Russian composer/pianist Ivan Sokolov returns to the Chapel at Good Shepherd Center for a program of his own chamber works with piano and strings on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:00 pm. Violinist Karen Bentley Pollick joins Sokolov in his sonorous Solnechnaya Sonata for Violin and Piano and hypnotic Viola Sonata, featured repertoire from their duo CD . Violist Laura Renz and cellist Page Smith will unite with the duo for the world premiere of Sokolov’s Piano Quartet composed in 2010.
Posted by s21concerts in Concert Announcement, tags: " "Ashley Bathgate", "Lisa Moore", "Nathan Koci", chamber music, Courtney Orlando, Gyorgy Ligeti, Karen Bentley Pollick, Martin Bresnick, Sam Adams, TwoSense
TwoSense performs chamber music masterworks at the Barge
in the “Here and Now Series” -
DATE: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 8pm
ADDRESS: 1 Old Fulton St
Brooklyn, New York 11201
TICKETS:$35 ($30 Senior, $ 15 Student)
Pohadka (1923) Leos Janacek (1854-1928)
Trio for violin, horn and piano (1982) Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006)
Piano Trio* (2011) Samuel Carl Adams (b.1985)
Trio for violin, cello and piano (1988) Martin Bresnick (b.1946)
*world premiere – commissioned by TwoSense
TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello and Lisa Moore piano
with special guest artists:
Karen Bentley Pollick violin (for Adams)
Courtney Orlando violin (for Bresnick and Ligeti)
Nathan Koci french horn
TwoSense – this “new-music equivalent of a special-ops team” (New York Magazine) features Bang on a Can All-Stars cellist Ashley Bathgate and Bang on a Can All-Stars alumna pianist Lisa Moore. Grabbing the chamber music scene by storm last season they join forces in the Bargemusic Here and Now series with three virtuosi – violinists Karen Bentley Pollick and Courtney Orlando and french horn player Nathan Koci presenting a concert focusing on stalwart 20th Century masterpiece trios – by Gyorgy Ligeti (Horn Trio) and Martin Bresnick (Piano Trio) plus…..a world premiere* of Piano Trio by Sam Adams (son of John) – commissioned by TwoSense. The concert will open with a TwoSense favorite, Leos Janacek’s Pohadka (Fairy Tale) for cello and piano.
* commissioned through TwoSense’s Kickstarter Mission to Commission.