New York Viola Society

The New York Viola Society's 2006-2007 Season of
Concerts, Recitals and other Viola Events

The New York Viola Society's Fifteenth Season:

October 8, 2006, 7:30 p.m.
Manhattan of Music

York Bowen - Fantasie Quartet
Paul Silverthorne, Mark Holloway, Nardo Poy, Gillianne Haddow

Ichiro Nodaira - Transformation l on the Ciaconna for Violin BWV 1004 by J.S. Bach (2000)
Craig Mumm, Jonathan Vinocour, Danielle Farina and Ann Roggen

George Benjamin - "Viola, Viola"
Paul Silverthorne and Edward Vanderspar

Benjamin Dale - Introduction and Andante, Op.5
Paul Silverthorne, Nardo Poy, Gillianne Haddow, Mark Holloway, Christine Ims and Shmuel Katz

December 4, 2006, 7:30 p.m.
Christ and St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street


Franz Josef Haydn - Sonata in F Major, after the String Quartet, Op. 77, No. 2 (arr. Avshalomov)
Allegro moderato
Vivace assai

Robert Sirota - Dark Dances for Viola and Piano (2005)
Shadow Waltz
Phos hilaron

Jacob Avshalomov - Sonatine for Viola and Piano
Allegro appassionato
Allegro con brio

Daniel Avshalomov and Joanne Polk


Michael Kimber (b. 1945) - Three Canons for Two Violas (World Premiere)
Daniel Avshalomov and Tim Deighton

Michael Kimber - Dialog

Russell Podgorsek (b. 1980) - Duo Concertante (World Premiere) Al-Emande
Zarzuela-bande Giga/Gigue

Paul Seitz (b. 1951) - Relevant Dialogues (in two movements)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950) - Bid Call
I. Rapidfire
II. Traige
III. Rapidfire with Bodran

The Irrelevants: Carrie Koffman and Tim Deighton

January 21, 2007, 2:30 p.m.
Donnell Library Center

Collegial Concert 1

Dennis DeSantis - The Walls Get Painted Overnight (2000)
John Pickford Richards, Viola

George Gershwin (arr. Alan Arnold) - Three Pieces for Viola and Piano
I. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
II. Andante con moto e poco rubato
III. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso

Tania Susi, Viola
Mark Evans, Piano

David Liptak - The Play of the Winds (2000)
Jonathan Vinocour, Viola


Stratis Minakakis - Sonata for Viola Sola (2003)
I. Threnos (Lament)
II. Metastasis (Transposition)
III. Mnemosenon (Memorial Service)

Jonathan Vinocour, Viola

Kenneth Jacobs - "Approaching Northern Darkness" (Concerto for Viola)
Second Movement

Sheila Browne, viola
David Brunell, Piano

Robert Fuchs - Sonata in D minor, Op. 86 (1909)
Allegro moderato ma passionate
Andante grazioso
Allegro vivace

Ed Klorman, Viola
Yi-Fang Huang, Piano

April 1, 2007, 3:00 p.m.
Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 West 86th Street

Michael Kimber - Celebration Fanfare

Paul Seitz - Animas (There is a Wild River...)

Robert Gardner - View from the Rear Window

Michael Kimber - Three Quirky Pieces

Penn State Viola Ensemble, Tim Deighton, Director
(Erin Ambrose, Marlina DeFelice, Alysa Harder, Tsung-Hui Huang, Nathan Johnson-McDaniel, Katharine Kauffman, Rebecca Lewis, Emily Mechling, Lauren Morrow, Hannah Sams, Eric Schoon, and Ofir Tomer. Joined, in Animas, by conductor Francisco Varela.)

Robert Schumann - Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Zart und mit Ausdruck
Lebhaft, leicht
Rasch und mit Feuer
Daniel Perret, Viola
Hiromi Fukuda, Piano

Joseph Haydn - Divertimento (1st Movement)
Benjamin Grossman, Viola
Christine Ims, Piano

Paul Hindemith - Sonata for Viola Solo, Op. 25, No. 1
Isabel Hagen, Viola

Franz Schubert - Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821 (1st Movement)
Erik Grossman, Viola
Christine Ims, Piano

Maxwell Raimi-"Quaaludes and Feud", for Four Violas
Violists: Ronald Lawrence, Liuh-Wen Ting, Eddy Malave and Ann Roggen

Moto Osada - Kaguyama Dance for Viola and Piano
Jessica Meyer, Viola
Blair McMillen, Piano

April 29, 2007, 7 p.m.
Christ and St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street
York Bowen - Sonata in C minor
York Bowen - Phantasy
Arnold Bax - Sonata for Viola and Piano


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