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2017-2018 Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series

Trio Latitude 41 & Composer Jonathan Berger

Garmany Series Mini-residency (November 15-16, 2017)

 

Please note: Most of the mini-residency events are open to the public without charge. However, tickets are required to attend Garmany at the Presidents’ College on Wednesday, November 15th at 3:00 pm, the Presidents' College event on Thursday, November 16th at 4:00 pm and the Garmany Series concert on Thursday, November 16th at 7:30 pm.

Please note:  Composer Jonathan Berger will be at Hartt during the Trio Latitude 41 Mini-residency, and in addition to participating in some of the Trio's activities, there will be additional events featuring Dr. Berger and his multi-faceted work.  His involvement is highlighted in yellow below.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

11:30 am-1:30 pm - Performance 20/20 Masterclass (Berkman Recital Hall) 
Chamber music masterclass with Trio Latitude 41

*1:30-3:30 pm - Composition Masterclass No. 1 - Electronic Sound/Music (Studio D - Fuller 108) 
Jonathan Berger will work with Hartt student composers Kyle Grimm and Daniel Minogue, and he will also talk about some of his latest projects.

3:00-4:30 pm - The Garmany Chamber Music Series at the Presidents' College (Millard Auditorium) 
Moderated Panel Discussion and Mini-Performance/Demonstration with Trio Latitude 41 & Larry Alan Smith 
To register for this event, please contact the Presidents' College at 860-768-4495.  Hartt faculty, staff and students with University of Hartford ID cards are welcome to attend.

5:00-6:20 pm - Hartt Composers' Seminar (Bliss Music Room) 
A required weekly gathering for all undergraduate and graduate composition majors, as well as Music Production and Technology students - Composer Jonathan Berger and Trio Latitude 41 will participate.

6:30-7:30 pm - Hartt Community Division: Individual Intrumental Masterclasses and/or Chamber Music Masterclasses
Three simultaneous sessions with Trio Latitude 41
- Vioin (Room 104), Cello (Room 120), and Piano (Room 143)

7:30 pm - An Opera by Jonathan Berger: The War Reporter (2013) - A public showing of the 55-minute work followed by a discussion with the composer (Room 21) - The War Reporter is based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Paul Watson.  Convinced that he is haunted by the ghost of an American soldier he photographed in Mogadishu in 1993, Watson seeks to rid himself of this curse.  The libretto was written by Dan O'Brien.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

*9:00-11:00 am - Composition Masterclass No. 2 (Room 406) 
Jonathan Berger will work with Hartt student composers Brandon Dicks, Esther Shuyue Cao and Joshua Barnett.

10:00-Noon - Collegiate Chamber Music Masterclasses - Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Three simultaneous sessions with Trio Latitude 41 - Violin (Room 201), Cello (Room 343) and Piano (Berkman Recital Hall)

12:15-1:05 pm – Paranov Hour (Millard Auditorium)
A weekly gathering for Hartt’s first and second-year undergraduate students, including music, dance and theatre students – Moderated Panel Discussion and Mini-Performance/Demonstration with Trio Latitude 41 & Larry Alan Smith

*4:00-5:30 pm - A special Presidents' College event involving The Hartt School and the Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series - Reanimating Lost Music: Arts, Science and the Alchemy of Acoustics (Room 21) - Combining musicological research - particularly musical performance practices in early 17th century Rome - with acoustical studies of churches constructed during this period, Professor Berger will discuss the fascinating and often complex relationship between music and the spaces in which it was originally intended to be heard.  To register for this event, please contact the Presidents' College at 860-768-4495.

Hartt faculty, staff and students with University of Hartford ID cards are welcome to attend, but due to extremely limited space in Room 21, anyone interested in this session should be in touch with Larry Alan Smith by e-mail (larsmith@hartford.edu) on Wednesday, November 15th.

7:30 pm - Garmany Series Concert (Millard Auditorium) - Trio Latitude 41 
Tickets are available at the University of Hartford Box Office or by visiting www.hartford.edu/garmany.  University faculty, staff and students receive free tickets.

The Program:

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV/25  
Jonathan Berger: Fantasy on themes from "The War Reporter" for violin and piano (2015)  
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a minor, Op. 50 ("In Memory of a Great Artist")
Composer Jonathan Berger will introduce his work during the performance.

* denotes an event with extremely limited seating