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All Roads Lead to Wagner


7:00 p.m. ART SPEAKS: "Sound-Color & Visceral Perception: The Historical Ascendancy of Timbre" ( Wagner's influence on 20th/21st century music). A Pre-Concert talk by Carson Kievman, Ph.D.

8:00 p.m. OPEN FRIDAY CONCERT: "All Roads Lead to Wagner" with pianists, Marina Radiushina and Milana Strezeva.

THE PROGRAM:

"The Flying Dutchman Overture" by Richard Wagner (from the opera, Der fliegende Holländer 1943. Based on Heinrich Heine's retelling of the legend in his 1833 satirical novel The Memoirs of Mister von Schnabelewopski and a stormy sea crossing that Wagner made from Riga to London in July and August 1839)

"Valse Triste op.44" by Jean Sibelius (Sad Waltz, originally written as incidental music for his brother-in-law's (Arvid Järnefelt) play the 1903 play Kuolema (Death).

"Nuts & Bolts" by Carson Kievman (written as a companion piece to Symphony No. 3 (Hurricane) after living through the devastation of Hurrican Andrew in 1992).

"Épigraphes Antiques" by Claude Debussy (originally written in 1914 to accompany Pierre Louys' Chanson de Bilitis, prose poetry. Also used for a ballet by Jerome Robbins in 1984).

"Tristan, Vorspeil" by Richard Wagner (Prelude from the opera Tristan and Isolda, 1859. Inspired by Wagner's affair with Mathile Wesendonck and the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer. Also based largely on the romance by Gottfried von Strassburg).

"Musica Ricercata" by György Ligeti (A set of pieces for piano composed in the early 1950s and later used in Stanley Kubrick's 1999 film, Eyes Wide Shut).

"Les préludes (d'après Lamartine)" by Franz Liszt (written in 1856 and refers to an Ode of Alphonse de Lamartine's Nouvelles méditations poétiques and is the third, and most popular, of Liszt's symphonic poems).

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

There will be a reception with the artists following the concert.

Free parking (enter parking lot off Washington Avenue, between Miami Beach Convention Center and the 21st Street Recreation Center. Walk through NE gate to SoBe Arts).

Call or email SoBe Arts for more information: 305-674-9220 / events | sobearts ! org

SoBe Institute of the Arts (SoBe Arts)
Carl Fisher Clubhouse / Little Stage Theater Complex
2100 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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