Thu Jul 29 15:00

Jenna Richards and Beth Silver: Sturm und Drang

Frequent Chamberfest performer Beth Silver (cello) and Chamberfest’s Director, Artistic Planning & Community Engagement, Jenna Richards (piano), have been collaborating for more than a decade. This concert sees the duo in a lush program of works by Brahms, Dvorak, Kodaly, and Schumann. Audiences can also hear Jenna and Beth explore folk, fiddle, and klezmer on Friday, July 30 at 5pm, part of the Record Centre Series.

Zoltán Kodály (1882 – 1967) | Sonatine for Cello and Piano

Avram Bughici | Two Bughici Tunes (arr: Beth Silver)

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) | Drei Romanzen, Op. 94
I. Nicht schnell – II. Einfach, innig – III. Nicht schnell

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) | “Traun! Bogen und Pfeil sind gut für den Feind” from Die Schöne Magelone, Op. 33 No. 2

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) | Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
II. Andante tranquillo – Vivace – Andante – Vivace di più – Andante – Vivace

Theme and Variations on a Melody Collected by Moshe Beregovski (arr. Beth Silver)

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) | Pisne milostné (Love Songs) Op. 83
II. V tak mnohém srdci mrtvo jest (“Thus in so many hearts there is death”) – IIII. Kol domu se ted’ potácim (“Around the house I stagger now”)

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) | Songs for voice and piano (arr. From Cypresses, B. 11), B. 124
II. Ó, byl to krásný, zlatý sen (“Oh, that was a beautiful, golden dream”)

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) | Zigeunermelodien, Op. 55
I. Má píseň zas miláskou zní – II. Aj! Kterak trojhranec můj – III. A les je tichý kolem kol – IV. Když mne stará matka – V. Struna naladěna – VI. Široké rukávy – VII. Dejte klec Jestřábu

Jenna Richards and Beth Silver 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.

The Steinway Series is made possible with the generous support of Marg Campbell and the Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa.

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