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Pegasus: MOSTLY AMERICAN – Chamber Series
June 11, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT$15.00
Pegasus presents some of the iconic works of American classical music. From Bernstein’s clarinet sonata to Heifetz’s fascinating transcriptions from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess to John William’s famous arrangement of Gardel’s “Por una cabeza” finishing with Schoenfield’s Trio, Freylakh, a modern take on Klezmer. Program will also feature works by Poulenc, Chaplin, Kroll and Wild/Gershwin.
Performers: concertmaster—Eiko Kano (violin) and principal – Moran Katz (clarinet) with founder and artistic director Karén Hakobyan (piano).
Featured visual artist: Sean Mellyn.
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POULENC Sonata for clarinet and piano
GERSHWIN Selections from Porgy & Bess for violin and piano (transcribed by J. Heifetz)
“A Woman is A Sometime Thing”
“It Ain’t Necessarily So”
KROLL Banjo and Fiddle for violin and piano
WILD/GERSHWIN Virtuoso Études No. 4 “Embraceable You” and No. 1 Fascinating Rhythm” for piano
BERNSTEIN Sonata for clarinet and piano
CARDEL (Arr. Williams) “Por una cabeza” for violin and piano
SCHOENFIELD Trio for clarinet, violin and piano I. “Freylakh”