This concert features the combination of violin and piano in repertoire from around the world. Piano faculty member Mina Kusomoto and guest Everhard Paredes will perform transcriptions of such composers as Chopin, Rameau and Liszt. Resident Teaching Artists Naho Parrini and Marc Peloquin will present William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano, a work that was inspired by three sculptures including Richmond Barthe’s African Dancer and Sargent Johnson’s Mother and Child.
Concert 1: The Art of Transcription
BSM piano faculty, Mina Kusumoto will present the master works of transcription – arrangement pieces of a music for different instrument. Enjoy to explore how piano and violin exchange their sound and create new sound of the original piece.
Mina Kusumoto, piano
Everhard Paredes, Violin
Prelude and Allegro: Fritz Kreisler
Nocturne in C- Sharp Minor: Chopin-Milstein
Grandes Etude de Paganini No.3, “La Campanella”: Franz Liszt
Night Club 1960: Piazzolla-Varelas
Concert 2: Ned Rorem’s Violin Sonata
Naho Parrini and Marc Peloquin will present Ned Rorem’s rarely performed Violin Sonata composed in 1949.
Marc Peloquin, piano
Naho Parrini, violin