Saugerties Pro Musica
   2010 / 2011 Concert Season

September 19th, 2010 

Marc Peloquin, Classical Pianist

Performing Mozart, Schumann, Mahler and Rzewski

All concerts are on Sunday at 3 PM

at the Saugerties United Methodist Church

on the corner of Washington Avenue & Post Street


For this concert, Mr. Peloquin  will open with the beautiful C major sonata of Mozart, K330. He will follow with his own transcription of the  haunting Mahler art song, Ich Bin der Welt, "I have become lost to the world".  The next presentation will be a piece by Frederic Rzewski, born 1938, known for his American political commentary through strongly improvisational music: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues. The program will close with the monumental Carnaval by Robert Schumann.
Note: It doesn't get any better than this!

Sonata in C major, K.330                                                    W.A. Mozart

    Allegro Moderato
    Andante Cantabile

Ich bin der welt abhanden gekommen                                    Gustav Mahler 
    (transcribed for piano solo by Marc Peloquin)

Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues                                                 Frederic Rzewski

Carnaval, Op.9                                                                        Robert Schumann



Hailed for playing that is “first rate” and “fascinating,” in The New York Times, pianist Marc Peloquin is recognized for his highly imaginative and insightful music making, earning the admiration of musicians, critics and audiences alike. 

Marc Peloquin’s inventive programs break the boundaries of the recital format, highlighting music from different periods and representing diverse styles, creatively connected by imagery and themes. These programs, with titles including Water Music:H20, Americana , From Italy: The Art of the Transcription and David Del Tredici: A Tribute, showcase works by Schumann, Ives, Debussy and Rzewski as well as his own piano transcriptions of works by such composers as Mahler, Rorem, Wagner and Faure.

He has appeared in a wide range of venues from New York’s Merkin Concert Hall, Symphony Space, the Brooklyn Museum, and Museum of Modern Art, to the Palacio de Belles Artes in Mexico City and the American Academy in Rome. Other performances include appearances at the Darmstadt (Germany) International Festival, the John Cage “Rolywholyover” Festival at the Guggenheim Museum and the Cultural Center of Roubaix, France.

He is a member of the piano ensemble Split Second with pianist Roberto Hidalgo. Appearances include the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, the Anfiteatro Simon Bolivar in Mexico City, the Look and Listen Festival and Bargemusic, both in New York City. Their CD Junctions was recently released on the Urtext label.

Marc Peloquin’s recording the solo piano works of Otto Luening is available on the CRI label. Upcoming recording releases include the works of Chester Biscardi on the Naxos label, and the first installment of the complete piano works of David Del Tredici, also on Naxos.

Marc Peloquin is currently on the faculty of the New School University and is a resident teaching artist at the Bloomingdale School of Music, both in Manhattan. He received his Doctor of Music and Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music and Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University. 

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Saugerties NY 12477

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