Set I | Light Classics: A Medley of Chamber Music Miniatures

Mountain View Festival announces
CONVERGENCE: A THREE-PART VIRTUAL CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
FEATURING WORKS FOR PIANO AND STRINGS

Six musicians, one filmmaker, and a new arts streaming platform.

A collaboration between Mountain View International Festival of Song and Chamber Music Society, Polaris Centre for the Performing Arts, Emil Agopian Film, Stagestream Live and Steinway Piano Gallery of Calgary.

Programme

Carl NIELSEN (1865-1931)
Suite for Strings, op. 1, arranged by Lev Nesterov for string quintet (1888)
I. Präludium
II. Intermezzo
III. Finale

Michael Conway BAKER* (b. 1937)
Rhapsody for Rachmaninoff for piano and strings (2017)*

Jean FRANÇAIX (1912-1997)
L’heure de Berger (French Café Music) for string quintet and piano (1947)
I. Les vieux beaux (The Old Dandies)
II. Pin-Up Girls
III. Les petits nerveux (Nervous Children)

Claude DEBUSSY (1862–1918)
Beau Soir, arranged by Orfeo Mandozzi/Jack Olszewski for string quintet and piano (1880)

Libby LARSEN (b. 1950)
Four on the Floor for violin, cello, bass and piano (1983)

*denotes Canadian composer

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