melodies, at distance heard: Beethoven, Britten, Hersant, Shatin, Saint-Saens
February 2, 2014
Britten revives the Elizabethan world of John Dowland, Beethoven borrows from Handel to liberate the cello's expressive spirit, and two of today’s most arresting voices respond to the music of Marin Marais and Johannes Ockeghem. Join us as we look to the past to discover a vibrant, ever-evolving musical present.
Ludwig van Beethoven Variations for cello & piano on See the conqu'ring hero comes, WoO 45
Benjamin Britten Lachrymae for viola & piano, Op. 48
Philippe Hersant Piano Trio, Variations sur la Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève-du-Mont
Judith Shatin Ockeghem Variations for wind quintet & piano
Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata No. 1 in d minor for violin & piano, Op. 75