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NWS Fellows: Live from our Living Room

NWS Fellows live from our living room

Beginning Friday, March 20, NWS Fellows will play live, informal chamber music concerts from their homes in Miami Beach. This weekly series is broadcast via Facebook Live and episodes will be archived here for stream-on-demand. Click here to follow NWS on Facebook.

 

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 6: November 20

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Featuring:

Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu No. 6 in D-flat major, Op. 86
Phoebe Powell, harp

Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie in A major for Violin and Harp, Op. 124
Margeaux Maloney, violin; Phoebe Powell, harp

Benjamin Britten: Sonata in C major for Cello and Piano, Op. 65
Movements: Dialogo: Allegro, Scherzo-Pizzicato: Allegretto, Elegia: Lento, Marcia: Energico, Moto perpetuo: Presto
Chava Appiah, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

Antonín Dvořák: Terzetto in C major for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74
Movements: Introduzione: Allegro ma non troppo, Larghetto, Scherzo: Vivace – Trio: Poco meno mosso, Tema con variazioni: Poco adagio – Molto
Luis Salazar, Natsuko Takashima, violin; Stephanie Block, viola

Marcus Goddard: Allaqi for String Quartet
Scott Jackson, Michael Rau, violin; Ashley Wang, viola; Clare Bradford, cello

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 5: November 6

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Featuring:

Nino Rota: Sarabande and Toccata for Harp

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in A major, K. 208; Sonata in E major, K 531

Benjamin Britten: Suite for Harp, Op. 83
Phoebe Powell, harp

Sonia Ray: Ondas (Waves) for Solo Bass
Kathryn Bradley, bass (pre-recorded)

John Adams: Road Movies
Movements: Relaxed Groove, Meditative, 40% Swing
Katherine Kobylarz, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Adam Wolf: Cruise Control
Scott Leger, horn; Kevin Ritenauer, Charlie Rosmarin, Marcelina Suchocka, percussion; Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 4: October 23

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Featuring:

Andrea Clearfield: Songs of the Wolf
Movements: Wolf Night, La Loba
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Tania León: Rituál
Wesley Ducote, piano

Adolphus Hailstork: Bassoon Set for Solo Bassoon
Written at the request of Geneva Southhall for the students of the National Association of Negro Musicians
Movements: Moderato con anima, Vivo, Lento e teneramente, Allegretto
Amelia del Caño, bassoon

Friedrich Hermann: Grand Duo Brillant for Violin and Cello, Op.12
Movements: Allegro con fuoco, Adagio, Allegro moderato
Katherine Kobylarz, violin; Chava Appiah, cello

York Bowen: Quintet in C minor for Horn and Strings, Op. 85
Movements: Moderato serioso, Andante espressivo, Finale: Allegro molto e ritmico
Scott Leger, horn; Scott Jackson, Michael Rau, violin; Jacquelyn O’Brien, viola; Chava Appiah, cello

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 3: October 9

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Featuring:

Claude Debussy: Syrinx 
Morgen Low, trumpet

Alyssa Weinberg: Table Talk for Prepared Vibraphone
Marcelina Suchocka, Kevin Ritenauer, prepared vibraphone

Midic Winds at the Carnegie Arts Center in Goodland, Kansas
Johanna Gruskin, flute; Katie Hart, oboe; Rebecca Tobin, clarinet; Justin Cummings, bassoon; Russell Rybicki, horn

Emily Doolittle: Woodwings for Wind Quintet
Movements: Bobolink, Hermit Thrush, Winter Wren, Snow Goose, Night Owls

Angélica Negrón: The Flying Trapeze for Wind Quintet

Valerie Coleman: Rubispheres for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon
Movements: III. With Finesse

Nicholas Davies: Epitaph for Wind Quintet 

André Jolivet: Serenade for Wind Quintet with Solo Oboe
Movements: Cantilène, Caprice, Intermède, Marche burlesque
Katie Hart, oboe

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 2: September 25

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Featuring:

Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Movements: Tender and with expression; Lively, light; Quick and with fire
Ashley Wang, viola; Wesley Ducote, piano

Paul Novak: dialogues in black and white (after ellsworth kelly) for solo piano 
Movements: lyrical, luminous; jagged, playful; animated, grooving; trembling, fragile
Wesley Ducote, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in B-flat major for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 97, "Archduke" 
Movements: Allegro moderato, Scherzo: Allegro, Andante cantabile ma però con moto, Allegro moderato 
Wesley Ducote, piano; Katherine Kobylarz, violin; Chava Appiah, cello

 

SEASON 2, EPISODE 1: September 18

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Featuring:

Fats Waller: Alligator Crawl 
Wesley Ducote, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Duet for Two Obbligato Eyeglasses, WoO 32
Movements: I. Allegro
Stephanie Block, viola; Nicholas Mariscal, cello

Gunther Schuller: Duets for Unaccompanied Horns 
Scott Leger, horn

Carlos Salzedo: Variations on a Theme in Ancient Style 
Chloe Tula, harp

Richard Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 18

Movements: II. Improvisation: Andante cantabile
Margeaux Maloney, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Duncan Patton: Isolamento for Solo Marimba (2020; world premiere)
Marcelina Suchocka, marimba

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in C minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060,
Movements: II. Adagio
James Riggs, oboe; Yada Lee, violin; Jessica Pasternak, viola; Antonio Escobedo, bass

Charles Ives: Violin Sonata No. 2
Movements: II. In the Barn
Brendon Elliott, violin; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Claude Debussy: "Beau Soir" 
Chava Appiah, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

 

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 15: June 26

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Featuring:

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Sonata No. 6 for Two Violins
  Movement I
Michael Rao, Katherine Kobylarz, violin

Michael Tilson Thomas: Whistle Song (pre-recorded)
MTT and members of the San Francisco Symphony, including NWS alumni Raushan Akhmedyarova, violin; Sébastian Gingras, cello; Scott Pingel, bass; Eugene Izotov, oboe; Jerome Simas, clarinet; Mark Inouye and Jeff Biancalana, trumpet; and Jacob Nissly, percussion

Arnold Bax: Oboe Quintet, GP 258
  Movements: I. Tempo molto moderato, II. Lento espressivo, III. Allegro giocoso
James Riggs, oboe; Katherine Kobylarz, Yada Lee, violin; Spencer Ingersoll, viola; Chava Appiah, cello

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 14: June 19

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Featuring:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite No. 2 in D minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1008
  Movements: I. Prelude, II. Allemande, III. Courante
Spencer Ingersoll, viola

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043
  Movements: I. Vivace, II. Largo ma non tanto, III. Allegro
Yada Lee, Brendon Elliott, violin; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite No. 3 in C major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009
  Movements: I. Prelude, V. Bourrée I and II, VI. Gigue
Jessica Pasternak, viola

Gunther Schuller: Duets for Unaccompanied Horns
Scott Leger, horn

Anton Arensky: Trio No. 1 in D minor for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 32
  Movements: I. Allegro moderato, III. Elegia: Adagio, IV. Finale: Allegro non troppo
Yada Lee, violin; Emily Yoshimoto, cello; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 13: June 12

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Featuring:

J.S. Bach: Concerto in C minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060
   Movement: II. Adagio

Yada Lee, violin; Jessica Pasternak, viola;  James Riggs, oboe; Antonio Escobedo, bass

Florence Price: Adoration for Organ, transcribed for Five Horns by Scott Leger (pre-recorded)
Scott Leger, horn

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes, Op. 32
   No. 10 in B minor (Lento) and No. 12 in G-sharp minor (Allegro)

Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Frank Bridge: Lament for Two Violas
Jessica Pasternak and Spencer Ingersoll, viola

Charles Ives: Violin Sonata No. 2
   Movements: Autumn, In the Barn, and The Revival

Brendon Elliott, violin; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 12: June 5 – Dedicated to Black victims of racism and police brutality

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Featuring:

G E O R G E   F L O Y D
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A major for Cello and Piano, Op. 69
   Movements: Allegro ma non tanto, Scherzo – Allegro molto, Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivo

Chava Appiah, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

B R E O N N A   T A Y L O R
Ariel Ramírez and Félix Luna: “Alfonsina y El Mar” arranged by Andrezej Makal
(pre-recorded)
Marcelina Suchocka, percussion

A H M A U D   A R B E R Y

T A M I R   R I C E
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Papillon (Butterfly)
Wesley Ducote, piano

A T A T I A N A   J E F F E R S O N
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano, FP 119
   Movements: Allegro con fuoco, Intermezzo: Tres lent et calme, Presto tragico
Yada Lee, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Sean Bell – Michael Brown – Philando Castile  – The Charleston Nine  – Stephon Clark  – John Crawford  – Terence Crutcher  – Amadou Diallo  – Randy Evans  – Eric Garner  – Clifford Glover  – Oscar Grant  – Freddie Gray  –  Botham Jean  – Aiyana Jones  – Corey Jones  – Trayvon Martin  – Keith Scott  – Walter Scott  – Yvonne Smallwood  – Alton Sterling

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 11: May 29

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Featuring:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita in A minor for Flute, BWV 1013
   Movement: I. Allemande
Johanna Gruskin, flute

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 7 in C minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 30, No. 2
   Movements: Allegro con brio, Adagio cantabile, Scherzo: Allegro, and Finale: Allegro – Presto

Yada Lee, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

George Gershwin: “Summertime” arranged by Rupert Austin (pre-recorded)
Marcelina Suchocka, marimba, and guest, Juan Ringor, vibraphone

Gabriel Fauré: Sonata No. 1 in A major for Violin and Piano, Op. 13
   Movements: Allegro molto, Andante, Allegro vivo, and Allegro quasi presto

Sophia Bernitz, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 10: May 22

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Featuring:

Frederic Chopin: Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65
 Movements: Allegro moderato, Scherzo, Largo
Chava Appiah, cello; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Richard Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 18
 Movements: III. Improvisation: Andante cantabile
Margeaux Maloney, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Paul Juon: Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 15
 Movements: Moderato, Adagio assai e molto cantabile, Allegro moderato
Jessica Pasternak, viola; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 9: May 15

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Featuring:

Johanny Navarro: Dos Almas
Johanna Gruskin, flute; Lisa Stoneham, bass trombone

Franz Strauss: Nocturno, Op. 7
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
   Movements: I. Lento – Allegro moderato, III. Andante
Chava Appiah, cello; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Witold Lutosławskii: Bucolics: Five Pieces for Viola and Cello
Stephanie Block, viola; Nicholas Mariscal, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven: Duet for Two Obbligato Eyeglasses, WoO 32
   Movements: I. Allegro
Stephanie Block, viola; Nicholas Mariscal, cello

William Bolcom: Three Piano Rags: Seabiscuit, Dream Shadows, and Old Adam
Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 8: May 8

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Featuring:

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Études-Tableaux in C minor, Op. 39, No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Études-Tableaux in E-flat minor, Op. 39, No. 5

Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Hornmusic 1
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Nicholas Mariscal, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu, Op. 86
Chloe Tula, harp

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 7: May 1

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Featuring:

Giacchino Rossini: Duet in D major for Cello and Bass
  Movements: Allegro, Andante molto, and Allegro zingarese
Chava Appiah, cello; Antonio Escobedo, bass

Carl Reinecke: Notturno, Op. 112
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Paul Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 25, No. 4
  Movements: I. Sehr lebhaft. Markiert und kraftvoll, II. Sehr langsame Viertel, and III. Finale. Lebhafte Viertel
Stephanie Block, viola; Wesley Ducote, piano

Gabriel Fauré: Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 84, No. 8
Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano, Op. 108
  Movements: Allegro, Adagio, Un poco presto e con sentimento, and Presto agitato
Brendon Elliott, violin; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Jules Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs
Yada Lee, violin; Chloe Tula, harp

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 6: April 24

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Featuring:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Seven Variations on “Bei Männem, welche Liebe fühlen” from Mozart’s The Magic Flute for Cello and Piano
Chava Appiah, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

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Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano (Movements: Allegro vivo, Intermède: fantasque et léger, Finale: très animé)
Yada Lee, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F major for Violin and Piano, Op. 50
Brendon Elliott, violin; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Zoltán Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 (Movements: Allegro serioso, non troppo; Adagio – Andante; Maestoso e largamente, ma non troppo lento – Presto)
Sophia Bernitz, violin; Nicholas Mariscal, cello

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 5: April 17

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Featuring:

Duncan Patton: Isolamento for Solo Marimba (world premiere)
Marcelina Suchocka, percussion

Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Stephanie Block, viola; Nicholas Mariscal, piano

Camille Saint-Saëns: Romances for Horn and Piano, Op. 36 and 67
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Ernest Bloch: Suite No. 3 for Solo Cello, B. 97 (Movements: Allegro deciso, Andante and Allegro)
Chava Appiah, cello

Mel Mobley: Movement III (Walrus Tails) from Shades of aLis
Wesley Ducote, piano; Kevin Ritenauer, percussion

Nikolai Kapustin: Prelude in Jazz Style No. 23
Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 4: April 10

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Featuring:

Mozart: Duo in G major for Violin and Viola (Movements: Allegro, Adagio, Rondo)
Sophia Bernitz, violin; Stephanie Block, viola

Mendelssohn: Mvt. IV (Presto) from Octet in E-flat major
NWS Fellows: Kevin Chen, Michael Turkell, Ethan Hoppe, violin; Stephanie Block, viola
Friends: Alice Hong, violin; Erin Pitts, viola; Cello Guo, cello; Joe McFadden, bass

Saint-Saëns: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor (Movements: Allegro agitato, Adagio, Allegretto moderato, Allegro molto)
Yada Lee, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 3: April 3

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Featuring:

Brahms: Movement I (Vivace, ma non troppo) from Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 78
Sophia Bernitz, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Salzedo: Variations sur un theme dans le style ancient
Chloe Tula, harp

Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Scott Leger, horn; Wesley Ducote, piano

Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Tara Lynn Ramsey, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano

Joplin: Solace
Wesley Ducote, piano

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 2: March 27

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Featuring:

Golijov: Omaramor
Nicholas Mariscal, cello

J.S. Bach: Movement II (Allemande) from Suite No. 6
Stephanie Block, viola

J.S. Bach: Movement III (Largo) from Violin Sonata No. 3
Marcelina Suchocka, marimba

Waller: Alligator Crawl
Wesley Ducote, piano

Poulenc: Babar for Solo Piano and Narrator
Wesley Ducote, piano; Alison Verderber, narrator

 

SEASON 1, EPISODE 1: March 20

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Featuring:

Ewald: Quintet No. 1, Op. 5
Gianluca Farina, Rebecca Oliverio, trumpet; Roy Femenella, horn; Arno Tri Pramudia, trombone; Andrew Abel, tuba

J.S. Bach: Movement III (Largo) from Sonata No. 3 for Solo Violin
Tara Lynn Ramsey, violin

Leclair: Sonata No. 5 for Two Violins
Margeaux Maloney, Teddy Wiggins, violin

Debussy: Clair de lune
Chloe Tula, harp

J.S. Bach: Movements II and III (Allemande and Courante) from Cello Suite No. 1
Chava Appiah, cello

Romberg: Sonata No. 2 in C major, Op. 43, No. 2
Chava Appiah, Ben Fryxell, cello

 

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