Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
Tamara Friedman, fortepiano
Louis-Gabriel Guillemain – Selections from the Amusement pour le violon seul, Op. 18 (1755)
Johann Christian Bach – Selections from the Six Sonatas for Violin and Fortepiano, Op. 16 (1779) (Allegro con spirito, from Sonata No. 5 in D major; Andante grazioso, from Sonata No. 1 in D major)
Johann Sebastian Bach – Selections from the Goldberg Variations, arranged for unaccompanied violin, BWV 988 (1741)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Rondo No. 2 in C minor for Fortepiano, Wq. 59:4 (1785)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Sonata No. 15 in A major for Violin and Fortepiano, K. 526 (1787)
Internationally acclaimed violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock, concertmaster of the world-famous Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco) and the International Handel Festival (Göttingen, Germany), performs on her 1660 Andrea Guarneri violin with her duo partner Tamara Friedman playing on her fine replica of an 1804 Nannette Streicher Viennese grand fortepiano.
Enjoy selections from L.-G. Guillemain’s Amusement and J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, both virtuoso works for unaccompanied violin, as well as a rondo by C.P.E. Bach and duo sonatas by J.C. Bach and the incomparable W.A. Mozart, performed the way chamber music should be heard – in an intimate, acoustically superb setting.
Tickets: $30 ($25 seniors; $15 young adults age 17 to 25; kids age 7–16 free, 1 per accompanying adult)