Event

Guest Recital: Mark Sparks '82, flute, and Robert Spano '84, piano

Date, time, location

Date
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Time
7:30 pm
Location

Kulas Recital Hall

77 W. College St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Additional details

Cost
Free admission

Guest artists and Oberlin Conservatory alumni Mark Sparks '82 and Robert Spano '84 will present a recital of duo works for flute and piano in Kulas Recital Hall.

Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east entrance (off College Place, across from the Oberlin College Bookstore) or the Conservatory Lounge’s west entrance (off S. Professor St., adjacent to the Conservatory Pond). All other entrances will be closed to the public.

Program:

Suite No. 1                                                                   Ottorino Respighi

      Berceuse                                                                                  arr. Sparks

      Melodia

      Aubade

      Leggenda

      Valse caressante

      Serenata

      Humoresque

 

- Intermission -

 

Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120, No. 1                        Johannes Brahms

      Allegro appassionato                                                        arr. Stephanie Jutt

      Andante un poco adagio

      Allegretto grazioso

      Vivace

About the artists:
Mark Sparks served as principal flutist of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra from more than 20 years. He retired from that position in May 2021. He is currently on the faculty of DePaul University and the Aspen Music Festival and frequently presents clinics and recitals in the U.S. and abroad.

Robert Spano is a pianist, composer, conductor, teacher, and six-time Grammy-winning music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, and music director designate of the Fort Worth Symphony.

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Oberlin recommends attendance for vaccinated people. Everyone is required to wear a mask indoors at all times. Anyone with symptoms should refrain from attending campus events. Oberlin policies are subject to change based on evolving public health recommendations.

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