YOUNG APOLLO: Music of Benjamin Britten (chamber & string orchestra works)
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
6/1/2013 8:00:00 PM6/1/2013 8:00:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesYOUNG APOLLO: Music of Benjamin Britten (chamber & string orchestra works) At First Pres Santa Monica1220 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401Website: http://jacarandamusic.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=470178FalseMM/DD/YYYY
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A survey of chamber works plus the beloved Serenade for Tenor Horn & Strings.
The SEASON FINALE and conclusion of Jacaranda's Britten Forward! celebration spans the entire creative career of Britten from the early piano music to his last major work - the poignant Third Quartet. The Suite comes from a time when Britten wanted to show off all that he could do. It is a brilliant tour de force. The achingly beautiful Serenade is sure to be on anyone's desert island list of Britten works, while the magical Young Apollo is his least known orchestral piece.
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Benjamin Britten - Suite for Violin & Piano Op 6. (1935)
Britten - String Quartet No. 3 (1976)
Britten - Four Piano Portraits (1923-63):
"Rather Fast and Nervous" from Five Waltzes
"Early Morning Swim" & "Fun Fair" from Holiday Diary Op.5
Night Piece (Notturno)
Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (1943)
Britten - Young Apollo for piano, string quartet and strings (1940)
Stephen Tharp, tenor; Teag Reeves, horn; Steven Vanhauwaert, piano; Lyris Quartet; Movses Pogossian, violin; Vicki Ray, piano; Jacaranda Strings, Mark Alan Hilt, conductor