Matthay Festival 2013

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, North Carolina

June 19-22, 2013

9:00   Richard Becker:
Schumann's Kreisleriana

Marie Hasse:
“From Fists to Fingers Revisited"

Raymond Songayllo: “Shostakovitch: Parody and Irony"

10:30   Signe Zale: "From the Page to the Ears, Mind, Heart, and Fingers.   Exploring Performance Considerations in the Handel Variations, Op. 24, by Johannes Brahms" Carl Angelo: "Matthay's Musical Interpretation and the Opus 25 Chopin Etudes"

Richard Reber:
Beethoven's Sonata in A-Flat Major, Op. 110

1:30   Donald Hageman: “Essential Matthay Musical and Technical Principles" Nancy Elton, soprano, and Terry McRoberts, piano: Mini-Recital: Three Songs from Schiller's William Tell by Liszt

(at 2:15) Terry McRoberts: Variation on Awariguli by Chen Yi

Mary Pendleton Hoffer: "Sounds of Spain: Matthay and the Iberia of Albeniz (Books 1 and 2)"
3:00   Janice Razaq:
"The Sometimes Misunderstood Relaxation Technique of Tobias Matthay"
Stephen Siek:
Beethoven's Sonata in E, Op. 109

Dan Franklin Smith:
Beethoven's Sonata in C minor, Op. 111
4:00 Officers and Directors Meeting of the AMAP (at 4:30) AMAP Annual Meeting  

BANQUET (at 6:00) at the Madison Conference Center
7:30 Janice Razaq

Beethoven:Thirty-two Variations on an Original Theme in C minor
Wilhelm Stenhammar:Sensommarnättar (Late Summer Nights), Op. 33
Agathe Backer-Gröhndahl: Trois Etudes de Concert, Op. 32
Debussy: Six Preludes, Bk I: Le Vent dans la plaine; Les sons et les parfums tournent dans
l’air du soir
; Les collines d’Anacapri; Des pas sur la neige; Ce qu’a vu le vent d’Ouest; La fille aux cheveux de lin;
William Bolcolm: Three Dance Portraits
Liszt: Au bord d’une source
Liszt: La Campanella
Ann Sears

An Introduction to the Last Five Beethoven Sonatas

David Watkins

Beethoven: Sonata in A, Op. 101
Ann Sears

Beethoven: Sonata in B-flat, Op. 106, "Hammerklavier"
Jane Luther Smith

Bach: Three Inventions: C, BWV 772; F, BWV 779; B-flat, BWV 785
Schubert: Twelve Valses nobles, D. 969 (Op. 77)
Brahms: Rhapsody in b minor, Op. 79
Isidor Bajic: Le rêve; Valse mignonne; La danse
Chopin: Polonaise in A, "Military"
9:00 Reception for the Artist, followed by a book signing by the Author of England's Piano Sage: The Life and Teachings of Tobias Matthay


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Last Updated on 4/11/13
By Stephen Siek