With Mykael and Yulia Ayrapetyan, piano. The concert program will reveal the legacy of one of the greatest Armenian composers - Aram Khachaturian.
USA and World premieres of piano works by ARAM KHACHATURIAN.
Piano transcriptions from GAYANE, SPARTACUS and MASQUERADE.
In this evening of manic melodies, the frenzied energy felt in Shostakovich's first cello concerto is paired with the dark and turbulent power of Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. The program also features a contemporary piece by Elizabeth Ogonek as part of the California Festival: A Celebration of New Music, a two-week state-wide music initiative showcasing the most compelling and forward-looking voices in performances of works written in the past five years.
ELIZABETH OGONEK Moondog
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4