIDOUT:  Pigs

Fill music from the WUOT Music Library:

THE BASSOON BROTHERS
873/Crystal Records

PETER SCHICKELE:  Last Tango at Bayreuth

PIERRE MAX DUBOIS:  Scherzo for Four Bassoons

TRADITIONAL (arr. Eubanks):  Red River Valley

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January 6, 2014

SCHUBERT STRING CHAMBER MUSIC:

FRANZ SCHUBERT:  Trio Movement, Bb
 Ching Yi Lin, violin; Hillary Herndon, viola; Paul York, cello

FRANZ SCHUBERT:  Piano Quintet, A, D. 667 (“Trout”)
Lin He, violin; Hillary Herndon, viola; Paul York, cello; Sidney King, double bass; Kevin Class, piano

FRANZ SCHUBERT:  String Quintet, C
 Lin Heand Ching Yi Lin, violins; Hillary Herndon, viola; Wesley Baldwin and Paul York, cellos

Fill music from the WUOT music library:

BOB BROOKMEYER:  Nasty Dance
University of Tennessee Jazz Big Band/Keith Brown

PHILIP STOPFORD:  Ave Verum
University of Tennessee Chamber Singers/Angela Batey

JOSEPH TURRIN:  Lullaby for Noah
University of Tennessee Symphonic Band/Donald Ryder

January 13, 2014

GREGORY PARTAIN, piano

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 24, F#, Op. 78
FREDERIC CHOPIN: Nocturne, F#, Op. 15, No. 2; Nocturne, B, Op. 62, No. 1; Polonaise, f#, Op. 44
CLAUDE DEBUSSY: L’isle joyeuse; Piano Preludes-The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Piano Sonata No. 7, Bb, Op. 83

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE MEN’S CHORALE
Gene Peterson, conductor (unless noted)
Melony Dodson, piano

JOAN SZYMKO: A Burst of Song
JOSEPH GREGORIO: Dona nobis pacem
  Gideon Klein, cello
TUCKER BIDDLECOMBE: Somagwaza
  Daniel Aycock, William Brimer, percussion; Breyon Ewing, Josh Golden, Will Sliger, Robert Wrinkle, soloists
DAVID MONTOYA: African Processional-Jambo rafiki yangu
  Eric Sorrels, soloist; Daniel Aycock, William Brimer, Heath Dunkel, Zac Riblett, percussion
DAVID DICKAU: i carry your heart with me
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Standchen, D. 920
  Lorraine DiSimone, mezzo-soprano
ERNEST CHARLES (arr. Seelig): When I Have Sung My Songs to You
  Ben Warren, conductor
BEN E. KING (arr. Huff): Stand By Me
  Heath Dunkel, Robert Locklear, soloists
RICHARD RODGERS (arr. Lojeski): South Pacific-There Is Nothin’ Like a Dame
  Will Sliger, soloist
WENDELL WERNER/DAVID PEGEL (arr.): VOLS Medley

January 20, 2014

DARREL T. HALE, bassoon
BERNADETTE LO, piano

MAURICE RAVEL: Piece en forme de Habanera
HENRI DUTILLEUX: Sarabande et Cortege
GUSTAV SCHRECK: Bassoon Sonata, Op. 9

AMERICAN HERITAGE ENSEMBLE
Dan Ornowski & Andrew Bliss, co-directors

TRADITIONAL: The Downfall of Paris
OLD GUARD FIFE & DRUM CORPS (arr.): Adventures of Joe 90
LES PARKS/BILL KRUG: Brian Boru
TRADITIONAL: The Dusky Night
OLD GUARD FIFE & DRUM CORPS (arr.): Drum Feature
LES PARKS/BILL KRUG: British Grenadier Medley

ENSEMBLE KNOX
Andrew Bliss, director

MARK APPLEBAUM: Straitjacket

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
Andrew Bliss, director

WARREN BENSON: Three Pieces for Percussion Quartet
STEVE REICH: Music for Pieces of Wood
CORNELIUS CARDEW: Treatise-selections
BEN WAHLUND: Pegasus
Lawrence Montgomery, snare drum
MARK FORD: The Surface of Life
Logan Ball, vibraphone
BOB BECKER (arr.): Bye-Bye Medley
Kristopher Keeton, xylophone
JOHN BERGAMO: Piru Bole
Kristopher Keeton, soloist

January 27, 2014

THE CUMBERLAND QUINTET
Roger Martin, flute; William Woodworth, oboe; Wonkak Kim, clarinet; James Lotz, bassoon; Jeremy Hansen, horn

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU (arr. Nakagawa): Gavotte with Six Doubles
PETER LIEUWEN: Windjammer
ROBERT JAGER: The Sally Garden
ALFRED UHL: Drei Stucke fur Blaserquintett
STEPHEN SONDHEIM (arr. Dawson): A Little Night Music-Send in the Clowns
ENDRE SZERVANSKY: Woodwind Quintet No. 1-Finale

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CONCERT BAND
Michael Stewart, conductor (unless noted)

TIMOTHY MAHR: Flourish
FRANK TICHELI: Shenandoah
Jonathan Roode, conductor
KARL KING (arr. Schissel): Circus Days
CHARLES CARTER: Overture for Winds
Jonathan Roode, conductor
LARRY DAEHN: As Summer Was Just Beginning
ROBERT SHELDON: Metroplex

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SYMPHONY BAND
Donald Ryder, conductor (unless noted)

MALCOLM ARNOLD (arr. Paynter): Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Candide-Make Our Garden Grow
HENRY FILLMORE (arr. Schissel): The Circus Bee
JAMES CURNOW: Rejouissance
Roy Holder, conductor
TIMOTHY MAHR: Daydream
DANA WILSON: Shortcut Home

Fill music from the WUOT music library:

WILLIAMETTA SPENCER: At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners
JAMES ERB (arr.): Shenandoah

University of Tennessee Chamber Singers
Angela Batey, conductor

 

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