Pegasus: FOLK INSPIRATIONS – Chamber Series
May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15
Join the Pegasus’s concertmaster—Eiko Kano (violin) and principal – Moran Katz (clarinet) with founder and artistic director Karén Hakobyan (piano)—for a creative program inspired by Folk Music. Listeners will be swept from the intricate Spanish folk melodies of de Falla to the raw and energetic Romanian melodies of Bartók; from the joyful Armenian folk melodies of Khachaturian to Lutoslawski’s bold and modern approach to folk music. Program will also feature works by Rachmaninoff, Piazzolla, Kovács and Bagdasarian.
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BACH Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No. 3 in E Major for solo violin
LUTOSLAWSKI Dance Preludes for clarinet and piano
RACHMANINOFF Vocalise for violin and piano
FALLA Dance Espagnole for violin and piano
KOVACS Hommage a Manuel de Falla for solo clarinet
KHATCHATURIAN Trio for violin, clarinet and piano
BAGDASARIAN Rhapsody for violin and piano
PIAZZOLLA Tango Etudes No. 4 and No. 3 for clarinet and piano
BARTOK – Six Romanian Dances for violin and piano
EIKO KANO: Critically-acclaimed violinist, prizewinner of international competitions, assistant concertmaster of Albany Symphony.
“Electrifying intensity and lyrical expression” —Kyoto Newspaper
MORAN KATZ: Distinguished clarinetist with performances in top concert halls around the world, winner of multiple international competitions.
“A Master Clarinetist…Remember the name: Moran Katz. She is terrific…” -Sedgwick Clark, Musical America
KAREN HAKOBYAN: award-winning pianist and composer, founder and conductor of Pegasus: e Orchestra.
“A musician of abundant gifts and bountiful ideas” —New York Concert Review