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Caltech Chamber Music
Winter Concert Series
Friday, January 29, 2016
8:00 PM
Dabney Lounge
California Institute of Technology


Trio in D Major
Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)

  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro con spirit
  3. Allegro

Paige Gannon (’18, Chemistry) violin
Jenny Mok (’18, Electrical Engineering) violin
Michael Miller (’19, Chemistry) cello

Quintet in B minor
Jean Baptiste Loeillet (1680-1730)

  1. Largo
  2. Allegro

Concerto in C Major, Op. 8, No. 5
Johann Christoph Pepusch (1669-1752)

1. Largo
4. Allegro

Nicholas Hutchins (’18, Biology) flute
Brian Lue (’19, Undeclared) violin
Stephanie Shao (’19, Undeclared) violin
Sunash Sharma (’19. Undeclared) violin
Gemma Takahashi (’19, Undeclared) piano

Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

1. Lento maestoso – Allegro vivace
2. Poco adagio – Vivace non troppo
5. Allegro
6. Lento maestoso – Piu mosso

Lily Chen (’17, Bioengineering) violin
Christine Tseng (’16, CNS) cello
George Artavanis (graduate student, Biology) piano


Eight Pieces, Op. 83
Max Bruch (1838-1920)

1. Andante
4. Allegro agitato

Emily Wu (’19, Undeclared) violin
Anne Christian (’16, Biology) viola
Vincent Zhuang (’18, CNS) piano

Suite in G minor, Op. 71
Maurice Moszkowski (1854-1925)

1.Allegro energico
3.Lento assai
4.Molto vivace

Sarah Jeoung (’19, Chemical Engineering) violin
David Lin (’19, Electrical Engineering) violin
Catherine Ma (’18, ACM) piano

Robert Ward coached the Dvorak trio and Delores Bing coached the other ensembles on this evening’s program.


Caltech Chamber Music
Winter Concert Series
Saturday, January 30, 2016
8:00 PM
Dabney Lounge
California Institute of Technology


Concertino in C Major
Kaspar Kummer (1795-1870)

Haojie Zhuang (’18, Mechanical Engineering) flute
Amanda Gao (’18, Chemical Engineering) violin
Emily Miaou (’18, Chemical Engineering) piano

Kristin’s Song
Ron Nelson (b. 1929)
Dances, Op. 6, No. 4
Friedrich Wieck (1785-1873)

Anna Winnicki (’18, Electrical Engineering) flute
Maitreyi Ashok (’19, Undeclared) violin
Kisha Thayapran (’18, Biology) piano

Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt”
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
4.  Allegretto

Clare Hao, (’19, Undeclared) clarinet
Kabil Mohammed (’19, Undeclared) viola
Yubo Su (’16, Physics) piano

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Anusha Nathan (’18, Bioengineering) flute
Nadia Herrera (graduate student, Biomedical and Molecular Biophysics) violin
Jinglin Huang (graduate student, Medical Engineering) piano


Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

  1. Prelude
  2. Gavotte

Les Yeux Noirs for Two Violins and Piano
Traditional Russian
Moderato, Quasi Marcia from Serenade, Op. 44
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
transcribed for two pianos 8-hands by Sidney Morrow

Jialin Song (graduate student, Computing and Mathematical Sciences) violin
Shreya Ramachandran (’19, Electrical Engineering) violin
Alison Ren (’19, Bioengineering) piano
NarmadaThayapran (’18, Biology) piano
Ben Bartlett (’17, Physics/Computer Science) piano
Kavya Sreedhar (’19 Electrical Engineering/BEM) piano      

Ma mere l’Oye  (Mother Goose)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

  1.  Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant Pavane of Sleeping Beauty - Lent
  2. Petit Poucet
    Little Tom Thumb - Très modéré
  3. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
    Little Ugly Girl, Empress of the Pagodas - Mouvt de marche
  4. Les entretiens de la belle et de la bêteConversation of Beauty and the Beast - Mouvt de valse très modéré
  5. Le jardin féerique
    The Fairy Garden - Lent et grave

Chien-I Yang (graduate student, Chemistry) piano
Brett Berger (graduate student, Applied Physics) piano

Donald E. Hudson Visiting Artist Hye Sung Choe coached the Kummer, Piazzolla and Nelson/Weick ensembles.  Caltech faculty members Robert Ward (Mozart and Ravel) and Delores Bing (Shostakovich/Dvorak) coached the other ensembles.


Caltech Chamber Music
Winter Concert Series
Sunday, January 31, 2016
3:30 PM
Dabney Lounge
California Institute of Technology


Trio Sonata in D minor, “La Follia”
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Melissa Chang (’16, Mechanical Engineering) violin
Cindy Lin (’16, Computer Science) violin
Meera Krishnamoorthy (’19, Undeclared) piano

Two Church Sonatas
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)

  1. K. 328 in C Major
  2. K. 336 in C Major

Hungarian Dance No. 17
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Austin Liu (graduate student, Applied Physics) violin
Ke Yu (graduate student, Aeronautics) violin
Jian Shi (graduate student, Civil Engineering) accordion
Angela Gui (’17, Physics) bass

Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 1
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro vivace

Danny Park (’19, Applied Physics) violin
Ian Garcia (’19, Electrical Engineering) viola
Madelyn Wang (’19, CNS) cello
James Deacon (’19, ACM) piano


Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, first movement
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Victor Baules (’19, Undeclared) piano
Matthew Wu (’19, Undeclared) piano
Jessica Li (’18, Biology) piano
Lydia Kivrak (’19, Undeclared) piano

Carmen Fantasy for Two Pianos, Four-Hands
George Bizet (1838-1875)
arranged by Greg Anderson

Inha Cho (graduate student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics) piano
Karlming Chen (graduate student, Mathematics) piano

Delores Bing coached the ensembles performing prior to intermission, and Robert Ward coached the two-piano ensembles.

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