Mountain View Festival announces
CONVERGENCE: A THREE-PART VIRTUAL CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

FEATURING WORKS FOR PIANO AND STRINGS
 

Six musicians, one filmmaker, and a new arts streaming platform.

A collaboration between Mountain View International Festival of Song and Chamber Music Society, Polaris Centre for the Performing Arts, Emil Agopian Film, Stagestream Live and Steinway Piano Gallery of Calgary.
 

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CONVERGENCE | Project Team

Lev Nesterov and Jack Olszewski, Project Curation & Coordination
Emil Agopian, Filmmaker
Jonathan Gresl, Host
Kathleen van Mourik, Artistic Director for Mountain View Festival
Megan Ray,
Social Media Coordinator

Musicians:

Jack Olszewski, piano
Lev Nesterov, violin
Sara Far, violin
Susanna Heystek, viola
David Morrissey, cello
Matt Heller, bass


Set I | Light Classics: A Medley of Chamber Music Miniatures

 
Carl NIELSEN (1865-1931)
Suite for Strings, op.1, arranged by Lev Nesterov for string quintet (1888)
 
Michael Conway BAKER* (b. 1937)
Rhapsody for Rachmaninoff for piano and strings (2017)*
 
Jean FRANÇAIX (1912-1997)
L’heure de Berger (French Café Music) for string quintet and piano (1947)
 
Claude DEBUSSY (1862–1918)
Beau Soir, arranged by Orfeo Mandozzi/Jack Olszewski for string quintet and piano (1880)
 
Libby LARSEN (b. 1950)
Four on the Floor for violin, cello, bass and piano (1983)
 
*denotes Canadian composer
 
Live Streamed on Monday, June 29 - 6 P.M. MST
 


Set II | Minimalist Expressions: The Sounds of Our Time

 
Pavel KARMANOV (b. 1970)
Michael Music for piano quintet (2004)
 
Terry RILEY (b. 1935)
G Song for string quartet (1984)
 
Pavel KARMANOV (b. 1970)
String QuaREtet for string quartet (1997)
 
Release date: Monday, July 6 - 6 P.M. MST


Set III | Mysterious & Magical: A Journey Into a World of Dreams & Imagination

 
Alexandre RABINOVITCH-BARAKOVSKY (b. 1945)
Trois Invocations for string quartet and amplified celesta (1997)
 
Astor PIAZZOLLA (1921–1992)
Oblivion, arranged by Vyacheslav Gryaznov for piano quintet (1982)
 
François COUPERIN (1668-1733)
Tic-Toc-Choc, arranged by Vyacheslav Gryaznov for piano quintet (1722)
 
Release date: Thursday, July 16 - 6 P.M. MST
 
Media Contact:
Tokie (Satoko) Brideaux
Phone: (403) 828-7158 • E-mail: tokie@nucleus.com
Twitter: @CalMusicEvents

 

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