|Composer:||Spohr, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams, Wellesz, Barber|
|Instrument:||soprano, clarinet, piano|
|Period:||19th and 20th centuries|
Join us for an enchanting small-ensemble program featuring art songs by the masters, highlighted by Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, a setting of James Agee's touching description of a child's perceptions of life. Experience lovely Romantic songs by Ludwig Spohr, a masterful Francis Poulenc sonata, enchanting duets by Ralph Vaughan Williams and an atonal work by modernist Egon Wellesz in an afternoon or evening of relaxing chamber music by leading Chicago musicians.
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano • Elizandro Garcia-Montoya, clarinet
Gerald Rizzer, piano
Ludwig Spohr: Songs, op. 103, for soprano, clarinet and piano
Francis Poulenc: (1962), for clarinet and piano
Vaughan Williams: Three Vocalises (1958), for soprano and clarinet
Egon Wellesz: Two Pieces (1922), for clarinet and piano
Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947), for soprano and piano
Free reception begins 30 minutes before the concert.