July 17, 2020

8:00 pm | Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall

Free Pre-Concert Recital | 7:00pm

Concert Overview | 8:00pm


Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, D. 821 "Arpeggione"

This work for arpeggione, a type of bowed instrument similar to a guitar and a medieval fiddle, is the only substantial composition for the instrument. It is now typically played on the cello with piano.


String Quintet in B-flat Major, Op. 87

This later string quintet by Mendelssohn is in many ways a showpiece for the first violinist, particularly in the outer movements, where the remaining strings act as an accompaniment.


Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E Major, Op. 9 (arr. Anton Webern)

This arrangement by Webern, a student of Schönberg’s, has a lighter texture of sound compared to the original version.

 

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