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Opening Night: Ode to Joy

Prelude Interview with SummerFest Music Director Inon Barnatan Hosted by Eric Bromberger · 6:30 PM

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Inon Barnatan

Opening Night celebrates the return to live music with a collection of joyous works curated by our SummerFest musicians. The concert concludes with a miracle of youth: the Mendelssohn Octet, which was written when the composer was just 16 and lives on as one of the most joyful pieces of chamber music ever written.

 

BEETHOVEN/LISZT
“Ode to Joy” from Symphony No. 9 (arr. for two pianos)

MOZART/GRIEG
Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545 (arr. for two pianos)

KREISLER
Londonderry Air

JOHN ADAMS
40% Swing from Road Movies

DE FALLA
Suite Populaire Espagnole

OLA GJEILO
Ubi Caritas

HAWKINS
Until I Found The Lord

I N T E R M I S S I O N

MENDELSSOHN
Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Featured Artists

Inon Barnatan

piano

Calidore Quartet

ensemble

Paul Huang

violin

Jun Iwasaki

violin

Kings Return

ensemble

Blake Pouliot

violin

Roman Rabinovich

piano

Jonathan Vinocour

viola

Alisa Weilerstein

cello

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