Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
The Musician Sessions III: Forgotten Gems
Fri, Mar 18 - Mon, Mar 21, 2022
This is an online on-demand concert.
Ticket holders will receive 72-hour password access to the digital concert.
MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL | Piano Trio in D minor
IV. Finale: Allegro moderato
EWAZEN | Mandala
II. Fierce Deities of the Between
PRICE | String Quartet in A minor
BLANC | Septet in E major
III. Scherzo Tarantelle: Allegro Vivace IV. Andante Maestoso: Allegro Moderato
The Musician Sessions are an eclectic array of music performed in traditional and unusual ensembles, solo percussion to trios, quartets, quintets, and nonets. We encourage you to get closer to the musicians of the WCO in this highly collaborative and personal digital concert series.
Forgotten Gems showcases an early Piano Trio in D minor by Fanny Mendelssohn, sister of Felix Mendelssohn, and Florence Price’s String Quartet No. 2 in A minor from 1935, exploring elements of the spiritual and folk song.
Eric Ewazen’s work for mixed ensemble, flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin, and cello, is inspired by three Buddhist mandalas or cosmograms.
Adolphe Blanc, was a French composer of chamber music from the mid-nineteenth century. His Septet from 1860 in E major Op. 40, for clarinet, bassoon, horn, and string quartet, is steeped in the Romantic style, combining melody and virtuosity for this unique combination.