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Friday, August 16 | 7:30 pm
MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
Tickets: $65 | $45

Three World Premières by three Pulitzer-Prize winning composers: Steven Stucky's Violin Sonata, David Del Tredici's Bullycide and John Harbison's Crossroads

STEVEN STUCKY Sonata for Violin and Piano (2013) - World Première
Cho-Liang Lin violin;
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Commissioned by La Jolla Music Society and underwritten by Linda and Stuart Nelson on behalf of SummerFest Music Director, Cho-Liang Lin.
DAVID DEL TREDICI Bullycide (2013) - World Première
Orion Weiss, piano;
DaXun Zhang bass;
Shanghai Quartet:
     Weigang Li, Yi-Wen Jiang, violins;
     Honggang Li, viola;
     Nicholas Tzavaras, cello
Written in memory of five gay teens who committed suicide: Tyler Clementi, Billy Lucas, Asher Brown, Zack Harrington and Seth Walsh.
Commissioned by La Jolla Music Society for SummerFest, Peak Performances at Montclaire State University and Chamber Music Northwest.
JOHN HARBISON Crossroads (2013) - World Première
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano;
Peggy Pearson, oboe;
Linden String Quartet:
     Sarah McElravy, Catherine Cosbey violins;
     Eric Wongviola;
     Felix Umansky cello
Nico Abondolo, bass
Commissioned by Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, La Jolla Music Society for SummerFest, and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; with additional support from Atlanta Chamber Players, Chamber Music Amarillo/Harrington String Quartet/Amy Goeser Kolb, Chamber Music Northwest, Cheaspeake Chamber Music, Alex Klein, Network for New Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Orchestra of St. Luke's, San Francisco Symphony, Serenata of Santa Fe, Texas Tech University School of Music and Winsor Music.
BARTÓK Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz. 110
Joyce Yang, Joseph Kalichstein, pianos;
Markus Rhoten, timpani;
Steven Schick, percussion

Program Notes

Prelude 6:30pm

Musical Prelude: Trio Vivo performs Dvořák 's Piano Trio in E Minor, Opus 90 "Dumky"


Meet the Composers 7:00pm

Meet the Pulitzer Prize winning SummerFest Composers-in-Residence David Del Tredici, John Harbison and Steven Stucky before the world première performances of each of their works. Join us at 7:00 pm for lively conversation over complimentary wine and appetizers!


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