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Our program for the evening


First Performance: France & Boston
Tango en Skai (1992) | Roland Dyens (1955-2016 - France/Tunisia)
Berceuse* (2018) | Roger Eon (b. 1959 - France)
Mystic Flute, Op. 22* (1937) | Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000 – Somerville)

Boston Premieres
From ‘Mineral Spirits’ (2019)| Francine Trester (b. 1969 - Long Island/Newton) [/padded_text]
  • I. Black Obsidian (Apache Tears)
  • II. Sulfur

*World Premiere

Second Performance: French Influence
Gymnopédie N. I | Erik Satie (1866-1925)
Chess Pieces* | John Cage (1912-1992)
The Wonderful Widow of 18 Springs* | John Cage (1912-1992)

Third Performance: Mélodies Françaises
Quatre Mélodies* | Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
  • I. À Chloris
  • II. Infidelité
  • III. L’énamourée
  • IV. L’Heure Exquise
Aranjuez, Ma Pensée | Joaquin Rodrigo (1900-1999)
Deux Chansons Folklorique | Matyas Seiber (1905-1960)
  • I. Réveillez-vous
  • II. Marguerite, elle est malade

* Written for or arranged by Aaron Larget-Caplan

An intermission of ten minutes will be observed after each performance. Light complimentary refreshments will be available. The event will start no later than 7:10 PM. Thank you for your understanding.

About the Performers

Hoch
Matthew Hoch maintains a multi-faceted musical career as a professional baritone, teacher of singing, choral conductor, lecturer, and scholar. After early training in woodwinds and piano, Dr. Hoch graduated from the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts as a saxophone major before devoting his career to voice performance, pedagogy, and literature.

www.matthewhoch.com







Aaron
“Aaron Larget-Caplan is a riveting artist,” writes the Washington Post, and the Boston Musical Intelligencer says he has “astounding technical proficiency and artistic delicacy.” Aaron Larget-Caplan is an international recording and touring guitarist, who connects with audiences with Bernstein-esque ease. Aaron has premiered over 80 compositions, many written for him, had his groundbreaking arrangements of John Cage’s music published by Edition Peters and recorded by Stone Records. He also has four critically acclaimed solo discs. Aaron is on faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston and formerly Boston Conservatory. In June 2019 Aaron received the Médaille D’Etain from the Socièté Académique Arts-Sciences-Lettres of Paris, France for his trailblazing work in music.

www.ALCGuitar.com




This event is made possible thanks in part to

Lin and Anka Hymel salute Aaron Larget Caplan for his Arts–Sciences–Lettres award and dedication to French culture, language, and music.
We salute Aaron Larget Caplan for his award and dedication to French music & life.
- Monroe Heyman, Green Realtor • www.MonroeHeyman.com
Paul Hatala, Alex Fedorov, Mu Phi Epsilon - Boston Alumni
Juan Oscar Azaret, Luthier

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