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Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner
2016-2017 Gilmore Rising Star
LLEWELLYN SANCHEZ-WERNER

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner began piano studies at age two in his native California, and by the age of six made his orchestral debut as soloist. He became a full-time student at Ventura College at age five, where he became the youngest person to earn an associate of arts degree.

Sun 5/14/17 4:00PM Wellspring Theater LLEWELLYN SANCHEZ-WERNER


ASMF Octet
2017-2018 Fontana
ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS OCTET

“Compelling grandeur…masterful.”– BBC Music Magazine

KORNGOLD                Sextet for Strings in D Major, Op. 10
SHOSTAKOVICH         Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
MENDELSSOHN         Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Sat 10/7/17 7:30PM Dalton Center Recital Hall-WMU ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS OCTET


Stephen Hough
2017-2018 Fontana
STEPHEN HOUGH, piano

"A virtuoso who begins where others leave off" - Washington Post

DEBUSSY             Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque No. 3, L. 75/3
DEBUSSY             Images Book II
SCHUMANN        Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17
DEBUSSY             La terrasse des audiences au clair de lune (Préludes Book II)
DEBUSSY             Images Book I
BEETHOVEN        Sonata 23 in F minor Op. 57, Appassionata

Fri 11/10/17 7:30PM Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre STEPHEN HOUGH, piano


New York Polyphony
2017-2018 Fontana
NEW YORK POLYPHONY, SING THEE NOWELL

Praised for a “rich, natural sound that’s larger and more complex than the sum of its parts” - National Public Radio

Sing Thee Nowell is the follow-up to the GRAMMY-nominated CD Times Go by Turns. Seven centuries of Christmas pass before the listener with new works composed for the ensemble by Michael McGlynn, Andrew Smith and John Scott, alongside traditional medieval and Renaissance carols and motets by Clemens ‘non Papa,’ Philippe Verdelot and Tomás Luis de Victoria.

Fri 12/8/17 7:30PM Dalton Center Recital Hall-WMU NEW YORK POLYPHONY, SING THEE NOWELL


Nathan Gunn
2017-2018 Fontana
NATHAN GUNN, baritone
JULIE JORDAN GUNN, piano

Nathan Gunn and pianist Julie Jordan Gunn perform a recital of selections from the Great American Songbook. Nathan Gunn, one of today’s most in-demand singers, has performed title roles at the world’s great opera houses, is a champion of new works, and has appeared as soloist with premier symphonies at home and abroad.

Sat 1/20/18 7:30PM Dalton Center Recital Hall-WMU NATHAN GUNN, baritone
JULIE JORDAN GUNN, piano


Shanghai Quartet
2017-2018 Fontana
WU MAN, pipa
SHANGHAI QUARTET

The acclaimed Shanghai Quartet and pipa (Chinese lute) virtuoso Wu Man unite to perform new works by contemporary Chinese composers for string quartet and pipa as well as Western classical standards.

Sat 2/17/18 7:30PM Dalton Center Recital Hall-WMU WU MAN, pipa
SHANGHAI QUARTET


Artemis Quartet
2017-2018 Fontana
ARTEMIS QUARTET

“The interpretations of the Artemis Quartet are not only technically on a par with the most virtuosic of their competitors – but they offer a higher musical intensity than all the others!“ - Süddeutsche Zeitung

BEETHOVEN        Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
BARTÓK                Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 17, Sz. 67
SCHUMANN         Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1

Sat 4/7/18 7:30PM Stetson Chapel, K College ARTEMIS QUARTET