AGAINST THE ODDS!
Saturday November 4 @ 7:30 pm
Some music had to overcome great obstacles before becoming beloved works. Some composers faced the challenges of culture, gender, self-doubt, or political environment. All these works have a story rooted in struggle and triumph. Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix’s older sister, wrote more than 350 pieces, although most remained unperformed outside her immediate family group during her…
Victor Valkov, piano
- Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C major
- Prokofiev: Lieutenant. Kijé Suite, op. 60
- Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor