Duo Recital featuring “Soprano Extraordinaire” Dominika Zamara & Classical Guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz

August 7th, 2016 by bob No comments »

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The Friends of the Lawrence Library will present the internationally renowned voice & guitar duo of soprano Dominika Zamara and classical guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz in a recital of of arias, songs, and solos on August 10 at 7:00 PM, at the Lawrence branch of the MCL. Featured will be Romantic-era songs (from their latest CD) by Croatia’s preeminent 19th Century composer-guitarist Ivan Padovec (1800 -1873), Baroque and Romantic guitar solos, and famous operatic arias by Vincenzo Bellini (Casta Diva – from the opera “Norma”), and Georges Bizet (Habanera – from the opera “Carmen”) — which will top off the evening’s performance!

Wednesday August 10, 2016, 7:00 PM
Duo Recital featuring “Soprano Extraordinaire” Dominika Zamara & Classical Guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz
Mercer County Library – Lawrence Headquarters Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
GPS: 40.266154, -74.718522
Free Admission — Reservations Suggested
Contact: Lawrence Programs 609-989-6920 lawprogs@mcl.org

Francisco Roldán, Solo Guitar Recital, July 20th, 7 p.m.

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September Meeting

July 7th, 2016 by bob No comments »

Our next meeting will be in September. Please check back after Labor Day for details.

Rupert Boyd “Fantasías” CD Release Concert in Greenwich Village

June 16th, 2016 by bob No comments »

June 16th 2016: New York, NY –
New York “Fantasías” CD Release Concert, 7:30pm
Greenwich House School of Music

46 Barrow Street, Greenwich Village
Tickets: $20, $15 Concession (free GHMS students)
Available at the door (cash only)
[in case of inclement weather, the concert will be held indoors in the concert hall]

http://www.rupertboyd.com/Fantasias.html

16th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes

June 13th, 2016 by bob No comments »

June Meeting – Annual Picnic, in Hopewell

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Carol Hohauser-Nizza and Christopher Freitag, Recital in Ridgewood for Project Backpack

May 4th, 2016 by bob No comments »

Flutist Carol Hohauser-Nizza and guitarist Christopher Freitag will perform music by Mauro Giuliani, Bela Bartok, Astor Piazzolla, and an anonymous English composer along with solo selections. The recital is a benefit for Project Backpack, who provide school supplies for needy children. There is no admission charge but a free-will offering will be welcomed.

Saturday, May 21 at 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Grace Church,340 Meadowbrook Ave, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

William Paterson University Guitarfest 2016, Saturday, April 30

April 29th, 2016 by bob 2 comments »

Newman Oltman lupos Naprstek Benavides-Galvaz

 

Events

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    William Paterson University Guitar Student Concert
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Galvez-Benavides Classical Violin and Guitar Duo
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.
    Discussion and presentation of Lubos Naprstek’s line
    of guitars
  • 4:30-6:30 p.m.
    Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo Master Class
  • 8:00-9:30 p.m.
    Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo in Concert

William Paterson University Guitarfest 2016 takes place in the Shea Center for Performing Arts. All
events are held in Shea 101 Recital Hall located in the music department.

Contact Information
For information, contact the William Paterson Music Department at 973.720.2315 or William
Paterson guitar faculty:
Professor Gabriel Handy, 646.382.
Professor Seth Himmelhoch, 201.928.1641
wpunj.edu/guitarfest

May Meeting

April 25th, 2016 by bob No comments »

These pieces were played at the May 22 meeting in Warren:

David Starbuck (lute)

  • Prelude & Allemande from Suite #14 (London Manuscript) – S.L. Weiss

Ming Chao

  • Aria from Goldberg Variations – JS Bach
  • Valseana from Aquarelle – Sergio Assad

Robert Ey

  • April Come She Will – Paul Simon, arr. Jim Bosse
  • Dreamcatcher – Mike Christiansen

Jeff Griesemer

  • Sound of Bells – Joao Pernambuco
  • Cancion de Cuna – Leo Brouwer

Gary Lee

  • Julia Florida – Augustin Barrios
  • Prelude in D minor (Moscow Manuscript) – S.L. Weiss
  • Sonata K. 69 – Domenico Scarlatti, arr. Gerard Arbiton

Issam Alhabbal

  • Sinfonia from Partita No. 2 – J.S. Bach, arr. Tristan Manoukian
  • Etude No. 11 – J.S. Bach

David Starbuck (mandolin) and Robert Ey (octave mandolin/guitar)

  • St. Anthony and the Fishes – John Goodin
  • Jenny Pluck Pears – John Playford

Stanley Alexandrowicz & Dominika Zamara, April 20 at Grunin Center

April 18th, 2016 by bob No comments »

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Please join internationally renowned “soprano extraordinaire” Dominika Zamara and myself for a recital of arias, songs, and guitar solos this Wednesday at beautiful Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, New jersey!
Featured will be:
1) Romantic lieder by Croatia’s greatest 19th Century composer-guitarist Ivan Padovec (as recorded on our recent world-premiere CD “Ivan Padovec: Works for Guitar and Soprano” – Sheva Collection Recordings, Italy).
2) Solo works of the Romantic era’s greatest guitar virtuosi: Napoleon Coste (France), Johann Kaspar Mertz (Hungary), Johann Dubez (Vienna).
3) Contemporary composer-conductor Maestro Robert W. Butts’ beautiful, touching, and virtuosic “Early Morning Suite” (dedicated, premiered, and soon-to-be-recorded by today’s performer).
4) Famous operatic arias by Vincenzo Bellini (Casta Diva – from the opera “Norma”), Antonín Dvořák (Song to the Moon – from the opera “Rusalka”), and Georges Bizet (Habanera – from the opera “Carmen”) will top off the performance!
Wednesday 20 April, 2016 @ 1:00 PM
Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts – Gallery
Address: 1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754
Phone: (732) 255-0500
(follow the link: Dominika Zamara)
Hope to see you there!
Stanley & Dominika