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Lustre: NBSO Chamber Music Series
September 24 @ 4:00 pm$25
Four brilliant rubies:
Germaine Tailleferre – Piano Trio (1917)
David Popper – Nocturne for Cello & Piano
Astor Piazzolla – Four for Tango
César Franck – Piano Quintet (his 200th birthday year)
Ethan Wood, violin
EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin
Christopher Nunn, viola
Leo Eguchi, cello
Janice Weber, piano
Begun during the first World War and completed over sixty years later, the Piano Trio of Germaine Tailleferre, sole female composer of “Les Six,” glitters with Gallic luxe and wit. Leo Eguchi performs selections from the magnificent legacy of Bohemian romantic David Popper, whose works focused on his beloved cello. Astor Piazzolla’s Four for Tango packs a universe into seven minutes of stellar dance. Lastly, we celebrate César Franck’s two hundredth birthday with his Piano Quintet, an epic declaration of passion for a woman destined to remain forever beyond him.
Purchase tickets here. They are not available at the door.