MICHELLE CANN, piano AEOLUS QUARTET NICHOLAS TAVANI, violin RACHEL SHAPIRO, violin CAITLIN LYNCH, viola ALAN RICHARDSON, cello “Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.” Maya Angelou A program of music by composers whose lives and artistry demonstrate resilience and passion. There is joy in this program, but there is also contemplation and empathy; different rhythms that dance together in our collective emotional universe.
A champion of music by Florence Price, acclaimed pianist Michelle Cann is joined by the Aeolus Quartet, named for the Greek god Aeolus, who governed the four winds as a single spirit uniting four individual forces.
Program FLORENCE PRICE Piano Sonata in E Minor (Movement II) JESSIE MONTGOMERY Strum FLORENCE PRICE Juba from String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor HAZEL SCOTT Improvisation on Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp Minor Improvisation on Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3 No. 2 AMY BEACH Piano Quintet Op. 67 (Movement II) FLORENCE PRICE Piano Quintet in A Minor (Movements III and IV)