Overview

The Lincoln Ensemble presents a program of chamber works that were deeply personal for their composers, with each piece inspired by poetry, lullabies or loved ones. Loeffler’s Deux rapsodies for Oboe, Viola and Piano evokes the poems of French symbolist poet Maurice Rollinat; the poet’s words are imbued into the storminess of the piano and the flowing lines of the viola and oboe. Brahms’ Zwei Gesänge in A Major unites two of his works — a lullaby written for his best friends’ child and a song he later wrote to bolster the couple’s marriage. Schubert’s radiant, late-romantic Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major completes the program.

This event is free. Tickets are required.

Schedule
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
6:30 PM
Program
Loeffler

2 rapsodies

Brahms

Two Songs, Op. 91

Schubert

Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D. 898

Performers
Lincoln Ensemble
Violin
Principal Cello
The Eloise W. Martin Chair
Principal Oboe
The Nancy and Larry Fuller Principal Oboe Chair
Vivien Shotwell
Mezzo-Soprano
Adam Neiman
Piano
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