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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

5th Annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival @ WSU (Ogden: March 2 - 9)

WHO: Weber State University Department of Performing Arts
WHAT: 5th Annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival
WHERE: Allred Theater, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
WHEN: March 2-9 (schedule below)
WHY: To provide local audiences with a quality chamber music experience and to promote chamber music programming

Weber State University Department of Performing Arts presents the Fifth Annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival (BCMF), March 2, 4, 7 and 9 (schedule and guest artists listed below). All concerts and master classes are held in the Allred Theatre, Browning Center for Performing Arts, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. Opening night, March 2, is a free performance. All other concert tickets are $12 adults/$10 Senior Citizens/Free for students and are available through Dee Events Center Tickets, 1-800 WSU-TIKS or weberstatetickets.com. 25% off purchase of two or more concerts

The BCMF was conceived by WSU faculty member Viktor Uzur. The Serbian cellist says "I wanted to bring more chamber music to Utah. It was my idea to start it, because it was something I really wanted to do." This year the festival will present four concerts featuring performing artists from around the world as well as WSU faculty and students. The guest artists will also offer master classes that are free and open to the public.

BCMF 2011 Guest Artists:
Carmelo de los Santos, violin (Brazil)
Evgeny Rivkin, piano (Russia)
Miran Begic, violin (Montenegro)
Paolo André Gualdi, piano (Italy)
Spencer Martin, viola (USA)

Weber State Faculty:
Don Keipp, marimba
Karen Brookens, soprano
Mark Henderson, conductor
Shi-Hwa Wang, violin
Thomas Priest, bassoon
Viktor Uzur, cello
Yu-Jane Yang, piano
and the WSU Chamber Choir

BCMF 2011 schedule
March 2, 7:30 p.m. French Music for Choir and Soprano with WSU Chamber Choir; Mark Henderson, conductor; Karen Brookens, soprano; Don Keipp, marimba; Thomas Priest, bassoon; Miran Begic, violin; Paolo André Gualdi, piano and Viktor Uzur, cello.
World Premiere, WSU faculty Don Keipp’s composition for bassoon, cello and marimba
Rachmaninov, Trio “Élégiaque” in G minor for piano, violin and cello

March 4, 7:30 p.m. “Celebrated chamber works” with Miran Begic, violin; Carmelo de los Santos, violin; Spencer Martin, viola; Paolo André Gualdi, piano; and Viktor Uzur, cello
Franck: Sonata in A major for violin and piano
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44

March 7, 7:30 p.m. “Slavic Music: Dvorak” with Evgeny Rivkin, piano; Carmelo de los Santos, violin; Spencer Martin, viola; Shi-Hwa Wang, violin; Yu-Jane Yang, piano; and Viktor Uzur, cello
Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, “Dumky”
Piano Quartet Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 87

March 9, 12:30 p.m.: Master classes with the guest artists (free admission)

March 9, 7:30 p.m.: “Grand Finale” with Evgeny Rivkin piano; Carmelo de los Santos violin; and Viktor Uzur cello
Beethoven: 12 Variations on "See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes!" from
Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45 for cello and piano
Grieg: Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 for violin and piano
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

The Bonneville Chamber Music Festival is made possible through the generous support of RAMP; the Harris Family Foundation; Mel and Sandy Sowerby.

For more information, contact: Viktor Uzur, viktoruzur@weber.edu or 1 (801) 626-6441
website: www.weber.edu/bcmf

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