Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece

26-29 September 2018

with

Curtis on Tour
The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music

The Schwarz Foundation and the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are organizing the fourth festival Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library, with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative, which brings to Athens important musicians of the famous Curtis Institute of Music with four concerts from Wednesday, September 26 through Saturday, September 29, 2018.

 

Nights of Classical Music, Athens - Curtis on Tour 2017

Music for Cello & Piano

Wednesday 26 September, 8:30 p.m.

Program subject to change

Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano ('13) 

Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Keyboard in D major, BWV 1028 Johann Sebastian Bach
Adagio— (1685–1750)
Allegro
Andante
Allegro

Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 Robert Schumann
Zart und mit Ausdruck (1810–1856)
Lebhaft, leicht
Rasch und mit Feuer

'Pohádka' Leos Janácek
Con moto (1854–1928)
Con moto
Allegro

Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegro con brio (1770–1827)
Adagio con molto sentimento d'affetto
Allegro

Music of War and Peace

Thursday 27 September, 8:30 p.m.

Program subject to change

Jonathan Beyer, baritone ('07)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola ('84)
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano ('13)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

Duo in G major, K. 423 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Allegro (1756–1791)
Adagio
Rondeau: Allegro
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
 
Come Up From The Fields, Father Richard Danielpour
(b. 1956)
Jonathan Beyer, baritone ('07)
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Mikael Eliasen, piano
 
Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 Gabriel Fauré
Allegro molto moderato (1845–1924)
Scherzo: Allegro vivo
Adagio
Allegro molto
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano

Operatic Favorites

Friday 28 September, 8:30 p.m.

Program subject to change

Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Beyer, baritone ('07)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

The program includes operatic favorites and gems from the song repertoire, to be announced from stage.

 

Farewell Concert: Dream with Me

Saturday 29 September, 8:30 p.m.

Program subject to change


Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Beyer, baritone ('07)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola ('84)
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano ('13)
Mikael Eliasen, piano

 

Intermezzo Zoltán Kodály
(1882–1967)
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello
 
"Dream with Me" from Peter Pan Leonard Bernstein ('41)
(1918–1990)
Jonathan Beyer, baritone
Oliver Herbert, cello
Mikael Eliasen, piano
 
Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91 Johannes Brahms
"Gestillte Sehnsucht" (1833–1897)
"Geistliches Wiegenlied"
Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Mikael Eliasen, piano
 
Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 Johannes Brahms
Allegro (1833–1897)
Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo
Andante con moto
Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
Claire Bourg, violin
Edward Gazouleas, viola
Oliver Herbert, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano