Program A: Schumann – Music & Letters

This program will include the reading of letters of Robert Schumann, which may be done either by a guest reader selected by the presenter, or by members of the Horszowski Trio.

1. Robert Schumann: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63 (1847)

2. Clara Schumann: Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846)

3. Brahms: Trio No. 1 in B minor, Op. 8 (1854, rev. 1889)

 

Program B: Still Crazy After All These Years – Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday

Trios from Beethoven Early, Middle, and Late periods, with an added twist in the form of Elliott Carter’s last composition (written at age 103), a fascinating example on how Beethoven’s use of textures and humor continue to influence major composer to the present time.

1. Beethoven: Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (1793-5)

2. Beethoven: Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost” (1808)

3. Elliott Carter: Epigrams (2012)

4. Beethoven: Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 “Archduke” (1810-11)

 

Boxed Set: Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday

The Beethoven Cycle in three concerts, with an added commentary by Schubert.

 

Program 1       1. Beethoven: Variations in E-flat major, Op.44 (1792)

                        2. Beethoven: Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (1793-5)

                        3. Beethoven: Trio in G major, Op. 1, No. 2 (1793-95)

 

Program 2       1. Beethoven: Variations in G major, Op. 121a “Kakadu” (1803)

2. Beethoven: Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost” (1808)

                        3. Beethoven: Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2 (1808)

 

Program 3       1. Schubert: Notturno in E-flat major, D. 897 (1827, completed shortly after Beethoven's funeral)

                        2. Beethoven: Trio in E-flat major, Op. 1, No. 1 (1793-95)

                        3. Beethoven: Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 “Archduke” (1810-11)

 

Program C: Epigrams & Epic Works

1. Robert Schumann: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63 (1847)

2. Elliott Carter: Epigrams (2012)

3. Mendelssohn: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (1839)

    --OR—Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 66 (1845)

 

CollaborationS

The Horszowski Trio will continue its collaboration with Masumi Per Rostad in 2019-2020. There will also be a program with a guest violinist featuring the Suite of Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Please inquire for details and availability.