Sunday 2022-12-04 @ 10:00am-11:30am NZST

Sherry Grant

presents

All Woodwind Music

with her 4 children

Co-Host: TBC (USA)
 
Emily Grant, oboe (aged 16)
Daniel Grant, clarinet (aged 14)
Rebecca Grant, bassoon (aged 12)
Zoe Grant, flute (aged 8)

Piano/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)

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* Programme *

  • Poem 1: A Little Night Music (rengay) (by Garry Gay/John Thompson/Sherry Grant) (Op.3582)

  • 1. (Hymn): Morning Has Broken (Zoe/flute)

  • 2. Mercy: Minuetto from Sonata No.5 (Rebecca/bassoon)

  • 3. Saint-saens: Clarinet Sonata mvt 1 & 2 (Daniel/clainet) 

  • 4. J. S. Bach: Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020 Emily/oboe)

  • Poem 2: I Drink Deeply (Op.3555)

  • 5. Schubert: Andante (Zoe/flute)

  • 6. Tansman: Aria from Sonatine (Rebecca/bassoon)

  • 7. Saint-saens: Clarinet Sonata 4th mvt (Daniel/clarinet) 

  • 8. Schumann: Romances No.1 & 3 (Emily/oboe) 

  • Poem 3: To Light, Fragile Shell (Op.3574)

  • 9. Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Rebecca/bassoon)

  • 10. Witold Lutoslawski - 1 & 5 from Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Ensemble (1955) (Daniel/clarinet) 

  • 11. Hindemith: Oboe Sonata (Emily/oboe)

  • Poem 4: How Weary My Heart (Op.3541)

  • 12. Away in a Manger (Zoe/flute)

  • 13. Deck the Halls  (Zoe/flute)

  • 14. Silent Night (Emily/oboe, Zoe/flute)

  • Poem 5: Lucky Throw (rengay) (by Anne Curran/Zoe Grant/Sherry Grant) (Op.3551)

  • Total playtime + poetry reading = 120 min

Sunday 2022-11-06 @ 9:00am-11:30am NZST

Sherry Grant

presents

Alexander Scriabin's

Piano Music

(a mini marathon)

to celebrate his

150th Birth Year in 2022!

Co-Host: Moonlight (USA/Taiwan)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)

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* Programme *

 

This is a special concert I am dedicating to my favourite composer Alexander Scriabin, one week before the International Scriabin 150 Festival. Also my humble tribute to the late festival patron Alexander Serafimovich Scriabin (1947-2022)…

  • Guest: Zoe Grant plays one short piece from Op.43, No.1 by Nikolai Myaskovsky

  • Poem 1: Let Me Through, Op. 3580 

  • 1. Etude, Op.2, No.1

  • 2. Prelude, Op.2, No.2 

  • 3. Mazurka, Op.3, No.10

  • 4. Nocturne, Op,5, No.1

  • 5. Nocturne, Op,5, No.2

  • 6. Etude, Op.8, No.8 

  • 7. Etude, Op.8, No.11 

  • 8. Prelude for left hand, Op.9, No.1 

  • 9. Prelude, Op.11, No.1

  • 10. Prelude, Op.11, No.2

  • Poem 2: Autumn Chill (a rengay), Op.3586

  • 11. Prelude, Op.11, No.4

  • 12. Prelude, Op.11, No.5 

  • 13. Prelude, Op.11, No.9 

  • 14. Prelude, Op.11, No.12 

  • 15. Prelude, Op.11, No.13

  • 16. Prelude, Op.11, No.15 

  • 17. Prelude, Op.11, No.21

  • 18. Prelude, Op.11, No.22

  • 19. Prelude, Op.13, No.1

  • 20. Prelude, Op.13, No.3

  • Poem 3: The Dragon in Me, Op.3587

  • 21. Prelude, Op.15, No.1 

  • 22. Prelude, Op.16, No.1

  • 23. Prelude, Op.16, No.2 

  • 24. Prelude, Op.16, No.3

  • 25. Prelude, Op.16, No.4

  • 26. Prelude, Op.22, No.1

  • 27. Prelude, Op.22, No.2

  • 28. Prelude, Op.22, No.3

  • 29. Prelude, Op.33, No.1

  • 30. Prelude, Op.35, No.2 

  • Poem 4: Desire & Tender Caress (2 nonaku), Op.1217 & Op.1218

  • 31. Prelude, Op.37, No.3 

  • 32. Prelude, Op.39, No.2 

  • 33. Etude, Op.42, No.4

  • 34. Prelude, Op.45, No.3 

  • 35. Prelude, Op.48, No.2 

  • 36. Désir, Op.57, No.1 

  • 37. Caresse Dansé, Op.57, No.2 

  • 38. Prelude, Op.67, No.1 

  • 39. Prelude, Op.74, Op.2 

  • 40. Prelude, Op.74, Op.4 

  • Poem 5: One Last Glance, Op.3162

(Encore)

  • 41. Vaughan Williams: The Lake In The Mountains (4 min)

  • Zoe & Aspen Grant sing a duet "Peace Song"

  • Total playtime + poetry reading = 90 min

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Saturday 2022-10-01 @ 9:00am-11:00am NZST

Sherry Grant

presents

Valentin Silvestrov's

Piano Music

to celebrate his

85th Birthday today!

Co-Host: Vokzman (South Africa)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)
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* Programme *

 

This is a special concert I am dedicating to my friend Valentin Silvestrov (Ukrainian composer currently in exile in Germany) as he turns 85 years old today (30 Sept 2022 in Europe)! Part 2 of the concert with a different programme of all Silvestrov piano music will be performed around Chirstmas of 2022. Happy Birthday Maestro! The encore is dedicated to my good friend Yar...

  • Prayer for Ukraine (by Mykola Lysenko)

  • Poem: TBA

  • Naive Music:

    • - I. Waltz

    • - II. Nocturne

    • - III. Fairy Tale

    • - IV. Idyll

    • - V. Nocturne

    • - VI. Prelude

    • - VII. Waltz

  • Poem: TBA

  • Op.1: 3 Bagatelles 

    • - I.

    • - II.

    • - III.

  • The Messenger

  • Poem: TBA

  • Two Pieces

    • - I: Nocturne

    • - II: Intermezzo

    • Two Pieces

    • - I: Night

    • - II: Morning

  • Poem: TBA

Encores

  • Erik Satie: Cold Pieces (Crossed-up Dances)

    • - I:

    • - II:

    • - III:

  • Scriabin: Prelude Op.33 No.1

  • Poem: TBA

  • Total playtime + poetry reading = 80 min

Sunday 2022-08-27 9:00pm-11:00pm NZST

Sherry Grant

presents

Croatian Piano Music

Co-Host: Blockmuse (Ireland)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)
Guest Performers: Emily Grant (cor anglais),
Zoe Grant (singing, flute),
Aspen Grant (singing, bassoon),
and Daniel Grant (clarinet)
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* Programme *

 

 This is a special concert for Anna who has hosted many of my concerts,

mostly piano music by Croatian composers including a world premiere)

 

  • Poem: Gone from Your Eyes (Op.3445)

  • Croatian National Anthem (played by Emily Grant, cor anglais)

  • Bruno Vlahek: Variations on a Croatian Folk Theme, Op.38

  • Traditional: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Zoe sings in Croatian and plays flute)

  • Dora Pejačević: Barkarola, Op.4 (Aspen plays bassoon, transcription for bassoon and piano by Sherry)

  • Josip Slavenski: Voda Zvira (originally for choir, arranged for piano by Valentin Sarić)

  • Ivan Zajc: Song of Liškov from the opera Mislav, Op.246 (Aspen sings in Croatian)

  • Luka Demarin: Kokos etida! (Coconut Etude) (2016)

  • Daniel Grant plays Saint-saens Clarinet Sonata 4th mvt (piano, Sherry)

  • Dora Pejačević: Forget-me-nots (Potočnice) , Op.19, No.4

  • Ferdo Livadić: Notturno (1822)

  • Bruno Vlahek: Gill and Pete’s Waltz (for the Hallam’s Golden Wedding Anniversary), Op.40

  • Ivana Lang: Proljeće (Spring)

  • Dora Pejačević: Pjesma bez rijeci (Song without words), Op.10

  • Anita Andreis: Gravity of Unwanted Thoughts (written for Sherry, to celebrate Anna’s birthday in 2022, world premiere)

  • Luka Demarin: Kočkiš-Valcer (Kočkiš Waltz), Op.36

  • Tonci Hulljic: Hanna’s Eyes (from the 2003 album “The Piano Player”, arranged by Matthew Burrows)

  • Dora Pejačević: Walzer-Capricen, Op.28

  • Bruno Vlahek: Babel Etude (from “Tower Etudes” for piano), Op.46

  • Vatroslav Lisinski: Mazur u D-duru (Mazurka in D major)

  • Vatroslav Lisinski: Mazur u a-molu (Mazurka in A minor)

  • Luka Demarin: Balada o letećoj pidžami (The Flying Pajamas Ballad)

  • Dora Pejačević: Erinnerung, Op.24

  • Maksim Mravica: Croatian Rhapsody

  • Poem: I Keep On Dreaming Of Peace

  • Encore: Alexander Scriabin: Etude Op.8, No.8

  • Total play time: about 90 mins

 
 
Sunday 2021-05-01 9:30pm-11:30pm NZST

Sherry Grant

presents

New Zealand Piano Music

Host: Anna Bernada Teklic (Croatia/Germany)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)
 
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* WELCOME / INTRODUCTION

 

Sherry Live Piano Avengers Performance Programme 

Sun 9:30-11pm 2022-05-01 NZ time, dedicated to all family and friends born in May

  • Poem: Under Attack (Op.3304) written 2022-04-30

  • David Hamilton: Love River (from “Four Kaohsiung Impressions", 2016) 

  • David Hamilton: Rush-hour Traffic (from “Postcards from Taipei”, 2019) 

  • David Hamilton: Water Haiku (2014) 

  • Douglas Lilburn (1915-2001): Prelude I (from Four Preludes, 1944) 

  • Gordon McBeth (1885-1951): An Idyll (1941) 

  • John Charles: Five Little Pieces (1985)

    • I: Stroll

    • II: Blues 

    • III: Air 

    • IV: Boogie

    • V: Farewell

  • Alfred Hill (1869-1960): The Taniwha (from Loose Leaves, 1935)

  • Frank Hutchens (1892-1965): Two Little Birds (ca. 1944) 

  • Mary Brett (1887-1974): Nocturne

  • Anthony Ritchie: Disconbobulation (2020) 

  • Anthony Ritchie: The Birds Laugh at My Melancholy (2020) 

  • Robert Adam Horne (1869-1956): Intermezzo (from Jours passés: Bygone Days) (ca.1911)

  • Dorothea Franchi (1920-2003): Variations on a 12-note theme 

  • Ronald Tremain (1923-1988): 2nd Bagatelle from “two bagatelles” (1949)

  • Alfred Hill (1869-1960): Prelude “Through a Veil of Mist” 

  • Ronald Tremain (1923-1988): Sleigh Ride from “Eight Children’s Pieces for Pianoforte” (1965-78) 

  • Ronald Tremain (1923-1988): Ghosts from “Eight Children’s Pieces for Pianoforte” (1965-78) 

  • Hugo Vernon Anson (1794-1958): Gravement from Saraband

  • Warwick Braithwaite (1896-1971): Fragment

  • David Griffiths: With Me (No.2 from Three Canons) (1990)

  • Alfred Hill (1869-1960): The Poet Dreams (from “Loose Leaves”) (ca.1935)

  • Thomas Goss: 2-4th from Preludes for a rainy day… (1990)

    • 2. Elegy

    • 3: Snowdrops

    • 4: Leaves Are Falling

  • Poem: How You Had Me Fooled, written on 2022-04-28

 
 
2021-04-13 10-11:30am NZST

Troubadour from Down Underpresents

Franco-Russian Music Part 1

Host: Anna Bernada Teklic (Croatia/Germany)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)


 
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* WELCOME / INTRODUCTION

 

Sherry Live Piano Avengers Performance Programme Wed 10-11am 2022-04-13

(Franco-Russian Part 1, a tribute to Prokofiev for his birthday in April)

 

  • Poem: You Give Me Light (Op.3298) written 2022-04-12

  • Debussy: Clair de Lune

  • Poulenc: Intermezzo No.2

  • Satie: Nocturne No.2 (from 3 nocturnes)

  • Massenet: Melodie (Op.10, No.5)

  • Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess

  • Messiaen: Prelude No.1

  • Lyadov: Prelude Op.11 No.1 (Moderato)

  • Prokofiev: Tales of the Old Grandmother (Op.31)

  • Alkan: La Vision (No.1 from Esquisses, Op.63)

  • Scriabin: Etude (Op.2, No.1) from 3 Morceaux

  • Scriabin: Prelude (Op.2, No.2) from 3 Morceaux

  • Scriabin: Impromptu à la Mazur (Op.2, No.3) from 3 Morceaux

  • Saint-saens: Swan (cello, with Lobos on guitar)

  • Poem: My Heart Lands on a Buttercup (Op.3264) written on 2022-03-05

Troubadour from Down Under
presents
A FEAST OF SLAVIC MUSIC
in celebration of
World Piano Day 2022

(charity concert for Ukraine)

streaming from Auckland, NZ

Date: 29 March 2022
London time: 10pm
New York time: 5pm
Pacific time: 2pm
NZ time: 10am, 30 March 2022


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Recital Programme
Host: Anna Bernada Teklic (Croatia/Germany)

Piano Solo/Poetry Reading: Sherry Grant (NZ)

present music from


Ukraine (Valentin Silvestrov 1937-)
Russia (Alexander N. Scriabin 1872-1915
Pyotr Tchaikovsky 1840-1893
Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873-1943
Modest Mussorgsky 1839-1881)
Serbia (Miloje Milojević 1884-1946)
Croatia (Ferdo Livadić 1799-1879
Dora Pejačević 1885-1923)

 
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* WELCOME / INTRODUCTION

* Poem: Sing Me A Song (Op.2579)

 

Silvestrov 4 pieces (Op.2, No.1) Lullaby

Silvestrov 4 pieces (Op.2, No.2) Pastorale

Silvestrov 4 pieces (Op.2, No.3) Bagatelle

Silvestrov 4 pieces (Op.2, No.4) Postludium
 

* Poem: Mystic Garden (Op.1121, a nonaku)

 

Scriabin Nocturne Op.5, No.1

Scriabin Nocturne Op.5, No.2
 

* Poem: Come Out, Come Out (Op.3163)
 

Milojević Dans le jardin (Op.23, No.4)
 

* Poem: October (Op.68)
 

Tchaikovsky October (from the Seasons, Op.37)
 

* Poem: Night Music (Op.2202, a rengay)
 

Livadić Notturno
 

* Poem (Desire, Op.1217, a nonaku)
 

Scriabin 2 Morceaux Op.57, No.1: Desir

Scriabin 2 Morceaux Op.57, No.2: Caresse dansée

* Poem: Tender Caress (Op.1218, a nonaku)

 

Pejačević Forget-me-nots (Op.19, No.4)

Pejačević Barcarolle (Op.4)

Pejačević Song Without Words (Op.10)
 

* Poem: Tears on her Cheeks (Op.3287)
 

Rachmaninoff Zdes’ Khorosho (Where Beauty Dwells)

(Op.21, No.9, Melody)
 

* Poem: Sadness in their Eyes (Op.3160)


Mussorgsky Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition)

* Poem: enso (Op.3096)

 


If you wish to donate, you could send to paypal account
 

grantstringsnz@gmail.com

(the full amount will be donated to charity in support of Urkaine

if you put reference of your name + UKRAINE in)

or if you would like to also support Sherry in bringing more unique and niche music and poetry in the future (reference: your name + SHERRY)

 

Thank you for listening to this concert!

A bit more about Sherry's poetry:

https://haiku.mannlib.cornell.edu/category/author/sherry-grant/