CHAMBER ORCHESTRA FIRST EDITIONS PRESENTS:
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, 7:30pm, Settlement School, Queen Street, Philadelphia
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, 3pm, Marshall Auditorium, Roberts Hall, Haverford College
Pianists Charles Abramovic and Marcantonio Barone
Artistic Director: James Freeman
GIAN CARLO MENOTTI, “Poemetti,” for solo piano
RICHARD WERNICK, “Pieces of Eight,” for solo piano
VINCENT PERSICHETTI, “Poems for Piano,” Op. 4
SAMUEL BARBER, “Nocturne,” Op. 33, for solo piano
GEORGE ROCHBERG, “Four Short Sonatas,” for solo piano
Celebrating the composer’s 100th birthday
GEORGE CRUMB, “A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979,” for solo piano
W.A. MOZART, “Theme and Variations in G Major,” K. 501, for piano, four hands
A half-hour onstage discussion with the musicians will precede each concert.
All COFE concerts and masterclasses are free and open to the public.