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The Music House: French Week Concert


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( Sun., Nov. 6, 2016 )

Performed by Nezhdanova-Placzek Duo (Elena Nezhdanova, piano; Roman Placzek, cello)

Music House, 408 West 5th Street , Greenville, NC 27834

Program

Nezhdanova-Placzek Duo present a concert of French music for cello and piano through centuries. With many beautiful pieces from a Bazelaire’s wonderful arrangement of Marais La Folia, originally written for viola da gamba, to Chopin’s magnificent Cello Sonata the evening will take you on a journey of miniatures and grand works of the cello repertoire.

 

Gabriel Urbain Fauré (1845-1924)
                  Sicilienne, Op. 78
                  Pavane, Op. 50
                  Après un Rêve, Op. 7, No. 1
                  Arranged for violoncello and piano by Julian Lloyd Webber

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (1842-1912) Arranged for cello and piano by Jules Delsart
                Méditation, Thaïs
 
Marin Marais (1656-1728)
Les folies d'Espagne (La Folia) for Viola da Gamba
Arranged for violoncello and piano by Paul Bazelaire
                Thème – Largo
                  Var. 1 – Expressif. Plus allant
                  Var. 2 – Décide. Allègre
                  Var. 3 – Expressif Assez lent
                  Var. 4 – Très allant – Gracieux,
                  Var. 5 – Assez vif. Lourd et rythme
                  Var. 6 – Lent et expressif
                  Var. 7 – Scherzando. Assez vif
                  Var. 8 – Assez lent. Expressif
                  Var. 9 – Pas trop vite
                  Var. 10 – Très vite
                  Var. 11 – Allègre Energique
                  Thème – Très large
 
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (1875-1921) Arranged for violoncello and piano by Julian Lloyd Webber
                Le cygne 

Intermission and Wine Tasting


Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
                  V. "Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus" for cello and piano from the Quatuor pour la fin du temps 


Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849)
                  Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 65
                                    Allegro moderato
                                    Scherzo, Allegro con brio
                                    Largo, dolce cantabile
                                  Finale, Allegro

Notes

Reservations required.

Cost

Suggested donations: General Admission $20; Seniors $15; Students $5

More information

(252) 367-1892; themusichouse@suddenlink.net

Dates

  • Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM