Bratsche Viola: A Celebration of German Viola Music

Thursday, October 5, 7:30 p.m.
Galvin Recital Hall, $8/5
Helen Callus, viola; Dover Quartet; Andrew Raciti, double bass; Steven Cohen, clarinet; Andrea Swan, piano
Hailed by American Record Guide as “one of the world’s greatest violists,” Helen Callus is sought after as a recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist. She has performed with the Tokyo and Juilliard String Quartets, the BBC Concert Orchestra, and other world-class ensembles, delighting audiences in Russia, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada as well as throughout the United States. Professor of viola at the Bienen School and an award-winning recording artist whose seven releases have won critical acclaim, she has given over 100 master classes at many of the world’s leading music schools and also served as the first female president of the American Viola Society.

Robert Schumann, Adagio and Allegro for Viola and Piano
Ludwig van Beethoven, Adagio molto espressivo from Sonata No. 5, Op. 24 (“Spring”)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Allegro from Duet with Two Obligato Eyeglasses
Max Bruch, selections from Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano
W. A. Mozart, String Quintet No. 2 in C Minor 

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