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NEXUS Chamber Music: From Isolation

Friday, September 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

$10.00 – $40.00
NEXUS Chamber Music Festival 2021

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.

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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)

In Confidence
Serious Fun

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)

Allegro molto

Rubén Rengel, violin; Brian Hong, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Alexander Hersh, cello

Read program notes by Stefan Hersh

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Friday, September 17, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
$10.00 – $40.00
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