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Olympic Music Festival: Hungarian Fantasies

Past event
$33-$40 (youth under 12 free)

Sunday, August 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Olympic Music Festival

Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Adelya Nartadjieva, violin*
Harumi Rhodes, violin
Max Tan, violin*
Ayane Kozasa, viola
SoHui Yun, viola*
Ari Evan, cello*
Matthew Zalkind, cello
Julio Elizalde, piano
Hsin-Chiao Liao, piano*
*2017 Olympic Chamber Music Fellow

Dohnányi – Serenade in C major for String Trio, Op. 10 (1904)
Brahms – Selections from Hungarian Dances for Piano Four Hands, WoO1
Bartók – Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1928)
Brahms – Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

The passionate folk music of the Hungarian gypsies has influenced generations of composers throughout music history. Hear two of Brahms’ most popular gypsy-inspired works alongside the music of famed Hungarian composers including Béla Bartók’s blazing Contrasts for clarinet, violin, and piano based on folk melodies from Hungary and Romania.

There will be an interactive question & answer session with the artists immediately following this performance.

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