Carmen Abelson, violin

Lillia Woolschlager, piano

August 17, 2022

Dame Myra Hess Concerts

Dave Schwan, host

Program:

Mark O’Connor (b. 1961) – Caprice No. 1 in A Major (1986) (4’)

 

George Gershwin (1898-1937); arr. Jascha Heifetz – 3 Preludes for piano (1927) (5’)

Prelude I, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso

Prelude II, Andante con moto e poco rubato

Prelude III, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso

 

Florence Price (1887-1953) – Three Pieces (1929-1933) (12’)

Andante con espressione 

The Deserted Garden 

Elfentanz 

 

George Gershwin (1898-1937); trans. Jascha Heifetz – “It Ain’t Necessarily So”(1935) (5’)

 

Amy Beach (1867-1944) – Romance for violin and piano, op. 23 (1893) (6’)

 

Henri Vieuxtemps (1820-1881) – Souvenirs d’Amérique, op. 17 “Yankee Doodle” (1843) (5’)

Read program notes here

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in partnership with 98.7 WFMT.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in association with the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

Don’t miss the Terra String Quartet

next week on the

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts!

Wednesday August 24, 12:15pm

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