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Welcome To The 41st Anniversary Season of Friends Of Vienna!
We have a wonderful lineup for our 2017-2018 season!
Our opening concert is on September 17, 2017 and will feature pianist, Stephen Manes in a program of Viennese Piano Music from Three Centuries.
On October 29, we welcome violinist, David Colwell and pianist, Dmitri Novorodsky in a program of Beethoven, Korngold, and Grieg.
November 19th will feature pianist, Susan Yondt with a new program of music written by 19th and 20th century Scandinavian female composers.
After a short winter break, we will resume the season on March 25 with a concert by James Piorkowski, distinguished professor of guitar at the Fredonia School of Music.
April 8th will feature the Artemis Quartet, an ensemble made up of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra musicians: Amy Glidden, associate concertmaster, and Loren Silvertrust, violinists; newly appointed principal violist, Caroline Gilbert; and cellist Eva Heuer. Their program will trace the development of the string quartet repertoire, including works by Franz Joseph Haydn and Philip Glass.
We will end the season on April 29, 2018 with Brett Shurtliffe, BPO associate principal bass.
All concerts are at 3:30 PM at the Unity Church, 1242 Delaware Ave. Mark your calendars!! More information will follow. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, and if you are on our mailing list, check your mailbox!
Friends of Vienna 2017-2018 Season Concert Schedule:
Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 3:30PM
MUSIC BY SCANDINAVIAN WOMEN COMPOSERS
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Susan Yondt, pianist
Aubade op.57 nr.4
Valse lente op.57 nr.5
Five shorter tone poems (in context) Op.7
Sonata for piano op.3, mvt. I, Allegro moderato
Tone poems for piano, op.4
Salon piece for pianoforte (1979)
Agathe Backer Grøndahl:
Ballade op.36 nr.5
Serenade op.15 nr.1
Summer song op.45 nr.3
Concert étude op.32 nr.3
Admission $12, Students $5 – checks and cash only!
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:30PM
BEETHOVEN, KORNGOLD AND GRIEG
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David Colwell, violinist & Dmitri Novorodsky, pianist
Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:30PM
AN AFTERNOON IN VIENNA:
Three centuries of music composed in Vienna
Stephen Manes, Piano
Fantasia in C major……………………………………JOSEPH HAYDN
Sonata in A Major, Opus 101…………...LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Ewas lebhaft und mit der innigsten empfindung
(Somewhat lively with deepest feelings)
(Vivace alla Marcia)
Langsam und sehnsuchsvoll
(Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto)
Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit
(Fast, but not excessively, and with determination)
Two Impromptus from Opus 142 (D. 935)……….FRANZ SCHUBERT
Impromptu in B flat major, No. 3
Impromptu in F minor, No. 4
~~ INTERMISSION ~~
Three Piano Pieces, Opus 11……………….......ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
Sehr langsam (Very slow)
Bewegte achtelnoten (Moving 8th notes – Con moto)
Four Pieces, Opus 119………………………….JOHANNES BRAHMS
Intermezzo (Andante un poco agitato)
Intermezzo (Grazioso e giocoso)
Rhapsodie (Allegro risoluto)