Juilliard @ SOPAC: Violin & Piano, Featuring Violinist Sean Lee and Pianist Edvinas Minkstimas
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Lemony Snicket's The Composer is Dead is a murder mystery that takes place at the orchestra. The composer is dead -- and we must discover who did the wicked deed. The performance is intended to introduce young people to instruments in the orchestra through the guise of a humorous and thrilling mystery, keeping both children and adults immersed in the action. The orchestra will also perform the New York premiere of Embrace by Brooklyn composer Kenji Bunch, featuring Tracy Silverman on electric violin. Learn More
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A Picture of French Impressionistic Music
The Lee/Minkstimas Duo explores the language and diversity of French Music in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Often closely linked to Impressionism in painting, these works of Fauré, Chausson, Debussy, and Ravel are a comprehensive look at the beautiful transition from Romanticism to the Modern world of music.
Described as “breathtakingly beautiful” by The New York Times, violinist Sean Lee and pianist Edvinas Minkstimas performed together at the New York Historical Society, le Poisson Rouge, Hewlett-Woodmere Library, and the Juilliard School’s Paul Hall and Morse Hall during their first season together as a duo. For the 2010/11 Season, the Lee/Minkstimas Duo continues to perform together, often programming solo works and duo works in the same program to formulate thematic programs full of variety.
Gabriel Fauré – Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 13 (23 min)
III. Allegro vivo
IV. Allegro quasi presto
Ernest Chausson – Poème, Op. 25 for solo violin (17 min) Intermission Claude Debussy – Sonata for Violin and Piano in g minor (12 min)
I. Allegro vivo
III. Finale Claude Debussy – Images (set 1), Hommage a’ Rameau & Movement for solo piano Maurice Ravel – Sonata for Violin and Piano (19 min)
II. Blues. Moderato
III. Perpetuum mobile. Allegro