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Jul 8

RARE EARTH – John Covelli & Friends

Classical Piano Plus! Series presentsCovelli_Speth

JOHN COVELLI & FRIENDS

RARE EARTH

Sunday, October 11 at 2 PM

$25 Adult; $20 Senior/Student/Child

Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster Uli Speth (violin) joins John Covelli in a rare performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ beloved The Lark Ascending as well as the ever popular Beethoven’s Spring Sonata. Covelli adds mystery and intrigue with the mood colors of Woodcuts by Niels Viggo Bentzon and dazzles with Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz.

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The program includes the following:

Prelude in b minor “Russian Breeze”………….………D. Kabalevsky (1904-1987) (from 24 Preludes Op. 38)

Adagio in b minor K.540 (1788)…………………..…….W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Woodcuts (Traesnit) Op. 65 (1951)………..……Niels Viggo Bentzon (1919-2000)

JOHN  COVELLI

Sonata in F. Major No. 5, Op. 24 “Spring” (1800) ..L. von Beethoven (1770-1827)

Allegro ~ Adagio molto espressivo ~ Scherzo: Allegro molto ~ Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

ULI SPETH, VIOLIN

~  i n t e r m i s s i o n  ~

Night Winds (1910)………….…………….………….Charles Griffes (1884-1920) (from 3 Tone Picture Op. 5)

“What the West Wind Saw” (1909)……………..……Claude Debussy (1862-1918) (from Preludes, Book I, No. 7))

“The Lark Ascending” (1914)…….…..…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) (Romance for violin and piano; original version)

ULI SPETH, VIOLIN

Polonaise Op. 53 No. 6 in A flat Major “Heroic” (1842)……………..F. Chopin (1810-1849)

 

The Classical Piano Plus Concert Series is sponsored by:

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and is underwritten by the Edward & Karen Levene Charitable Trust Foundation.