2015-2016 Season

September, 2015

Sept. 3, 2015 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Faculty Violin Recital

♦ Handel/Halvorson – Passacaglia ♦
♦ W. A. Mozart – Sonata for Piano and Violin in B-flat Major, K. 454 ♦
♦ J.S. Bach – Sonata No. 2 in C Major for Solo Violin 
♦ Dmitri Shostakovich – Violin Sonata, Op. 134 

Erik Rohde, violin
Kurt Fowler, violoncello
Martha Krasnican, piano 

Sept. 17, 2015 – 7:30pm – University Hall, Indiana State University
2015 Faculty Gala

Sept. 29, 2015 – 7:30pm – Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University
ISU Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
featuring a winner of the 2015 Paul W. Hagan Concerto/Aria Competition

♦ Paul Dukas – Fanfare pour précéder ‘La Péri’ ♦
♦ Ludwig van Beethoven – Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra ♦
♦ Carter Pann – Rags to Richard ♦
♦ Arturo Marquez – Danzon No. 2 ♦

Nathaniel Canfield, piano
Kelley Niiyama, clarinet
Erik Rohde, conductor

October, 2015

Oct. 7, 2015 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Faculty Cello Recital

♦ Carter Pann – Piano Trio No. 1 ‘Nicky’s Trio’ ♦

Kurt Fowler, violoncello
Erik Rohde, violin
Martha Krasnican, piano

Oct. 21-23, 2015 – Indiana State University
2015 Contemporary Music Festival

Oct. 21, 2015 – 7:30pm – University Hall, Indiana State University
Chamber Music with Carter Pann

♦ Carter Pann – Piano Trio No. 1 ‘Nicky’s Trio’ ♦

Kurt Fowler, violoncello
Erik Rohde, violin
Martha Krasnican, piano

Oct. 23, 2015 – 7:30pm – Tilson Auditorium
2015 CMF Final Concert
featuring the student ensembles of ISU

♦ Carter Pann – Rags to Richard ♦

ISU Symphony Orchestra
Kelley Niiyama, clarinet
Erik Rohde, conductor

November, 2015

Nov. 13, 2015 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Night of Broken Glass: Holocaust Remembrance Week
Chamber Music Recital

♦ Messiaen – Quatour pour la fin du temps ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Kurt Fowler, violoncello
Kelley Niiyama, clarinet
Martha Krasnican, piano

Nov. 17, 2015 – 7:30pm – Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University
ISU Symphony Orchestra presents
‘Music Inspired by the Bard’

♦ Otto Nicolai – Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor ♦
♦ Jean Sibelius – Excerpts from The Tempest ♦
♦ Piotr Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture ♦

Erik Rohde, conductor

January, 2016

Jan. 7, 2016 – 7:30pm – Wartburg College, Waverly, IA
Guest Violin Recital

♦ Jacob Tews – Violin Sonata: the roar of the lion ♦
♦ Dmitri Shostakovich – Violin Sonata ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Martha Krasnican, piano

February, 2016

Feb. 4, 2016 – 7:30pm – Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University
ISU Symphony Orchestra presents
‘A Choral Celebration’

♦ J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 ♦
♦ Bach/Stokowski – Passacaglia and Fugue in c minor 
♦ Felix Mendelssohn – Psalm 42 ♦

featuring the choirs of Indiana State University, Dr. Scott Buchanen, director
Erik Rohde, conductor

Feb. 25, 2016 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Faculty String Quartet Recital

♦ Beethoven – String Quartet Op. 59, No. 1 ♦
♦ Brahms –Quintet No. 2 in G Major ♦

Erik Rohde and Sharilyn Spicknall, violins
Donna Clark Silva, viola and Kurt Fowler, violoncello
with special guest Jacob Tews, viola

March, 2016

March 2, 2016 – 7:30pm – Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois Chamber Music Society

♦ Brahms – Quintet No. 2 in G Major ♦

Southern Illinois Chamber Music Society players
Erik Rohde and Jacob Tews, guest artists

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March 16, 2016 – 7:30pm – Wartburg College, Waverly, IA
sonic apricity recital

 ♦ W. A. Mozart – Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423 
♦ Lowell Liebermann – Two Pieces for Violin and Viola, Op. 4 
♦ Augusta Read Thomas – Rumi Settings, for Violin and Viola 
♦ Lloyd Ultan – Dialogues III ♦
♦ Christopher Walczak –Flashing Forward Thinking Back (premiere) ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Jacob Tews, viola

March 24, 2016 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
sonic apricity recital

♦ W. A. Mozart – Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423 
♦ Lowell Liebermann – Two Pieces for Violin and Viola, Op. 4 
♦ Augusta Read Thomas – Rumi Settings, for Violin and Viola 
♦ Lloyd Ultan – Dialogues III ♦
♦ Christopher Walczak –Flashing Forward Thinking Back (premiere) ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Jacob Tews, viola

March 25, 2016 – 7:30pm – SIU Carbondale
sonic apricity recital: Outside the Box Festival

♦ W. A. Mozart – Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423 
♦ Lowell Liebermann – Two Pieces for Violin and Viola, Op. 4 
♦ Augusta Read Thomas – Rumi Settings, for Violin and Viola 
♦ Lloyd Ultan – Dialogues III ♦
♦ Christopher Walczak – Flashing Forward Thinking Back (premiere) ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Jacob Tews, viola

April, 2016

April 4, 2016 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Faculty/Guest Violin Recital
featuring works for solo violin with guest artist Jia Xiaocheng, violin

program to include
♦ Libby Larsen – Grand Sycamore Fanfare ♦
♦ Stephanie Ann Boyd – Violin Sonata: Amerigo
♦ Grażyna Bacewicz – Suita per due violini ♦

Erik Rohde and Jia Xiaocheng, violins
Martha Krasnican, piano

April 13, 2016 – 7:30pm – Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University
ISU Symphony Orchestra presents
‘Beethoven and Shostakovich’

♦ Dmitri Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 for Violoncello and Orchestra ♦
♦ Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 ♦

Kurt Fowler, violoncello
Erik Rohde, conductor

April 18, 2016 – 7:30pm – Recital Hall, Indiana State University
Faculty/Guest Chamber Music Recital
featuring American chamber music with guest artist Jia Xiaocheng, violin

May, 2016

May 14, 2016 – 7:30pm – Buffalo Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra presents: “Great Romantics”
performing as the featured soloist

♦ Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor 

Erik Rohde, violin

June, 2016

June 10, 2016 – 3:30pm – Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
American Viola Society Festival
Lecture/Recital with sonic apricity
“Life After the Madrigals: Lesser-known Contemporary Repertoire for Violin and Viola”

♦ Lowell Liebermann – Two Pieces for Violin and Viola, Op. 4 
♦ Augusta Read Thomas – Rumi Settings, for Violin and Viola 
♦ Lloyd Ultan – Dialogues III ♦
♦ Christopher Walczak – Flashing Forward Thinking Back (premiere) ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Jacob Tews, viola

July, 2016

July 22, 2016 – 7:00pm – Salle Franck, Schola Cantorum, Paris
EAMA Faculty Composers Recital
Guest Recital for the European American Musical Alliance

♦ Narcis Bonet – Sonatine de Fountainebleau 
♦ Teddy Niedermaier – ‘Serenade’ from Jamwon Sonata 
♦ Philip Lasser – Chaconne Variations ♦
♦ Benjamin C.S. Boyle – ‘Adagio affettuoso’ from Sonata-Fantasy, Op. 7 ♦
♦ Lane Harder – Sarabande ♦
♦ Lili Boulanger – Nocturne ♦
♦ Michel Merlet – Sonate pour piano et violon ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Clare Longendyke, piano

July 29, 2016 – 8:00pm – Eglise de la Grâce Montpellier, 110 rue Alexander Fleming, 34430 Saint Jean de Vedas, FRANCE
July 30, 2016 – 8:00pm – Salle San Subra, Toulouse, France
sonic apricity 2016 France Tour

♦ Bach, arr. F. David – 4 Inventions ♦
♦ Mozart – Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423 ♦
♦ Walczak – Flashing Forward Thinking Back ♦
♦ Grill – Nocturne I 
♦ Handel/Halvorsen – Sarabande con Variazioni ♦
♦ Handel/Halvorsen – Passacaglia ♦

sonic apricity: Erik Rohde, violin and Jacob Tews, viola