"Next Generations"

May 14, 2022, 4:00pm

First Congregational Church, Historic Downtown Boulder

1128 Pine St, Boulder, CO 80302

Featuring:

Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano (BBF 2022 artist-in-residence)

Mina Gajić, Érard historical piano, Paris, 1895

Yu-Eun Kim and Zachary Carrettin, violin

Paul Miller, viola 

Coleman Itzkoff, cello

 


Next Generations explores works by later composers and features a rare 19th century Érard concert grand piano in pristine condition. The instrument traveled from Amsterdam to Boulder and offers a view into the colorful sound world that attracted Haydn, Beethoven, Liszt, Clara Schumann, Saint-Saens, Fauré, and many others to the Érard pianos. Pianist Mina Gajić and Dutch soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg collaborate on some of Clara Schumann’s most special art songs. Gajić also presents a fantasia rich with depth and pathos, composed by Mozart. Violinist YuEun Kim, violist Paul Miller, and cellist Coleman Itzkoff join Gajić for Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G Minor. The program features a fabulous short piece by Lili Boulanger, performed by YuEun Kim and Mina Gajić. 

 

An afternoon lecture covering the repertoire will take place in the chapel in addition to a masterclass. 


REPERTOIRE:

J.S. Bach Sonata No. 1 in G Minor for violin solo, BWV 1001

W.A. Mozart Fantasia in D Minor, K. 397

Clara Schumann selected Lieder:

Liebeszauber; Liebst du um Schönheit; Lorelei

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Lili Boulanger D'un matin de printemps

 

 

Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478