Chamber Music Inspired by Folk Songs & Stories

BPA Chamber Music Series: Inspired by Folk Songs & Stories 

Performance: January 13, 2013; Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.

Local musicians and chamber music enthusiasts gather together for lively afternoons of performance and discovery as three seasonal concerts highlight a mixture of strings, winds, vocal, and piano repertoire. The January program offers a lively afternoon of tunes and tales that inspired ethnically diverse composers to pen original works of all genres.


Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Overture on Hebrew Themes, op. 34 (1919)

William Grant Still (1895-1978)
Five Miniatures (1948)

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)
Kylikki, Op. 41 (1904)

Frantisek Xaver Thuri (1939 - )
Czech Folksong Suite (1997)

Peter Schickele (1935 - )
What Did You Do Today at Jeffey’s House? (2011)

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Fünf Stücke im Volkston (Five Pieces in the Rustic Style), op. 102 (1849)

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Old American Songs (1950, 1952) 

Performers include Justine Jeanotte and Pat Strange (violin), Jonathan Graber (viola), Marshall Brown and Barbara Deppe (‘cello), Patricia Beasley (clarinet), Amy Duerr-Day (oboe), Suzanne Burton (flute), David Baine (horn), Samuel Brodsky, James Quitslund, David Spring, and Lexia Christante (piano), and Royce Napolitino (baritone). 

Patricia Beasley and Amy Duerr-Day moderate the series, which will showcase talented artists of all ages in an accessible and inviting format.
Chamber Music Inspired by Folk Songs & Stories

Ticket Information

  • Adults - $16.00

  • Senior, Youth, Students, Military, Teachers - $12.00

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