Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels


Chiara String QuartetChiara String Quartet. Photo credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Pesca, Hagen, Kay Pictured above (clockwise, starting top/left): Daniel Pesca, Oliver Hagen, and Alan R. Kay

Coolidge Auditorium

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PANEL DISCUSSION / The Music of Irving Fine

Martin Boykan, Composer, Fine Professor Emeritus, Brandeis University;
and, Joel Spiegelman, Conductor
Moderator: Georgia Luikens, Musicologist, Brandeis University

PERFORMANCE / Fine & Copland

Introduction by David H. Plylar
    Toccata Concertante, transcribed for two pianos
         Daniel Pesca and Oliver Hagen, pianists
    Sextet, for clarinet, piano and string quartet
         Chiara String Quartet with Daniel Pesca, piano
         and Alan R. Kay, clarinet

PANEL DISCUSSION / Irving & Verna Fine—Their World and Contemporaries

Claudia Fine; Emily Fine, MD; Joanna Fine, MD; and, Rosalie Calabrese
Moderator: Nicholas Alexander Brown, Music Division

PANEL DISCUSSION / Irving Fine, The Boston Group and The American Neoclassical School

Wayne Shirley, Music Division (Retired); R. James Tobin, Author, Neoclassical Music in America: Voices of Clarity and Restraint; Susan Davenny Wyner, Conductor; Yehudi Wyner, Professor Emeritus, Brandeis University
Moderator: Loras John Schissel, Music Division

Presented in association with Songs of America and the Brandeis University Alumni Association