Frost Faculty Recitals

Jodi Levitz Jodi Levitz
Jodi Levitz, viola
Aaron Tindall Aaron Tindall
Aaron Tindall, tuba
Santiago Rodriguez Santiago Rodriguez
Santiago Rodriguez, piano
Charles Castleman Charles Castleman
Charles Castleman, violin

All events take place at UM Gusman Concert Hall (1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables), unless otherwise noted.

Ticket purchase is required.

Jodi Levitz—Romantic Works for Viola

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Jodi Levitz, viola
Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano
Emily Marvosh, contralto
In her opening recital as professor at the Frost School, viola virtuoso Jodi Levitz plays Schumann Fairy Tale Pictures, Op. 113; Brahms’s Two Songs for Contralto, Viola and Piano, Op.91; Brahms’s Sonata in F minor, Op.120, No.1; and Rebecca Clarke’s Sonata 1919. Pianist Oleksii Ivanchenko and contralto Emily Marvosh accompany her in this ravishing debut.

Aaron Tindall—The Eclectic Tuba

Monday, January 22, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Aaron Tindall, tuba
Shelly Berg, piano
Frost School professor of tuba and euphonium Aaron Tindall reimagines Claude Bolling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio, originally written for cellist Yo-Yo Ma, with Dean Shelly Berg on piano. The program also includes Fred Tackett’s The Yellow Bird, a jazz-rock concerto for tuba and rhythm section.

Santiago Rodriguez—Sergei at the Bullfights

Friday, February 16, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Santiago Rodriguez, piano
In a discussion of a recording of a Rachmaninov work by pianist Santiago Rodriguez, The Penguin Guide notes, “For a moment, one imagines that Rachmaninov himself is at the keyboard…Outstanding in every way.” Sparks fly in an evening of works by Rachmaninov and popular Spanish composers.

Charles Castleman—An Evening of Brahms

Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Charles Castleman, violin
Tian Ying, Shelly Berg, Santiago Rodriguez, piano
Frost School professor Charles Castleman, one of the world’s most active performers and pedagogues of the violin, offers a program comprising the Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano Op. 78, in G major; Op. 100, in A major, and Op. 108, in d minor. He will be joined on piano by Tian Ying, Dean Shelly Berg and Chair of Keyboard performance Santiago Rodriguez, respectively.