January 26

7:30 pm | Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall

Concert Guide

Trio No. 1 for Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 34

In this modern and melodic piece, each instrument has a separate but equal voice, creating a sense of power and fullness when the instruments play in unison.

Gemini Variations for Flute, Violin and Piano, Four-hands, Op. 73

Britten wrote several famous sets of Themes and Variations based on other composers work. This one, on music by Kodaly, was written for brothers, one who played flute, the other was a violinist, and both were pianists.

String Quartet in G Major D. 887

Massive in scope and scale, this quartet, Schubert’s last, was composed in just over one week’s time.

Suggested Performances

Music of the 20th Century

Debussy created a new ensemble type with his Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp that has become a popular grouping for composers ever since. Don’t miss this seminal work on Sunday, January 20.

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Ehnes Quartet Plays Mozart and Debussy

The Ehnes Quartet, comprised of James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz Moretti, Richard O’Neill, and Edward Arron, plays a string quartet by Mozart in the Pre-Concert Recital, and Debussy’s only work for the medium during the main concert on Sunday, January 27.

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Classical and Bluegrass Come Together

Violinist Tessa Lark shows her passion for a wide array of music, playing works by Telemann and Corigliano, as well as Traditionals and bluegrass compositions of her own during the free Pre-Concert Recital on Friday, January 25.

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