Music on the Hill: A Visit to Prague

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Music on the Hill:  A Visit to Prague

Featuring the Miami String Quartet

music on the hillAs a part of the Music on the Hill Festival Series, musicians will performs works by Praque composers, including Dvorák, Martinů, Schulhoff, and Smetana.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Advanced ticket sales end June 1st.

Order your tickets via Paypal here. You can also purchase tickets by mailing in the ticket form found here with your payment or you can request tickets by emailing 1MOTHri@gmail.com.

Program:

Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904) String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 
1. Poco andante
2. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Miami String Quartet & John M Pellegrino, bass

Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, H. 313 
1. Poco allegro
2. Poco andante
3. Allegro
Anton Miller, violin; Rita Porfiris, viola

Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) Five Pieces for String Quartet 
1. Alla valse Viennese: Allegro
2. Alla Serenata:Allegretto con moto
3. Alla Czeca: Molto Allegro
4. Alla Tango: Andante
5. Alla Tarantella: Prestissimo con fuoco
Miami String Quartet

—INTERMISSION—

Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884) String Quartet No. 1 (“From My Life”) in E minor 
1. Allegro vivo appassionato
2. Allegro moderato à la Polka
3. Largo sostenuto
4. Vivace
Miami String Quartet

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.

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