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Heifetz on Tour I – Midsummer Dreams & Afternoon Delights

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

“Midsummer Dreams & Afternoon Delights” – The Heifetz All-Star Mendelssohn program from 2019

Join us to revisit the gala celebration of the youthful masterpieces and profound mature works by child prodigy, virtuoso pianist, and supremely gifted composer Felix Mendelssohn, whose Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream – written when he was just 17 – has been called “the greatest marvel of early maturity that the world has ever seen in music.” See Mendelssohn’s exquisite compositions brought to life in this May 2019 concert from Abramson Recital Hall in the Katzen Arts Center – American University

Featuring performances by:

Ria Honda, Kenneth Naito, Pauline Lee, violin; Mathew Cohen, viola; Dominic Lee, cello; Stefan Petrov & Zhenni Li-Cohen piano

Mendelssohn: Overture to a Midsummer Night’s Dream – Zhenni Li, Stefan Petrov, Piano 4-Hands
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58: I – Allegro Assai Vivace Dominic Lee, cello; Zhenni Li, piano
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80: I – Allegro Vivace Assaie – Ria Honda, Kenneth Naito, violins; Matthew Cohen, viola; Domenic Lee, cello
Ervin T. Rouse – Orange Blossom Special Pauline Lee, violin
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49 – Ria Honda, violin; Dominic Lee, cello; Zhenni Li, piano

 

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