UVA Chamber Music Series - Concert 2

Adam Carter, Cello; Jeannette Jang, Violin; Jeremy Thompson, Piano
November 21, 2021 - 3:30pm
Old Cabell Hall
Individual Tickets: $15 General / $13 UVA Faculty & Staff / $5 Students / Free for UVA Students who reserve in advance / Free for students under 18.

 

The second concert in the UVA Chamber Music Series features cellist Adam Carter, who will be joined by violinist Jeannette Jang and pianist Jeremy Thompson.

Adam Carter will start with Suite for Violoncello Solo No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 by J. S. Bach (1685-1750). The piece is comprised of six movements; Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bourrée I/II, Gigue.

The second piece is Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor by Claude Debussy (1862-1918) featuring Jeremy Thompson on piano. The sonata is comprised of three movements; 1. Prologue (Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto), 2. Sérénade (Modérément animé), 3. Finale (Animé, léger et nerveux). This piece was composed 3 years before Debussy died. He was pleased with the “proportions and almost classical form in the best sense of the word” of his piece.

The last piece is Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Op.67 by Dmitri Shostakovich. It has four movements; 1. Andante, 2. Allegro con brio, 3. Largo, 4. Allegretto. This piece is dedicated to the memory of Ivan Sollertinsky, who was a close friend of Shostakovich. The last movement of the piece has some humorous moments with some hidden klezmer melody fragments.

PROGRAM:
Suite for Violoncello solo no. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 - J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor - Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 - Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

PERFORMERS:
Adam Carter, Cello
Jeannette Jang, Violin
Jeremy Thompson, Piano

The University of Virginia Chamber Music Series presents six performances by UVA's outstanding faculty and guest artists in beautiful Old Cabell Hall on the historic Lawn. This annual series brings professional performances to the University and the central Virginia community while providing inspired learning opportunities for students. These intimate concerts are programmed to offer both new and traditional works that will delight the novice as well as the well-tempered critic.  The UVA Chamber Music Series is directed by Jiyeon Choi.

To see all concerts in the series, pleave visit https://music.virginia.edu/uvacms

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