Saturday, August 3, 2019

Past event (2019)

2019 Summer Gala

Saturday, August 3 | 11:30am
Works by Strozzi, Cage, and Vivaldi

Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) "Sino alla morte" from Diporti di Euterpe, Op.7 ("Until death" from Pleasures of Euterpe) (1659) | Program Note
Rachel Schutz, soprano; John Myerscough, cello; Stephen Coxe, continuo

John Cage (1912-1992) Sounds of Venice (1959) | Program Note
Eduardo Leandro, Venetian man 

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons) (1723) | Program Note
Anthony Marwood, solo violin; Mélanie Clapiès, Anny Chen, SoYoung Choi, Jaha Lee, Mann-Wen Lo, Tatjana Roos, violins; Maria Lambros, Jesse Morrison, violas; Coleman Itzkoff, Aaron Wolff, cellos; Peter Walsh, Stephen Coxe, continuo

This performance is dedicated with love to David and Janet Wells.

Note that this performance is a part of the 2019 Summer Gala, which begins at 11am and is followed by a celebratory lunch with Yellow Barn musicians. More information

Pre-Concert Discussion

Saturday, August 3 | 7:00pm

Composer and violist Brett Dean talks about his work

Pre-Concert Discussions

On Saturdays, audience members are invited to the Putney Public Library for an introduction to the evening’s concert given by Yellow Barn musicians moderated by Artistic Director Seth Knopp.

Season Finale

Saturday, August 3 | 8:00pm
Works by Dean, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Liang, and Cage
Brett Dean (b.1961) Some birthday… (1992)
DJ Cheek, Sarah Sung, violas; Aaron Wolff, cello
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, Op.97 “Archduke” (1811)
Claire Bourg, violin; Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello; Alice Chenyang Xu, piano
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Nocturne and Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1826)
Marisa Gupta and Christina Dahl, piano four-hands
Brett Dean Winter Songs (2000) | Program Note
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosie Gallagher, flute; Alan Kay, clarinet; Mark Hill, oboe; Yen-Chen Wu, bassoon; Stephen Stirling, French horn
Lei Liang (b.1972) Listening for Blossoms (2011)
Rosemary Gallagher, flute; Noël Wan, harp; Yiliang Jiang, violin; Maria Lambros, viola; Pete Walsh, double bass; Christina Dahl, piano
John Cage (1912-1992) Dream (1948) (arr. 1974 by Karen Phillips) | Program Note
Sarah Sung, solo viola; Roger Tapping, DJ Cheek, Lauren Siess, Maren Rothfritz, violas