THE MUSICIANS CLUB OF NEW YORK COMPOSERS COMMITTEE
PAUL H. KIRBY, CHAIRMAN

presents

The Dorothy Indenbaum Composers Concert

Works by Member-Composers:

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Alla Borzova                Alexander Dmitriev                Brian Hunter                 Marc Irwin                 Paul H. Kirby

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Leonard Lehrman          Bonnie McAlvin           Nataliya Medvedovskaya          Michael Pilafian           Mira J. Spektor       

       

With Performances by:

Alla Borzova, piano; Carrie Frey, viola; Brian Hunter, tenor; Leonard Lehrman, piano; Bonnie McAlvin, flute; Helen Newby, cello; Julia Suh, violin; Mara Waldman, piano; Helene Williams, soprano; Johnna Wu, violin

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:30 PM

(Coffee and Danish cookies will be available in the lobby beginning at 3:00 PM.)

Scandinavia House
Victor Borge Hall

58 Park Avenue (at 38th Street)
New York City

Program

 String Quartet...............................................................Alexander Dmitriev (ASCAP)
1. Sonata;
2. Scherzo;
3. Postlude
Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

 String Quartet..........................................................................Brian Hunter (ASCAP)
1. Life;
2. Regret;
3. Reunion

Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

String Quartet No. 1...................................................................Marc Irwin (ASCAP)
1. Molto Rubato;
2. Animato;
3. Allegro;
4. Andante

Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

String Quartet No. 2...........................................Nataliya Medvedovskaya (ASCAP)
1. Moderato
Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

Bourrée for String Orchestra, arr. for String Quartet....Michael Pilafian (ASCAP)
Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

Intermission

Four Songs...............................................................................Mira J. Spektor (BMI)
1. Sunday Psalm, poem by Phyllis McGinley (1905-1978);
2. Irreverent Heart, poem by Yip Harburg (1896-1981) – New York Premiere;
3. The White Road of Summer, poem by William Dickey (1928-1994);
4. Indian Serenade, poem by Percy Shelley (1792-1822) from Villa Diodati
Brian Hunter, tenor; Mara Waldman, piano

Four Songs....................................................................Leonard Lehrman (ASCAP)
1. A Benediction, Russian poem by Aleksandr Blok;
2. Kererte A Ti (I’m Thinking of You), Ladino/English poem – anonymous;
3. Liebeslied (Love Song), German poem by Mascha Kaléko;
4. In der Fremd, Yiddish poem by Leyb Naydus
Helene Williams, soprano; Leonard Lehrman, piano

Pinsk & Blue...........................................................................Alla Borzova (ASCAP)
Johnna Wu, violin; Alla Borzova, piano

And the Joy Will Burn Out the Pain................................Bonnie McAlvin (ASCAP)
1. Find a Place
Bonnie McAlvin, flute; Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

Scherzo/Blues for String Quartet..........................................Paul H Kirby (ASCAP)
Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello

This concert was made possible by members of the Musicians Club of New York.

 It is free and open to all with a suggested donation of $10.

Please RSVP by emailing your name and the number of seats you wish to reserve to:

rsvp@musiciansclubofny.org

or text / call (917) 331-0202 (Brian Hunter)
(If you leave a voice message, your call will be returned.)

String Quartet No. 1. Marc Irwin (ASCAP)
1. Molto Rubato; 2. Animato; 3. Allegro; 4. Andante
Julia Suh, violin; Johnna Wu, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello