Concert Series 2022-2023

Fall 2022

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The concert series is open to the public. Students, faculty and staff of the Claremont Colleges must show Claremont Colleges ID. Audience members from outside the Claremont Colleges must provide proof of vaccination and be asymptomatic. All audience members are required to wear a mask. The Covid-19 guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available.

Sunday, October 30, 7 p.m.
Ian Dicke and Bill Alves: Cowboy Rounds and Gamelan
Cowboy Rounds by Ian Dicke reimagines a collection of folk songs from the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip archive at the Library of Congress. Bill Alves presents new compositions for gamelan instruments and video with guests Maggie Parkins, cello, and Jeff Gauthier, violin.

Sunday, November 6, 7 p.m.
The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir: Renewal and Reflections
Fourteen clarinetists playing B-flat contrabass to E-flat sopranino present a concert featuring original works and transcriptions written for the ensemble.

Sunday, November 13, 7 p.m.
Jenny Soonjin Kim and friends: Mozart K.466 and Beethoven Triple Concerto Op. 56 Chamber Version
This concert features Mozart Piano Concerto K.466 in d minor and Beethoven Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56 for piano, violin Kate Jeongah Kim and cello Wonsun Keem. The orchestra part will be performed on a second piano with Han Na Park.

Tuesday, December 6, 7 p.m.
Student Recital
HMC students perform.

Spring 2023

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The Covid-19 guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available.

Sunday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Chamber Music by Women with Stephan Moss, piano, and Rachel Huang, violin
This program brings together music by two French women of the late 19th century, one a well-known opera singer of Spanish descent, the other a classmate of Claude Debussy and Gabriel Pierne at the Paris Conservatory. Studio 209 is the partnership of Rachel Huang, violin, and Stephan Moss, piano.

Sunday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Gamelan Merdu Kumala
The valleys’ premier Balinese gamelan ensemble, Gamelan Merdu Kumala, will perform a live scoring for the 1926’s silent film “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” by Lotte Reiniger. Its newly arranged score incorporates traditional Balinese pieces as well as the original compositions by the ensemble. The film will be accompanied live on a set of the custom 7-tone gamelan, Saih Pitu Alit, as well as on a rare flute ensemble called Gamelan Gambuh.

Sunday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Aron Kallay, piano: X
This program, presented by pianist Aron Kallay, explores ecstasy and ecstatic states in music and is inspired by mysticism, religion, meditation, repetition, beauty, and the grotesque. The concert features works by Scriabin, Messiaen, Alvin Curran, and new commissions from Rajna Swaminathan and Dante De Silva.

Thursday, May 4, 7 p.m.
Student Recital
HMC students perform.

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