Presentations: CAG Presents

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 7:30 pm

CAG Encores!

Featuring the Lysander Piano Trio; Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano; Jennifer Stumm, viola

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

Program:

Views of Ireland (Irish songs by various composers)
Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano and Brent Funderburk, piano

Paul Hindemith: Sonata No. 4 for Viola and Piano, Op. 11
Jennifer Stumm, viola and Liza Stepanova, piano

Gilad Cohen: Around the Cauldron (2016)*
Lysander Piano Trio

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
Lysander Piano Trio and Jennifer Stumm, viola

*World Premiere
Commissioned for the Lysander Piano Trio by Concert Artists Guild, with support from the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund


Upcoming in the Series

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 7:30 pm

Jiji, guitar

First Prize Winner, 2016 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored Marilyn G. and Joseph B. Schwartz, longtime friends of CAG

Works by Steve Reich, J. S. Bach, Ginastera, and Leo Brouwer

Guitarist Jiji is an adventurous artist on both acoustic and electric guitar, playing an extensive range of music from traditional and contemporary classical music to free improvisation. Her impeccable musicianship combined with compelling stage presence and fascinating repertoire earned her First Prize at the 2016 CAG Competition.

 

Jiji, guitar
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 7:30 pm

Sam Suggs, double bass

2016 New Music/New Places Fellow

The Sheen Center
18 Bleecker Street

Works by Penderecki, J.S. Bach, and Sam Suggs (world premiere*)

*A co-commission by the BMI Foundation and CAG

Versatile double bassist Sam Suggs was named Concert Artists Guild’s New Music/New Places Fellow at the 2016 CAG Competition. As a performer-composer, Sam is committed to expanding the literature of the double bass canon, often combining performances of classic works with his own compositions and reworkings.

Sam Suggs, double bass
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 7:30 pm

Yoonah Kim, clarinet

Winner, 2016 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

With Mariko Furukawa, piano

Works by Bernstein, Poulenc, Brahms, and Andrew Hsu (world premiere*)

*Commissioned by CAG with the generous support of the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

The first solo clarinetist to win CAG in nearly 30 years, Yoonah Kim became the first woman to win first prize at the Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition in 2016. She is also a member of Ensemble Connect, a highly selective two-year fellowship program under the joint auspices of Carnegie Hall, The Weill Institute, and The Juilliard School.

Yoonah Kim, clarinet