Beethoven on the Bluff Series Returns with Violin/Cello I
The Mary Pappert School of Music's Beethoven on the Bluff series continues with its third concert, Violin/Cello I, which will include sonatas written by the composer as true duos for two star soloists.
The featured pieces will be Sonata #4 for Violin and Piano, op. 23; Sonata #5 for Violin and Piano, op. 24 Spring; and Two Sonatas for Cello and Piano, op. 5 (#1 and #2). Concert performers include David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at Duquesne University; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violinist and concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO); and Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist for the PSO.
A two-season concert series, Beethoven On the Bluff, will feature the major piano chamber works of renowned composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The first season, Beethoven On the Bluff: The Early Years, is comprised of four concerts that will focus on the music that Beethoven wrote between 1793 and 1801, while he was in his 20s.
When: Sunday, January 12, at 3 p.m.
Where: Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Information: A $10 donation is suggested for admission to the concert. For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.
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