Kristin Lee, <em>violin</em>; Michael Stephen Brown, <em>piano</em>

Carte Blanche Concert I

Kristin Lee, violin; Michael Stephen Brown, piano

Festival favorites Kristin Lee and Michael Stephen Brown present a mesmerizing recital exploring the interplay between French and American music. The program features works by pioneering female composers Lili Boulanger and Amy Beach, each emblematic in their respective nations’ musical heritage. French icons Debussy and Ravel are also stylistically mirrored in unforgettable works by Bloch and Gershwin.

PROGRAM

Claude Debussy(1862–1918)
Violin Sonata in G minor, L. 140 (1917)
Lili Boulanger(1893–1918)
Deux morceaux for Violin and Piano (1911–14)
Maurice Ravel(1875–1937)
Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major, op. 45 (1923–27)
Ernest Bloch(1880–1959)
Violin Sonata no. 2, B. 58, “Poème Mystique” (1924)
Amy Beach(1867–1944)
Romance for Violin and Piano, op. 23 (1893)
George Gershwin(1898–1937)
Fantasy on Themes from Porgy and Bess, op. 19 (1937) (arr. Frolov)

Artists

Sunday 21Jul 2024
  • Carte Blanche Concert I

    Kristin Lee, violin; Michael Stephen Brown, piano

    Tickets: $85 full-price | $25 under age thirty

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  • Prelude Performance III*

    1:00 PM

    Tickets: Free

  • *Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts feature young artists from the Chamber Music Institute. Admission is free. read more