Luna Nova Music Lunar Year

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April 27: Anthony Plog: Aesop’s Fables – The Mule
Paul Murray, narrator; Robert Patterson, horn; Adam Bowles, piano

April 26: Zoltan Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7, 1st mvt.
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Jonathan Kirkscey, cello

April 25: F. Lessel: Variations in A Minor, Op. 15, No.2 (ona Ukrainian Folk Song)
Tomasz Robak, piano

April 24: Robert Carl: River's Bend
Jenny Davis and John McMurtery, flutes

April 23: John Corigliano: Three Irish Folksong Settings: The Salley Gardens
Loralee Songer, mezzo-soprano; John McMurtery, flute

April 22: E.W. Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing Suite, 4th mvt. Masquerade
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

April 21: E.W. Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing Suite, 3rd mvt. Scenes in the Garden
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

April 20: Stephen Paulus: Fantasy in Three Parts – Rhapsody
John McMurtery, flute; Mark Volker, guitar

April 19: Garrett Shatzer - The Shifts and the Breaks
Luna Nova Ensemble

April 18: Augusta Reed Thomas - Incantation for Solo Viola
Carol Rodland, viola

April 17: Fabian Beltran - The Cycles, Prelude No. 1
Maeve Brophy, piano

April 16: The Bach Chaconne Project at Calvary Episcopal Church, Memphis, TN

April 15: Robert Patterson - Songs of Old England- Ode (Edmund Spenser)
Sabrina Laney Warren, soprano; Perry Mears, piano

April 14: E. Rautavaara: Sacred Feasts – The Great Good Friday
Paul Murray, baritone; Wesley Emerson, organ

April 13: Bohuslav Martinu: Flute Sonata, Op. 24, III. Allegro poco moderato
John McMurtery, flute; Maeve Brophy, piano

April 12: Frederick Keel: Three Salt-Water Ballads (1919)
Paul Murray, baritone; Perry Mears, piano

April 11: Calvin Hampton: Five Dances for Organ V. Everyone Dance
Cathy Rodland, organ

April 10: Bartok - Hungarian Folk Tunes
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Griffin Browne, cello

April 9: Sciammarella Piezas Nos. II, IX, I (video)
Adam Bowles, piano

April 8: Robert G. Patterson - The Hunting of the Snark Video
Catherine Grace Durbin, soprano; Craig Hultgren, cello; John McMurtery, flute

April 7: Frank Warren - Eight Duos for Flute and Clarinet
John McMurtery, flute; Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet

April 6: Manuel de Falla: Nana
Esther Gray Lemus, soprano; Mark Volker, guitar

April 5: Ofer Ben-Amots: The Dybbuk Suite – Red Curtain Dance
Ted Gurch, clarinet; Adam Bowles, piano

April 4: Katherine Hoover - Canyon Echoes
John McMurtery, flute; Mark Volker, guitar

April 3: Karl Husa: Three Studies for Solo Clarinet
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet

April 2: Robert G. Patterson: Songs from Old England I. Paean (Ben Jonson)
Sabrina Laney Warren, soprano; Perry Mears, piano

April 1: Anthony Plog: Aesop's Fables - The Wind and the Sun
Paul Murray, baritone; Perry Mears, piano

March 31: Poulenc: Le Bestiare - Le Dromadaire
Paul Murray, baritone; Perry Mears, piano

March 30: Andre Caplet: Les Prieres - Oraison dominicale
Esther Gray Lemus, soprano; Adam Bowles, piano

March 29: Robert G. Patterson: American Pierrot - A Langston Hughes Songbook (video)
Carl Ratner, baritone; Maeve Brophy, piano

March 28: Heinrich Biber: Passacaglia
Gregory Maytan, violin

March 27: Hamlet's Soliloquy for Cats video
Paul Murray, narrator

March 26: Edwin Schulhoff: Duo for Violin and Cello, II. Zingaresca
Gregory Maytan, violin; Craig Hultgren, cello

March 25: E.W. Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite: Dogberry and Verges
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

March 24: Frederick Keel: Port of Many Ships
Paul Murray, baritone; Perry Mears; piano

March 23: Alfred Schnittke - Suite in the Old Style - Minuet
Gregory Maytan, violin; Adam Bowles, piano

March 22: Anthony Plog: Aesop's Fables -The Mouse and the Lion
Paul Murray, narrator; Robert Patterson, horn; Adam Bowles, piano

March 21: Francesco Landini: "Ecco la primavera”
Ken Singleton arr.

Nobuko Igarashi, bass clarinet; Robert Patterson, horn

March 20: Ivor Gurney: Spring
Sabrina Laney Warren, soprano; Perry Mears, piano

March 19: Claude Debussy: First Rhapsody for Clarinet
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet; Perry Mears, piano

March 18: Robert Beaser: Mountain Songs - Cindy
John McMurtery, flute; Mark Volker, piano

March 17: Keane Southard - The Dove in the Ash Grove
Jonathan Kirkscey, cello; Perry Mears, piano

March 16: Henri Dutilleux: Sonatine for Flute
John McMurtery, flute; Perry Mears, piano

March 15: Robert Patterson: Skeletons in the Tune Closet
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet; Craig Hultgren, cello; Maeve Brophy, piano

March 14: Brahm's Horn Trio, Op. 40, I. Andante
Robert Patterson, horn; Gregory Maytan, violin; Maeve Brophy, piano

March 13: C.T. Griffes: The White Peacock
Brian Ray, piano

March 12: Eugene Bozza, Images
Jenny Davis, flute

March 11: Aaron Copland - The Chariot
Esther Gray Lemus, soprano; Adam Bowles, piano

March 10: Gabriel Faure: Clair de lune
Paul Murray, baritone; Perry Mears, piano

March 9: Bela Bartok: Contrasts
Susanna Gilmore, violin; Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet; Adam Bowles, piano

March 8: Alfred Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style - 2nd mvt.
Gregory Maytan, violin; Adam Bowles, piano

March 7: Samuel Barber: Knoxville 1915
Esther Gray Lemus, soprano; Andrew Drannon, piano

March 6: Justin Rubin: Variations on "Nun komm' Der Heiden Heiland"
Adam Bowles, piano

March 5: John Ireland - Sea Fever
Paul Murray, bass; Perry Mears, piano

March 4: J.S. Bach - Italian Concerto, 1st. mvt.
Tomasz Robak, piano

March 3: Toru Takemitsu: Toward the Sea
John McMurtery, flute; Mark Volker, guitar

March 2: Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Joan Gilbert, piano

March 1: Robert Patterson: Belvedere Festival Overture
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 28: Nadia Boulanger: Cortége
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

February 27: William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag
Adam Bowles, piano

February 26: Darius Milhaud: Suite No. 3, 3rd mvt. "Jeu"
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet - Daniel Gilbert, violin

February 25: Alfred Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style - Pastorale
Gregory Maytan, violin; Adam Bowles, piano

February 24: J.S. Bach: Partita in a minor, Corrente
John McMurtery, flute

February 23: Henri Dutilleux: Sonatine for Flute (1942)
John McMurtery, flute • Perry Mears, piano

February 22: Robert Patterson Cat Menagerie Video
Luna Nova Ensemble, Paul Murray - narrator

February 21: Robert Patterson: Mountain Paths
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 20: James Chu: Greying
Tomasz Robak, piano

February 19: Colin Brumby: The Seven Ages of Man
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 18: Tony Lee Garner: Ballet For Children, “There once was. . .”
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 17: Nadia Boulanger: Nocturne
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

February 16: Julian Fueyo: Zafiro
Marisa Polesky, violin; Perry Mears, piano

February 15: Roger Quilter: O Mistress Mine
Paul Murray, bass; Perry Mears, piano

February 14: Dan Lazarescou: Blackbird on Edge (YouTube video)
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 13: Daniel Lentz: Dorchester Tropes, Ponkaboag Bog
Andrew Drannon, piano

February 12: Tor Aulin: Watercolors
Gregory Maytan, violin; Adam Bowles, piano

February 11: Tonio Ko: Moments
John McMurtery, piccolo; Mark Volker, guitar

February 10: Andrew Davis: Hummingbirds
Luna Nova Ensemble

February 9: Justin Rubin: There Were Three Ravens
Adam Bowles, piano

February 8: Robert G. Patterson: The Soldier’s Ale
Craig Hultgren, cello

February 7: Benjamin Britten: Ash Grove
Paul Murray, bass; Perry Mears, piano

February 6: Edgar Girtain: IV Trio for Flute, Violin, and Cello
John McMurtery, flute; Daniel Gilbert, violin; Jonathan Kirkscey, cello

February 5: Robert G. Patterson: Windows for Children – Nativity
Memphis Boychoir and Girlchoir, Luna Nova Ensemble

February 4: Robert Beaser: Mountain Songs – He’s Gone Away
John McMurtery, flute; Mark Volker, guitar

February 3: E. W. Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite – The Maiden in the Bridal Chamber
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Perry Mears, piano

February 2: Edgard Varese: Density 21.5
John McMurtery, flute

February 1: Raymond VunKannon: Essay No. 1
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet • Adam Bowles, piano

January 31: Jenni Brandon, Goldfish Songs
John McMurtery, flute

January 30: :  A. Khachaturian: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano, 3rd mvt.
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet, Marisa Polesky, violin, Tomasz Robak, piano

January 29: Sharifi: Quintet No. 1, “Lamentoso”
Luna Nova Ensemble

January 28: Britten: Nocturnal After John Dowland
Mark Volker, guitar

January 27:  Phillip Glass: Mad Rush
Andrew Drannon, piano

January 25: Milhaud: Suite No.3, 3rd mvt. “Jeu”
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet • Daniel Gilbert, violin

January 24: Debussy: Chanson de Bilitis – La flute de Pan
Esther Gray Lemus, soprano; Andrew Drannon, piano

January 23: Anthony Plog: Aesop’s Fables – I. The Hare and the Tortoise
Paul Murray, narrator; Robert Patterson, horn • Adam Bowles, piano

January 22: Messiaen: Le Merle Noire
John McMurtery, flute • Adam Bowles, piano

January 21: Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style – Pastorale
Gregory Maytan, violin • Adam Bowles, piano

January 20:  Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Gregory Maytan, vioin • Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet • Craig Hultgren, cello • Adam Bowles, piano

January 19:  David Crumb: Improvisations on an English Folk Tune
Gregory Maytan, violin • John McMurtery, flute • Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet
Craig Hultgren, cello • Andrew Drannon, piano • Robert Patterson, conducto
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January 18: A. Khachaturian: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano,  2nd mvt.
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet, Marisa Polesky, violin, Tomasz Robak, piano

January 17: George Butterworth:  “The lads in their hundreds”
Paul Murray, bass; Perry Mears, piano

January 16:
Ivor Gurney: Sleep

Sabrina Laney Warren, soprano; Perry Mears, piano

January 15:
J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude BWV 659 "Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland"
Adam Bowles, piano

January 14:
Brahms, Horn Trio, 1st mvt.

Gregory Maytan, violin; Robert Patterson, horn; Maeve Brophy, piano

January 13:
Dan Locklair: Rubrics, 1st mvt.
Catherine Rodland, organ

January 12:
Dan Lazarescou: Sprite's Flight - I. Moderato
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet; Jennifer Rhodes, bassoon; Robert Patterson, horn

January 11:
Justin Rubin: Partita on “The Agincourt Carol”
Adam Bowles, piano

January 10:
Bela Bartok: Hungarian Folk Tunes
Daniel Gilbert, violin; Griffin Browne, cello

January 9:
Stephen Paulus: Fantasy in Three Parts (1988). I. Rhapsody
John McMurtery, flute • Mark Volker, guitar

January 8: A. Khachaturian: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano, 1st mvt.
Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet, Marisa Polesky, violin, Tomasz Robak, piano

January 7:  Roger Quilter: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind
Paul Murray, bass • Perry Mears, piano

January 6: Casey Rule: Fantasia for Solo Violin
Daniel Gilbert, violin

January 5: A. Previn: Two Remembrances
Sabrina Laney Warren, soprano • John McMurtery, alto flute • Perry Mears, piano

January 4: Enrique Granados: Madrigal for Cello and Piano (1915)
Craig Hultgren, cello • Perry Mears, piano

January 3: Erik Satie: Pieces Froides I-III, Adam Bowles, piano

January 2: Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano
John McMurtery, flute • Craig Hultgren, cello • Perry Mears, piano

January 1: Igor Stravinsky: Histoire du Soldat
Gregory Maytan, violin • Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet • Maeve Brophy • Paul Murray, narrator