Penn Chamber III

December 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
Rose Recital Hall, 3340 Walnut Street, Room 419

 


PennMusic and the School of Arts and Sciences are pleased to present:

 

Penn Chamber III

David Yang, music director

 

About the Program

Penn chamber will host a special concert of chamber music of composers who were either forced to leave their homelands or who left voluntarily. Composers include Erick Wolfgang Korngold (born Austria, moved to USA), Paul Hindemith (born Germany, moved to Switzerland, then USA) , Igor Stravinsky (born Russia, moved to France, then USA), Béla Bartók (born Hungary, moved to USA). The concert culminates with Steve Reich’s seminal work “Different Trains” for string quartet and tape. 

 

Igor Stravinsky - Five Easy Pieces for piano four hands

Béla Bartók: string quartet No. 2 (first movement)

Paul Hindemith - Sonata for piano four hands (complete)

Erick Wolfgang Korngold  - Piano Quintet in E Major, Opus 15 (complete)

Steve Reich - “Different Trains” for string quartet and tape

 

Admission is free and open to the public