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Circle of Friends

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 4:30pm
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Circle of Friends: Music of Brahms, Schumann, and Mendelssohn

The close artistic and personal friendships of Clara and Robert Schumann, Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, and Johannes Brahms constitute one of the most remarkable orbits of interactions in musical history. This series, hosted by piano professor Robin McCabe, features samplings from their rich and prolific repertoires, with historical context offered in commentary and narration.

Prelude and Fugue in E minor
Joseph Dougherty, piano

Trio in D Minor for piano, violin and cello
Trio Andromeda (Li-Cheng Hung piano; Allion Salvador, violin, and Alec Duggan, cello)

Selections from Brahms, Op. 118
Brooks Tran, piano

Sonata in E flat Major for Viola and Piano
Gwen Franz and Jane Heinrichs

Voice Duets for Tenor and Baritone
Brahms: Weg der Liebe (Teil II: Den gordischen Knoten)
Schumann: Blaue Augen hat das Maedchen
Mendelssohn: Sonntagsmorgen
Anthony James, tenor; Adrian Packel, baritone