Selected Hovhaness Performances in 2006
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Date Performers Link Location Program Includes
December
10 December, 3pm Eastman School Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neil Varon Details   ET Hall, Rochester Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain (plus Aleksandr Arutiunian: Trumpet Concerto, Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel)
3 December, 3pm Jonathan Beyer, voice (Judith Raskin Memorial Recital) Stephen Wise Free
Synagogue on 68th Street, NYC, USA. $10
3 songs from Opus 238 (# 2,3, 4) Gantznin Orern (Time Passes); Duhley, Duhley (Singing, Singing); Ararad (Old Dome of Ararat). All songs will be sung in Armenian
November
24 November, 7pm Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Ruben Asatrian; Armenian State Academic Choir, conductor Ohannes Tchekidjian; Details   Aram Khachaturian
Concert Hall,
Yerevan, Armenia
Hovhaness Armenian Premieres
Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra, Magnificat for soloists, chorus & solists, Symphony No. 50 'Mount St. Helens'
• plus Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
20 November, 8pm Frost Symphony Orchestra, conducted
by Chung Park
Details   Gusman Hall at the University of Miami, Coral Gables , FL 33146, USA.
Admission: free
All-Hovhaness program: Ode to the Temple of Sound, Symphony No. 10 'Vahaken', Meditation on Zeami, Floating World—Ukiyo Concert to be Webcast
17 November Davidson College Symphony Orchestra, Music Festival Concert Details   Tyler-Tallman Hall
in the Sloan Music Center
Hovhaness: Alleluia and Fugue, plus Paulus (Manhattan Sinfonietta), Stravinsky and Shostakovich
12 November Princeton Symphony Orchestra Details   Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton, NJ, USA Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain
3 November, 8pm South Shore Chamber Orchestra: "Distant Journey" conducted by Troy Webdell Details   Trinity Lutheran Church 201
N. Washington St. Valparaiso, Indiana 46383A
Symphony No. 1 'Exile' (plus music of Wagner and Ginastera)
October
29 October, 7.30pm Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra; Karen Griebling, conductor / viola; Robin Dauer, horn Details   Greene Chapel, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, USA All-Hovhaness program: Angelic Song (Soprano, horn and string orchestra), Artik (horn and string orchestra), Concerto No.3 'Diran' (baritone horn and string orchestra), Psalm and Fugue (four horns), Chahagir (solo viola)
23 October Hiltin Head Symphony Orchestra Details     Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain
20 October Davidson College Symphony Orchestra, Family Weekend Concert Details   Tyler-Tallman Hall
in the Sloan Music Center
Hovhaness: Alleluia and Fugue, plus Paulus (Manhattan Sinfonietta), Stravinsky and Shostakovich
14 & 15 October The Southern Crescent Symphony Details   ? And God Created Great Whales
12 & 13 October Orchestre de Chambre Details   Auditorium Saint-Pierre-des-Cuisines, Toulouse, France Psalm and Fugue, for Strings
11 October, 8pm Lance Suzuki, flute, and Sarah Fuller, harp Details   The Stone at 2nd Street and Avenue C, Manhattan, New York, USA Hovhaness: The Garden of Adonis, Op. 245, plus works by Takemitsu, Cage, Nishina, and Liebermann
6 & 7 October Richard & Helen DeVos Classical Series, Grand Rapids Symphony Details   DeVos Performance Hall Floating World—Ukiyo
September
30 September, 7.30pm UTA Symphony Orchestra Details   The Villages of Bear Creek Amphitheater, 1951 Bear Creek Parkway, Euless, TX, 76039, USA And God Created Great Whales
28 September Jenni Cook, soprano; David Seiler, clarinet; Peggy Vagts, flute; Christopher Kies, piano Details   Bratton Recital Hall of the
Paul Creative Arts Center
Saturn, for Soprano, clarinet and piano
22 September University Philharmonic Orchestra Details   Jesse Auditorium Armenian Rhapsody No. 3, Prayer of Saint Gregory, Armenian Rhapsody No. 2, Haroutiun: ‘Resurrection,’ Aria and Fugue
17 September National Youth Choir of Scotland Details   Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Lothian EH1 2EA, Scotland A Rose Tree Blossoms
16 September Gulf Coast Symphony Details     Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain (plus music by Tower and Grofe)
15 September One World Symphony Details   St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY, USA Out of the Depths (Psalm 130), Op.142 No.2
11 September Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz Details   ? Suite for Cello and Piano, Op.193
6 September Regina Hänni, viola da gamba; Helene Ringgenberg, harpsichord & voice Details   Capucin's Church, Solothurn, Trimbach, Switzerland Hovhaness: Dark River and Distant Bell (for harpsichord), and Bach, Marais, Ortiz
3 & 10 September Annas Bay Music Festival Details   Annas Bay, Mason County, WA, USA Hovhaness - Upon Enchanted Ground, and music with harp by Rochberg, Cowell, Cage, Harrison
August
6 August Helene Ringgenberg, Cembalo / Harpsichord Details     Dark River and Distant Bell (for harpsichord, op. 212)
July
29 July The Shout (dir. Orlando Gough), National Youth Choir of Scotland, BBC Scottish Symphony Orch, Martyn Brabbins, cond. Details
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Program notes
BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK Hovhaness: A Rose Tree Blossoms, and works by Orlando Gough, Musgrave, Poulenc, Bernstein
7 July Brass Venture at the 2006 Bar Harbor Music Festival Details   Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine Brass Quintet
June
30 June Yew Hong-Jen, Harmonica, Yew Jia-Lin, Piano Details University Cultural Centre Theatre), Singapore Seven Greek Folk Dances for Harmonica & Piano Op.150
7 June Élisabeth Deletaille, violin; Sarah Mouradoglou, percussion; Leonardo Anglani, piano Details Petit Théâtre Mercelis, 13 rue Mercelis, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium Hovhaness: Suite for Violin, Piano & Percussion Op.99; and music by Lou Harrison and Michel Lysight
6 June Summer Music Festival Details   Church of the Good Shepherd, 715 Kirkman Street Lake Charles, Louisiana Shepherd of Israel, Prayer of St. Gregory
May
28 May Dynamic Duo: Brent Flinchbaugh, trumpet, Matthew Wensel, organ Details   Peabody Conservatory of Music, Griswold Recital Hall Sonata for trumpet and organ
21 May First Lutheran Church Details   First Lutheran Church, Palo Alto, 600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA Let Us Love One Another, for chorous (SATB), tenor, organ, Op.46
21 May The Philharmonia Singers Choir (Henry Crown Hall, Jerusalem Theatre) Details   Israel Hallelujah for strings
18, 19 May Brno Philharmonic Orchestra Details   Brno, Czech Republic Concerto No.7 for Orchestra, Op.116
11 May Carthage Wind Orchestra, Siebert Chapel Details   ? Symphony No.17, for Metal Orchestra
7 May Grace Congregational Church Details   Grace Congregational Church Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
6 May The South Orange Symphony Orchestra Details   Sterling Hall, South Orange Middle School, North Ridgewood Road, South Orange, New Jersey, USA Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain
6 May The Gold Coast Chamber Players Details   ? Chahagir (for solo viola)
1 May Alan Hovhaness Chamber Orchestra Details   Komitas Chamber Music Hall, Yerevan, Armenia Concerto No.2, for Violin & Strings, Prayer of St. Gregory
April
30 April Triangle Youth Philharmonic Details Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
30 April Shoals Symphony, Kelsey Tamayo, xylophone Details Shoals Theater, Seminary Street in Florence Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
30 April Plymouth Oratorio Society Details   First United Methodist Church, 45201 N. Territorial Missa Brevis
30 April Sammamish Symphony Orchestra Details   Skyline High School, Sammamish, WA 98075, USA Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
30 April Virginia Tech Department of Music: Jay Crone, trombone, and Tracy Cowden, piano Details Squires Recital Salon Contemporary American works for trombone and piano
28 April The Jamestown College String Ensemble Details   Voorhees Chapel Haroutiun: Resurrection – Aria and Fugue
28 April Canton Symphony Orchestra Details   Umstattd Hall, 2323 17th St. N.W., Canton, Ohio, USA Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain
23 April Arkansas State University Concert Band and Symphonic Winds Details Riceland Hall of Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive Prayer of St. Gregory
23 April Evergreen Chamber Orchestra Details   Rockland Community Church, 17 So. Mt. Vernon Country Club Rd, Golden Colorado The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
23 April Portland Symphony Orchestra Details   Portland, Maine, USA Prayer of St. Gregory
22 April Immaculata Symphony Details     Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
16 April The Parish of Saint Matthew LA Details     I Have Seen The Lord
16 April Triton Brass Ensemble, Chancel Choir Details     Choral music of Hovhannes
15 April St. Luke's Choir, St. Luke's Episcopal Church Details   St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Long Beach, CA, USA The service will include Hovhaness choral music
15 April Dr Marc Rochester, organ & John Bourque, trumpet Details   MPO Sonata for Trumpet and Organ, Op.200
15 April Easter Eve: The Great Vigil Details   Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St. Martin’s Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118 From the Ends of the Earth (plus other vocal works)
14 April Plymouth Symphony Orchestra and Choruses from Madonna University and Schoolcraft College   Plymouth, Michigan, USA And God Created Great Whales
9 April Joshua Smith, flute, Yolanda Kondonassis, harp (Kulas Hall) Details Cleveland Institute of Music, Kulas Hall, 4pm The Garden of Adonis (plus works by Corigliano, Takemistsu, Ibert, etc)
9 April David Donathan, minister of music at Christ Church United Methodist Details   Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, West Virginia, USA Dawn Hymn, for Organ
8 & 9 April Mercersburg Chorus Details     Magnificat
7–9 April Cotati Philharmonic (Spreckels Performing Arts Center Rohnert Park) Details     And God Created Great Whales
2 & 3 April The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Details     Alleluia & Fugue (for Strings Op.40a)
2 April Mittleman Jewish Community Center Details   Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon, USA
Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2) plus Tchaikovsky and Hindemith
March
31 March Everett Symphony Details   Everett Civic Auditorium And God Created Great Whales
30 March Mikkeli City Orchestra, Maciej Zoltowski, conductor Details   Mikaeli MT-hall, Mikkeli, Finland Armenian Rhapsody
25 March Chamber Concert Details   Parker's Recital in Demmer Hall, Ripon, Wisconsin, USA Suite for Alto Saxophone and Guitar
20 March The Cinnabar Chamber Ensemble Details   Cinnabar Theater Divertimento for Four Wind Instruments, Op.61, No.5
19 March, 3pm Eclatante Flute and Harp Duo Details   Baltimore, Maryland, USA The Garden of Adonis, Op.245
11 March Longmont Symphony Orchestra Details   Vance Brand Civic Auditorium,
Skyline HS, 600 East Mountain View Ave
And God Created Great Whales
11 March Northwest Symphony Orchestra Details   Holy Rosary Church,
West Seattle, WA, USA
The Holy City
9–24 March Festival Cultural Universitario, La Orquesta Sinfуnica de la Universidad de Guanajuato Details   Guanajuato (OSUG), Italy Symphony No.2 - Mysterious Mountain
9 March Concert at St. Martin's Church Details   Zeltik, St. Martin's Church, Dudelange, Luxembourg Prayer of St. Gregory
8 March Edward Murray, organ Details   Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, CA, USA Dawn Hymn
7 March George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Romania Details   Romania Three Visions of Saint Mesrob
4, 5, 11, 12 March MOMENTA’s Spring Concert Series Details   Doris Humphrey Memorial Theatre at the Academy of Movement and Music, 605 Lake Street in Oak Park Dance - inspired by the music of Alan Hovhaness
4 March Cornell University Wind Symphony, James Patrick Miller, conductor. Features guest trumpeter Martin Hodel Details   Ithaca College: Ford Hall, Cornell Prayer of St. Gregory
4 March York Chamber Ensemble Details   Trinity Anglican Church, Auroroa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Psalm and Fugue
4 March National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia conducted by Aram Gharabekian, pianist Sahan Arzruni Details   Komitas Chamber Music Hall, Yerevan, Armenia Lousadzak (for piano & strings), Alleluia and Fugue (in honour of Hovhaness 95th birth anniversary), plus Stepan Shakarian: New Armenian Dances (world premiere/NCOA commission), Barber (Adagio for Strings), Beethoven (Grosse Fugue)
February
27 February Lancaster Recorded Music Society Details     Fra Angelico (for Orchestra)
26 February Fredric T. Cohen, oboe & Stephen Walt, bassoon Details   Universitiy of Massachusetts, Amrherst, Bezanson Recital Hall, 4pm ($5/$10) Suite for English horn & bassoon
25 February Marha Luisa Rayan, harp and Thomas Robertello, flute (Lyon & Healy Hall, Chicago) Details     The Garden of Adonis, Op. 245
25 February Knox-Galesburg Symphony Details     Mount St. Helens Symphony (No.50)
24 February The Andrews University Wind Symphony, 12th Annual Creative Arts Festival 2006, Vespers Details   Howard Performing Arts Center, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104, USA Prayer of St. Gregory
18 February Richmond Symphony Orchestra Details   Richmond, Indiana,
USA
Psalm and Fugue (for Strings)
15 February Focus Armenian: Iris Gerber, piano Details   Anschrift, Schönlaterngasse 9, 1010 Vienna, Austria Piano works of 4 Armenian composers, including Hovhaness
12 and 19 February Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Details   Church of the Epiphany 1317 G St NW Washington DC Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain', plus Ferde Grofé, John Williams
12 February CBC Radio Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, conductor Details   CBC Studio 40, 700 Hamilton Street, Vnacouver at 3pm Prayer of St. Gregory (plus Bruch, Walton, Wilson, Bor)
12 February Emily Mitchell and Jim Pugh Details   Church of St. Mary the Virgin (next door to the Chappaqua Library), South Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY 10514 Garden of Adonis (plus Debussy, Barber, Bartok, Schnyder)
11 February Newark Symphony Orchestra Chamber Details     Psalm and Fugue (for Strings)
10 and 11 February Memphis Symphony Orchestra Details   Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain'
10 Feburary Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra Details   7.30pm, Orchard Park Middle School Auditorium, 60 South Lincoln Avenue, Orchard Park, New York Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2), plus Wagner, de Falla, Dvorak)
6 February Stephen Good Memorial Concert, Drury Chamber Orchestra Details   Clara Thompson Hall, campus of Drury University, 900 N. Benton Ave. Admission is free Psalm and Fugue
5 February Brent Flinchbaugh (trumpet) and Matthew Wensel (organ) Details   St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, PA Sonata for Trumpet and Organ
4 February, 7.30pm Long Island Symphonic Winds Concert Details   Commack Middle School Hymn to Yerevan, + music by Alfred Reed Samuel Adler, Reber Clark, John Barnes Chance
January
30 January Ambrosia String Trio - Yun Zhang, violin; Jennifer Snyder, viola; Rebecca Gilmore, cello Details   Theater, Fine Arts Building, Virginia Wesleyan College, 1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk/Virginia Beach String Trio, Op. 201
29 January Vermont Youth Orchestra Details   Flynn Center Floating World—Ukiyo, plus Bruch's Violin Concerto No.1 (Midori soloist) and world premiere by Su Lian Tan
28 January South Bend Symphony Orchestra Details   Morris Performing Arts Center, 211 North Michigan Street, South Bend Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
28 January Southwest Florida Symphony Details   Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall And God Created Great Whales
28 January Lawrence Symphony Orchestra Details     And God Created Great Whales
23 January UNI Randy Grabowski, trumpet and Kui-Im Lee, organ Details   8pm, GBPAC Jebe Hall, University of Northern Iowa, Trumpet Sonata
22 and 29 January A Festival of Music for Trumpet and Organ Details   St. John’s Episcopal Church,
101 Chapel Street,
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Trumpet Sonata
22 January Dilijan Lark Musical Society Details     String Quartet No.4
21 January Mary Lawrence Hicks, trumpet Details   Chancellor Baptist Church, 11324 Gordon Road, Spotsylvania Prayer of St. Gregory
20 January Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, piano, and Richard Tirk, trumpet Details   Rainbow Mennonite Church, Kansas City Prayer of St. Gregory
10 January Symphonic Choir and Phillips Exeter Academy’s Chamber Orchestra Details   Phillips Church, located on the corner of Tan Lane and Front Street Missa Brevis, Op.4 (c.1935)
7 January
2006
Oklahoma City Philharmonic Details     Symphony No.2 'Mysterious Mountain.


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