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July 30, 2013
Tuesday, July 30, 1:00 PM - Vail Interfaith Chapel
Joyce Yang Performs Rachmaninoff and Schumann
Joyce Yang, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Sonata No. 2 in
B-flat minor, Op. 36
Schumann's work is inspired by one of his favorite authors, E.T.A. Hoffmann. He composed the pieces to represent the duality of his personality – dreamer and passionate artist. The lush late Romanticism of Rachmaninoff’s Sonata has made this music appealing to audiences since its premiere.
Tuesday, July 30, 7:30 PM - Donovan Pavilion
Barber's Adagio, Kernis and Beethoven
Jasper String Quartet
BARBER: Adagio from String Quartet
KERNIS: String Quartet No. 2
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 59,
This Silver Oak and Twomey Series opening night program links American composer Aaron Jay Kernis's String Quartet with that of Beethoven, exploring the relationship between two vastly different sounding works written in 1806 and 1997. Barber’s most recognizable work, known by millions as Adagio for Strings, receives a performance in its original string quartet version.
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