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Rachmaninoff Sesquicentennial - Faculty Chamber Music
Thursday, November 30, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a captivating evening of music that pays tribute and celebrates the 150th birthday of Russian composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff. This concert promises to be a mesmerizing journey through some of Rachmaninoff’s most poignant and expressive works.
The program begins with the “Romance in A Minor for Violin and Piano,” performed by Moores School of Music faculty violinist, Kirsten Yon and pianist Timothy Hester. Transporting the audience to a world of enchanting musical storytelling.
Continuing our exploration of Rachmaninoff’s music, Kirsten Yon (violin), Mann-Wen Lo (violin), Amber Archibald-Sešek (viola), and Eunghee Cho (cello) will perform the String Quartet #2.
The evening ends with the “Trio élégiaque in D Minor, Opus 9.” Kirsten Yon, Eunghee Cho, and Timothy Hester come together to breathe life into this composition, offering a stirring performance that reflects Rachmaninoff’s evocative and richly layered style.