Donald Alfano, Pianist and Teacher

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2014-2015   Recitals and Lectures by Donald Alfano     
                                                                     (Playing classes & Student Recitals  scroll down)

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                                                                        2015
Friday, February 17, 2015 at 2 pm Solo Piano Recital
at the Watermark at East Hill in Southbury, CT  
 Spanish & Latin American Piano Music
Sonata in D (Mateo Albéniz), Two Spanish Dances (Enrique Granados), Intimate Impressions (extracts) (Federico Mompou), Malagueña, Córdoba
El Albaicín (Isaac Albéniz), Ante el Escorial (Ernesto Lecuona) In the Legend of a Caboclo, Dance of the White Indian, ( Heitor Villa-Lobos), Verano Porteño (Astor Piazzolla), Serenata Andaluza, Ritual Fire Dance ( Manuel d
e Falla)


Friday, April 10 at 7:30 pm
 Solo Recital at Monroe Congregational Church in Monroe, CT 
(see above program)

Sunday, April 19th, 2015  at  4 pm   Solo Recital at Richer Association of the Arts in Danbury, CT.
100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury, CT   
 Program : Mateo Albéniz: Sonata in D, W.A. Mozart: Sonata in F, K.280, Franz Liszt: Ave Maria and Funérailles, Isaac Albéniz: Córdoba and El Albaicín, Federico Mompou; Intimate Impressions (extracts) Claude Debussy: La Cathédrale Engloutie and L'isle Joyeuse


Sunday, May 24, 2015 Solo Recital at a private home in New Haven in honor of Fr. John Patrick Sullivan who is retiring from St. Joseph's Church in New Haven where I have served as organist for the past 19 years. Program included a solo recital:
Mateo Albéniz: Sonata in D, George Fr. Handel/ Wilhelm Kempff: Minuet in G minor, J.S. Bach: Fantasia in C- minor, Franz Liszt: Ave Maria and Funérailles, Federico Mompou: Intimate Impressions, (extracts), Isaac Albéniz: Córdoba and El Albaicín, Claude Debussy: La Cathédrale Engloutie and L'isle Joyeuse.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  7:15 pm Solo Recital at Ashlar Village in Wallingford, CT
(see program of May 24th )


ANNUAL STUDENT RECITAL (Younger and Adult Class Combined)
 Sunday, June 14 at 2 pm at The Church of the Redeemer in New Haven CT
 186 Cold Spring Street  (Church faces Whitney Avenue)  All are invited and there is a reception following!!
 
Friday, July 17 at 2 pm Solo Recital at The Gables in Farmington CT

200 Devonshire Road, Farmington, CT 06032   

 Friday, July 24 at 2 pm
 Solo Recital at The McAuley in West Hartford, CT 
   275 Steele Road, West Hartford, CT 06117  

 Saturday, October 3, 2015  Solo Recital part of Monroe Congregational Church MusicFest2015   4-9 pm
 34 Church Street, Monroe, CT 06468     specific time of individual performances TBA

Sunday, October 25, 2015  3 pm Solo Recital  at Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
Program TBA

Wednesday, November 15 at 7:15 pm Solo Recital at Pomperaug Woods 80 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT 06588
 



  

                                       2014

Friday, January 17
th at 7:30 pm : 
Solo Recital  
(Influences on Piano Literature with powerpoint presentation)

 The Watermark at East Hill 

611 East Hill Road
Southbury, CT 

Friday, January 24th  at  7:15 Solo Recital :  All Spanish & Latin American Program

Chatfield

1Chatfield Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

 

Thursday, March 13th at 6:30 pm  Solo Recital with commentary

Gunn Memorial Library

5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT 06793

 

Thursday, March 28th  at  3 pm  Solo Recital

Middlebrook Farms

2750 Reservoir Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611

 

Monday,  April 21st  at  2:30pm      Solo  Recital

Spring Meadows
6949 Main Street
Trumbull, CT 06611

 

Sunday , May 18th  at 7 pm  Solo Recital

Essex Meadows

30 Bokum Road

Essex, CT  06426

 

 

Monday, May 19th    at 2:30 pm     Solo  Recital: All Spanish & Latin American Program 

Spring Meadows
6949 Main Street
Trumbull, CT 06611

 

Sunday, August 24, 2014 Solo Recital at The Whitney Center Cultural Arts Center in Hamden, CT 
Program:
Minuet in G minor, (Handel-Kempff), Fantasia in C- minor, (J.S. Bach) Sonata in F, K. 280 (W.A. Mozart), Ave Maria and Funérailles, (Franz Liszt) , Malagueña, Córdoba, and El Albaicín, (Isaac Albéniz) Intimate Impressions (extracts) Federico Mompou, L'isle Joyeuse (Claude Debussy)

Friday, November 30, 2014 Solo Recital at First Presbyterian Church in New Haven CT on a rare and beautiful Grotrian piano!  
Program:
Minuet in G minor, (Handel-Kempff), Fantasia in C-minor (J.S. Bach), Sonata in F Major, K. 280. (W.A. Mozart) Ave Maria and Funérailles, (Franz Liszt) Romeo & Juliet (extracts- Mercutio, Friar Laurence, The Montagues and The Capulets) (Sergei Prokofiev)  La Cathédrale Engloutie and L'isle Joyeuse, (Claude Debussy)




 

 PLAYING CLASSES  &  STUDENT RECITALS



 


Sunday, March 9th at 2pm  (Younger class)

The Church of the Redeemer

186 Cold Spring Street
New Haven, CT 06511



Friday, April 4th at 7 pm  (Adult Class)


Home Studio




Sunday,  June 1st   at  2pm 
   (Younger Class)

The Church of the Redeemer

186 Cold Spring Street
New Haven, CT 06511


Friday, June 6th at 7 pm    (Adult Class)

Home Studio


    
Friday, June 20th at 7:30 pm    (Annual Adult Recital)

Church of the Redeemer
186 Cold Spring Street
New Haven, CT  06511




Sunday, June 22nd  at  2 pm   (Annual Younger Class Recital)

Church of the Redeemer
186 Cold Spring Street
New Haven, CT 06514

 




 




 
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