Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 20:30 to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 22:30
Location: 
ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, Anapiron Polemou 9
Event Description: 

Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

 

Curtis-on-Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, sponsored by the Schwarz Foundation

Curtis on Tour returns to Athens, Greece, 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

Program subject to change

 

Wednesday 26 September, 8:30 p.m.

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      

 

Thursday, September 27

PROGRAM

Program subject to change

 

Music of War and Peace

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

 

Friday 28 September, 8:30 p.m.

PROGRAM

Program subject to change

 

Operatic Favorites

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.

 

Saturday 29 September, 8:30 p.m.

PROGRAM

Program subject to change

 

Farewell Concert: Dream with Me

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