Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, & Florence Price / Show 398
A late Beethoven piano sonata is performed by a teenage pianist. He’s joined by a string quartet made up entirely of siblings, a talented 16-year-old violinist, and a cellist who shares a moving performance of Rachmaninoff.
- Host: Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan's position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet.
Performers & Repertoire
- Sonata No. 30 in E Major Mvmts. 1 & 2, Op. 109 by Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827 )
- Elegy, Op. 3 No. 1 by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) (Transcribed For Cello and Piano by A. Vlasov)
- Polonaise Brilliante in D Major, Op. 435 by Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)
- El Avispero by Beto Valderrama Patiño (b.1949)
- The Stars Aligned Siblings, the Breshears family quartet: Dustin, violin, 14; Starla, cello, 13; Valery, violin, 11; and Colin, viola, 8 - from San Francisco, CaliforniaString Quartet No. 2, Mvmt 1 by Florence Price (1887-1953)
- Monday, April 19, 2021
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Support Provided By
This episode is sponsored by a generous gift from Arthur M. Winn and Family.
Thank you to Yamaha Artist Services for hosting our in person work in New York.