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2013-2014 season

All concerts on the Main Stage in Wayland High School's North Building.

Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm
A Wayland 375th Birthday Celebration
American Songs from 1638 to 2013

Jennifer Ashe, soprano
Sarah Bob, piano
with guest composer Ted Pease

William Billings -- Chester
Traditional hymn from the Bay Psalm Book of 1640, with variations by Ted Pease
Arthur Farwell -- Indian Songs
Samuel Felsted -- My God and King from the oratorio Jonah
Charles Ives -- selections from 114 Songs
Aaron Copland -- selections from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson
Ted Pease -- Animal Songs on texts by Charlie Anderson
  (World premiere. This commission was made possible in part by a grant from the Wayland Cultural Council.)

Friday, January 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Trio Cleonice

Trio Cleonice, Graduate Piano Trio-in-Residence at the New England Conservatory of Music, has established itself as a creative, communicative, and exciting young ensemble. Violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick, and pianist Emely Phelps formed Trio Cleonice in 2008; the group enjoys a diverse repertoire that spans early trios of Mozart and Beethoven through romantic masterworks and new pieces for the genre.

Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 1, no. 1
Wernick: Piano Trio No. 2, The Traits of Messina (written for Trio Cleonice)
Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90, Dumky

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Vicky Chow, piano

Canadian pianist Vicky Chow has been described as “brilliant” (NY Times), “a monster pianist” (Time Out NY), and "virtuostic" (NJ Star Ledger). Originally from Vancouver, Ms. Chow studied at The Juilliard School and at Manhattan School of Music. She made her orchestral debut at the age of 10 with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and her NY orchestral debut with the Juilliard Symphony performing Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

Kate Moore: Sensitive Spot
Ryan Anthony Francis: Wind-up Bird Preludes
Steve Reich: Piano Counterpoint