The 2017 Festival Opening Night Gala kicks off this year’s exploration of the theme Measuring Time with music celebrating the 250th anniversary of Telemann, Ludwig van Beethoven’s relationship with the metronome, and Clockwork by this year’s Composer-in-Residence Sebastian Currier. The Gala will come to a thrilling end with 2017 Festival Ensemble-in-Residence, the Verona Quartet, joined by Melinda Lee Masur on piano in a musical journey through the history of time-keeping in Clocks by Miguel del Aguila. Curated Gala Reception to follow the concert.
Curated Gala Reception to follow the concert.
Telemann Sinfonia in D major, TWV 44:1 for String Orchestra
Beethoven Romance No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50
Currier Clockwork (1989)
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Major, Op. 54
del Águila Clocks, Op. 58 for Piano and String Quartet (1998) (New York Premiere)
Composer-in-Residence | Sebastian Currier
Ensemble-in-Residence | Verona Quartet
Violin | Fanny Clamagirand, Chloe Fedor, Nicholas DiEugenio, Lisa Lee, Jonathan Ong, Filip Pogády, Dorothy Ro
Viola | Jesus Rodolfo Rodriguez, Abigail Rojansky
Cello | Warren Hagerty, Angela Lee, Caleb van der Swaagh
Piano | Peter Fancovic, Robert Fleitz, Melinda Lee Masur, Nicolas Namoradze
Conductor | Ken-David Masur