Subject to restrictions due to the coronavirus.
An all-alumni ensemble from the renowned Curtis Institute of Music presents a program featuring soprano and strings. Sarah Shafe –called “a singer to watch” by Opera News—will perform a new work by Richard Danielpour commissioned especially for this tour: “Canti della Natura” (Songs of Nature), setting sonnets penned by Antonio Vivaldi to accompany “Le quattro stagioni” (Four Seasons). Recently appointed concertmaster of the famed Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Andrea Obiso will join fellow alumni Timotheos Petrin and George Xiaoyuan Fu to perform Ravel’s brilliant and colorful Piano Trio in A minor.
Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music.
Claude Debussy: Sonata in G Minor
Richard Danielpour: “Canti Della Natura”(Songs of Nature)
Dimitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 8
Maurice Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor
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