Wed Oct 13 14:00
Matinée – Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz
Drawn together by a passion for performance across genres, violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz stand at the height of their musical generation. Fresh off their latest collaboration, “The Key of A,” St. John and Herskowitz match her striking expression to his vibrant tone in a program ranging from folk arrangements to new works by composer Jesse Montgomery to César Franck’s Sonata in A Major.
- Lara St. Johnviolin
- Matt Herskowitzpiano
César Franck (1822-1890) | Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, FWV 8
Allegretto ben moderato – Allegro – Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato – Allegretto poco mosso
JP Jofre (b. 1983) | Contemplando Lo Divino*
Fats Waller (1904-1943) | Ain’t Misbehavin’
Traditional/Florence Price (1887-1953) | My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord (arr. Matt Herskowitz)
Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté (1899-1974) | Caprice no. 5, “Danse Marocaine” for solo violin
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) | Étude op. 10 no. 2, “El Montuno” (arr. Matt Herskowitz)
OKAN (Savigne/Rodriguez) | Aguila
Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981) | Peace
George Gershwin (1898-1937) | I Got Rhythm (arr. Matt Herskowitz)
This concert will take place in person at 2pm ET, and in person and livestreamed at 7pm ET. Click here for the 7pm performance.
Concert Series 2021-22: Part One
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