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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 10: March 22




Robert Schumann: Märchenbilder (Fairytale Pictures) for Viola and Piano
Movements: Not fast, Lively, Quickly; Slow, with a melancholy expression
Jacquelyn O’Brien, viola; Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Kenji Bunch: Three American Folk Hymn Settings for Two Violins
Movements: Prologue, "What Wondrous Love is This", "In Lonely Mountain Ways", "I Come With Joy", Finale
Copyright © 2008 by Kenji Bunch Music Publishing (ASCAP). All Rights Reserved.
Sole Agent: Bill Holab Music. Used by Permission.
Sophia Bernitz, Katherine Kobylarz, violin

Anton Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings
Movements: Moderato, Variations on a theme by P. Tchaikovsky: Moderato, Finale: Andante sostenuto
Michael Rau, violin; Stephanie Block, viola; Amy Sunyoung Lee, Clare Bradford, cello

George Crumb: Sonata for Solo Cello
Movements: Fantasia, Tema pastorale con variazioni, Toccata
James Churchill, cello

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Solo Violin
Movements: Moderato, Andante dolce: Tema con variazioni, Con brio: Allegro precipitato
Yankı Karataş, violin


SEASON 2, EPISODE 9: February 8




Étienne Perruchon: Five Dogorian Dances
Amy Sunyoung Lee, cello; Matthew Kibort, timpani

Philippe Gaubert: Sonata No. 3 for Flute and Piano
Movements: Allegretto, Intermède pastoral: Très modéré, Final: Joyeux – Allegretto
Leah Stevens, flute; Wesley Ducote, piano

Györgi Ligeti: Études for Solo Piano, Book I
Movements: Disorder, Open strings, Blocked Keys, Fanfares, Rainbow, Autumn in Warsaw
Wesley Ducote, piano

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2 in D major for Violin and Piano, Op. 94a (1943)
Movements: Moderato, Scherzo: Presto, Andante, Allegro con brio
Katherine Kobylarz, violin; Wesley Ducote, piano


SEASON 2, EPISODE 8: December 18




Andy Akiho: Hammers for Violin and Toy Piano
Katherine Kobylarz, violin; Kevin Ritenauer, toy piano

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata in C major for Two Violins, Op. 56
Movements: Andante cantabile, Allegro, Commodo (quasi allegretto), Allegro con brio

Alfred Schnittke: Moz-Art (after K. 416d) for Two Violins
Dylan Naroff, Michael Turkell, violin

Béla Bartók: Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Sz.98, BB 104
Movements: No. 37: Prelude and Canon, No. 39: Serbian Dance, No. 28: Sorrow, No. 43: Pizzicato, No. 44: Transylvanian Dance
Natsuko Takashima, Luis Salazar, violin

Anonymous (As played by Juan Reynoso. Arranged by Paul Anastacio): Danzón Guinda
Luis Salazar, Natsuko Takashima, violin; Luis Esteban Salazar, piano

Brian Raphael Nabors: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Movements: Pesante, Reflective, Leggiero
Ben Fryxell, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano


SEASON 2, EPISODE 7: December 4




Alberto Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
Movements: I. Theme for Cello and Harp (Adagio molto espressivo)
Jacquelyn O’Brien, viola; Phoebe Powell, harp

Paul Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher (The Swan Turner)
Movements: II. "Now grow leaves, little linden tree, grow leaves": Very calm – Fugato: "The Cuckoo Sat on the Fence"
Jacquelyn O’Brien, viola; Phoebe Powell, harp; Wesley Ducote, piano

Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
Chava Appiah, cello; Wesley Ducote, piano

César Franck: Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano
Movements: Allegro ben moderato, Allegro, Ben moderato: Recitativo – Fantasia, Allegretto poco mosso
Stephanie Block, viola; Wesley Ducote, piano


SEASON 2, EPISODE 6: November 20




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




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




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




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




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




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



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