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Fall 2009

George Lopez, piano
Saturday, September 12 at 3:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Laureate of several international competitions including the Xavier Montsalvatge Competition for 20th Century Piano Music in Barcelona, George Lopez has performed extensively in Europe, South America, Japan and the U.S and has taught piano at Phillips Exeter Academy since 1999. He will perform the 24 études, opus 10 and opus 25 of Fréderic Chopin.

VentiCordi
Saturday, September 19 at 3:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
An ensemble featuring Kathleen McNerney (oboe), Wren Saunders (bassoon), Dean Stein (violin) plus basso continuo will perform works by Bach, Zelenka and contemporary composer John Steinmetz.

Teatime Concert: Haydn Piano Trios
Friday, September 25 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
This concert celebrates the bicentenary of the death of Franz Joseph Haydn with the performance of two his piano trios. Performers are Mary Hunter (violin), chair of Bowdoin's Music Department, James Parakilas (piano), chair of the Music Department at Bates, and Steven Witkin (cello), principal cellist of the Colby Symphony.

Teatime Concert: Hilary & Duncan Cumming, violin & piano
Friday, October 2 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Hilary Cumming, a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Indiana, and her husband Duncan, a Maine native and graduate of Bates College and Boston University, are on the faculty of the University of Albany. The duo will perform works by Schubert, Brahms and Dvořák, as well as a piece by Bates composer William Matthews.

Dunya
Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Dunya is a Boston-based ensemble devoted to presenting a wide variety of Turkish music, often in conversation with other Western and world musics. This performance will feature a trio of musicians playing the refined and spiritual music of the Ottoman court.
Ingrid Jensen, trumpet And “Project O” with special guest Grace Kelly Friday, October 23 at 7:30 PM Studzinski Recital Hall
Trumpet-player and bandleader Ingrid Jensen, a native of Canada and graduate of Berklee College of Music, will lead the ensemble: Grace Kelly, sax; Jon Wikan, percussion; IJ, trumpet and effects; and, Gary Versace, organ and piano. The evening will be a diverse and adventurous journey, spanning the many available directions of jazz and groove music.

Bowdoin College Concert Band
John P. Morneau, director Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

DaPonte String Quartet
Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
The quartet will present an all-Mendelssohn program, including newly- discovered fugues, with narration by Suzanne Nance. Admission (at the door only): Regular $25; Seniors $22; free for Bowdoin Friends, Bowdoin ID holders and those under 21.

Bates/Bowdoin Orchestra
Hiroya Miura & Roland Vazquez, directors Saturday, November 14 at 7:30 PM Olin Arts Center, Bates College Sunday, November 15 at 3:00 PM Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College

Bowdoin Chamber Choir
Friday, November 20 at 4:00 PM [NOTE NEW TIME!] Saturday, November 21 at 3:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel
The Bowdoin Chamber Choir, directed by Robert K. Greenlee, will present “Musical Flora and Fauna,” a concert including works by Gibbons, Stanford, Dello Joio, Randall Thompson and Eric Whitacre.

Bowdoin College Concert Band
John P. Morneau, director Sunday, November 22 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble
Eric LaPerna & Amos Libby, directors Monday, November 30 at 8:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Bowdoin Chorus
Saturday & Sunday, December 5 & 6 at 2:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
The Bowdoin Chorus directed by Anthony Antolini ’63 with tenor soloist Martin Lescault performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil (Vespers), Opus 37. Written in 1915, this hour-long work for 8-part unaccompanied voices is considered Rachmaninoff’s greatest choral work.

Jazz Ensembles
Frank Mauceri, director Tuesday, December 8 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall