Rambunctious Fun

The Grove
Saturday, June 12, 2021
7:00PM

Buckle up for a musical joyride, featuring Cleveland’s own Amanda Powell (acclaimed as “bright-toned, charismatic and theatrically arresting” by the San Francisco Chronicle) performing stylish settings of folk songs from around the world. The fun begins with Bartók duos exploring both folk and classical traditions, a richly textured late Romantic trio, and a magnificent display of heavenly Schubertian lyricism.

Béla Bartók – Selected Duos for Two Violins
Itamar Zorman, violin
Diana Cohen, violin

Alexander Zemlinsky – Clarinet Trio, Op. 3
Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Zlatomir Fung, cello
Roman Rabinovich, piano

Franz Schubert – Lebensstürme: Allegro in A minor, D. 947
Roman Rabinovich, piano
Shai Wosner, piano

Folk Songs from Around the World
Sede Sedenkya (Traditional Bulgaria)
To Yasemi (Traditional Cypriot Greek)
Lamma Bada (Muwashshah, classical Arabic)
Echoes From the Valley (O Shenandoah/Water is Wide) (Traditional UK/America)
Two Ladino Songs (Traditional Sephardic) (arr. Paul Ferguson)
La Prima Ves
Los Gayos Empezan a Cantar

Amanda Powell, soprano
Dane Johansen, cello
Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Shai Wosner, piano

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