Festival 2016 Schedule
(Subject to change)

Wednesday, April 13
1 p.m. MASTER CLASS: Ronn McFarlane FA 105
8 p.m. CONCERT: Ronn McFarlane. Music by J. S. Bach, John Dowland, Peter Phillips, Ronn McFarlane

Concert Program

Ronn McFarlane, lute

Chromatic Pavan
Chromatic Galliard
Peter Phillips (c. 1560-1628)
Philip's Dump Philip van Wilder (c. 1500-1554)
A Fancy #5
Piper's Galliard
Lady Clifton's Spirit
A Fancy #73
John Dowland (1563-1626)
A Scots Tune
Corne Yards
Gypsies Lilt
Two Scots
Tunes Two Canaries
Anonymous (17th century Scotland)
Passacaglia Alessandro Piccinini (1566-c.1638)
Intermission
Suite in C (BWV 1007) J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Minuet 1 & 2
Gigue
 
Cathedral Cave
Indigo Road
Denali
Snapdragon
Ronn McFarlane
GH
Thursday, April 14
8 p.m. CONCERT: An Evening of New Music For Guitar and Others featuring music by Alan Hirsh, John Lessard, Astor Piazzolla, Hayley Savage, Noel Zahler, John Meschi and others with The Artesian Quartet, Dale Stuckenbruck, Veronica Salas, and others

Concert Program

An Evening of New Music for Guitar and Others

Prelude & Fugue Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
(1895-1968)
reCollections for guitar alone Noel Zahler (b. 1951)
Momento Triste
Passing Through *
Hayley Savage (b.1975)
Piece for Viola & Guitar John Lessard (1920- 2003)
Intermission
Canon Redux **
(inspired by Pachelbel's
Canon in D)
John Meschi (b. 1949)
Slavonic Dance No.7, Op.46 Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
(arr. Jeremy Sparks)
Oh Shenandoah Traditional
(arr. Alan Hirsh)
Lotus Eaters Andrew York
Journeys (World Premiere) *** Alan Hirsh (b. 1959)
Inner
Outer
 

* for Harris Becker
** written for The Artesian Guitar Quartet
*** written for The Artesian Guitar Quartet (World Premiere)

GH
Friday, April 15
2:30 p.m. MASTER CLASS: Andrew York FA 105
5 p.m. COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Semi-finals (Closed to the public) FA 100/101
8 p.m. CONCERT: Berta Rojas. Music by Ponce, Barrios, Clark

Concert Program

Berta Rojas, guitar

I
Music of Manuel M. Ponce (1882-1948)
Suite in A Minor
-Preludio
-Allemande
-Sarabande
-Gavotte I-II
-Gigue
Estrellita
Sonata III
-Allegro Moderato
-Andante (Chanson)
-Allegro ma non troppo
II
Vincent Lindsey Clark (1956 - )
Suite Americana:*
-Galopa
-El Vuelo de la Mariposa (Flight of the Butterfly)
-Salsa Roja
-Finale
Agustin Pio Barrios Mangore (1885-1944)
Un Sueño en la Floresta (A Dream in the Forest)
La Catedral:
-Preludio
-Andante Religioso
-Allegro Solemne

* Dedicated to Berta Rojas

Berta Rojas plays a guitar by Michael O'Leary Guitar and Savarez Strings

Berta Rojas' Management: management@bertarojas.com

GH
Saturday, April 16
10 a.m. MASTER CLASS: Berta Rojas. The Music of Agustin Barrios HR
12:30 p.m. EMERGING ARTIST SERIES CONCERT: Michael Vascones (First Prize, Festival 2015 High School Classical Guitar Competition)

Concert Program

Michael Vascones, guitar

Prélude no. 2
Prélude no. 3
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Prelude, Fugue and Allegro J.S. Bach
Abendlied
Fingal's Cave
J.K. Mertz
Theme and Variations Lennox Berkeley
Vals op. 8, no. 4 Agustin Barrios Mangoré
CIN
1:30 p.m. COMPETITION: Long Island Guitar Festival High School Classical Guitar Competition Finals. Three finalists (Open to the public) HR
3 p.m. CONCERT: Hilary Field. Ms. Field will play music from her new CD, "Premieres" including music by Richard Charlton, Jorge Morel, Douglas Lora, and Victor Kioulaphides

Concert Program

Hilary Field, guitar

Suite Latina Richard Charlton (b. 1955)
Preludio
Tango in the Dark
Cancion de la Rosa
Vals by Moonlight
Donzella: Fantasia on a Sephardic Lullaby Hilary Field (2015)
Pasaje Abierto Edin Solis (b. 1963)
Preludio
Danza
 
Echoes del Sur * Jorge Morel (b. 1931)
Moderato
Lento Espressivo
 
Suite for Olga Jorge Morel
Cancion
Fughetta
Giga
 
Intermission
Fiesta Virginia Yep (b. 1960)
Northeastern Lullaby Douglas Lora (b. 1978)
Mimose Victor Kioulaphides (b. 1961)
Preludio
Aria
Toccata
 
Retrato Antiguo* Alberto Cumplido (b. 1958)
Parazula Celso Machado (b. 1953)

* Composed for Hilary Field

HR
4:30 p.m. REHEARSAL: Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra TC
8 p.m. CONCERT: Andrew York. Music by Mr. York and selections of J.S. Bach

Concert Program

Andrew York, guitar

I
Glimmerings
Ride
Evensong
Knowing
Glimmer
Joyn
Mechanism
3rd Cello Suite in C major, selections J.S. Bach
Prelude
Allemande
Sarabande
Gigue
II
Yamour
The Equations of Beauty
h
e
π
i
c

All pieces by Andrew York unless otherwise noted
Andrew plays LaBella Strings

HR
Sunday, April 17
9 a.m. MASTER CLASS: David Starobin HR
10:30 a.m. ENSEMBLES SHOWCASE CONCERT: Bishop McGuinness High School Honors Guitar Ensemble (Kernersville, NC), Brentwood High School Guitar Club (Brentwood, NY), Susan E. Wagner Guitar Ensemble (Staten Island, NY), POBJFK Guitar Nation (Planview-Old Bethpage, NY) CIN
12:30 p.m. REHEARSAL: Long Island Guitar Festival Orchestra TC
2 p.m. CONCERT: Long Island Guitar Festival Guitar Orchestra TC
3 p.m. CONCERT: David Starobin. Mr. Starobin's program will focus on four leading composers from the guitar's first golden age: Matiegka, Molino, Sor and Giuliani. Starobin will play on a Viennese style guitar, made by Hermann Hauser in 1935.

Concert Program

David Starobin, guitar

Sonata in E Minor, op. 31, no. 4 Wenzeslaus Matiegka
(1773-1830)
1. Allegro moderato
2. Scherzo
3. Capriccio
Menuetto (Presto), op. 20, no. 10 Wenzeslaus Matiegka
Sonata in A Minor, op. 31, no. 2 Wenzeslaus Matiegka
1. Allegro maestoso
2. Menuetto
3. Variations sur l'Air "Vive Henri IV"
 
Intermission
Variations, op. 20, no. 6 Wenzeslaus Matiegka
Four Etudes Fernando Sor
(1778-1839)
Agitato, op. 51 no. 3 Mauro Giuliani
(1781-1829)
Rondo, op. 11, no. 5 Francesco Molino
(1768-1847)
Allegretto, op. 51, no. 13 Mauro Giuliani
Rondo, op. 11, no. 4 Francesco Molino
Tarantella, op. 24, no. 14 Mauro Giuliani
HR

CH: Interfaith Center, Chapel; CIN: Hillwood Cinema; FA: Fine Arts Center; GH: Great Hall; HC: Hillwood Commons; HR: Hillwood Recital Hall; TA: Tilles Center Atrium; TC: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts; WHC: West Hillwood Cafeteria

The Recital Hall, Cinema and Cafeteria are located in Hillwood Commons. Here are directions to the campus and a campus map (Great Hall - Building 1, Fine Arts Center - Building 13, Hillwood Commons - Building 19.)

Last update: April 14, 2016

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