Curtis on Tour Athens

The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative

September 28 - October 01, 2016

at the Gennadius Library
ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens

Presented by
Gennadius Library, Schwarz Foundation, Curtis Institute of Music


For four evenings, September 28 until October 1, the Schwarz Foundation in collaboration with the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies is hosting important musicians of the famous Curtis Institute of Music, who will perform musical masterpieces.

These high quality concerts will be hosted in Cotsen Hall, the auditorium of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, in one of the most wonderful Athenian gardens.



Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Leon McCawley, piano

HAYDN Variations in F Minor, Hob. XVII:6
SCHUBERT Fantasie in C Major, Op. 15 (D. 760)

—brief pause—

SCHUBERT, arr. LISZT Die junge Nonne
Du bist die Ruh
Auf dem Wasser zu singen
CHOPIN Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23


Thursday, 29 September 2016

Jason Vieaux, guitar

Mauro Giuliani Grand Overture, Op. 61
J. S. Bach Lute Suite No. 1 in E Minor, BWV 996
Isaac Albéniz Asturias ("Leyenda" from Suite Española, Op. 47)
Capricho Catalán (from España Op. 165)
Torre Bermeja (Serenata from Douze Pieces Characteristiques Op. 92, No. 12)

—brief pause—

Paulo Bellinati Jongo
Hans Werner Henze "Drei Tentos" from Kammermusik (1958)
Pat Metheny Always and Forever
Antônio Carlos Jobím A Felicidade
Duke Ellington In a Sentimental Mood
José Luis Merlín Suite del Recuerdo


Friday, 30 September 2016

Nigel Armstrong, violin
Roberto Díaz, viola
Jean Kim, cello

BRAHMS Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101 [20']
BRAHMS Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25 [40']


Saturday, 1 October 2016

Jason Vieaux, guitar
Nigel Armstrong, violin
Roberto Díaz, viola
Jean Kim, cello

Kodaly Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Zhou Tian Red Trees, Wrinkled Cliffs
Paganini Quartet in A minor, M.S. 42