a vision so composed: Schumann, Poulenc, Kulesha, Schwendinger, Arensky
November 2 - November 3, 2013
From quintessential Romantic character pieces and a satirical reference book, to impressions of the great American sculptor Alexander Calder’s wire circus figures and works recalling teachers and mentors, these musical portraits offer glimpses into worlds of memory and invention, fairy tales and fantasy.
Robert Schumann, Märchenerzählungen for clarinet, viola & piano, Op. 132 “Fairy Tales”
Gary Kulesha, Bagatelles from The Devil's Dictionary for wind quintet
Laura Schwendinger, High Wire Act for flute, violin, viola, cello & piano
Francis Poulenc, Trio for oboe, bassoon & piano
Anton Arensky, Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor, Op. 32 (1894)