Tenor, Samuel Tandei

Tenor Samuel Tandei is a native of Bandung, Indonesia. He is in his final year as a student in the Master of Divinity in Church Music program at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mr. Tandei performed works by J.S. Bach, Mochtar Embut, Hanna Priharto, W.A. Mozart, Ponchielli and Ananda Sukarlan. Ruthanne Fulton is the pianist.

Sukarlan: Malam Kebumen; Pria yang pergi jauh and Surat kertas hijau

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Pianist, Diane Earle

Pianist Diane Earle performed works by J.S. Bach, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninov, Claude Debussy and George Gershwin.

Liszt: Concert Etude No. III “Un Sospiro

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Kentucky Opera – Madame Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini’s immortal Madame Butterfly is the next production by Kentucky Opera (November 19 and 21). General Director David Roth hosts this introduction to the opera with Yunah Lee as Cio-Cio San, Adam Diegel, Pinkerton, John Fanning,  Sharpless,  and Mika Shigematsu, Suzuki.

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Pianists Jay Coughlon and Ethan McCullom

Jay Coughlon and Ethan McCollum performed a program of duos and solos. Both are students of Dror Biran at the University of Louisville School of Music.

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole: Feria (arranged for piano four-hands)

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Cellist Paul York & Pianist Dror Biran

Cellist Paul York and pianist Dror Biran provided a preview of their October 13th faculty recital on Lunchtime Classics.  In addition to playing Schubert and Shostakovich, the duo played a work by Cincinnati composer Douglas Knehans.

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