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Sunday, March 1
   3:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Miri Yampolsky, piano, with guest violinist Ariadne Daskalakis.  Features sonatas 8-10 of their traversal of Beethoven’s ten sonatas for violin and piano.

Tuesday, March 3
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

John Haines-Eitzen, cello, with guest Matthew Bengtson, piano.  Features two works by Arthur Foote, Chopin’s Sonata in G Minor, and Roberto Sierra’s Sonata No. 2 (“Elegiaca”).

Friday, March 6
   1:25 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Composers’ Forum:  pianist Marilyn Nonken (NYU) speaks about the use of the piano by French spectralist composers and other composers influenced by spectralism, as part of Environs Messiaen: Nature Rendered at the Keyboard; Xak Bjerken and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, directors.  See http://westfield.org/environsmessiaen/ for full details.

Saturday, March 7
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Senior recital:  Jasmine Edison, composer.  Features original works for double bass, voice, and electronics.

Sunday, March 8
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Cornell Concert Series presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich.
Two renowned pianists and acclaimed advocates of modern works join together as part of the Environs Messiaen festival at Cornell to perform works by Boulez and Messiaen. Tickets $36 (Students $25) Advance Purchase Recommended.

Monday, March 9
   10:00 am
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Master class by Pierre-Laurent Aimard on Messiaen’s Catalogue d’oiseaux, featuring pianists in the D.M.A. program in Critical Keyboard Studies.  Part of Environs Messiaen: Nature Rendered at the Keyboard; see http://westfield.org/environsmessiaen/ for full details.

Tuesday, March 10
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Contrapunkt; Patrick Braga, Jasmine Edison, Paul Hwang and Martin Mahoney, directors.  Features music written by Cornell undergraduate composers.  Funded in part by a grant from SAFC.

Wednesday, March 11
   12:30 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Midday Music for Organ:  Jonathan Schakel, harpsichord.  Features music of Böhm, Fischer, Scarlatti, and Bach.

Wednesday, March 11
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Cornell Contemporary Chamber Players; Louis Chiappetta and Corey Keating, directors, present OSSIA, performing music by Cornell graduate composers.  Funded in part by a grant from GPSAFC.

Monday, March 16
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Shuhan-Luk Trio and Ithaca Flute Duo with Elizabeth Shuhan and Juliana May Pepinsky, flutes; Alex Shuhan, horn; and Siu Yan Luk and Andi Merrill, piano.  Features Variations on a Swedish Folktune by Ingolf Dahl, Andante and Rondo by Franz Doppler, Beethoven’s Trio for Flute, Horn and Piano, and Prokofiev’s Flute Sonata.

Saturday, March 21
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Cornell University Jazz Band; Paul Merrill, director, presents Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite.

Tuesday, March 24
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

A leading light of experimental music performance, guest Philip Thomas presents his solo piano program, “Christian Wolff at 80.”  The concert will include a newly commissioned work by Wolff, as well as birthday tributes from Howard Skempton and Michael Finnissy.

Saturday, April 11
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Festival Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor.  Features orchestral works by Cornell graduate composers Louis Chiappetta, Corey Keating, and Michael Small, performed by an ensemble of fourteen professional musicians.

Sunday, April 12
   2:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Andrew Zhou, piano.  “Dehors la nuit est gouvernée…” features music by Unsuk Chin, Alban Berg, Marco Stroppa, Fauré, Messiaen, and Salvatore Sciarrini, as well as a new work by Michael Small (premiere).

Tuesday, April 14
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall Auditorium

Guest artist:  Sahan Arzruni performs the complete piano works of Armenian composer Komitas Vardapet and presents a lecture about the composer and his life following the Armenian Genocide. 

Wednesday, April 15
   8:00 pm
Barnes Hall

Cornell Concert Series presents Jordi Savall & Concert des Nations.
Unanimously recognized as one of the most important performers of early music, Jordi Savall is a multi-faceted musician: viol player, conductor, and creator of an unmistakable style. He brings his Le Concert des Nations Ensemble to close out the CCS season. Tickets $45 (Students $28) Advance Purchase Recommended.