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FEBRUARY 17, 2024 | 3:30 PM


Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall

University of Southern California

840 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90089

"Americana" promises an enchanting journey through the American school of classical music. Featuring compositions by Amy Beach, Antonin Dvorak, Valerie Coleman, Roman Ryterband and more. The recital will be in form of a curated playlist with commentary on nationalism, orientalism and why I am so obsessed with the vibrant American classical music landscape. Stellar guest artists line-up including Chloe Gwak (piano), Doris Ćosić (guitar), Aggy Blevin (violin), Gloria Choi (viola), Joe Kim (cello) and USC flutists: Jeongwon Bae, David Ramirez and Gaby Beltran.


Valerie Coleman: Bostonian Scenes for Flute Quartet:

  1. Promenade Along The Charles River (Solo Flute)

  2. Cambridge On Sunday Morning (Alto Flute)

  3. Tire Jumping (Piccolo)

  4. Fenway Overture (Solo Flute)

  5. Fenway (Flute Quartet)

Amy Beach: Romance, arr. for Flute and Piano 

Amanda Harberg: Sonata for Piccolo and Piano:

  1. Allegro, flowing

  2. Moderato, dreamy

  3. Vivace, driving, playful


Michael Daugherty: Trail of Tears Flute Concerto: 

  1. "where the wind blew free"

Roman Ryterband: Two Desert Scenes, arr. for Flute, Guitar and Pai-yil:

  1. A Smoke Tree Dream

  2. The Tahquitz Falls

Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12, Op. 96 “American”, arr. for Flute and Strings:

​1.  Allegro ma non troppo

3.  Molto Vivace

4.  Finale

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