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Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA 2023: György Ligeti, Johann Henrich Schmelzer, Reena Esmail, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Dock Street Theatre Stage
The stage at the historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, SC.

The ninth Chamber Music Series program from the 2023 Spoleto Festival USA features works from György Ligeti, Johann Henrich Schmelzer, Reena Esmail, and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

Pieces featured in this episode:

  • Pieces for Piano Four Hands| György Ligeti (1923–2006)
    4. Sonatina
    5. Allegro
    1. Induló (March)
    3. Három lakodalmi tánc (Three Wedding Dances)
    • Inon Barnatan, piano
    • Pedja Muzijevic, piano
  • Lamento sopra la morte Ferdinandi III| Johann Henrich Schmelzer (ca. 1623–1680)
    • Livia Sohn, violin;
    • Benjamin Beilman, violin;
    • Ayane Kozasa, viola;
    • Paul Wiancko, cello
  • Saans for piano trio | Reena Esmail (b. 1983)
    • Benjamin Beilman, violin;
    • Paul Wiancko, cello;
    • Pedja Muzijevic, piano
  • Clarinet Quintet in F-sharp Minor, op. 10 | Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875–1912)
    • Todd Palmer, clarinet;
    • Benjamin Beilman, violin;
    • Livia Sohn, violin;
    • Gabriela Diaz, viola;
    • Nina Lee, cello

Content made possible by the ETV Endowment of South Carolina and the John Covington and Robert Lukey Fund for the Performing Arts.

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