SUMMERFEST 2014 ON UCSD-TV

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Produced by La Jolla Music Society SummerFest and UCSD-TV, watch performances, lectures, round table discussions, interviews, and rehearsals featuring internationally-renowned artists, composers, music scholars and SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin.

SummerFest 2014

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
BOLCOM: Introduction and Rondo: Haydn Go Seek

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom responded to a commission from the Haydn Trio Eisenstadt with this work, a response to Haydn’s many rondos, in which the composer took delight in surprising audiences. Bolcom said that his aim in this music was “to play a constant game of surprise throughout, in as Haydnesque a manner as I could muster from two centuries remove.” Recorded on 8/19/2014.

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BOLCOM: Haydn Go Seek

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
HAYDN: Two Clarinet Trios

Haydn’s clarinet trios were probably intended to be performed by friends at home for their own pleasure, rather than as concert works for professional musicians. They are music meant to be enjoyed by both musicians and audience in a relaxed setting. Recorded on 8/19/2014.

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HAYDN: Two Clarinet Trios

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
HAYDN: Piano Trio in C Major

Haydn is widely acknowledged as the father of the string quartet, but his contributions to the development of the piano literature have been unjustly overlooked. His groundbreaking efforts in the piano trio form are most evident in the Trio in C Major, composed in 1795. Recorded on 8/19/2014. .

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HAYDN: Piano Trio in C Major

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
HAYDN: Two Baryton Trios

The baryton is an obsolete stringed instrument of the viol family, played during the 17th and 18th centuries. Haydn composed 126 trios for the instrument, to be played by his patron, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy. Recorded on 8/19/2014.

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HAYDN: Two Baryton Trios

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
HAYDN: Arianna a Naxos

The fate of Ariadne, who helped Theseus to overcome the Minotaur and was abandoned by him on the island of Naxos, was an inspiration for numerous works of both visual and performing arts. Haydn took the myth as the subject of his cantata, composed in 1791. Recorded on 8/19/2014.

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HAYDN: Arianna a Naxos

HAYDN III: The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
HAYDN III: The Classical Icon

A stellar roster of performers present the music of Franz Joseph Haydn, a seminal figure in the development of classical form and an inspiration to Mozart, Beethoven and many other composers who followed.

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HAYDN III: The Classical Icon

THE GREAT CLASSICS
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
MOZART: Quartet in F Major for Oboe & Strings

Written for a virtuoso oboist of Mozart’s acquaintance, the Quartet in F Major went on to become one of Mozart’s most popular chamber works. Recorded on 8/16/2014.

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MOZART: Quartet in F Major for Oboe & Strings

THE GREAT CLASSICS
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
BRAHMS: Trio in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin, & French Horn

Brahms composed the Trio in E-flat Major in 1865 to commemorate the death of his mother, Christiane, earlier that year. The four movements of the piece represent the stages of mourning, alternating sombre and lively lively and ending on a note of hope for the future. Recorded on 8/16/2014.

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BRAHMS: Trio in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin, & French Horn

THE GREAT CLASSICS
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
MOZART & BRAHMS

The essence of the classical form resides in the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johannes Brahms, as interpreted in this concert by a gathering of renowned musicians at the La Jolla Music Society 2014 SummerFest.

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MOZART & BRAHMS

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