Five consummate musicians deliver 19th century gems from Beethoven, Schubert and Bottesini before combining forces for Schubert's “Trout Quintet,” one of the most popular works in the chamber repertory. The program begins with Beethoven’s variations on Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” for cello and piano; Schubert’s Sonata in A-minor for viola and piano; and Bottesini’s Gran duo concertante for violin, bass and piano.
The Chamber Music Society’s annual schedule includes a full performance season in New York, a full season of national and international touring, nationally televised broadcasts on PBS’ Live From Lincoln Center and regular broadcasts on SiriusXM and American Public Media’s Performance Today.
Classics in Context 7:15-7:45pm | Robert Adam Room
Join us for a preconcert discussion led by Linda Pohly, Professor of Music History and Musicology at Ball State University. Complimentary for ticketholders, this lecture provides attendees an insider’s perspective on the works being performed at our classical performances.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on “Bei Mannern, welche Liebe Fuhlen” from “The Magic Flute” for cello and piano.
Theme: Andante Variation I Variation II Variation III Variation IV Variation V: Si prenda il tempo un poco più vivace Variation VI: Adagio Variation VII: Allegro ma non troppo
Franz Schubert: Sonata in A-minor, Viola and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione”
Giovanni Bottesini: Gran duo concertante for Violin, Bass and Piano
Franz Schubert: Quintet in A-Major for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, D. 667, Op. 114, “Trout”
III. Scherzo: Presto
Andantino – Allegretto
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