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Music Matters Series: A Late-19th-Century Chamber Afternoon

  • La Grua Center 32 Water Street Stonington, CT, 06378 United States (map)

n memory of Stonington poet J. D. "Sandy" McClatchy (1945-2018) 

Octavie Dostaler-Lalonde, violoncello
Artem Belogurov, 1886 Chickering concert grand

J.S. Bach/arr. Alfred Cortot Arioso from BWV 1056

J.S. Bach/late-19th-c. edition by Fr. Grützmacher Cello suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007

J.S. Bach English Suite No. 3 in g, BWV 808, through 19th-c. editions and Clara Schumann's famous interpretation

Heinrich von Herzogenberg Cello Sonata No. 2 in D, Op. 64 (1886)

Octavie's and Artem's duo recital is their long-awaited first dip in the warm, sensuous waters of the high Romantic, with first Stonington performances of rare, touching scores. Our summertime seaside resident, the 1886 Chickering concert grand, will make its second Music Matters appearance. It's an extraordinary 19th-century original, a 132 year-old time capsule. Edvard Grieg and Franz Liszt were among the pianist-composers who wrote glowingly about this model of concert grand.

Cash, check, or credit card accepted at the door. Age 18 and under admitted for free.

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