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Brian Nedvin, tenor Mike Hall, alto sacbut, trombone
When:  Tue, January 28 2014 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:  Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall - McCray
Address:  205 East Lindburg, Pittsburg KS

A Free Concert

Et Incarnatus from Missa in                               Michael Haydn (c.1758-1760)
Honorem Sancti Joseph

Aria Solemnus                                                   Johann Georg Zechner (1716-1778)

Alme Ingrate (1705)                                          Emperor Joseph I (1678-1711)

Sonata Trombone Solo & Basso (17th century)    Anonymous (discovered in the monastery

1.                                                                     Brno, Czech Republic)

2. Fuga


4. Allegro

Music for a while from Oedipus                         Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
I’ll sail upon the Dog Star from A Fool’s Preferment

If music be the food of love, First version

Man is for the Woman made

 Sonata No.5 (1733)                                           Johann Ernst Galliard (1666-1749)

1. Adagio

2. Allegro e Spiritoso

3. Alla Ciciliana

4. Allegro assai

 Firenze é come un albero fiorito                          Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

from Gianni Schicchi (1918)

 Zefiro torna from Scherzi musicali (1632)            Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

BRIAN NEDVIN, tenor, an Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University, is the vocal coordinator, director, and music director for the musicals and the opera, director of opera workshop and a studio teacher. Nedvin has appeared at the New York City Opera as the “Duke” in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Washington Opera, Pittsburgh Opera and Edmonton Opera as “Count Almaviva” in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Arizona Opera and Cincinnati Opera as “Edgardo” in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Connecticut Opera as “Don Ottavio” in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and “Tamino” in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, BonnStadtOper as “Don Ottavio” in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and the Dortmund Oper as “Julien” in both operas by Charpentier, Louise, and Julien. Nedvin has been involved with four world premieres, including Hans Schaueble’s Dorian Gray in which he sung the title role. Nedvin has sung numerous times as a soloist at Carnegie Hall with Opera Orchestra of New York and has sung as a soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra in Avery Fischer Hall. Nedvin was a member of the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists at the Lyric Opera of Chicago for three years, and earned his doctorate at the University of North Texas. He received his Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Bucknell University. Nedvin continues to be active as a performer and has been seen throughout the Czech Republic as Count Bolo Baranski in Oskar Nedbal’s operetta Polenblut. Nedvin returned for a third year to the Czech Republic and toured northern Moravia as a recitalist in the summer of 2012. He has also performed throughout Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Virginia, Massachusetts, North Caroloina, and Georgia as a lecture recitalist presenting “Music and the Holocaust.” Nedvin has been performing more in the recital and concert venue as the tenor soloist in Shostakovich’s “From Jewish Poetry” with the Norfolk Chamber Consort. He returns to perform with the Norfolk Chamber Consort this coming April in their production of Britten’s Abraham and Isaac.

MIKE HALL teaches trombone/euphonium and brass chamber music at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, and serves as Literature Reviews Editor for the International Trombone Association Journal. He previously served on the faculties of the University of Kansas and Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Hall has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe and China performing a range of styles and literature with symphony orchestras, wind and chamber ensembles and as featured soloist. He also has an extensive background in commercial music backing entertainers, playing in large and small group jazz settings, and performing in theater and studio recording ensembles. His study of Baroque performance practice as applied to trombone has led to four solo recordings: Arcangelo Corelli Solo Chamber Sonatas, Opus 5; J.S. Bach: The Gamba Sonatas; Benedetto Marcello Solo Sonatas, Opus 1; J.S. Bach: Art of Fugue; and Johann Ernst Galliard Six Sonatas. His performing editions of the Marcello and Galliard sonatas are published by Cherry Classics Music, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Mike Hall is a C.G. Conn and Selmer Bach performing artist.

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