The intangible nature of water has fascinated and inspired poets for centuries. The musicians of the CSULB University Choir and Bob Cole Chamber Choir are excited to present an evening of some of these settings. Featured works include You Carry Oceans Within—Paul John Rudoi, But a Flint Holds Fire—Andrea Ramsey, Hymne au Soleil—Lily Boulanger, and a newly commissioned work by CSULB graduate student Matthew Lyon Hazzard.
James Barrera, saxophone with Hannah Charbonneau, piano and guest artist Christopher Charbonneau, saxophone. Works include: Sonata for Alto Saxophone, Op. 19—Paul Creston; Mai—Ryo Noda; Sonata in D Minor, Op. 5 No. 12 ‘La Folia’—Arcangelo Corelli; Caravan—Tanya Anisimova; and Incandescence—Ida Gotkovsky.
International pianist Satoko Inoue will perform Japanese New Music piano works by contemporary Japanese composers.
Works include: Rain Tree Sketch 1—Toru Takemitsu, Trivial trigger makes ... #1 for prepared piano—Kazuo Nakano, On A Winter Day—Toshiya Watanabe, Ryouka for prepared piano—Keitaro Takahashi, Music for Piano 1—Sesshu Kai, Meletan—Yuji Itoh, and Interlude—Jo Kondo.