Music on the Hill: 100 Years Ago in Paris at St. Anthony Catholic Church
As a part of the Music on the Hill Festival Series, musicians will performs works by Debussy, Milhaud, Poulenc, and Ravel at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in North Providence.
Artistically, Paris must have been the most exciting place in the world in 1914. The city was rampant with distinctive artistic styles, such as impressionism, cubism, Fauvism, and more. Musically, some of the best composers and teachers resided in the city, providing the world with intriguing and intricate works.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Advanced ticket sales end June 1st. Students with ID receive free admission.
Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Première Rhapsodic for Clarinet and Piano, L.116 (1910)
Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; Donna Lee, piano
Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) Sonata for 2 Violins and Piano, Op.15 (1914)
3. Très vif
Deborah Tien-Price, Evan Price, violins; Donna Lee, piano
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon, FP32 (1922)
1. Allegro (très rythmé)
2. Romance (Andante très doux)
3. Final (très animé)
Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; Ellen Connors, bassoon
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Piano Trio in A (1914)
2-Pantoum: Assez vif
3-Passacaille: Tres large
Kristen Pellegrino, violin; Elisa Kohanski, cello; Christina Breindel, piano
For a more detailed look at the program, see the 2014 Music on the Hill Magazine.
About Music on the Hill: Music on the Hill hosts an annual Festival Series of featuring prominent musicians who have come from, or currently live in Rhode Island during two weeks in June. Music on the Hill offers concerts at venues throughout the state. The Festival offers an enriched musical experience by incorporating “culinary concerts” that include a wine tasting, tantalizing appetizers and an assortment of desserts. Performers enhance the audience experience by sharing some history of the music and composers.