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January 2010
Companion Piece (for Morton Feldman) (1989)

"The Italianate Bass"; Salvatore Macchia, contrabass, and Lanfranco Marcelletti, Jr., piano

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Bezanson Recital Hall
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

May 2010
Guru (1995)
Incitation to Desire (Tango) (1984)

Oscar Macchioni, piano

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Foyer Teatro San Martin
Tucuman, Argentina

Lectures, Master Classes and Concerts in China

Lecture: "In Time's Unfolding: Influence and Resonance"
Master Class
Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Guru (1995)
Baby Song of the Four Winds (1994)

Up Close and Classical; Judith Bettina, soprano, and James Goldsworthy, piano

Friday, May 21, 2010
8:00 PM

The Arts Council of Princeton
Solley Theatre
Princeton, New Jersey

Guest Speaker and Panelist, China's International Forum on Culture, Fine Arts and Human Development, May 23-25
Lecture: "Composer as Cross-Cultural Ambassador"
3:40 PM
Beijing Central Conservatory of Music; nationally televised

Master Class: "In Time's Unfolding: Influence and Resonance"
10:30 – 12:00
Beijing Central Conservatory of Music

Traverso , for flute and piano (1987)
13:00 – 14:00
The Centre of the Sound: Flute and Piano Music from Luisa Sello
Luisa Sello, flute, and Yang Xiaogong, piano
Program: Olivier Messiaen's Le merle noir , Luciano Berio's Sequenza (1958), Chen Musheng's Ode of Luan (2010), Aflredo Casella's Barcarola e scherzo , Chester Biscardi's Traverso (1987), Jia Guoping's Gun Yun (Song of Ancient) (2009), and Darius Milhaud's Sonatine .
Recital Hall, Beijing Central Conservatory of Music

Column: Special Concert of Chester Biscardi's Works
14:00 – 15:00
Pre-concert talk by Chester Biscardi
Tartini , for violin and piano (1972)
Lin Zhaoyang, violin, and You Xi, piano
Resisting Stillness , for two guitars (1996)
Chen Chuan and Xu Tuo, guitars
The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice , for viola and piano (2005)
Kang Wenting, viola, and Duan Biyan, piano
Piano Quintet , for piano and violin, with violin, viola and violoncello (2004)
Duan Biyan, piano, Tang Yun, violin, Ma Veijia, violin, Kang Wenting, viola, and Wang Zhilin, violoncello
Recital Hall, Beijing Central Conservatory of Music

Beijing Central Conservatory of Music

General information:

June 2010
Chamber Fanfare, for flute, violin, violoncello, percussion and piano (1999) and Nel giardinetto della villa, for piano four hands (1994), soundtrack for The Dream . . . per non dimenticare, a video by Meo Carbone

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 (First Screening)

Archivio Central dello Stato
Piazzale degli Archivi, 27
Sale Conferenze
Roma, Italia

10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

August 2010
Traverso (1987)

Gala Concert – Staunton Music Festival
Mary Boodell, flute, and Gabriel Dobner, piano

Saturday, August 21, 2010
7:00 PM

President's House at Mary Baldwin College on Kable Street
Staunton, Virginia

The Gala Dinner and Concert returns again to the President's House atop Cannon Hill on the Mary Baldwin College campus. Enjoy a first-class meal, drinks, dessert, and good conversation at this intimate event. And take in the panoramic view of downtown Staunton and the distant mountains from the patios. Musical selections include Brahms' single-movement Sonatensatz for violin and piano, the lush setting of On Wenlock Edge for tenor and chamber ensemble by Vaughan Williams, plus works by Poulenc and Chester Biscardi.

All tickets $75; seating is limited

Moderator, Emerging Composers Concert
Staunton Music Festival (see above)

New Works by Simon Fink and Zhou Juan

Chester Biscardi, moderator
Ilana Davidson, soprano
Ian Howell, countertenor
Derek Chester, tenor
Kevin McMillan, baritone
David Newman, bass
Gabriel Dobner & Ednaldo Borba, piano

Friday, August 27, 2010

Central United Methodist Church
14 North Lewis Street, Staunton, Virginia

Admission: Free

September 2010
The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice (2005)

Emily Rome, viola, and Yuko Tanaka, piano;
"100 Years of New Music,"
Boston New Music Initiative

Saturday, September 25, 2010
7:30 PM

First Church in Boston's Back Bay
66 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116-2007

$15 general; $10 students

October 2010
"Guru" (1995)

Sarah Meredith-Livingston, soprano, and David Severtson, piano; "An Evening of Miniatures"; Weidner Center, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Saturday, October 16, 2010
7:30 PM

Weidner Center
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

University Reservations:
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2462

November 2010
Chamber Fanfare, for flute, violin, violoncello, percussion and piano (1999) and Nel giardinetto della villa, for piano four hands (1994), soundtrack for The Dream . . . per non dimenticare, The Diaspora of the Italian People to the United States of America in the XX Century, a video by Meo Carbone

Friday, November 12, 2010
11:00 AM

43rd Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Queens College/CUNY
25 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Thursday, November 18, 2010
7:00 PM

Casa Italia Library – Chicago
3800 Division Street
Stone Park, Illinois 60165

Incitation to Desire (Tango) (1984)

Michael Zuraw, piano; Aperio, Music of the Americas, presents
Revolucionario: The Tango of Piazzolla & His Peers.
Music by Piazzolla, Bragato, Pender, Berkman & Biscardi

Sunday, November 14, 2010
3:00 PM

Texas Gallery
Houston, Texas

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