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    Music of Joy, Sorrow, and Stillness

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    May 21, 2012

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    Music of Joy, Sorrow, and Stillness

    Join BMS faculty pianist Valerie Ross, violinist Aubrey Burdick, and tenor Joshua Pelkey for "Music of Joy, Sorrow, and Stillness," a recital exploring the wide range of expression possible in art music.

    The evening opens with a joyous suite of ancient dances written by J.S. Bach, followed by Messsiaen's transcendent Theme and Variations for violin and piano. From there, the program takes a more meditative turn with...

    Join BMS faculty pianist Valerie Ross, violinist Aubrey Burdick, and tenor Joshua Pelkey for "Music of Joy, Sorrow, and Stillness," a recital exploring the wide range of expression possible in art music.

    The evening opens with a joyous suite of ancient dances written by J.S. Bach, followed by Messsiaen's transcendent Theme and Variations for violin and piano. From there, the program takes a more meditative turn with John Cage's peaceful "In a Landscape" and Marco Simoni's "Echi", a short piece of echoing chords interspersed with explosive, dance-like outbursts. The evening will close with excerpts from Schubert's heart-broken "Winter's Journey" for tenor and piano and one of Gabriel Faure's beautifully tragic Nocturnes for solo piano. Admission is free, and a brief reception will follow.


    Brookline Music School

    25 Kennard Rd.
    Brookline, MA 02445

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    7:00 pm


    Phone: 617-277-4593


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