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Olympic Music Festival: Passion in Paris

Past event
$20-$40 (age 7-12 free)

Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Olympic Music Festival

Kristin Lee, violin
Adelya Nartadjieva, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
SoHui Yun, viola
Sein Lee, cello
Matthew Zalkind, cello
Julio Elizalde, piano
Chelsea Wang, piano

Claude Debussy – Petite Suite, L. 65 for piano four hands
César Franck – Piano Quintet in F minor
Gabriel Fauré – Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45

The premiere of César Franck’s explosive Piano Quintet in F minor was met with controversy when the older and more conservative French composers denounced it as provocative. In contrast, younger composers like Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy were drawn to the music’s fiery and expressive palette – drawing parallels with Richard Wagner’s colossal operas.

Join the artists for a post-concert question-and-answer session immediately following the performance.

Tickets: $33-$40 ($20-$25 students, FREE for youth ages 7-12 w/RSVP)

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