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.

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)

*World première

This concert will take place in person at 2pm ET, and in person and livestreamed at 7pm ET. Click here for the 7pm performance.

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