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NEXUS Chamber Music: From Isolation
Friday, September 17 @ 6:30 pm CDT$10 – $40
From Isolation is the second and final concert of the 2021 NEXUS Chamber Music Season 4 Festival, and marks the return of live music to Guarneri Hall. The program includes Ballade by Eugène Ysaÿe, Jesse Montgomery’s Duo for Violin and Cello (2015), A Sanguine Clockwork for String Trio by Paul Wiancko, and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110. For this performance, NEXUS Co-artistic Directors, violinist Brian Hong and cellist Alexander Hersh, will be joined by violinist Rubén Rengel and violist Ayane Kozasa.
Sonata No. 3 in D minor, “Ballade” Op. 27 No. 3 (1923) – Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
Lento molto sostenuto
Allegro in tempo giusto e con bravura
Rubén Rengel, violin
Duo for Violin and Cello (2015) – Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981 )
(Alternately titled: Three Pieces for Violin and Cello)
Brian Hong, violin; Alexander Hersh, cello
A Sanguine Clockwork for String Trio (2013) – Paul Wiancko (b. 1983)
Rubén Rengel, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Alexander Hersh, cello
String Quartet No. 8 (1960) – Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Rubén Rengel, violin; Brian Hong, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Alexander Hersh, cello
Read program notes by Stefan Hersh
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