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American Liszt Society/Wagner Society – Music Festival

May 30, 2013 - 4:00 am

Opening of the Festival

Full Festival Pass is $125.00 per person (does not include Saturday Box Lunch or Saturday evening banquet)

Thursday May 30, 2013 (one-day pass is available for $50.00 per person)


San Francisco Conservatory of Music

9:00 – 9:30      Registration

9:30 – 9:45      Introduction and Opening Remarks

9:45 a.m.         Recital: In the Shadow of Liszt – Music of Charles-Valentin Alkan

11:15               Lecture: The premiere of Lohengrin under Liszt in Weimar

                         August 28, 1850 – Speaker: Geraldine Keeling

12:00               Recital: N. Lincoln Hanks: Monstre sacré – the life of the self-indulgent


                        Paul Barnes


12:45               Lunch – at leisure (not included in the festival pass)


2:30 p.m.        Lecture Liszt and the Keyboard

                        Alan Walker

3:45                 Recital – Liszt Songs

                        Kevin McMillan, Gabriel Dobner

4:30                 Recital – Music of Liszt

                        Beethoven-Liszt: An die ferne Gelibte– Tien Hsieh

                        Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Sagen – Judith Neslény

                        Two Transcendental Etudes – Robert Schwartz

                        Polonaise in E Major – Corey McVickar


5:30                 Dinner – at leisure (not included in the festival pass)


8:00                 Gala Concert Wagner-Liszt: Paraphrases and Transcriptions

                        Tannhäuser – Entrance of the guests (arr for 8 hands by Hermann)

                        Jay and Sandra Mauchley, Connie Chen, William Wellborn

                        Tannhäuser – Evening Star

                        Gila Goldstein

                        Der fliegende Holländer– Spinning Chorus

                        Yun Ha Hwang

                        Der Fliegende Holländer – Senta’s Ballad

                        William Wellborn

                        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Am Stillen Herd

                        Gregory Allen

                        Parsifal – March to the Grail

                        John Hord

                        Tristan und Isolde – Liebestod

                        Eugene Alcalay

                        Rienzi – Fantasy

                        Ksenia Nosikova

                        Lohengrin – Elsa’s Bridal Procession & Lohengrin’s Admonition

                        Mark Alexander

                       Lohengrin – Festival and Bridal Song

                        Tien Hsieh

                        Das Rheingold – Walhall

                        Stephan Möller

                        Tannhäuser – Overture

                        Matti Raekllio


10:15               Champagne Reception

                         Sponsored by the Wagner Society of Northern California


 for more information visit:  http://americanlisztsociety.net/2013Conference.php


May 30, 2013
4:00 am

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