Program

Solo Piano Recital Program A

“umbra septentrionis (The Shadow of the North)”

Yoko Hirota, Piano

 

Trinômes (2011) III. Sgano                                                      François Morel (b. 1926)

Selections from Eight Songs without Words (2012)                 Bruce Mather (b. 1939)  

Dense… englouti (2011)                                                            Philippe Leroux (b. 1959)

– INTERMISSION –

Asubakatchin (2013)*                                                               Robert Lemay (b. 1960)

Inverno (2014)                                                                           Brian Harman (b. 1981)

Magpie (2008)                                                                           Jeffrey Ryan (b. 1962) 

Miniature for Piano IV (2013)                                                    Aris Carasthasis (b. 1957)  

Leaps of Faith (2009)                                                              Brian Current (b. 1972)

 *World premier

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Solo Piano Recital Program B

“Small is Beautiful: Miniature Piano Pieces”

Yoko Hirota, piano

Piano Pieces Op. 19 (1911) Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Eight Piano Pieces, Op. 110 (1946) Ernst Krenek (1900-1991)
Brin (1990) Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Leaf (1990) Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Retrouvailles (2000) Elliott Carter (b. 1908)

– INTERMISSION –

Traces (1991 rev. 2002) Aris Carastathis (b. 1957)
Two Pieces for Piano (1994) Gary Kulesha (b. 1954)
Tanze vor Angst… Hommage à Paul Klee (2006) Robert Lemay (b. 1960)
Fantasy (1964 rev. 1967) Bruce Mather (b. 1939)
Can On Stride (1986) John Weinzweig (1913-2006)
The Music Room (1951) John Beckwith (b. 1927)
Elegy for a Misty Afternoon (1976) Brian Cherney (b. 1942)

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Solo Piano Recital Program C

“Schoenberg’s Pivotal Piano Works”
(“Les oeuvres clés pour piano de Schoenberg”)

Yoko Hirota, piano

The 17 Fragments Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

1. Fragment eines Scherzo für Klavier (ca. 1894)
2. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (after 1900)
3. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (1900-1901)
4. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1905-1906)
5. Zwei Fragmente eines Klavierstükes (a) (1909)
6. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (1909)
7. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (1909)
8. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (ca. 1910)
9. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (1918)
10. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1920)
11. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1920)
12. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1925)
13. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1931)
14. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (1931)
15. Fragment eines Klavierstüks (1931)
16. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (post 1933)
17. Fragment eines Klavierstücks (post 1933)

Drei Klavierstücke, opus 11 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

I. Massige
II. Massige
III. Bewegte

– INTERMISSION –

Fünf Klavierstücke, opus 23 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

I. Sehr langsam
II. Sehr rasch
III. Langsam
IV. Schwungvoll
V. Walzer

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Professional management for Ms. Hirota is provided through Michael Gerard Management Group (www.mgmg.ca), Michael Dufresne – President (mgerard@sympatico.ca).

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