Monday, February 24, 2020

Invited Guest Artist Recital

Southeastern Louisiana University
Pottle Auditorium
Hammond, Louisiana
Wednesday, 2/26/2020, at 7:30 pm


Patterns in a Chromatic Field (1981) ... Morton Feldman (1926-1987)

Paul Christopher, cello
Dr. Chialing Hsieh, piano

Saturday, February 22, 2020

2/22/2020 at 7:30 pm

Texarkana Symphony Orchestra
Perot Theatre
221 Main Street
Texarkana, Texas


Felix Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, op. 26 (“Fingal’s Cave”)

DJ Sparr: Violet Bond: Concerto for Orchestra and Electric Guitar

Anatoly Liadov: The Enchanted Lake, op. 62

Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)

Dr. Thompson and Paul Christopher

Anthony Robinson

Best Friends!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Contemporary Music Faculty Recital

2/17/2020 at 6:00 pm
LSMSA Recital Hall
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Paul Christopher, cellist
Chialing Hsieh, piano
Michael Young, piano


Nocturne for Cello and Piano ... Michael Young

Cello Song Variations ... Christian Wolff (b.1934- )

Cello Sonata in E-flat Major .... Arnold Bax (1883-1953)

Natchitoches Parish Journal article

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Sunday Afternoon Musicale

Sunday Afternoon Musicale
Shreveport, Louisiana
February 9, 2020, at 4:30 pm

Paul Christopher, cello
Dr. La Wanda Blakeney, piano


Song without Words in D Major, Opus 109 .... Felix Mendelssohn

Sonata No. 1 in B flat Major, RV 47 .... Antonio Vivaldi

Insomnia for Solo Cello (2013) .... Niloufar Iravani

The Swan .... Camille Saint-Saëns

Allegro Appassionato, Opus 43 .... Camille Saint-Saëns

Brecceno String Quartet Recital

Wednesday, 2/12/2020 at 5:30 pm
Varnado Hall Ballroom
 Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457


String Quartet No. 21 in D Major K.575 .... W. A. Mozart
Menuetto: Allegretto

Dania Briceno, violin I
Josias Ramos, violin II
Ruth Garcia, viola
Santiago Uribe-Cardona, cello

String Quartet No.3 in D Major Op.18, No.3 .... L. V.  Beethoven
Andante con moto

Josias Ramos, violin I
Dania Briceno, violin II
Ruth Garcia, viola
Santiago Uribe-Cardona, cello


Friday, February 7, 2020

2/11/2020 at 12:30 pm

MUS 1500 Student Recitals
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana

PROGRAM includes

Solo Violoncello Suite No. 5 in C Minor (BWV 1011) .... JS Bach (1675-1750)

Santiago Uribe-Cardona, cello

Monday, February 3, 2020

Faculty Duo Performance

Lesche Club
Lemee House
Natchitoches, Louisiana
February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Terrie Shelly Sanders, Soprano
Paul Christopher, Violoncello


Akhmatova Songs (1993) .... John Tavener (1944-2013)
Pushkin and Lemontov
Boris Pasternak
The Muse

Shreveport Symphony Orchestra

February 1, 2020, at 7:30 pm
RiverView Theater
Shreveport, Louisiana


Piano Concerto No. 1 .... Sergi Rachmaninoff
Dominic Muzzi, Pianist and Wideman Gold Medalist

Symphony No. 2, "Mysterious Mountain" ... Alan Hovhaness

Firebird Suite (1919) .... Igor Stravinsky

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Cellists Perform at MUS 1500 on 1/28/2020

MUS 1500 Student Recitals
1/28/2020 at 12:30 pm
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana

PROGRAM includes:

Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 .... J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Aill Harris, cello

Suite for Violoncello (1926) .... Gaspar Cassadó
III. Intermezzo e danza finale

Santiago Uribe-Cardona, cello

Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008 .... J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Alejandro Restrepo Cardozo, cello

Sonata for Violoncello Solo, Opus 25, No. 3 .... Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
I. Lebhaft, sehr market, Mit festen Bogenstrichen

Alejandro Restrepo Cardozo, cello

L to R: Cardozo, Uribe-Cardona, Harris

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Guest Artist Double Bass Recital and Master Class

Monday, January 27, 2020, at 7:30 pm
Yung-chiao Wei, Double Bass
Chaoi Chou, Pianl
Magale Recital Hall
Natchitoches, Louisiana


Elegy in D Major .... Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1899)

Sonata for Cello and Piano, No. 4 in C major, Opus 102, No. 1 .... Beethoven

 I. Andante-Allegro vivace

II. Adagio-Tempo d’Andante-Allegro vivace

Sonata for Cello and Piano, No. 5 in D major, Opus 102, No. 2 .... Beethoven

I. Allegro con brio

II. Adagio con moto sentimento d’affetto-Attacca

III. Allegro-Allegro fugato

“Butterfly Lovers” Violin Concerto .... Zhanhao He (b. 1933) and Gang Chen (b.1935)

Moses Fantasy .... Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840)

Master Class with Yung-chiao Wei
Magale Recital Hall at 12:00 pm

Russian Sailors Dance .... R. Gliére
Jacob Stone, double bass

Bourrée .... G.F. Handel
Roderick Ramirez-Rios, double bass

Old French Song .... P.I. Tchaikovsky, arr. George Vance
Xavier Price, double bass