where light and shade repose: Beethoven, Chen, Hovhaness, Bruckner
May 17 - May 18, 2014
We close our 16th season with a program inspired by the wonders of nature, including Shih-Hui Chen’s lustrous settings of 10th-century Japanese poetry with soprano Ilana Davidson, Beethoven’s joyful, elegant “Spring” sonata, and a rare performance of Anton Bruckner’s expansive String Quintet.
Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 5 in F Major for violin & piano, Op. 24 “Spring”
Shih-Hui Chen, 66 Times: The Voice of Pines & Cedars for soprano & chamber ensemble
Alan Hovhaness, Upon Enchanted Ground for flute, cello, harp & giant tam tam
Anton Bruckner, String Quintet in F Major, WAB 112