Saturday, July 20, 2019

Past event (2019)

Masterclass: Kim Kashkashian, viola

Saturday, July 20 | 10:30am

Masterclasses

At Yellow Barn masterclasses, audience members are invited to sit in The Big Barn with Yellow Barn musicians and witness the interpretive process as Yellow Barn faculty and guests coach participants on a wide range of repertoire.

Lunch and Open House

Saturday, July 20 | 12:30pm

Yellow Barn’s Open House affords audiences the opportunity to spend an afternoon attending open rehearsals and sharing a meal with Yellow Barn musicians on campus at The Greenwood School.

SCHEDULE

Lunch | 12:30

Rehearsals | 1:10-2:40
Brett Dean (b.1961) Huntington Eulogy (2001)
John Myerscough, cello; Pedro Borges, piano

Toshio Hosokawa (b.1955) Windscapes (1996)
Sam Seyong Um, Ayano Kataoka, percussion

Pre-Concert Discussion

Saturday, July 20 | 6:45pm
With Professor Avi Loeb, Founding Director of the Black Hole Institute at Harvard University

Harvard University Professor Avi Loeb talks about the significance of the moon landing, cosmic modesty, and the search for interstellar life on the moon.

Pre-Concert Discussions

On Saturdays, audience members are invited to the Putney Public Library for an introduction to the evening’s concert given by Yellow Barn musicians moderated by Artistic Director Seth Knopp.

Yellow Barn Concert

Saturday, July 20 | 8:00pm
Works by Birtwistle, Schoenberg, Haydn, Galuppi, Crumb, and Coxe
50 years ago this night, the first Yellow Barn musicians watched the first moon landing together.
 
Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934) Crescent Moon over the Irrational (2010) | Program Note
Rosie Gallagher, flute; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; Noël Wan, harp; Anthony Marwood, SoYoung Choi, violins; Maria Lambros, viola; John Myerscough, cello
 
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Giraud's “Pierrot Lunaire," Op.21 (Three Times Seven Poems from Albert Giraud’s “Pierrot Lunaire”) (1912)
Lucy Shelton, voice; Rosie Gallagher, flute/piccolo; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet/bass clarinet; Mélanie Clapiès, violin/viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Seth Knopp, piano
 
Intermission
 
IL MONDO DELLA LUNA | Program Note
Libretto by Carlo Goldoni
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Act II: Ecco qui buonafede nel mondo della luna (Here is Buonafede in the world of the moon) (1777)
Lucy Shelton, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; William Sharp, baritone; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Stephen Coxe, continuo
Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785) Act II: A quelle luci amate (To those beloved lights) (1750)
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Magdalena Filipczak, Claire Bourg, violins; Roger Tapping, viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Stephen Coxe, continuo
 
George Crumb (b.1929) Makrokosmos II (1973) | Program Note
Sophiko Simsive, Pedro Borges, Alice Chenyang Xu, Emely Phelps, Marisa Gupta, Seth Knopp, piano
 
John Lennon/Stephen Coxe (b.1966)  Across the Universe (2013, rev.2019) | Program Note
William Sharp, baritone; Alice Chenyang Xu, piano