Intersections: Music, Words, and Pictures; Pre-Concert Lecture, Catherine Roche

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
FREE
Professor Robin McCabe produces the Intersections series (photo: Steve Korn).
Professor Robin McCabe produces the Intersections series (photo: Steve Korn).

Piano Professor Robin McCabe produces this quarterly series highlighting music inspired by great works of literature, performed by top UW music students and special guests. Each performance includes a pre-concert lecture by a UW faculty scholar.

For the March 5 program, Catherine Roche of the School of Art delivers a pre-concert lecture, "A Sudden Shower Over the Seine: Japanese Woodblock Prints in Paris," and UW music students perform works by Debussy, Takemitsu, and others.

Lecture: 4 pm
Concert: 4:30 pm


PROGRAM DETIALS

“Images,” Book Two ........................................................................ Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Cloches à travers les Feuilles  (Bells Across the Leaves)
Et la Lune Descend sur le temple qui Fut  (And the Moon sets over the Temple that Was)
Poissons d’or  (Goldfish) 

Laure Struber, piano

Kōjō no tsuki (Moon over ruined castle) ............................................... Rentarō Taki (1879-1903)
Aki no tsuki (Moon in Autumn) .................................................................................. Rentarō Taki
La mer est plus belle ............................................................................................ Claude Debussy
le son du cor ......................................................................................................... Claude Debussy 

Josh K. Langager, voice Jane Heinrichs, piano 

And Then I Knew ‘twas Wind (1992) ................................................ Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) 

The Evergreen Trio: Natalie Ham, flute; Vijay Chalasani, viola; Lauren Wessels, harp

INTERMISSION

From SIGNS, GAMES AND MESSAGES: .................................................... György Kurtág (b. 1926)
Flapping - slapping (1977/1991) 
Hommage a John Cage (Faltering Words) (1987/1991)
for Imre Földes at 60 (1994)
to the exhibition of Sári Gerlóczy (1991)
Népdalféle (Im Volkston) (1987/1994/1998) 

Vijay Chalasani, viola

Pohádka (Fairy Tale) (1910) ................................................................. Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
1. Con moto
2. Con moto 3. Allegro 

Christopher Young, cello; Steven Damouni, piano