Fri Jul 23 15:00
Carson Becke: Stories and Sagas
Ottawa pianist Carson Becke shares a thoughtful program inspired by storytelling through music, with works by English and Nordic composers, and Carson’s own arrangements.
- Carson Beckepiano
Rebecca Clarke (1886 – 1979) | Cortège
Edvard Grieg (1843 – 1907) | Ballade, in the Form of Variations on a Norwegian Folk Song, in G minor, Op. 24
Carl Nielsen (1865 – 1931) | Chaconne, Op. 32
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949) | Zueignung (Dedication), Op. 10, No. 1 (arr. Carson Becke)
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949) | Ständchen (Serenade), Op. 17, No. 1 (arr. Walter Gieseking)
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949) | Final Trio from Der Rosenkavalier (arr. Konstantin Soukhovetski)
Frank Bridge (1879 – 1941) | A Fairy Tale, H. 128 (excerpts)
The Ogre – The Spell – The Prince
Carson Becke will be presented as a pre-recorded digital concert included in your Festival Livestream Pass. Single tickets for livestream and limited in-person opportunities will be available in July.
This performance is outdoors in the Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa parking lot: seating will be limited, and you may need to bring your own weather protection if desired.
Fourteen-day Chamberfest 2021 passholders can exclusively enjoy musical experiences – from full-length concerts to bite-sized adventures – featuring Chamberfriends in Berlin, Paris, New York City, and North Macedonia. Including Hinrich Alpers, Quatuor Danel, Rob Kapilow, Lara St. John, and Simon Trpčeski.
The Live From… series is digital-only content, part of your Festival Livestream Pass and available in the Livestream Library until August 6. Single ticket access to Hinrich Alpers Live from Hanover and Quatuor Danel Live from Antwerp will be available in July, with the generous support of the Embassy of Germany and the Embassy of France. All digital content from Simon Trpčeski, Rob Kapilow, and Lara St. John is exclusive for Festival Livestream Passholders.