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The Chicago Ensemble: Exhilaration & More

2/26/2013  7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chestnut & Michigan
Price: $25.00
Composer: Handel, Kallor, Martinu, Chausson, Ravel
Instrument: Mezzo-soprano, flute, cello, piano
Period: Baroque, Romantic, modern, contemporary
Keywords: chamber music, Handel, Kallor, Martinu, Chausson, Ravel
Tickets: BUY TICKETS!

 

Explore songs for mezzo-soprano and works featuring flute, cello and piano, highlighted by Greg Kallor's expressive Exhilaration, comprising nine Emily Dickinson poems transformed into song, exotic songs by Ravel and a lyrical instrumental work by Chausson, juxtaposed with a Handel sonata and an energetic trio by Martinů.

 

Stacy Eckert, mezzo-soprano • Susan Levitin, flute • Steven Sigurdson, cello • Gerald Rizzer, piano

 

Handel Sonata in C Major, for flute, cello and piano

Kallor Exhilaration (2007), for mezzo-soprano and piano

Winner: Discover America VII competition

Martinů Trio (1944), for flute, cello and piano

Chausson Pièce, op. 39, for cello and piano

Ravel Chansons Madécasses (1926), for mezzo-soprano, flute, cello and piano

 

Free reception begins 30 minutes before the concert.