Blue Dress

Friday, June 11, 2021
The Grove Amphitheatre

Ravel’s blues-inflected duo, with its hint of Hungarian flavors, sets the stage for a clarinet quartet that “overflows with folksy and tender appeal” ( In Vespers, by GRAMMY®-nominated Missy Mazzoli, “a violin leads its own shadow through an electronic hallway shimmering with bells, organ, and voices.” A flirtatious Viennese aura permeates Dohnányi’s poignant piano quintet, bringing an elegant end to this vibrantly hued program. P.S. We are no longer playing Blue Dress by Julia Wolfe, but we can all still wear blue!

Maurice Ravel – Sonata for Violin and Cello
Itamar Zorman, violin
Dane Johansen, cello

Carbarkapa Maljokovic – Sonata for Four Clarinets
Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Benjamin Chen, clarinet
Amitai Vardi, clarinet
Hugh Shihao Zhu, clarinet

Missy Mazzoli – Vespers for Violin
Itamar Zorman, violin

Ernő Dohnányi – Piano Quintet No. 2 in E-Flat minor Op. 26
Itamar Zorman, violin
Diana Cohen, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Zlatomir Fung, cello
Shai Wosner, piano

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