Kansas City Musical Club
organized to stimulate, encourage, and acquire a broader knowledge of music and musical literature
PROGRAMS -- October, 2022 through May, 2023

Monday, October 3, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5, the “Lark” -- Joseph Haydn
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio cantabile

 String Quartet No. 3 -- Pēterus Vasks
I. Moderato
"Oblivion" from album's title track -- Astor Piazzolla
UMKC Conservatory Graduate Fellowship String Quartet
Galo Arboleda, violin
Michael MacLaughlin, violin
Chung-Wen (Katy) Lee, viola
Thu Vo, cello

Over The Rainbow (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Harold Arlen
You Raise Me Up (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Rolf Løvland and Brendan Graham
The Impossible Dream (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Mitch Leigh
Piano solo -- The Prayer (arr. Mark Hayes) – Carole Bayer Sager
Bridge Over Troubled Water (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Paul Simon
Let There Be Peace on Earth (arr. Mark Hayes) -- Sy Miller and Jill Jackson
Grace Ann Mott, soprano
Dale Morehouse, piano

Monday, November 7, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Reflections -- James M. Stephenson
Horn solo -- Laudatio -- Bernhard Krol
Nocturne for Flute and Horn, Op. 57 No.. 2 -- Sparre Olsen
subtitled "A Quiet June Night in the Mountains"
Flute solo -- Syrinx -- Claude Debussy
Aubade, Op. 57 No. 3 -- Sparre Olsen
Virginia Blackman, flutist
Steven Lewis, horn

Ten variations on "Unser dummer Poble meint," K.455 -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nocturne, Op 62, No..2 -- Frederic Chopin
Tarantella from "Venezia e Napoli" -- Franz Liszt

Jihyun Oh, pianist

Monday, December 5, 2022 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3, Movement I, Allegro con brio -- Ludwig van Beethoven
Varieties -- Jihao Quan
Reminiscences de Don Juan -- Franz Liszt

Matthew Liu, piano
The Holly and the Ivy -- arr. Malucelli and Deke Sharon
Lullay My Liking -- text: traditional 15th century, melody - Gustav Holst, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Angels We Have Heard on High -- traditional French song
Bring a Torch, Jeannette Isabella -- traditional French carol, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Gaudete -- traditional 16th century Latin carol
Masters in the This Hall -- traditional French Provincial carol, text: William Morris, arr. Ch. Ziemer
We'll Dress the House -- Alfred Burt, text: Wihla Hutson
The Christmas Song -- Robert Wells and Mel Torme, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Good King Wenceslas -- traditional, text: John M. Neale, arr. Sir John Stainer
Winter Wonderland -- Felix Bernard and Richard Bernhard Smith, arr. Geoffrey Wilcken
Silver Bells -- Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, arr. Mark Hanson
Carolers of Note
Sopranos: Susan Klankey* and Nancy Sparlin
Altos: Peggy Chilson and Julie Watson*
Tenor: Rich Gill        Bass: Art LaFex

Jingle Bells
Deck the Hall
Joy to the World
Silent Night
We Wish you a Merry Christmas

Audience Sing-Along with Carolers of Note

Monday, February 6, 2023 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

The Gilded Cage (drum quartet) -- Susan Powell
Ghost Garden (marimba solo) -- Adam Hopper
Table Talk (duo playing various instruments) -- Alyssa Weingerg
Omphalo Centric Lecture (marimba quartet) -- Nigel Westlake
University of Central Missouri Percussion Ensemble
Director -- Dr. Alex Smith

Fantasia on an Ostinato -- John Corigliano
Selections from Suite Bergamasque -- Claude Debussy
II. Menuet and III. Clair de Lune
The Serpent's Kiss: A Rag Fantasy -- William Bolcom
Dr. Mia Kim, piano
Professor of Piano, University of Central Missouri

Monday, March 6, 2023 -- 12:00pm, Asbury UMC, Prairie Village, KS

Concert dedicated to Richard Cass, Father and Teacher

“Parto, parto ma tu ben mio” from La Clemenza di Tito – W.A. Mozart
“Se tu m'ami Parisotti” -- attr. to Giovanni Pergolesi
“Habanera” from Carmen -- Georges Bizet

Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano
Jayoung Hong, piano

Overture to Gazebo Dances for Piano Four Hands -- John Corigliano
“Hesitation Tango” from Souvenirs  -- Samuel Barber
“Lilting” from Three Dance Portraits -- Allen Shawn

Jayoung Hong and Gloria Hsu, pianists
Cass Piano Duo

 “Stars and the Moon” from Songs for a New World -- Jason Robert Brown
Blah Blah Blah -- George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Claire de lune -- Gabriel Fauré
“Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix" fromSamson and Delilah -- Camille Saint-Säens

Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano
Jayoung Hong, piano

*Active members of KC Musical Club

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