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ECMS: Russian Friendship Concert

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  • Location:
    Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall
  • Date:
    Thursday, January 7, 2021
  • Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Russian Friendship




Thursday, January 7, 2021

7:30 pm

Hatch Recital Hall





This evening's concert is a collaborative presentation by Linkages of Rochester and The Eastman Community Music School.


Linkages of Rochester, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the understanding of the people, politics, and culture of Russia, with a focus on people-to-people relations with the citizens of Rochester's Sister City, Velikiy Novgorod, Russia. Visit


Eastman Community Music School, a branch of the world-renowned Eastman School of Music, has served the greater Rochester community since 1921. Our mission is to introduce students of all ages to the joy and discipline of music, to provide a rich environment that supports each student's musical participation and enjoyment, to develop a solid foundation for the young musician aspiring to a professional career, to present opportunities for lifelong musical experiences, and to offer ongoing development for teachers and other music professionals.




Welcome - Howard Spindler, ECMS Faculty &

Paul Caccamise, President of Linkages


Variations in A Minor, Op. 40, No. 2                  Dmitri Kabalevsky 

Joanna Wu, piano


Prelude, Op. 12, No. 17                                           Sergei Prokofiev

Rigaudon, Op. 12, No. 3                                         Sergei Prokofiev

Weijun Wang, piano


The Seasons, Op. 37a; July: Reaper's Song                                 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Matthew Barry, piano


Humoresque, Op. 10, No. 5                            Sergei Rachmaninoff

Prelude in D Major, Op. 38, No. 5                      Dmitri Kabalevsky

Daniel Mao, piano


Chanson, Op. 35, No. 3                                           Reinhold Gliere

Eli Campbell, oboe

Howard Spindler, piano


Souvenir d'un lieu cher Op. 42                  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Skye Simmons, violin

E-Na Song, piano


Orientale from Kaleidoscope, Op. 50                                 CÚsar Cui

Kendra Denson, cello

Howard Spindler, piano


Prelude, Op. 11                                                     Alexander Scriabin

            No. 20 in C Minor, Appassionato                                             

            No. 19 in E-flat Major, Affetuoso                                            

            No. 22 in G Minor, Lento                                                        

Randy Pollock, piano


 Concert Etude, Op. 40, No. 1                                Nicolai Kapustin

Nathan Cheung, piano


Three Songs                                               Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Not the wind, blowing from the heights, Op. 43, No. 2

The clouds begin to scatter, Op. 42, No. 3

Summer's night dream, Op. 56, No. 2                                                 

Kimberly Merrill, soprano 

Evelyn Lam, piano



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