Conservatory Week in St. Petersburg


We just returned from a wonderful week in St. Petersburg. for the Conservatory Week Festival. In addition to our own performances at the Conservatory and nearby Polytechnic Institute, we had to pleasure to hear a number of fantastic performances by students and pros from Russia and around the world. Highlights included performances by the Mariinsky Theatre orchestra and the Conservatory Chorus.


NICOLAS DE GRIGNY (1672-1703)
Hymne du Veni Creator
(Fête de la Pentecôte)
En taille à 5
Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux
JEHAN ALAIN (1911-1940)
Three Dances (1937-1939) JA 120
Joys
LOUIS VIERNE (1870-1937)
from Fantasy Pieces, opus 53, Second Suite
Toccata

Lynne DAVIS, organ (USA)
Rehearsing on stage in the
beautiful Glazunov Hall.
ERWIN SCHULHOFF (1894-1942)
Five Pieces for String Quartet:
Alla Valse Viennese (Allegro)
Alla Serenata (Allegretto con moto)
Alla Czeca (Molto Allegro)
Alla Tango (Andante)

Alla Tarantella (Prestissimo con fuoco)
St. Petersburg Quartet:
Alla ARANOVSKAYA, violin
Evgeny ZVONNIKOV, violin
Boris VAYNER, viola
Leonid SHUKAEV, cello
SAMUEL BARBER (1910-1981)
Summer Music, op. 31
Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
Frances SHELLY, flute
Andréa BANKE, oboe
Sarunas JANKAUSKAS, clarinet
Scott OAKES, bassoon
Erika BINSLEY, horn
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Simple Symphony, op. 4
Suprima Chamber Orchestra
Conductor – Boris VAYNER
The concert is supported by:
The Consulate General of the United States in St. Petersburg

We had the chance to do some sight seeing. Here we are in Catherine The Great's summer palace.
A special thanks to our fabulous guides Valaria and Dasha.

For additional information contact

Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
Wichita State University
School of Music, Box 53
Wichita, KS 67260-0053
(316) 978-6598