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    Wagner at 200, Rockport Chamber Music Festival

    Presented by and at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    June 13, 2013


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    Wagner at 200, Rockport Chamber Music Festival

    Wagner at 200
    (And Bruckner at 189)

     

    Primarily known for his operas, Richard Wagner’s 200th anniversary of his birth marks the tremendous influence his work had on the development of classical music. His Tristan und Isolde is often described as the start of modern music. His Wesendonck Lieder was inspired by Mathilde Wesendonck who provided the poetry for the five songs, two of which Wagner...

    Wagner at 200
    (And Bruckner at 189)

     

    Primarily known for his operas, Richard Wagner’s 200th anniversary of his birth marks the tremendous influence his work had on the development of classical music. His Tristan und Isolde is often described as the start of modern music. His Wesendonck Lieder was inspired by Mathilde Wesendonck who provided the poetry for the five songs, two of which Wagner subtitled as “studies for Tristan und Isolde.”


    Program:

    WAGNER: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A-flat

    WAGNER: Wesendonck Lieder for mezzo-soprano and piano

    WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll (arr. for piano duet)

    BRUCKNER: String Quintet in F major
     

    George and Andrew Li, piano
    Cristian Budu, piano
    Joana Genova, violin
    Heather Braun, violin
    Ariel Rudiakov, viola
    Scott Woolweaver, viola
    Sophie Shao
    Naomi O'Connell, mezzo-soprano

     


    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    37 Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Tickets: $58, $48, $39


    General Day and Time Info:

    The concert begins at 8 PM.


    phone: 978.546.7391


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