Event Schedule

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
College of Music Building, Paul Voertman Concert Hall

8:30 AM Registration
9:30 AM Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM Lecture-recital - Liszt and Death
Apparitions, S. 155
Années de pèlerinage, S. 163/6, “Marche funèbre”
Thomas Labé, piano
11:15 AM Lecture-recital - Elements of Damnation and Redemption in Liszt's Ballade
Ballada No. 2, Op. 16, Vianna da Motta
Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Liszt-Busoni
Nancy Lee Harper, piano
12:30 PM Lunch
2:15 PM Lecture-recital - Liszt's Pupil August Stradal's Wagner Transcriptions
Juan Vizcarra, piano
Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond (Siegmund's Love Song), from Die Walküre (1856) by Richard Wagner
Schluss des letzten Aufzuges (End of the last Act), from Die Walküre (1856) by Richard Wagner
Waldweben (Forest Murmurs), Siegfried (1876) by Richard Wagner
Trauermusik aus dem letzten Aufzug (Siegfried's Funeral March), from Götterdämmerung  (1874) by Richard Wagner
3:30 PM Lecture-recital - Charles-Valentin Alkan: Tribute to the Damned
William Wellborn, piano; José R. López, piano
5:00 PM Dinner  
8:00 PM Concert (MPAC, Winspear Hall)
Totentanz: Paraphrase on Dies irae, S. 126/1 [ed. 1919 by  Ferruccio Busoni]
Joseph Banowetz, piano    

Die Walküre, Act I, Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Carol Wilson, soprano; William Joyner, tenor; Stephen Morscheck, bass    
University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra    
David Itkin, conductor 

 


Thursday, September 17, 2015
College of Music Building, Paul Voertman Concert Hall

9:00 AM Registration
9:45 AM Lecture Recital - Liszt's Life in Love and Schiller's Last Drama
Freudvoll und leidvoll, S. 280/1
Was Liebe sei, S. 288/1
Es muß ein Wunderbares sein, S. 314
Was Liebe sei, S. 288/2
Ihr Auge, S. 310
Was Liebe sei, S. 288/3
Ihr Glocken von Marling, S. 328
Drei Lieder aus Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell, S. 292/2
         Der Fischerknabe
         Der Hirt
         Der Alpenjäger  
Laura Strickling, soprano; Liza Stepanova, piano
10:30 AM Recital - Songs from Schubert's Schwanengesang and Busoni's Lied des Mephistopheles: Lied des Brander, Lied des Unmuts, Schlecter Trost and Ziegeunerlied and Their Relation to Liszt
Kevin McMillan, baritone; Gabriel Dobner, piano
11:15 AM

Lecture-recital - Comparison of 1853 version and final version of Liszt's Totentanz, and De Profundis
Steven Mayer, piano with pianists Arsentiy Kharitonov and Jonathan Reddix

12:30 PM Lunch
2:15 PM Recital - Dream, Shadows, Smoke: Longing and Mystery in Liszt's Vocal Works
Tre Sonetti di Petrarca, S. 270a        
Die Lorelei, S. 273            
Oh! quand je dors, S. 282            
O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298
Hein Jung, soprano; José R. López, piano
3:45 PM Recital - Death, Demons, and Dance            
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre, Op. 40, S. 555
Michael Boyd, piano   
     
Valse de l’opéra Faust de Charles Gounod, S. 407
Alexandre Dossin, piano        

Mephisto Waltz No. 4, S. 216b
Steven Harlos, piano        

Mephisto Waltz No. 3, S. 215a and 216
Pamela Mia Paul, piano        

Mephisto Waltz No. 2, S. 515
Gustavo Romero, piano

Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
Adam Wodnicki, piano

5:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Concert - Memorial Concert for Thomas Mastroianni (1934 - 2014)    
Consolations, Nos. 1, 2, and 3, S. 172
Luiz de Moura Castro, piano

Deux Légendes, "St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots," S. 175/2
Alton Chan, piano    

From Années de pèlerinage III: "Sursum corda," S. 163/7
Alexandre Dossin, piano        

"Weihnachtsbaum, Nos. 1, 9, 10, 11, S. 613, Psallite. Abendglocken, Ehemals! (Jadis). Ungarisch"
Nikita Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva, one piano four hands

Trois Études de Concert, “Un sospiro,” S.144/3
Nancy Lee Harper, piano

Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, first version, S. 154
Justin Kolb, piano

From  Années de pèlerinage II: "Sposalizio," S. 161/1
William Wellborn, piano 

 


Friday, September 18, 2015
College of Music Building, Paul Voertman Concert Hall

9:00 AM Registration
9:30 AM Lecture - Liszt and the Nazis
Timothy Jackson, lecturer
11:00 AM Recital - UNT Los Angeles International Liszt Competition Laureates
Liszt - Etude "La Leggierezza," S. 144/2; Sorabji - Pastiche on Themes from Bizet; Bizet-Horowitz - Variations on a Theme from "Carmen"
Mi-Jin Kim, piano        

Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12, S. 244/12; Kharitonov - "Homage to Liszt," from Ten Written Improvisations, Op. 28
Arsentiy Kharitonov, piano        

Liszt - Variations on a Theme of Bach, "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen," S.180
Éva Polgár, piano        

Liszt - From Années de pèlerinage III: "Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este;" Liszt - Transcendental Étude No. 4, "Mazeppa,"S. 139
Nathan Ryland, piano    

Liszt - En rêve, S.207; Sonetto 104 del Petrarca from Année: Italie, S. 161; Schumann-Liszt - Widmung, from Myrthen, Op. 25
Daniel Zelibor, piano

12:30 PM Lunch
2:15 PM Lecture-recital - Elements of Darkness and Damnation in Liszt's Sonata in B minor, S. 178
Luiz de Moura Castro, piano
3:45 PM Recital - Late Liszt Piano Compositions
Nuages gris, S. 199 (1881)
Ladislaus Teleky from Historische ungarische Bildnisse, S. 205/4 (1885)
Recueillement, S. 204 (1877)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 17, S. 244 (1882)
Ave Maria, S. 545 (1881)
Unstern! Sinistre, disastro, S. 208 (1881)
La Lugubrte gondola, S. 200/2 (1885)
Ave Maria (The Bells of Rome), S. 182 (1862)
James Giles, piano
5:30 PM Recital (MPAC, Winspear Hall) - Liszt and His Protégé Reubke            
Fantasy and Fugue on the chorale "Ad nos, ad salutaremundam," S. 259 (1850)
Lerie Grace Dellosa, organ Sonata in C minor: The 94th Psalm (1857) by Julius Reubke  (1834-1858)
Hyun Kyung Lee, organ 
6:15 PM Social and cocktail time (MPAC, Euline and Horace Brock Lobby) cash bar
7:00 PM Festival Farewell Banquet