A World of Music
Spring 2014 Concert Schedule
Crosscurrents of Chinese Music
This lecture/recital/multimedia event will feature traditional Chinese music, a new composition written expressly for traditional Chinese instruments and a composition by a Chinese composer which combines Eastern and Western influences. The program will open with Wang Guowei, Artistic Director of the ensemble Music from China and noted erhu soloist, performing traditional Chinese music, and then a video will be shown of the 2013 world premiere performance of Es for Erhu, Yangqin, Pipa and Guzheng by MCC faculty member Richard Chowenhill performed by Music from China. The event will conclude with Four Memories in Watercolor for Piano by Tan Dun played by Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta.
Co-sponsored by Asia Today, MCC's Interdisciplinary Weekend 2014
3 p.m. • Saturday, March 29 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford campus
Mark Berger and Friends
John Holland, violin • Mark Berger, viola/composer (MCC faculty) • Jan Mueller-Szeraws, cello • Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano (MCC faculty)
The String Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello by Mark Berger, the Sonata for Viola and Piano by Martin Boykan (composed for Mark Berger) and the Piano Quartet in E flat Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be featured.
8 p.m. • Friday, April 11 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford campus
Adam Levin, Classical Guitar
Adam Levin plays with expert precision, deep understanding and a connection to the music. Guitar International
MCC faculty member Adam Levin will perform works for solo guitar by Eugene Ysaye, Johann Sebastian Bach, Juan Manuel Ruiz (world premiere), Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Joaquín Turina.
8 p.m. • Friday, May 2 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford campus
MCC Student Recitals
Student Instrumentalists & Singers
12:30 p.m. • Monday, May 5 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford campus
Voice and Guitar Students
11:00 a.m. • Thursday, May 8 • MCC Federal Building, Assembly Room• Lowell campus
Aristides Rivas, cello • Renée Delgado, cello • Mauricio Rey Gallego, cello • with Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano
The Requiem for Three Cellos and Piano by David Popper, Pieces for Three Cellos by Friedrich Dotzauer, and short pieces for cello and piano will be performed.
3:00 p.m. • Sunday, May 18 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford campus
All concerts are free and open to the public
For more information, contact Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, Director of A World of Music,
at 781-280-3923 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For clips of past concerts, visit www.youtube.com/mccmusiconline2