Past Concerts and Performances at Hillside
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March 21, 1993
Concert # 1

Inessa Zaretsky, Piano

Mozart -- Sonata K. 310 in A minor
Scriabin -- Sonata Fantasy No. 2
Haydn -- Sonata in D minor
Albeniz -- Suite Espanola

Concert # 2

Fund Raiser for Diana Dunkelis' niece's hospital bills.

Kyle Granger, piano
Frank Olivier, juggler
Kaila Flexor and "Third Ear"
Diane Hidy, piano
Bob Cowart, piano
Harold Heddelman, piano
Tim Fox, Guitar
Randy Creighton, piano
David Jaffe, violin and guitar

December, 1993
Concert # 3

Rachel Durling, violin; Ami Neiman, piano
Prokofiev Five Melodies
Brahms Sonata in G Major, Op 78
Beethoven Sonata in A Major, "Kreutzer"

July 8, 1993
Concert # 4

Clark Suprynowicz and Oz: Jazz/Rock group, original music by Clark Suprynowicz. 

Sheherazade Stone, vocals
Steve Kirk, guitar
Melanie Jones, piano
Clark Suprynowicz, bass
Jim Kassis, drums

Concert # 5

Diane Hidy, piano
Angela Koregelous, flute

July 4, 1995
Concert # 6

Rebecca Bogart, piano; Daniel Greenhouse, piano; Bob Cowart, piano

Rebecca Bogart:
Schumann -- Symphonic Etudes
Chopin Scherzo -- No. 2 in b flat minor Opus 31
Moszkowski -- Etude F major Opus 72 No. 6 & A flat maj Opus 72 No. 11.

Daniel Greenhouse:
Piano Variations -- Copland

Bob Cowart:
Polonaise in A major -- Chopin

Concert # 7

Steve Prutsman, piano

Rachmaninoff, Beethoven?

Summer 1995
Concert # 8

Cecelia Engelhart, soprano

An evening of Jazz, classical, and other singing. Piano by Peter Apfelbaum

February 11, 1995
Concert # 9

Lara St. John, violin -

Bach Unaccompanied Violin Suites

Concert # 10

Rachel Durling, violin
Ken Durling, piano

Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op.10 No.1
Mozart E minor violin sonata
Schubert Violin Sonatina in G

Concert # 11

Ken Durling, piano

Bach French Suite No.6 in E, BWV 817
Mozart Fantasia in c minor, K. 321
Scriabin 5 Preludes from Op.11

Concert # 12

Zoe Vandermeer, soprano with Jim Meredith, piano

Donizetti Lucia's Mad Scene
R. Strauss Adele's song from Act III of Die Fledermaus
Gershwin 'Ever since I was a Baby', Summertime
Strauss /
piano duets - The Beautiful Blue Danube, Spanish Dances

Concert # 13

Zoe Vandermeer, soprano

Concert # 14

Stephanie Farnum, soprano

Concert # 15


Medieval music with voice, harp, portative organ, viel, and other early instruments. Joyce Todd, soprano, Kim Swatzler, viel.

March 20, 1996
Concert # 16

Kathryn Stenberg - violin / Victoria Ehrlich - cello / James Freeman - clarinet / Marc Ryser - piano

Bela Bartok -- Contrasts
Charles Ives -- Violin Sonata No. 2
Johannes Brahms -- Piano Trio in B Major

May 8, 1996
Concert # 17

Kathryn Stenberg - violin; Kurt Rohde, viola; Chris Yenney, cello; Raymond Vargas, bass violin

The Trout Quintet, F. Schubert

May 11, 1996
Concert # 18

Ruth Halpern, storyteller

Modern and Ancient Love stories, an evening entitled "Happily Ever Sometimes"

Concert # 19 

Ward Marston, Jazz Pianist

jazz classics: beebop, swing, etc.

June 9, 1996
Concert # 20

Jim Carmichael, piano

The Four Chopin Ballades

July 2, 1996
Concert # 21

Stephanie Farnum, soprano

Tarrago -- Five Spanish Songs
Mozart -- Two German Lieder pieces
Mozart -- Aria from Cosi Fan Tutti
Ravel -- Three Greek songs
Granados -- Tonadillas
Kurt Weill -- Songs

July 5, 1996
Concert # 22

Del Sol String Quartet

Haydn Quartet in G, Op. 54 #1
Wolf "Italian Serenade"
Brahms Quartet in C minor, Op. 51 #1

December 14, 1996
Concert # 23

Cynthia Mei, violin
Aileen Chanco, piano

Schubert -- Fantasie
Schubert -- Grand Duo
Webern -- Four Pieces,
Prokofiev -- Sonata No. 1 in F minor.

November 17, 1996
Concert # 24

Noriko Kishi, Cello; Lauren Cony, Piano

Crumb -- Sonata for solo violincello
Richard Worn -- Satie's Sheets (premier)
J.S. Bach -- Suite #6 in D major
Schumann -- Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Debussy -- Sonata for cello and piano

January 4, 1997
Concert # 25

Noriko Kishi, Cello; Lauren Cony, Piano

Schumann -- Fantasy Pieces
Debussy -- Sonata for cello and piano
Bloch -- Jewish Song, Supplication Song
Beethoven C Major Sonata
Barber -- Sonata

January 31, 1997
Concert # 26

Andrea Plesnarski, oboe / Kurt Rohde, viola / Eric Zivian, piano

Telemann -- Fantasy #4 in Bb Major
Georg Philip -- Andante
Henri Dutilleux -- Sonate
Charles Loeffler -- Two Rhapsodies for oboe, viola and piano
Benjamin Britten -- Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49
Antonio Pasculli -- Fantasia sull'opera Poliuto di Donizetti for oboe and piano

February 8, 1996
Concert # 27

Yuri Kim, piano

All Beethoven Recital
Rondo, op. 51, No. 1
Bagatelle in A, "För Elise"
Sonata No. 17 in D, op. 31/2, "Tempest"
Sonata No. 32 in C, op. 111

February 28, 1997
Concert # 28

Susan Dewitt Smith, piano

Chopin -- Sonata No.3, B minor, Op.58
Bach -- Partita No.6 in E minor
Prokofiev -- Visions Fugitives

March 1, 1997
Concert # 29

Noriko Kishi, cello
Nora Chiang,

Beethoven -- Sonata Op.102 No.1 in C major
Britten -- Sonata Op. 65
Eric Zivian --"Portrait"
Brahms -- Sonata Op. 99 in F major

March 8, 1997
Concert # 30

Karen Bentley, violin
Dmitry Cogan,

Brahms -- Sonatensatz: Scherzo
Schubert -- Fantasy

Ives -- Sonata No. 2 "Autumn"
Gershwin -- Bess, You is my Woman Now & It Ain’t Necessarily So

Joseph White -- La Jota Aragonesa

March 22, 1997
Concert # 31

Bari Mort, piano
Piano quartet with:
Chris Yenney, cello / Sarah Mullen, viola, Heidi Yenney, violin

Debussy -- Estampes
Granados -- Allegro de Concierto
Lecuona -- Afro-Cuban Dance
Ginastera -- Three Argentinian Dances
Brahms -- Quartet in C minor, two movements

March 29, 1997
Concert # 32

Kate Stenberg, violin
Jim Freeman,
Marc Ryser,
Vanessa Ruotolo,

Debussy -- 3 Preludes from Book I -- Piano
Messian -- Quartet for the End of Time

April 5, 1997
Concert # 33

Fox and Katz

A funky blend of acoustic classical and jazz

Tim Fox and Dan Katz, guitars
Steven Strauss, Bass
Peter Maund, Percussion

April 14, 1997
Concert # 34

Juana Zayas, piano

Bach-Busoni -- Choral prelude "I call on Thee, Lord"
Mozart -- Sonata in F major, K. 332
Beethoven -- Sonata in F minor, Op. 57
Chopin -- Nocturne in C minor Op. 48, No. 1
Waltz in A minor, Op. 34, No. 2
Waltz in F major Op. 34, No. 3
Liszt -- Two legends
Debussy -- L'Isle joyeuse

April 19, 1997
Concert # 35

Lisa Byrnes, flute
Carl Jackson, clarinet
Andrea Plesnarski,oboe
???, bassoon
Joshua Garrett, horn
Kurt Rohde, viola
Eric Zivian, piano
Kathryn Stenberg and Candace Guirao, violins
Kris Yenney, cello
Michel Taddei, double bass

Samuel Barber --Summer Music for Woodwind Quintet
Charles Loeffler -- Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola and Piano
Leo Janacek -- Suite for String Quintet, Opus3
Thea Musgrave -- Impromptu for Flute and Oboe
Thea Musgrave -- Orfeo III for Flute and Strings

This concert is made possible in part by a grant from support from Meet the Composer/CA

June 7, 1997
Concert # 36

Rebecca Bogart, piano

Schumann -- Fantasy Op. 17 in C major

September 20, 1997
Concert # 37   

Diane Hidy, piano

Mendelssohn Songs Without Words,
Beethoven Sonata Op. 2 #1 (the first one)
Chopin Nocturne and Scherzo (both in C sharp minor)

October 10, 1997
Concert # 38

Viviana Guvman

BACH Night with.... the The Three V's

Viviana Guvman, flute
J.S. Bach --partita for flute in A minor

Vanessa Ruotolo, cello
J.S. Bach --cello suite #3 in C major

Victoria Gunn, viola
J.S. Bach --partita for violin (arranged for viola)

November 29, 1997
Concert # 39

Karen Bentley, violin
Karl Bennion, cello
Dmitriy Cogan, piano

Johannes Brahms Trio No. 1 in B Major, Opus 8
Robert Schumann, Fantasy Pieces for cello
Dmitri Shostakovich Trio No. 1, Opus 8

February 20, 1998
Concert # 40

Karen Bentley, solo violin with animal themes and sonorities

Locatelli's Il laberinto armonico,
J.S.Bach -- Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Bjarne Brustad -- Fairytale Suite
Fritz Kreisler -- Recitativo and Scherzo
Eugene Ysaye -- Sonata in D minor "Ballade"
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst -- Schubert's "Der Erlkonig". 
David Jaffe -- Impossisble Animals (1990)
Patrick Clark -- Catgut! (1996)

April 18, 1998
Concert # 41

Jennifer Ellis (soprano) (right)
Rachel Fine
(piano) (left)

Works for soprano and piano by Handel, Haydn, Schumman, Faure, Renayldo Hahn, Paul Bowles, Ned Rorem and William Bolcom. 

June 13, 1998
Concert # 42

Rebecca Bogart, piano

Sonatas in D Minor K. 9 and 517 : Domenico Scarlatti
Jeux d’eau  and La Vallee des cloches : Maurice  Ravel
Fantasie in C major Opus 17 : Robert Schumann

August 1, 1998
Concert # 43
Zoe Vandermeer, soprano.

in her one woman tragic music-drama If Love be the Food of Musick 

August 22, 1998
Concert # 44
Jacqueline Schwab, piano.

Composer and performer of the sound track for the PBS series The Civil War. Also founder of Bare Necessities, a nationally-known contradance band. Variations on English country dance songs and other English and American traditional pieces.

September 12, 1998
Concert # 45
Tim Sparks and Franco Morone - guitars

"Fingerpickin' Good" Acoustic Guitar Concert.

November 14, 1998
Concert # 46
Cynthia Mei, violin
Aileen Chanco-Everett,
MARK FISH  Womanwork for violin and piano
YSAYE Sonata no. 2 for solo violin
RAVEL Ondine and Scarbo from "Gaspard de la nuit"
BRAHMS Sonata no. 3 in d minor for Violin and Piano
CORIGLIANO Sonata for Violin and Piano
January 9, 1999
Concert # 47
Karen Bentley, violinist        
Steven Bailey, piano

Featuring works by Norwegian composers
Edvard Grieg, Bjarne Brustad and Ole Bull

World Premiere of:
Salsa for Karen by Danish composer Ole Saxe

Transcriptions of:
Johann Sebastian Bach, George Gershwin,  Gioacchino Rossini, Ruggiero Leoncavallo,
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and William Bolcom

May 28, 1999
Concert # 48

Chiaroscuro Duo

Cynthia Mei, violin
Aileen Chanco-Everett,

Brahms 'Andante' from Sonata No. 3 Op. 5 in F minor
Stravinsky Duo Concertante
Faure Sonata in A major
June 18, 1999
Concert # 49

Del Sol String Quartet
...with... piano.

Anthony Blea, violin
Kathryn Stenberg, violin
Charlton Lee, viola
Gretchen Egen, cello
Eva-Maria Zimmermann, piano

Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat, K.493
Wolf Italian Serenade
R. Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op.44
Sept 11, 1999
Concert # 50

Chen Reiss, Soprano
Ilan Rechtman, piano

Haydn Aria from "The Creation"
Rossini "Una Voce Poco Fa" from The Barber of Seville
Brahms "Die Mainacht".
"Wir Wandelten".
"Vergebliches Standchen".
Wolf "Auch Kleine Dinge"
"Ich Hab in Penna Einen Liebsten"
Bellini "Ah! Non Credea Mirarti" from La Sonnambula
Chopin Impromptu no. 1 in A flat major
Ballade Op. 23 in G minor
Mozart "In Uomini, In Soldati" from Cosi Fan Tutte
"Vedrai, Carino" from Don Giovanni
Gounod "Juliet's Waltz Song" from Romeo and Juliet
Rechtman Flintstones Variations for piano
Monday Dec 20, 1999
Tuesday Dec 21, 1999
Concerts #51 and #52

Elaine Kreston, 'Cello
Bob Cowart, piano
J.S. Bach Suite for Unaccompanied Cello, #3, C Major
J.S. Bach Suite for Unaccompanied Cello, #1, GMajor
Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) -- Suite for violoncello solo
Chopin Nocturne in E flat major
Bach Arioso
Saturday April 22, 8PM
Concert #53

The Jupiter Trio, with clarinet

Aglika Angelova, Piano
Robert Waters, Violin
Julian Hersh, Cello
Sheryl Renk, Clarinet

Beethoven Archduke Trio
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time


Saturday May 20, 2000 8PM
Concert #54

Music from Vienna

Donna Lerew, violin 
Skye Atman, piano

Mozart Concerto #4 in D major
Beethoven Twelve variations on the aria "Se vuol ballare, Signor contino," from Marriage of Figaro
Haydn Rondo "in the gypsy style" from Trio No. 39
Schubert Sonata in A Major
Heuberger Midnight Bells
Kreisler Caprice Viennois
Enesco Roumanian Rhapsody
Saturday May 27, 2000 8PM
Concert #55


Deborah Massell, soprano
Nina Postolovskaya, piano

A potpourri of classical and popular music
Saturday June 3, 2000 8PM
Concert #56
Inessa Zaretsky, piano
Elaine Kreston, cello
J.S. Bach Suite for Unaccompanied Cello, #1, G Major
Inessa Zaretsky Sonata for Piano
Dmitri Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano
Astor Piazzolla Le Grand Tango
Saturday June 4 , 2000 8PM
Concert #57
Jamie Findlay, guitar
Duck Baker, guitar
Fabulous jazz, blues and finger picking 
Friday June 9, 8PM
Concert #58

Benefit for the
The Women's Philharmonic Orchestra


Inessa Zaretsky, piano and composer
Carol Adee, flute
Stephanie Farnum, soprano
Elaine Kreston, cello
Karen Shinozaki, violin
Scriabin Etudes
Shostakovich Cello sonata
Rachmaninoff Etude Tableaux
Zaretsky Trio (piano, violin, cello)
Zaretsky "A sad tale's best for winter" (flute and piano)
Zaretsky "I hang suspended" (soprano, cello, piano)
Zaretsky "Alexandria" (sonata for piano solo)
Zaretsky Pas de Deux, a B&W silent film, with sound track by Zaretsky.
Friday Sept. 1, 2000   8PM
Concert #59

Laura Carmichael, clarinet
Silvia Mattheus
, various electronics
Silvia Mattheus and Laura Carmichael Day of Two Noons for clarinet and electronics
Collaboration with Pamela Z Teeth for clarinet, electronics, and text
Larry Austin Tarogato!  for bass clarinet and electronics
Simon Burgers Pastiche for bass clarinet and electronics
Tristian Keuris Canzone for solo clarinet
Chen Yi  Monologue for clarinet solo
Jorge Liderman  T'fila for clarinet solo
Laura Carmichael improvisations based on Sephardic themes
Sunday March 11, 2001   4PM
Concert #60

Mark Shannon, clarinet
Lauren Cony, piano
Emily Onderdonk, viola
Mozart Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Viola "Kegelstatt", K. 498
Lutoslawski Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano
Brahms Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1
Sunday May 6, 2001   4PM
Concert #61
Duck Baker, guitaret
Jamie Findlay, guitar

Fabulous jazz, blues and finger picking

Monday May 7, 2001   8PM
Concert #62
Steve Harlos, pianoet

A history of the evolution of jazz piano from Scott Joplin to McCoy Tyner, conveyed through Dick Hyman's imaginative 30-minute jazz piece "The Piano Man."
Monday May 7, 2001   8PM
Concert #63
Charlton Lee, viola
Eva-Maria Zimmerman, piano
Honegger  Sonata
Schoeck  Andante
Roussel  Aria
Piazzolla 'Le Grand Tango'
Puetz  'Blues for Benny'
Gershwin  3 Preludes
Saturday July 21, 2001   8PM
Concert #64
Trevor Stevenson, harpsichord
J.S. Bach  Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
<Discussion / Lecture> Historical anecdotes and other interesting and humorous information about J.S. Bach, music and art of Bach's time.
Sunday November 25, 2001   5PM
Concert #65
Sara Ganz, soprano
Diane Hidy, piano
Lullibies Performing songs from their new Lullaby CD,
The Journey Begins.
Saturday Jan. 26, 2002
Concert #66

Laura Carmichael, clarinet
Elaine Kreston,
  (details to be filled in soon)


Saturday Feb. 23, 2002
Concert #67

Patrizia Bosch, piano
Isabel Bosch, piano
Mozart Sonata F-Major KV 497
Schubert Fantasie f-minor op.103 D940
Lebensstuerme op. 144 D947
Mendelssohn  Duett A-Major op. 92
Debussy  Petite Suite
Poulenc  Sonata


Saturday Mar. 9, 2002
Concert #68


Pacific Piano Trio

Rebecca Bogart, piano
Michael Yokas, violin

Gretchen Egen, 'cello

Ernest Bloch Three Nocturnes
Mark Volkert Variations on an Original Theme for Violin and Cello 
Marion Bauer Up the Ocklawaha
Amy Beach Sonata for Violin and Piano
Aaron Copland "Waltz" and "Celebration" from Billy the Kid
Charles Ives Trio for piano, violin and 'cello
Wallingford Riegger Trio for piano, violin and 'cello


April 6 8PM, 2002
Concert #69

Solstice -- Seven-woman, a cappella vocal group

Banat Bela Bartok (Hungarian) 
Bolyongas Bela Bartok (Hungarian) 
Nasha Pisnya Krista Enos (Ukrainian) 
Blood and Gold Andy Irvine & Jane Cassidy (Romanian melody) 
Ulster Lullaby Sheryl Kaskowitz 
Ergen deda Bulgarian Folk song (arr. Petar Lyondev) 
Shto mi e milo Macedonian folk song 
Sinisia, punasia, ruusunkukkia Finnish folk song (arr. Pertti Tuhakka) 
Io v'amo vita mia Vittoria Aleotti (c.1573-after 1620) 
I carry your heart with me Sheryl Kaskowitz (2000) 
Il est bel et bon Pierre Passereau (1509-1547) 
Wade in the Water African American Spiritual (arr.Krist Enos) 
You've Got the Love Chaka Kahn (arr. Becca Burrington) 
Summer Solstice in January Amy Kohn (written for Solstice) 
Stay Carol Maillard (performed by Sweet Honey in the Rock) 
Mercy Sarah McLachlan (arr. Becca Burrington)

April 13, 2002, 8PM   
Concert #70
Duck Baker & Jamie Findlay

dueling blues/jazz guitars 

May 4, 2002, 8PM
Concert #71
Steven Walters

songwriter and guitarist in the style of James Taylor

Feb 8, 2003   8PM
Concert #72
Iris Stone, violin 
Eva Maria Zimmerman, piano
Brahms Sonata in G-Major op. 78 for violin and piano
Lutoslawski Partita for violin and piano
Ravel Sonata for violin and piano

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