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Aug 12, 2014
8:00PM

WU HAN, piano

Instrumental Inspirations

Aug 12, 20148:00PM
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at SPAC

WU HAN, piano
ANNE-MARIE McDERMOTT, piano
ALEXANDER SITKOVETSKY, violin
BENJAMIN BEILMAN, violin/viola
PAUL NEUBAUER, viola
DAVID FINCKEL, cello
JOSEPH CONYERS, bass

Mozart Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 493
Kodály Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12
Mendelssohn Sextet in D major for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass, Op. 110

Creative instrumental combinations are a unique feature of this concert which opens with Mozart's ingenious invention, the piano quartet. Hungarian Zoltan Kodály found the perfect palette for his folk-influenced Serenade with two violins and viola, and the precocious teenage Mendelssohn added a viola and a double bass to the supporting cast of the pianist, who plays a virtuoso role throughout.

Program and artists subject to change.