Concert Schedule and Program

    April 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm                                                                    
    Location: Church of the Red Rocks - Free admission
    Opening of the third Piano on the Rocks International Festival -  THE DIVINE  
             

        
             Amazing Grace
             Arranged by Sandi Patty
                            Barbara Di Toro, soprano; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

             Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
                           
  O lieb solang du lieben kannst
                             arranged by Sandrine Erdely-Sayo
                             Poem by Ferdinand Freiligrath
                             Barbara Di Toro, soprano; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

             Sandrine Erdely-Sayo (b. 1968)
                           
  “El Canario se muere” from Platero y yo
                               Text by Juan Ramon Jimenez
                               Elizabeth Peña, narrator; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

                             “Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude” from Harmonies Poétiques et
                                            Religieuses, No. 3 (The Blessing of God in Solitude)
                             Poem by Alphonse de Lamartine read by
Elizabeth Peña
                             Sandrine Erdely-Sayo
, piano

                                                                        Intermission

             J. S. Bach/Charles Gounod
                            
 Ave Maria
                             Barbara Di Toro, soprano; Vasco Dantes, piano


             Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
                           
  Kinderszenen, op.15

                                    1. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and Peoples)
                                  
  2. Kuriose Geschichte (A Curious Story)
                                  
  3. Hasche-Mann (Blind Man’s Bluff)
                                   
 4. Bittendes Kind (Pleading Child)
                                   
 5. Glückes genug (Happy Enough)
                                    
6. Wichtige Begebenheit (An Important Event)
                                   
 7. Träumerei (Reverie)
                                   
 8. Am Kamin (At the Fireside)
                                  
  9. Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the Hobbyhorse)
                                   
 10. Fast zu ernst (Almost Too Serious)
                                   
 11. Fürchtenmachen (Frightening)
                                  
  12. Kind im Einschlummern (Child Falling Asleep)
                                   
 13. Der Dichter spricht (The Poet Speaks)

                             Vasco Dantas, piano


             Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
                             
Piano Pieces, Op. 76
                                     Capriccio in F-sharp minor
                                     Capriccio in B minor
                                     Intermezzo in A-flat major
                                     Intermezzo in B-flat major
                                     Capriccio in C major
                     
                            
 Cynthia Raim, piano



    April 15, 2018,  3:00 pm                                                                  
    Location: United Methodist Church
    Tickets available at the door $20             
                          

              César Franck (1822-1890)
                              
Panis Angelicus (Bread of Angels)
                              Transcribed by John Rutter
                              Vasco Dantas, piano 1; Cynthia Raim, piano 2; Barbara Di Toro, soprano

              Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
                              
 “Regard de l'étoile” from Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus (Contemplation of the Stars)
                               Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

                              “Amen de la creation” from Visions de l'Amen for two pianos
                               Cynthia Raim, piano 1; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano 2

              Max Janowski (1912-1991)
                             
 Avinu Malkeinu (our father, our king)
                              Barbara Di Toro, soprano; Elizabeth Peña, narrator;
                              Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

               Wagner/Liszt
                             
“Death of Isolde” from “Tristan und Isolde”
      
                        Vasco Dantas, piano

                                                                              Intermission

               
Andrea Clearfield (b. 1960)
                             “Sarah” movement 2 from Women of Valor
      
                        Barbara Di Toro, soprano; Elizabeth Peña, narrator; Sandrine erdely--sayo, piano

              
 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
                             “Funeral March” from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35
                              
Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, piano

              
 Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
                               Le Tombeau de Couperin
(each piece dedicated to a deceased friend)
                                       1. Prélude         (1st Lt. Jacques Charlot)
                                       2. Fugue         (2nd Lt. Jean Cruppi)
                                       3. Forlane         (1st Lt. Gabriel Deluc)
                                       4. Rigaudon         (Pierre and pascal Gaudin)
                                       5. Menuet        (Jean Dreyfus)
                                       6. Toccata        (Capt. Joseph de Marliave))
                           
   Cynthia Raim, piano

               
Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
                               Waltz from Faust for two pianos, eight hands
                               arranged by Renaud de Vilback
                              
 Sandrine Erdely-Sayo & Cynthia Raim, piano 1;
                               
Vasco Dantas & Madeleine Hehn, piano 2


    April 14, 2018 @ 3:00pm
    Location: United Methodist Church
    Tickets available at the door $20

               Amazing Grace
               
Arranged by Sandi Patty
                              
 Barbara Di Toro, Soprano; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, Piano

              
 J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
                               Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
arr. for two pianos by Dame Myra Hess with added voice
                               
Cynthia Raim, Piano 1; Vasco Dantas, Piano 2; Barbara Di Toro, Soprano

                                Italian Concerto
                               
Cynthia Raim, Piano

               
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
                               Consolation No. 3 in D-flat Major  from
Consolations, S. 172

                                Legend No. 2:
Saint-François de Paule Marchant sur les Flots

               
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)
                               
Ritual Fire Dance (from El amor brujo)
                               
Vasco Dantas, Piano 1; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, Piano 2


                                                                        Intermission

               Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
                               Brief remarks about Francis Poulenc by
Dr. Carl Schmidt

                              
 Les Anges Musiciens (from La courte paille, No. 5)
                               Poem by Maurice Carême
                             
  Barbara Di Toro, Soprano; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, Piano

                              
 L'Embarquement pour Cythère - Valse-musette for two pianos
                               
Cynthia Raim, Piano 1; Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, Piano 2
       
               Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
                              
 Suggestion Diabolique (Devilish Suggestion)
                             
  Madeleine Hehn, Piano (2018 Young Artist Musical Award)

               
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
                               Sonata in B minor
                           
    Vasco Dantas, Piano
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