Musicians of the Old Post Road: "The Parisian Classical Salon"
March 2, 2013
Elegant and effervescent chamber works from 18th-century Paris. Ignace Pleyel's Grand Trio op. 29 for piano, flute, and cello, an enigmatic duo for piano and violin by Nicolas-Joseph Hüllmandel, a brilliant trio for flute and strings by François Devienne, an engaging piano trio by Nicolas Séjan, and an ebullient piano quartet by André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry based on themes from his operas. Reception with French confections to follow!