UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

b>2014

Tuesday 11 March, 8pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley USA
World Premiere, Bob Greenberg Piano Quintet
with the Alexander String Quartet

29 May
Coffs Harbour Art Gallery, Australia
Beethoven Recital - final Sonata trilogy Opp.109, 110 and 111

31 May
Joan Sutherland Arts Centre, Penrith Australia
Beethoven Recital - final Sonata trilogy - Opp.109, 110, 111

Friday 1 August, 7.30pm
Wellington School Great Hall
Wellington, Somerset, England
Recital of Bach, Chopin, Beethoven
in aid of ANIMALS ASIA’s campaign to end the cruel practice of bear bile farming
Tickets Pds 20, including refreshments. 

2013

January
9 January, Germany, Trossingen Academy of Music
Recital Debussy and Chopin

10/11 January, Trossingen Academy of Music
Masterclasses

15 January, Germany, Mulheim
Chamber music recital with Winfried Rademacher (violin), James Creitz (viola) , Teddy Ezra (clarinet)
Mozart Kegelstaat Trio K.498 (viola, clarinet and piano), Schumann Marchenbilder Op.113 (Fairy-tale Pictures) (viola and piano), Bartok Contrasts (violin, clarinet, piano).
REVIEW OF CONCERT:
http://www.schwaebische.de/region/sigmaringen-tuttlingen/tuttlingen/rund-um-tuttlingen_artikel,-Vier-hochrangige-Musiker-brillieren-in-Muehlheim-_arid,5377983.html

January/February
Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival 2013
Jan. 29-Feb. 3, 2013

Concerts:
Feb. 1, 8:00pm, Feb. 2, 8pm, Feb.3, 7pm
All concerts in Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University

Faculty Artists:
The Alexander String Quartet is delighted to announce that joining us on the faculty and in performance will be distinguished violist and violinist Toby Appel from the Juilliard School faculty, Bay Area native David Requiro, cellist, winner of the Naumberg Prize and first prize in the Irving M. Klein Competition, Roger Woodward, internationally renowned concert pianist and SFSU School of Music and Dance colleague and Kindra Scharich, brilliant young mezzo-soprano.

Participants:
Extraordinary young ensembles from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, London, UK, Washington State, as well as ensembles from the Morrison Chamber Center at SFSU School of Music and Dance, Affiliate Ensembles from the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music and Young Chamber Musicians.

Concert Repertoire:
Repertoire highlights from the 2013 Festival will include favorite collaborative works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, Bartok, Shostakovich and many others.

Public Master Classes:
The afternoons of Feb. 2 and 3 will be filled with public coaching and master classes featuring the participating ensembles (come hear the best of tomorrow’s chamber music talent in performance and working sessions with our distinguished faculty artists).

Roger Woodward performance details:
February 1, 8.00pm Debussy Cello Sonata with David Roquiero
February 2,  8.00pm Schumann Piano Quintet with Arkadas String Quartet
+ Schumann Liederkreis Op.39 and Brahms Songs Op.91 with Kindra Scharich (mezzo soprano) and Paul Yarbrough (viola)
February 3,  Bach D minor Concerto, BWV 1061

March
Thursday 14 March 2013, 7.30pm
England, Bradnich EX5 4NN
St Disen’s Church, Fore Street
Recital - Debussy, Chopin
in aid of Bradninch Arts Group. 
Tickets from Bradninch Spar Shop (£8 adult, under-18s free).
For school parties ring Simon Tytherly on 01392 881825

Saturday 16 March 2013, Oxford University, England
Recital Debussy, Sheldonian Theatre.

Thursday 21 March 2013, San Francisco, German Consulate
Schumann and Brahms Lieder Recital with Kindra Scharich and Paul Yarborough
Schumann Maerchenbilder Op 113

April
Friday 5 April 2013, San Francisco
Mozart Violin and Piano Sonatas due recital with Jassen Todorov
Knuth Hall, SFSU, 1.10pm

May
Wednesday 1 May, San Francisco
Recital, Debussy Images I and II;  12 Chopin Etudes.
Knuth Hall, SFSU, 1.10pm

Thursday 16 May, Coffs Harbour, Australia
Art Gallery Recital - Chopin

Saturday 18 May, Brisbane Australia
Medici Piano Series - Chopin Recital
Brisbane Conservatorium of Music

Friday 24 May, Danebank College, for Katoke Trust
Recital, Debussy Bach Beethoven
 
Sunday 26 May Sydney Australia
Debussy Recital
Hunter Baillie Church, Annandale, 3pm

Thursday 30 May - Newcastle Australia
Mozart Piano Concerto no 25 in C, KV503, with Christchurch Camerata

June

Saturday 1 June, 2.30pm - Burradoo NSW Australia
Recital, Debussy, Bach, Beethoven
Performing Arts Centre at Chevalier College. 
566 Moss Vale Road, Burradoo. 

Saturday, 15 June, Lille Conservatory, France, 6.45pm
Recital:
JS Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor BWV 903
Xenakis “Mists”(1980) composed for and dedicated to Roger Woodward
Beethoven No.32 in C minor, Op.111

b>2012

May 11,
Bach D minor Concerto BWV 1054 with Alexander String Quartet
Knuth Hall, San Francisco

Thursday June 7, 7:30pm
Recital, works by Debussy, Mozart, Bach and Chopin
Canberra Theatre Centre
http://www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au/site/what-is-on.php?detail=roger-woodward-0316
Bookings enquiries at Canberra Theatre Centre, (02) 6275 2700.

June 9, Masterclass 3.30pm
June 10, Recital, 2.00pm
Works by Chopin, Debussy, Mozart and J.S.Bach
Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree, NSW Australia

June 16, 8pm
with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Directed by Eivind Aadland
JS Bach Concerto 1, D Minor
Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Saturday November 17, 2.30pm
Chopin Piano Concerto No.1, with Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra
and
Saturday November 17, 8,00 pm
Gala Recital, Chopin
Concert Hall, The Concourse, Chatswood NSW
in association with Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children

2011

February 27, 5.00 pm
Jury of the San Francisco Conservatory Piano Competition
- 4 March (Finals)

April 3, Sunday
Jury Member, Piano Competition
Music Teachers’ Association California
San Francisco

Thursday, June 2, 7.30pm
Recital: Debussy, Mozart, Bach
Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia

Saturday, June 4, 3pm and 8pm
Sydney, St.Ives Uniting Church

Flâneries Musicals de Reims, France
http://www.flaneriesreims.com/a-47-roger-woodward-flaneries-musicales-de-reims.html

As well as giving the following performances, Roger Woodward will conduct masterclasses during this period.

Sunday, July 3, at 8.30pm, Reims Conservatoire
Recital of Debussy “Estampes”, Preludes Book 2 and J.S.Bach Partita no.6 in E minor, BWV 830
Read concert review:
http://www.lunion.presse.fr/article/culture-et-loisirs/flaneries-roger-woodward-la-perfection-du-bout-des-doigts

Wednesday, July 6, at 8.30 pm, Reims Conservatoire
Recital of J.S.Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Read concert review:
http://www.lunion.presse.fr/article/culture-et-loisirs/flaneries-remarquable-roger-woodward

Saturday, July 9, Masterclass, Reims Conservatoire

Wednesday, July 13, at 7.30pm, Centre des Congrés
Xenakis “Keqrops” for piano and orchestre with the Orchestra National de Lille directed by Arturo Tamayo
read concert review: 
“...Le toucher de Woodward fut aussi séduisant dans les envolées lyriques et les emportements dionysiaques de Xenakis que dans le contrepoint de
Bach. Un grand seigneur du clavier…!
http://www.lunion.presse.fr/article/culture-et-loisirs/flaneries-xenakis-a-la-conquete-de-reims

Saturday, July 16, at 11.00 am, Maison diocésaine Saint-Sixte
Xenakis “Paille in the Wind” for cello and piano, with cellist Rohan de Saram

Monday, July 18, at 8.30 pm, Reims Conservatoire
Xenakis “Akea” (piano quintet) with the Jack Quartet (New York).

Sunday, September 25, 3.30pm
Masterclass
Woodard Hall, King’s College, Taunton

Sunday October 2, 3.30pm
JS Bach, The Well Tempered Clavier (Book 1)
The Woodard Room, King’s College, South Road, Taunton TA1 3LA;  Tickets £15.00 (under-18s £5.00) at door and from Reception at Kings (01823 328200) during office hours on weekdays.
http://www.seenandheard-international.com/2011/10/05/bach-with-muscles-comes-to-somerset-%e2%80%93-a-memorable-%e2%80%9848%e2%80%99-from-roger-woodward/


Australian Tour:

Sunday 6th November 2.30pm
Dubbo Regional Theatre
Tickets : Regional Theatre 155 Darling Street   ph.6801 4378   http://www.drtcc.com.au

Monday 7th November 8.00pm
Narrabri Crossing Theatre
Tickets : Crossing Theatre 117 Tibbereena Street   ph. 6792 4654   http://www.crossingtheatre.com.au

Tuesday 8th November 8.00pm
Tamworth Capitol Theatre
Tickets : Capitol Theatre Centrepoint   ph. 6767 5300   http://www.capitoltheatretamworth.com.au

Wednesday 9th November 8.00pm
Newcastle City Hall
tickets : Civic Ticketek all outlets   ph. 4929 1977   http://www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au

Monday 21st November 8.00pm
Port Macquarie The Glasshouse
tickets : The Glasshouse cnr. Clarence and Hay Streets   ph. 6581 8294   http://www.glasshouse.org.au

2010

January 19, 7.30pm
The Xenakis Project of the Americas
launch of book Performing Xenakis (Pedragon Press) combined with all-Xenakis concert performed by artists whose essays appear in the new publication.
Elebash Hall, Graduate Center of City University of New York, NYC

January 30, 10.00am
Dvorak Piano Quintet, with Alexander String Quartet and Bob Greenberg
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, California

March 11, 7 for 7.30pm
Recital: Debussy Estampes, Twelve Preludes Book II;  Bach Partita No 6 E minor, BWV830
49 Queen’s Gate Terrace, London SW7, England
Tickets from the Tait Memorial Trust, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); London 020 73852719

April 21, 1.10pm
Recital with Tony Clarone (Chief Clarinet, SFSO) and Jassen Todorov
works by Bartok, Milhaud and Schubert
Knuth Hall, SFSU

May 3
Address & performance on the occasion of Poland’s Constitution Day
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

June 23
Goulburn Conservatorium of Music, Australia
Chopin Recital

June 25
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith Australia
Masterclass

June 26
Joan Sutherland Perforing Arts Centre, Penrith Australia
Chopin Recital

June 27
Sydney Opera House, Utzon Recital Series, 2pm and 5pm
Chopin Recitals

July 3
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elizabeth Murdoch Recital Hall
Chopin Recital

July 4
Scotch College Melbourne
Masterclass

October 11, Monday
MTAC (Californian Music Teachers’ Association)
master class 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
Crowden Music School, North Berkeley

November 15, Monday
Lecture/recital,  J.S. Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Crowden Music Center 10:00-12:00
1475 Rose St. Berkeley 94702
Contact person:  Joel Tepper (510) 530-8345

November 21, Sunday
Chopin Recital, 3pm
Two Nocturnes op.27, Fantazja op.49, Third Scherzo, op.39, First Ballade op.23, 12 Etudes op.25
Hunter Baillie Church, Johnson Street, Annandale, Sydney, Australia,

November 24, Wednesday
Bach Recital, 7.30pm
J.S.Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia,

Friday, November 26
Chopin Recital, 8pm
Two Nocturnes op.27, Fantazja op.49, Third Scherzo, op.39, First Ballade op.23, 12 Etudes op.25
Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Perth

December 11
Berkeley, California, USA, St John’s Presbyterian Church, 10am
Dvorak Piano Quintet with Alexander String Quartet and Robert Greenburg

December 16, 1715pm
Listen on BBC Radio 3 In Tune for live performance and interview

December 21, Tuesday
Bach Recital, 7.30pm
J.S.Bach Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Wellington School Great Hall, Somerset, UK
In aid of the Kingsmead Trust for International Schools
(tickets Reuben Katz 01823 401 454)


2008

October 22, 7.30pm
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor op.34; Brahms String Sextet No.1 in B flat with Alexander String Quartet
Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University, USA

November 17, 7.30pm
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor op.34; Brahms String Sextet No.1 in B flat with Alexander String Quartet
Baruch Performing Arts Center, Marvin Antonowsky Performing Arts Complex,
55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th between 3rd and Lexington Ave), New York City, NY

Sunday December 6, 3pm
Duo recital with Jassen Todorov, violinist,
Bach Sonata in C minor BWV 1017; Beethoven Sonata in G major Op.30 no.3, Schubert Grand Duo
in A major, D.574; Ravel Tzigane.
Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University USA

2009
January 19
Peter Michael Hamel Piano Etudes, Vom Klang des Lebens
Gasteig, Munich Germany

February 9, 10.30pm
Chamber performances for opening new venue - Feldman Why Patterns?  (1978) and Rothko Chapel (1971)
Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, City Recital Centre, Melbourne Australia

February 11, 10.30pm
Meale: Sonata for flute and piano (1960) and Coruscations (1971)
Boyd: Book of Bells III for piano (1998) and Angklung for piano (1974)
Xenakis: Mists (1980)
with Geoffrey Collins, flute
The Salon, City Recital Centre, Melbourne Australia
http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/article/collins-woodward-at-the-mrc

March 14, 10am
Schumann Piano Quintet, with the Alexander String Quartet
San Francisco Performances
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, USA

April 30
J.S. Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, 24 Preludes and Fugues
Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University

May 7
Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues
Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University

May 16/17
Mendelssohn Festival, The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Harrison
Street, Oakland, May 16th at 8.00pm and Grace Cathedral, California
Street, Nob Hill, San Francisco, May 17th at 3.00pm.
http://www.sfcv.org/events-calendar/previews/felix-means-happy-br-so-he-must-be

May 28, 8pm
J.S. Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, 24 Preludes and Fugues
Elder Conservatorium Hall, Adelaide, Australia

May 30, 6.30pm
Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues
Elder Conservatorium Hall, Adelaide, Australia
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25569957-16947,00.html

June 6
Beethoven, Debussy
Kincoppal Chapel, Rose Bay, Sydney

October 28, Weds. 12 noon
Stanford University, USA, Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Centre
works by J.S.Bach, Toru Takemitsu and Maurice Ravel

2010

January 19, 7.30pm
The Xenakis Project of the Americas
launch of book Performing Xenakis (Pedragon Press) combined with all-Xenakis concert performed by artists whose essays appear in the new publication.
Elebash Hall, Graduate Center of City University of New York, NYC

January 30, 10.00am
Dvorak Piano Quintet, with Alexander String Quartet and Bob Greenberg
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, California

March 11, 7 for 7.30pm
Recital: Debussy Estampes, Twelve Preludes Book II;  Bach Partita No 6 E minor, BWV830
49 Queen’s Gate Terrace, London SW7, England
Tickets from the Tait Memorial Trust, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); London 020 73852719

April 21, 1.10pm
Recital with Tony Clarone (Chief Clarinet, SFSO) and Jassen Todorov
works by Bartok, Milhaud and Schubert
Knuth Hall, SFSU

May 3
Address & performance on the occasion of Poland’s Constitution Day
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

June 23
Goulburn Conservatorium of Music, Australia
Chopin Recital

June 25
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith Australia
Masterclass

June 26
Joan Sutherland Perforing Arts Centre, Penrith Australia
Chopin Recital

June 27
Sydney Opera House, Utzon Recital Series, 2pm and 5pm
Chopin Recitals

July 3
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elizabeth Murdoch Recital Hall
Chopin Recital

July 4
Scotch College Melbourne
Masterclass

October 11, Monday
MTAC (Californian Music Teachers’ Association)
master class 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
Crowden Music School, North Berkeley

November 15, Monday
Lecture/recital,  J.S. Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Crowden Music Center 10:00-12:00
1475 Rose St. Berkeley 94702
Contact person:  Joel Tepper (510) 530-8345

November 21, Sunday
Chopin Recital, 3pm
Two Nocturnes op.27, Fantazja op.49, Third Scherzo, op.39, First Ballade op.23, 12 Etudes op.25
Hunter Baillie Church, Johnson Street, Annandale, Sydney, Australia,

November 24, Wednesday
Bach Recital, 7.30pm
J.S.Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia,

Friday, November 26
Chopin Recital, 8pm
Two Nocturnes op.27, Fantazja op.49, Third Scherzo, op.39, First Ballade op.23, 12 Etudes op.25
Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Perth

December 11
Berkeley, California, USA, St John’s Presbyterian Church, 10am
Dvorak Piano Quintet with Alexander String Quartet and Robert Greenburg

December 16, 1715pm
Listen on BBC Radio 3 In Tune for live performance and interview

 

magical sounds came from every part of the instrument”    Sir Yehudi Menuhin