1999 International Viola Congress
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Schedule as of 15 April 1999

JUNE 1999
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Tuesday, 8 June 1999

1:00 -  6:00  	Preliminary Primrose Competition
7:00 - 9:00  	Second Round Primrose Competition
5:00 - 9:00 	Check in and Registration for Congress

Wednesday, 9 June 1999

8:00 - 9:00 	Jutta Puchhammer/Tom Tatton  High School/University Student Viola Session
8:00 - 9:30   	Registration
9:00 - 6:00	Displays open
9:30		Opening Speeches and Welcome
10:00		Primrose Competition  	Final Round
11:30 - 12:30 	John White Lecture "Tertis and the English School of Viola
Playing"
12:30 - 1:30 	Lunch
1:30 - 3:00	Simply Canadian Concert
		Robert Verebes 	Prevost,   Sonata for Viola and Piano
		David Samuel	Hansen,   Duplexity
		Steve Larson	Bennet,  Rondel for solo Viola
				Howard, Stigmata for Viola and Piano
				Hindemith, In form und Zeitmass einer Passacaglia
						(from Op.11, No. 3)
3:00- 3:15	Break
3:l5 - 3:45	In Memory of Nathan Gordon
			Robert Glazer	Schulman, Theme and Variations
3:45 - 5:45	Quentin Playfair/Joseph Curtin	Luthiers' Demonstration
			Steve Larson to demonstrate
5:45 - 6:45  	Dinner
6:45 - 7:45  	Jam Session for multiple viola playing
8:00		Rivka Golani Concert
			Bach,	Sonata No.1 in C major
			Schumann, Five Melodies in Folk Style
			Schumann, Märchenbilder
			Bach, J. S. Chaconne

 

Thursday, 10 June 1999

8:00 - 9:00   	Puchhammer/Tatton	High School/University Viola Session
9:00 - 9:15	Registration
9:00 - 6:00	Displays open
9:15 - 10:45 	Michael Kugel Masterclass - Primrose Competition Finalists
10:45 - 11:00 	Break
11:00 - 12:00	Alan de Veritch  	Lecture
			Making a living with the Viola
12:00 - 1:30 	Lunch
1:30 - 3:00	Harmut Lindemann Concert
			Clark, Sonata for Viola and Piano  
			Vieuxtemps, Capriccio op. posth
			Paganini/Kriesler, La Campanella
			Hubay, from Blumenleben 'Zephir' 
Premier Performance   	Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen Op 20,  arr. Lindemann

	Other Possible Activities
		Niagara Falls, Stratford Festival, Sight seeing in Toronto
		Brewery Tour of local micro breweries, McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg

Time TBA	Meeting of the International Viola Gesellschaft Presidium 
5:30 - 7:00	American Viola Society general meeting.
7:30		Banquet and Awards Dinner     Cutten Club
			Entertainment by Blues Viola Music 
			George Andrix and Kitchener-Waterloo Viola Section

 

Friday, 11 June 1999

8:00 - 9:00 	Puchhammer/Tatton 	High School/University Viola Session
9:00 - 9:15	Registration
9:00 - 6:00	Displays open
9:15 - l0:30	Barbara Paulls Lecture-Demonstration
			Human Physiology and String Playing
10:30 - 10:45 	Break
10:45 - 12:00	Carlos María Solare	Lecture/concert on Argentinian Composers
			Guastavino, Carlos	Sonata for Viola and Piano
			Sáenz, Pedro 	Dos elegías y epílogo
			Gandini, Gerardo 	Oneiron
			Solare, Juan María	Trenodia 
			Piazzolla, Astor	Le Grand Tango
12:00 - 1:00	Multiple Viola Concert
			High School/University groups 	selection TBA 
			Toronto Symphony Viola Section 	Hatzis
1:00 - I :30	Lunch
1:30 - 3:00  	Barbara Paulls 	Working session for interested individuals
3:15 - 5:00  	Chamber Music Concert
			Bratsche con Brio		TBA	
			Boston Viola Quartet	Bowen, Fantasy Quartet for Four Violas
						Weinzierl	Nachtstück, Op 34
5:00 - 6:30	Dinner
6:30 - 7:45	Dan Golden		Klesmer Concert and Jam Session
8:OO		Concert	Viola and Electronics
			Rozanna Weinberger	Gabel, Hellenic Tryptich
			Laura WiIcox		Barroso, Sandunga for viola and tape
			Leticia Oaks Strong	McLoskey, Wild Bells (1999)
			Steven Dann		Hatzis, Mega4 Meta4

 

Saturday, 12 June 1999

8:00 - 9:00 	Ralph Fielding Masterclass of Orchestral Repertoire
9:00 - 9:15	Registration
9:00 - 6:00	Displays open
9:00 - 10:00 	Julian Fisher  Lecture - 
			The Royal Conservatory Music System in Canada
10:00 - 10:15 	Break
10:15 - 11:00	Concert	Primrose Winners
11:00 - 12:30 	Working Session II with Barbara Paulls
12:30 - 1:30 	Lunch
1:30 - 2:00  	Jaak Liivoja-Lorius    Lecture   
			Making, Repair and Adjustment of the Viola Bow 
2:00 - 3:00	Bow Demonstration of new Modern and Baroque Bows
			Pamela Goldsmith to demo
3:00- 3:15  	Break
3:15 - 5:00  	Concert
			Roger Myers		Juan,  Sonata
			Donald Maurice		Elmsly, Stillscape for Viola Solo (1993)
						Cree-Brown, Piece for Viola and Rubbish Tin
			Kenneth Martinson   	Colgrass, Variations
			Robert Bridges		Tchaikovsky, Theme and Variations
5:00		Dinner
7:45		Closing remarks
8:00		Michael Kugel Concert
			Rubenstein, Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op 49
			Kugel, CIassical Preludes
			Kugel	Suite in Memoriam Shostakovich
			Paganini, Sonata per la Grand Viola 

 

Sunday, 13 June 1999

	Annual meeting of the Canadian Viola Society at the University of Guelph