Westmont Faculty to Play Their Strong Suits

The music faculty of Westmont College will offer a concert of chamber music at 8 p.m. Friday in Dean Chapel on campus. The program, and the performers, are as follows: Eugene Ysaye’s Reve d’enfant (Philip Ficsor on violin and Katherine Kong on piano); Emma Lou Diemer’s Homage to Paderewski (Ficsor on violin and Emma Lou Diemer on piano); Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Tableau in E-Flat Minor, Opus 39, No. 5 (Egle Januleviciute on piano); the allegro from Franz Anton Hoffmeister’s Viola Concerto in D Major, cadenza by Robert D. Levin (Valerie Malvinni on viola and Anne Weger on piano); the andante sostenuto from Jacques Castérède’s Sonatine for Trombone and Piano (Eric Heidner on trombone and Seungah Seo on piano); Charlie “Bird” Parker’s Scrapple From the Apple (Craig Thomas on saxophone and John Douglas on piano); Widmung by Franz Liszt (Seo on piano); and the following vocal selections performed by Michael Shasberger, baritone, with Neil Di Maggio on piano — “See the Raging Flames Arise” by G.F. Handel, “The Tyger” by Benjamin Britten (from the Songs and Proverbs of William Blake), and “Charlie Rutlage (wild steers)” by Charles Ives. more

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