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Tom Rose, Clarinet and Miles Graber, Piano
July 16, 2019
Tom Rose, Clarinet and Miles Graber, Piano

Johannes Brahms

Three Songs    transcriptions by Tom Rose

Nur ein Gesicht auf Erden lebt (There is only one face on Earth that can give me delight)

    Zigeunerlieder (Hey Gypsy, play your Violin!)

    Vor dem Fenster (Outside the Window) – Folksong

Intermezzo, in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 – solo piano

Two Songs    transcriptions by Tom Rose

Abendregen (Evening Rain)

Spannung (Excitement)

Sonata, in E Flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2 – for clarinet and piano

Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School. He has performed with numerous artists, including Sarah Chang, Cho-Liang Lin, Camilla Wicks, Axel Strauss, Mimi Stillman, Paula Robison, Zuill Bailey, Judith LeClair, and Frederica von Stade. Mr. Graber has been associated with such organizations as New Century Chamber Orchestra, Midsummer Mozart, Berkeley Opera, Opera San Jose, and California Symphony. His accompanying posts include the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the San Domenico Conservatory, the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, the Summer Brass Institute, the Mondavi Young Artist Competition, and Northern California Flute Camp. He is a member of the Alcyone Ensemble, MusicAEterna, the Graham-Graber-Rose Trio, the Sor Ensemble, the Mira Trio, and the new music group Sounds New.

Clarinetist Tom Rose studied music at San Francisco State University and Mills College, Oakland. He has held the position of Principal Clarinetist and Soloist with Music in the Mountains Festival, Grass Valley, CA, since its founding, in 1982. From 1988 to 2010 he served as Personnel Manager and extra clarinetist for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Mr. Rose is also an adjunct clarinet teacher at Holy Names University, Oakland. In 2004 he and Miles Graber released their first CD, Music for Clarinet and Piano. Their second CD in this series was released in January 2016. Rose was a performing artist at the Yachats Music Festival, in Yachats, Oregon from 2014 to 2016 and is a frequent performer on Four Seasons Arts concerts. He is a member of the Graham-Graber-Rose Trio, and the Berkeley Trio (cello, piano, and clarinet).