Oberlin College and Conservatory

2019 Orientation Recital

Monday, August 26, 2019 at 7:00pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time (The final piece on the program will not be live streamed due to licensing agreements)

The 2019 Orientation Recital features a select group of student musicians from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. The concert serves as the kickoff event for the 2019-20 performance season.


Introduction and Polonaise brillante in C Major, Op. 3    Frédéric Chopin

Jumi Lee, cello
Janet Wu, piano

5 Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5    Anton Webern

    Heftig Bewegt   
    Sehr Langsam
    Sehr Lebhaft
    Sehr Langsam
    In Zarter Bewegung

Asher Wulfman, Herdís Guðmundsdóttir, violin
Aadam Ibrahim, viola
Adam Willson, cello

Islamey: Oriental Fantasy, Op. 18    Mily Balakirev

Janet Wu, piano

Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100    Johannes Brahms

    III. Allegretto grazioso, quasi Andante   

Herdís Guðmundsdóttir, violin
Liam Kaplan, piano


Amidst the Din of the Ball    Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky
    from Six Romances, Op. 38   
None but the Lonely Heart
    from Six Romances, Op. 6
Don Juan’s Serenade
    from Six Romances, Op. 38

Shawn Roth, tenor
Liam Kaplan, piano

8 Preludes    Liam Kaplan
    Allegro moderato

Amber Scherer, piano

“Mirabai Songs” ***    John Harbison
    It’s True, I Went to the Market 
    All I Was Doing Was Breathing
    Why Mira Can’t Go Back to Her Old House

Caitlin Aloia, soprano
Noah Hoffer, alto flute   Max Reese, bass clarinet
Jonathan Fenwick, violin   Troy Stephenson, viola   Simon Housner, cello
Joshua Rhodes, double bass   Hannah Allen, harp
Liam Smith, percussion

*** The Harbison will not be live streamed due to licensing agreements.


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