articles tagged "Bch Dancing and Dynamite Society"

The WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning June 27, 2013 Prepared by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 | Rich Samuels

Thursday June 27, 7 pm at Tennebohm Park, 115 N. Eau Claire Ave, Madison. The Capitol City Band. Concerts last one hour; bring a lawn chair and a friend for listening comfort Concerts continue each Thursday through August. Friday, June 28, 7:30 pm at the Stoughton Opera House, 381 Main Street, Stoughton. The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Presents “Poker Face” (repeated Sunday, June 30. 2:30pm at the Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green). More information at bachdancinganddynamite.com Poker Face program: Copland Flute Sonata (Transcribed from Violin Sonata) Mozart Piano Concerto #22, E-Flat Major (Transcribed by Hummel for Piano, FLute, Violin and Cello) Brahms Sextet in G Major (Transcribed by Kirchner for Piano Trio) A Poker Face gives no hint of whether you’re telling the truth or bluffing. Our musical take involves works written for one instrumental medium that are so artfully transcribed for another, you can’t tell they’ve been transcribed at all. We begin with Aaron Copland’s great Flute Sonata, transcribed from his violin sonata. Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 22 is presented in a masterful version for piano, flute, violin, and cello created by Mozart’s pupil Hummel. We conclude with one of Brahms’s masterpieces, the String Sextet in G Major, arranged by Theodor Kirchner for piano trio. Saturday, June 29, 7:30pm at the Overture Center-Playhouse, 201 State St., Madison (repeated Sunday June 30, 7:30pm at the Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green. The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Presents {Play the Hand You’ve Been Dealt”. More info at: bachdancinganddynamite.org Program: Dick Kattenburg Quartet for Flute, Violin, Cello, and Piano Korngold Suite for Piano Left Hand, 2 Violins and Cello Beethoven Archduke Trio: Sponsored by Norma & Elliott Sober When you Play the Hand You’ve Been Dealt, you make the most of whatever situation you’ve been handed. Our musical version features composers who were handed lemons and made lemonade. Dick Kattenburg was Dutch Jew who died in the Holocaust. Despite the terrible hand he was dealt, he composed fantastic music, including the Quartet for flute, violin, cello, and piano. Erich Wolfgang Korngold was commissioned to write a work for pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who had lost his right arm in World War I. The Suite for two violins, cello, and piano left-hand is a thrilling work in which Korngold literally plays the hand he was dealt. Our season concludes with Beethoven’s “Archduke” piano trio, one of his greatest creations. The premiere performance of this trio was Beethoven’s last appearance as a pianist in public, for deafness soon overtook him. Musicians will include artistic …. more »

rev. 52M