Past Shows

Mar 31 - Apr 1, 2017, 8PM
Johannes Brahms

Portrait of a Musical Genius

A multi-faceted program honouring Johannes Brahms, a musician revered for his compositional genius and uncompromising standards.

Selected works are performed alongside readings from his letters and those of his contemporaries, illuminating the career of a man who bridged the gap between tradition and innovation, and created enduring music in every classical idiom.

Location

Harbourfront Centre Theatre

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PROGRAM

Violin Sonata No 2. in A Major, Op. 100

i. Allegro amabile

ii. Andante tranquilo

iii. Allegretto grazioso


Sommerabend, Op. 85, No. 1

Bei dir sind meine Gedanken, Op. 95, No. 2

Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86, No. 2

Wie Melodien zieht es mir leise durch den Sinn, Op. 105, No. 1


Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 4

Intermezzo in Bb Minor, Op. 117, No. 2


INTERMISSION


Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25

i. Allegro

ii. Intermezzo - Allegro ma non troppo

iii. Andante con moto

iv. Rondo alla Zingarese - Presto

ARTISTS

Benjamin Bowman, violin

Andrew Burashko, piano

Jethro Marks, viola

Rachel Mercer, cello

Sarah Slean, singer


Sponsors
Season Sponsor
Season Patrons

Eli & Phil Taylor

Production Sponsor

Michael & Karen Vukets Family Foundation