2009-2010 Season

with soprano & actress KATE YOUNG and actor JEFF HOWELL
a collaboration with the International Poetry Forum

Saturday, October 10, 2009 at Pro Bikes in Squirrel Hill, 8pm
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Carlow University’s Kresge Theatre, 3pm

• Three Pieces for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon, by Walter Piston
• ReJoyce – Five Songs from James Joyce.  Music by Colin Sterne,
 . . . . wind settings by Paul Baserman (WORLD PREMIERE of wind version)
• Sexes: The Marriage Dialogues.  Poetry by Samuel Hazo
 . . . .with original music by R. James Whipple  (PITTSBURGH PREMIERE)

a wind quintet concert blending the old and the new

Sunday, Feb 14, 2010 at Carlow University’s Kresge Theatre, 3pm (snow date from Feb 7th)
Saturday, Feb 26, 2010 parlor concert in Oakland home, 8pm (snow date from Feb 6th)

  • GYORGY LIGETI: Six Bagatelles (1953)
  • ANGE FLÉGIER:  Concert Suite, for reed trio (1897)
  • ERIC BARNDOLLAR: Reverie – Wind Quintet No. 1, 2007  (WORLD PREMIERE)
  • ANTON REICHA: Wind Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 88 No. 2 (c. 1811)

solo and chamber music featuring harpsichordist Beth Etter
this concert was recorded for broadcast by WQED-FM

Saturday, April 10, 2010 parlor concert in Allegheny West home, 8pm
Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Carlow University’s Kresge Theatre, 3pm

  • CARL HEINRICH GRAUN:  Trio in D Major, for oboe, horn, and bassoon
  • J. S. BACH:  Sonata in b minor, for flute and harpsichord (c. 1736)


  • JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU:  Suite in e minor from Pièces de Clavecin (1724)
  • FRANÇOIS COUPERIN:  Les Baricades Mistériuses
  • JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU:  La Dauphine (1747)
  • R. JAMES WHIPPLE:  Time Warp Canzona (2004)

this work was written for WQED-FM, based on an original station motto by RJW, through
Meet The Composer‘s Pgh New Residency, with support from the Heinz Endowments.

  • GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI:  Canzoni seconda et quinta, a due canti  (c. 1635)
  • GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL:  Trio Sonata No. 3  in E-flat Major (c. 1696)