2016 Program


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Program No. 1 – Chamber Orchestra – Friday, June 10, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 2 – Chamber Ensembles – Saturday, June 11, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 3 – Amernet Quartet – Sunday, June 12, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 4 – Jazz Night – Monday, June 13, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 5 – Chamber Ensembles – Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 6 – Chamber Orchestra – Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 7 – Blanche Bryden Collegiate String Quartets – Thursday, June 16, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 8 – Chamber Ensembles – Friday, June 17, 7:30 P.M.
Program No. 9 – Blanche Bryden High School Concert – Saturday, June 18, 3:00 P.M.
Program No. 10 – Chamber Orchestra – Saturday, June 18, 7:30 P.M.



Program 1
Chamber Orchestra


Friday, June 10, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Capitol Federal and Judith Kooser, M.D. & Nicholas Good
Hosted by: Topeka Symphony League


Bassoon Concerto in F Major, Wo0.23, S.63
     I. Allegro moderato
     II. Romanza. Andantino e cantabile
     III. Rondo. Vivace
Johann Nepomuk Hummel
(1778-1837)
Richard Beene, Bassoon
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
     I. Allegro con brio
     II. Largo
     III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
David Allen Wehr, Piano
Intermission
Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
     I. Allegro vivace e con brio
     II. Allegretto scherzando
     III. Tempo di Menuetto
     IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)

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Program 2
Program 2


Saturday, June 11, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Redbud Foundation and St. Francis Health Center
Hosted by: Topeka Opera Society Concert Association



Concertino for Flute, Viola, and Double Bass
     I. Andante con moto
     II. Furiant
     III. Andante
     IV. Rondino
Erwin Schulhoff
(1894-1942)
Jennifer Gunn, flute
Roger Myers, viola
Nicolas Tsolainos, contrabass
Angels in Flight (1987)
     Panel 1. Arrival and Dialogue
     Panel 2. Song of the eternal
     Panel 3. Departure
Marjan Mozetich
(1948-)
Dedicated to Doris Hedberg
Rita Costanzi, harp
Jennifer Gunn, flute
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Rachel Stegeman, violin I
Ole Böhn, violin II
Michael Strauss, viola
Claudio Jaffé, cello
Intermission
String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97
     I. Allegro non tanto
     II. Allegro vivo
     III. Larghetto
     IV. Finale. Allegro giosto
Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
Jeanyi Kim, violin I
Alexander Mandl, violin II
Roger Myers, viola I
Benjamin Gellar, viola II
Erin Breene, cello
Following Concert: Musician ‘Talk-Back’ Session

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Program 3
Program 3


Sunday, June 12, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and National Endowment for the Arts
Hosted by: Blanche Bryden Institute Collegiate String Quartet



Misha Vitenson, violin
Tomas Cotik, violin
Michael Klotz, viola
Jason Calloway, cello
String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 “Emporer”
     I. Allegro con spirit
     II. Adagio
     III. Menuetto. Allegro
     IV. Finale. Allegro, ma non troppo
Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)
String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85
     Prima parte: Moderato
     Seconda parte: Allegro
     Recapitulazione della prima parte: Moderato
     Coda: Allegro molto
Béla Bartók
(1881-1945)
Intermission
String Quartet No. 9 in D minor, Op. 34
     Allegro
     Alla Polka
     Adagio
     Poco allegro
Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)

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Program 2Program 4

Monday, June 13, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Liz Stratton
Hosted by: Topeka Jazz Workshop



Jazz Concert featuring Eldar Djangirov and his Trio.
Eldar Djangirov, piano
Todd Strait, drums
Luques Curtis, bass

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Program 5
Program 2


Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Bartlett & West and Cox Communications
Hosted by: Friends of KTWU



Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285
     I. Allegro
     II. Adagio
     III. Rondo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)
Sarah Frisof, flute
Robert Schumitzky, violin
Roger Myers, viola
Erin Breene, cello
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
     I. Prelude: Lento
     II. Fugue: Adagio
     III. Scherzo: Allegretto
     IV. Intermezzo: Lento
     V. Finale: Allegretto
Dmitri Shostakovich
(1906-1975)
David Allen Wehr, piano
Rachel Stegeman, violin I
Eric Tanner, violin II
Roger Myers, viola
Claudio Jaffé, cello
Intermission
Woodwind Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 103
     I. Allegro
     II. Andante
     III. Menuetto – Trio
     IV. Finale. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Alex Klein, oboe I
Margaret Marco, oboe II
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet I
Stephanie Zelnick, clarinet II
Mark Romatz, bassoon I
Richard Beene, bassoon II
James Thatcher, horn I
Bryan Kennedy, horn II
Introduction and Allegro
     I. Introduction. Très lent
     II. Allegro
Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Rita Costanzi, harp
Jennifer Gunn, flute
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Jeanyi Kim, violin I
Robert Schumitzky, violin II
Roger Myers, viola
Claudio Jaffé, cello
Following Concert: Musician ‘Talk-Back’ Session

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Program 6
Chamber Orchestra


Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: CCS Fund/Topeka Community Foundation
Hosted by: Topeka Community Concert Association


Le Tombeau di Couperin
     I. Prélude
     II. Forlane. Allegretto
     III. Menuet. Allegro moderato
     IV. Rigaudon. Assez vif
Marice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Oboe Concerto in A Minor for Oboe and Strings
     I. Rondo Pastorale
     II. Minuett and Musette
     III. Scherzo (Finale)
Ralph Vaughn Williams
(1872-1958)
 Alex Klein, oboe
Intermission
Sinfonietta, FP 141 (1947)
     I. Allegro con fuoco
     II. Molto vivace
     III. Andante cantabile
     IV. Très vite et très gai
Francois Poulenc
(1899-1963)
Audience members are invited to join the musicians at Boss Hawg’s Barbeque for an after-concert reception (2833 SW 29th Street, Topeka)

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Program 7
Blanche Bryden Collegiate Institute


Thursday, June 16, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Blanche Bryden Foundation
Hosted by: Washburn University Administrative Assistants Association



These collegiate musicians, coached by professionals, will perform a concert repertoire chosen specifically for them.

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Program 3
Program 2


Friday, June 17, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Security Benefit
Hosted by: Blanche Bryden Institute High School Musicians



Tertzetto in C Major, Op. 74
     I. Introduzione. Allegro ma non troppo
     II. Larghetto
     III. Scherzo. Vivace-Trio. Poco meno mosso
     IV. Tema con variazioni
Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
Andrés Cárdenes, violin I
Ole Böhn, violin II
Michael Strauss, viola
Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 16
     I. Grave – Allegro ma non troppo
     II. Andante cantabile
     III. Rondo. Allegro, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
David Allen Wehr, piano
Alex Klein, oboe
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Richard Beene, bassoon
James Thatcher, horn
Intermission
Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
     I. Allegro con spirito
     II. Adagio cantabile e con moto
     III. Allegro moderato
     IV. Allegro vivace
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(1840-1893)
Charles Stegeman, violin I
Rachel Stegeman, violin II
Michael Strauss, viola I
Roger Myers, viola II
John Walz, cello I
Claudio Jaffé, cello II
Following Concert: Musician ‘Talk-Back’ Session

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Program 9
Blanche Bryden High School Concert


Saturday, June 18, 3:00 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Blanche Bryden Foundation
Hosted by: Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity, Washburn University



These high school musicians, coached by professionals, will perform a concert repertoire chosen specifically for them.

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Program 10
Chamber Orchestra


Saturday, June 18, 7:30 P.M.
White Concert Hall

Sponsored by: Westar Energy Foundation
Hosted by: Festival Singers



Overture to “La Scala di Seta”
Gioachino Rossini
(1792-1868)
Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K.364/320d
     I. Allegro maestoso
     II. Andante
     III. Presto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)
Charles Stegeman, Violin
Michael Strauss, viola
Intermission
Sueños de Sefarad for String Orchestra David Stock
(1939-2015)
Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, Hob.I:103 “Drum Roll”
     I. Adagio – Allegro con spirito
     II. Andante più tosto allegretto
     III. Menuett – Trio
     IV. Finale: Allegro con spirito
Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)
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