30th Anniversary Concert Classical Saturday, July 22, 7 p.m. Silent Auction Night
In celebration of Strings 30th Anniversary, beloved musicians from the Festival's past and present return to Steamboat. The chamber music celebration includes pieces from Strings' first season at Steamboat Athletic Club and welcomes back long-time commentator Ken Greene.
This program honors Strings' first-ever season in 1988. The Paganini Caprice No. 24 was the first piece performed at the first Strings concert, and the Beethoven trio was performed on Strings' first-ever Saturday concert.
Chee-Yun, violin Yizhak Schotten, Claude Sim, viola Sara Sant'Ambrogio, John Sant'Ambrogio, Anne Martindale Williams, cello Mark Nuccio, clarinet Michael Sachs, trumpet Wendy Chen, Katherine Collier, piano Ken Greene, concert commentator
BEETHOVEN Trio in B-flat Major for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 11 (Williams, Nuccio, Chen) DELIBES (arr. Sara Sant'Ambrogio) Flower Duet from "Lakme" (Sara Sant'Ambrogio, John Sant'Ambrogio, Chen) GERSHWIN Prelude No. 2 (Sachs, Chen) PAGANINI Caprice in No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1 (Chee-Yun, Chen) PIAZZOLLA (arr. GUBAIDULINA) Le Grand Tango (Chee-Yun, Chen) PROKOFIEV (arr. BORISOVSKY) Four Movements from "Romeo and Juliet" (Schotten and Collier) BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (Chee-Yun, Sim, Sant'Ambrogio, Chen)