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Dream Catchers: NBSO Chamber Music Series
April 29 @ 4:00 pm$25
Break the mold:
Elfrida Andrée – Piano Trio No. 2 in g minor
William Grant Still – Lyric Quartette (1960)
Leo Ornstein – Piano Quintet
Ethan Wood, violin
EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin
Anna Griffis, viola
Leo Eguchi, cello
Janice Weber, piano
The prolific Elfrida Andrée, the student of Niels Gade, activist in the Swedish women’s movement, is finally receiving recognition a century after her passing. Her richly turbulent Piano Trio No. 2 in G Minor reflects a momentous inner life. The equally prolific William Grant Still, widely considered the Dean of Afro-American Composers, conceived his Lyric Quartette (Musical Portraits of Three Friends) as a personal journey full of nostalgia and tenderness. Finally, the incredibly prolific Leo Ornstein continues to shock listeners with his Piano Quintet, a work of unforgettable power.
Purchase tickets here or call the NBSO office: 508-999-6276 ext. 222. There will be no ticket sales at the door.