Seattle Chamber Society: Winter Festival 2019
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Franz Schubert Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen” for Flute and Piano in E minor, D. 802
Demarre McGill, Joyce Yang
Based on a song from his famed “Die schöne Müllerin” cycle, these variations allowed Schubert to explore the beautiful melody in greater detail and variety.
Zoltán Kodály Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12
Scott St. John, Nicolas Kendall, Sharon Wei
Based on traditional Hungarian folk melodies, the Serenade is filled with virtuosic passages for all three musicians.
Johannes Brahms Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 25
Sean Lee, Matthew Lipman, Efe Baltacıgil, Andrew Armstrong
Brahms’ first Piano Quartet has withstood the test of time with beautiful melodies, and a dazzling finale that is as virtuosic as anything in the repertoire for the pianist.