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Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

26 September 2018

Curtis on Tour returns to Athens, Greece, September 26-September 29, 2018,  for the fourth year as the resident ensemble at the Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library festival, presented by the Schwarz Foundation in collaboration with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Four unique programs performed by current students, alumni, and faculty of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music offer works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Janacek, and many more!

Program

Cotsen Hall,
Gennadius Library, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
26-29 September 2018

with

Curtis on Tour
The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music

 

Music for Cello & Piano

Wednesday 26 September, 8:30 p.m.
Program subject to change

Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano (’13)

 

Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Keyboard in D major, BWV 1028 Johann Sebastian Bach
Adagio— (1685–1750)
Allegro
Andante
Allegro

Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 Robert Schumann
Zart und mit Ausdruck (1810–1856)
Lebhaft, leicht
Rasch und mit Feuer

'Pohádka' Leos Janácek
Con moto (1854–1928)
Con moto
Allegro

Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegro con brio (1770–1827)
Adagio con molto sentimento d’affetto
Allegro


Music of War and Peace

Thursday 27 September, 8:30 p.m.
Program subject to change

Jonathan Beyer, baritone (‘07)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola (’84)
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano (’13)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Duo in G major, K. 423 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Allegro (1756–1791)
Adagio
Rondeau: Allegro
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola

Come Up From The Fields, Father Richard Danielpour
(b. 1956)
Dennis Chmelensky, baritone
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 Gabriel Fauré
Allegro molto moderato (1845–1924)
Scherzo: Allegro vivo
Adagio
Allegro molto
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano


Operatic Favorites

Friday 28 September, 8:30 p.m.
Program subject to change

Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Beyer, baritone (‘07)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

 

The program includes operatic favorites and gems from the song repertoire,
to be announced from stage. 
Farewell Concert: Dream with Me

Saturday 29 September, 8:30 p.m.
Program subject to change

Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Beyer, baritone (‘07)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola (’84)
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano (’13)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Intermezzo Zoltán Kodály
(1882–1967)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello

“Dream with Me” from Peter Pan Leonard Bernstein (’41)
(1918–1990)
Dennis Chmelensky, baritone
Oliver Herbert, cello
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91 Johannes Brahms
“Gestillte Sehnsucht” (1833–1897)
“Geistliches Wiegenlied”
Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 Johannes Brahms
Allegro (1833–1897)
Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo
Andante con moto
Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano

 

 

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