august, 2022

15aug7:00 pmFeaturedCaspian Monday Music"New and Old Discoveries" - Chamber Music

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Price

Adult $23, Senior $20, Student $10, Under 18 Free

Time

(Monday) 7:00 pm

Location

Main Stage

Event Details

Bar and lawn open – 6:00 PM
Concert begins – 7:00 PM

Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Lisa Batiashvili Foundation to support musicians in Ukraine.

Program: 
Trio for Two Violins and Viola – Mykola Lysenko
Ukrainian Rhapsody for violin and piano No.1, Op. 34 – Mykola Lysenko
Quintet for oboe, violin, two violas and cello – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Piano Quintet in E flat Major, Op.44 – Robert Schumann 

Performers:
Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin
Claudia Schaer, violin
Laura Sacks, viola
Gregory Beaver, cello
Igor Leschishin, oboe
Steven Beck, piano

Ukrainian composer, pianist, conductor, and ethnomusicologist Mykola Lysenko was the central figure of Ukrainian music in the late 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. Now that the whole world is discovering Ukraine, it is timely to present Mykola Lysenko’s romantic classical music with a flair for Ukrainian folklore. Lysenko, similarly to Czech composers Dvorak and Smetana, and as a contemporary of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, incorporated national music traditions in his works.

Lysenko was an ardent supporter of Ukrainian folk music — He promoted the use of the Ukrainian language, and made a point of highlighting Ukraine culture in his works. For many people, Lysenko’s musical compositions reflect the heart of Ukrainian music.

Originally written as Serenade for Winds K.388 and then as Quintet in C Minor for Strings, K.406, Caspian Monday Music presents an oboe, violin, 2 violas, and cello version of the piece.

The concert will culminate with the ultimate masterpiece, Piano Quintet in E flat by Robert Schumann, which he composed during his very productive “year of chamber music.”

Masks are required for indoor events. We strongly suggest that patrons wear surgical paper masks (which we can provide) or N95 masks and not cloth masks.

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