Presents Works by

Alla Borzova, Alexander Dmitriev, Brian Hunter, Marc Irwin,
Paul H. Kirby, Bonnie McAlvinWilliam McNally, Nataliya Medvedova
Mira J. Spektor, Allison Tung


With Performances by


Alla Borzova, soprano; Richard Dowling, piano; Darcy Dunn, mezzo soprano
Brian Hunter, tenor; Paul H. Kirby, piano; Bonnie McAlvin, flute;
William McNally, piano;
Nataliya Medvedova, piano; James Parks, baritone;
Andrey Tchekmazov, cello;
Nitya Thomas, soprano; Mara Waldman, soprano


Saturday, March 21 2015 at 8:00 PM

Liederkranz Concert Hall
6 East 87th Street
New York City


This concert was free and open to the public. Click "Read more" for videos of the program – Many thanks, as always, to Paula and Chris Argondizza, for shooting, editing and producing these videos. 


Declaration of Dependence (Marriage Version)
I. The Same Great Love Song
II. The Wedding Song
III. I Depend on You
IV. In Good Times or Bad
Music and lyrics by Brian Hunter; Brian Hunter, tenor; Bonnie McAlvin, flute;
Andrey Tchekmazov, cello; Richard Dowling, piano
In My Great City from Triptych on poems by Tsvetana
Carousel based on poems by Garcia Lorca
Music by Nataliya Medvedovskaya; Alla Borzova, soprano;
Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano
Fugue for solo flute
Music by Paul H. Kirby; Bonnie McAlvin, flute
Two Songs on Poems by Mark Strand
Keeping Things Whole
Old Man Leaves Party
Music by Alison Tung; Brian Hunter, tenor; Richard Dowling, piano
Contemplation (1985)
Music by Marc Irwin; William McNally, piano
Waltz from the cycle “Five Songs on poems by Ivan Bunin” (1981)
“Merry Hour” (poems by Michail Lermontov) (2007)
I. Sea Tsarina (ballad)
II. Clouds
Music by Alla Borzova; Alla Borzova, soprano; Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano
 Bear Mountain (2012)
I. Hibernation: Tectonic Volition
II. Cadenza
III. Tectonic Shift
IV. Perspectives
V. Thrust and Upheaval
Music by Bonnie McAlvin; Bonnie McAlvin, flute; William McNally, piano
Sonata on the Themes of Rossija (2003) Alexander Dmitriev
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante con moto – Allegro - Pesante
Music by Alexander Dmitriev; Andrey Tchekmazov, cello; William McNally, piano
Parallel Transformations
Music by Bonnie McAlvin; Bonnie McAlvin, flute
Four Songs on Poems by Ruth Whitman
I. My Daughter, the Cypress
II. The Phoenix
III. Aubade
IV. Round
Music by Mira J. Spektor; Darcy Dunn, mezzo soprano;
Bonnie McAlvin, flute; Andrey Tchekmazov, cello
Lucilleaby Baby
Music by William McNally; Richard Dowling, piano
“Mercedes in League with the Spirits of the Earth”
Music by Paul H. Kirby; book and lyrics by Brian Ross; Nitya Thomas, soprano;
Mara Waldman, soprano; Brian Hunter, tenor; 
James Parks, baritone; Paul H. Kirby, piano
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