David Shifrin, clarinet
Sasha Cooke,
mezzo-soprano
and Opus 1: Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola;
Peter Wiley, cello; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
 
 
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
8pm — Pickman Hall
   
 
Celebrated clarinetist David Shifrin returns to the Celebrity Series, while mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and the ensemble Opus 1 both make their Celebrity Series debuts.

Program:
MOZART                                
Piano Quartet in G minor
 
LOWELL LIEBERMANN
Songs for mezzo, clarinet and piano quartet* (Boston premiere)

POULENC                               
Sonata for clarinet and piano 

MENDELSSOHN                      
Selected Songs

MOZART                                
"Parto, Parto" (from La Clemenza di Tito)

*co-commissioned by Celebrity Series


Download a pdf of the program notes

Seating for this performance is limited.
"[Shifrin] is one of the world’s great clarinetists.” —Los Angeles Times

"Sasha Cooke sings with seductive fury."
—New York Magazine

"[Opus 1’s] tone was warm and generous, and the players shifted seamlessly between eloquent solo statements and polished blending......"
—The New York Times
The Debut Series is sponsored by
Harriet and David Griesinger and The Longy School of Music at Bard College
     
     
     
     
     
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  Christian Tetzlaff, violin and Lars Vogt, piano
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  Marc-André Hamelin, piano; Anthony Marwood, violin; Martin Fröst, clarinet
 
ARTIST WEBSITE:
www.davidshifrin.com
www.op1.org
www.sashacooke.com
         
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