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Music on the Brandywine: Dolce Suono Trio

Music on the Brandywine: Dolce Suono Trio

Enjoy a rare performance of "American Canvas for Flute, Cello, and Piano" by Jennifer Higdon, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, commissioned by Dolce Suono Ensemble. The piece features three movements inspired by great American painters: Andrew Wyeth, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock.

The trio is comprised of internationally acclaimed artists Mimi Stillman, flutist, founder and artistic director, who is a well-known soloist, chamber musician, and Yamaha Performing Artist; Charles Abramovic, pianist, Professor of Keyboard Studies at Temple University and Stillman's duo partner of 14 years; and Nathan Vickery, cellist and member of  The New York Philharmonic.

$40, members and $50 for non-members; includes a complimentary glass of wine or sparkling water and light fare. Cash bar available. The performance begins at 7 p.m., Museum galleries will be open prior to the performance for guests to view Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect.


Program

Mimi Stillman, flute
Nathan Vickery, cello
Charles Abramovic, piano

Piano Trio in A Minor “Hafträsk”, JS 207
      Allegro maestoso (arr. Stillman) 
Jean Sibelius (1865-1967)
Spirit Island
      I. Variations on a Dream
      II. Rowing
Andrea Clearfield (1960)
Three Watercolors
      On a Clear Morning
      Autumn Evening
      Serenade
Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941)
Intermission  

Waldesruhe, Op. 68

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
(arr. Samazeuilh)
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
American Canvas for Flute, Cello, and Piano (2015)
      O’Keeffe
      Pollock
      Wyeth
Jennifer Higdon (1962)
Songs from “West Side Story”
(arr. Abramovic)
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)