Calendar 2020-2021

For the fall of 2020, Jacqueline will be presenting an online mini-concert series on the third Friday of each month at noon Eastern Time. Each themed program will be a half-hour long, exploring a different composer through solo harp music and remarks about each piece. Concerts will be accessible free of charge through the live stream on Jacqueline's YouTube channel, with donations accepted. 

 

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SEPTEMBER 18 at Noon

Alphonse Hasselmans

Join Jacqueline for a concert of the music of Alphonse Hasselmans (1845-1912). Born in Belgium, Hasselmans spent his life in France, teaching at the Paris Conservatoire, performing, and composing beautiful character sketches for solo harp. 

Program:

• Chanson de Mai

• Guitare

• Au Monastère

• Petite Valse

• La Source

OCTOBER 16 at Noon

Sergiu Natra

Sergiu Natra (b. 1924) is a contemporary composer who has a special affinity for the harp and has written extensively for the instrument in solo and chamber settings. His music is dramatic, featuring strong rhythmic motifs and a wide variety of colors and articulations. Join Jacqueline for a concert of his music.

Program:

• Prayer

• Selections from A Book of Hebrew Songs

• Sonatina

NOVEMBER 20 at Noon

The Transcriptions of Marcel Grandjany

Join Jacqueline for a concert featuring the transcriptions of Marcel Grandjany (1891-1975). Grandjany composed for the harp, but also transcribed many works for the instrument, both famous works and pieces by little-known composers, to help expand the repertoire. 

Program:

• Siciliana by Ottorino Respighi

• Pavane and Bransles by Antoine Francisque

Movements II and III from Concerto in B-flat Major by George Friedrich Handel

• El Viejo Castillo Moro by Eduardo Chavarri

• Sacro Montë by Joaqín Turina

DECEMBER 18 at Noon

J. S. Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was a master composer whose music is performed by musicians everywhere. The beauty, depth, and complexity of his music makes it a joy to listen to and to play. Join Jacqueline for a concert Bach's works!

Program

• Sarabande and Double from Violin Partita no. 1, trans. by Marcel Grandjany

• Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, arr. by Daniel Burton

• Largo from Violin Sonata no. 3, trans. by Marcel Grandjany

• Suite in e-flat minor, BWV 996, trans. by Marie-Claire Jamet

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