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Performances, Master Classes & Concert Recordings

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or write James Boyk, 0-51 Caltech,
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA.


Recent Performances, Master Classes
(See also Alive with Music!)

 

May 23, 2003
Multiple curtain calls from packed house (people turned away)
May 25, 2002
Multiple curtain calls from SRO audience
Dabney Lounge, Pasadena
Celebrating 30th Year as Caltech Pianist in Residence
Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971
Schumann: Scenes from Childhood, Opus 15
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, Opus 120
Chopin: Fantasy in F Minor, Opus 15

 

March 23, 2003
Multiple curtain calls
Bing Theater, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
(Broadcast on "Sundays Live," KMZT-FM 105.1)
Bach: "Italian" Concerto, BWV 971
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, Opus 120
Chopin: Fantasy in F Minor, Opus 49

 

May 3, 2002
Three curtain calls from SRO audience
May 5, 2002
Standing ovation from SRO audience
Dabney Lounge, Pasadena
"Tonalities of Emotion"
Celebrating 29th Year as Caltech Pianist in Residence
Bach: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, BWV 903
Chopin: Fantasy-Impromptu, Opus 66
Schubert: Moments Musicaux, Opus 94
Debussy: Reflets dans l'Eau
Mozart: Sonata in A Minor, K. 310

 

March 31, 2002
Multiple curtain calls
Bing Theater, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
(Broadcast on "Sundays Live," KMZT-FM 105.1)
Bach: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, BWV 903
Chopin: Fantasy-Impromptu, Opus 66
Debussy: Reflets dans l'Eau
Mozart: Sonata in A Minor, K. 310

 

May 25, 2001
May 27, 2001

Dabney Lounge, California Institute of Technology
Domenico Scarlatti: Two Sonatas: A minor, K. 3; C Major, K. 513
Victor Steinhardt: 18 Pieces in the Form of a Limerick (Los Angeles premiere)
Johannes Brahms: Four Pieces, Opus 119
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84

 

Sept. 2, 1999
Master Class, University of Toledo (Ohio).

Master Class, University of Toledo

At Univ. of Toledo, working with Ms. Jennifer Markwood, student of Frances Renzi
With pianist Jennifer Markwood, student of Frances Renzi.

 

May 28, 1999
Standing ovation
May 30, 1999
Two standing ovations from SRO audience
25th Anniversary Recitals as Caltech Pianist in Residence
Dabney Lounge, Pasadena

Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Franck: Prélude, Chorale and Fugue
Schubert: Sonata in B flat, Opus Posthumous, D. 960
25th-anniversary recital as Caltech Pianist in Residence

 

April 25, 1999
Multiple curtain calls in the
"Sundays at 4" series,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
broadcast live over KUSC-FM.

Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Schubert: Sonata in B Flat, Opus Posthumous, D. 960

 

April 9, 1999
Graduate Seminar, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, Mass.

Introducing the class to the techniques
in To Hear Ourselves As Others Hear Us.
Graduate seminar at Longy School

Working with Ms. Jee Yeon Yim
With pianist Jee Yeon Yim.

Attentive attendees at Longy

 

April 6, 1999
MIT Media Lab Colloquium:
"Piano Sound On Both Sides of the Microphone"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A talk from the piano, featuring Chopin Préludes Nos. 1, 9 & 10;
Beethoven "Moonlight" Sonata, 1st movement; "Pathétique" Sonata, 3rd movement;
and short excerpts from many other works.
James Boyk's colloquium at the MIT Media Lab

 

February 5, 1999
Master Class at University of Southern California

James Boyk's master class at USC
With violist Luke Maurer.

 

May 3, 1998
Duo concert with clarinetist Margaret Thornhill.
Multiple curtain calls from SRO audience
at the "James Boyk & Friends" chamber series,
California Institute of Technology.

Weber: Grand Duo Concertant
Libby Larsen: Dancing Solo, for clarinet alone (Pasadena/Los Angeles premiere)
Brahms: Sonata in F Minor for Clarinet & Piano, Opus 120, No. 1.
James Boyk and Margaret Thornhill perform to standing-room-only audience

 

March 1, 1998
Encored by a capacity audience of 600
in the "Sundays at 4" series,
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Opus 126
Prokofiev: Seventh Piano Sonata, Opus 83

 

February 15, 1998
Standing ovation from SRO audience
in Dabney Lounge, California Institute of Technology

Schubert: Impromptus, Opus 90
Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Opus 126
Prokofiev: Seventh Piano Sonata, Opus 83.

 


Concert Recordings

 


Some Past Programs
(still under construction)

1979 recital as Pianist in Residence