Program One: A Rising Star
7:30pm, Friday, October 18
Hear Bacewicz’s brilliant early works from her days as a young virtuoso violinist and rising star.
Get to know her formative influences including her Polish predecessors; Paris; neoclassicism;
early choral music; and her teacher, the great Nadia Boulanger.
Grażyna Bacewicz: String Quartet No. 1 and Piano Quintet No. 1
Claude Debussy: Études for piano
Ignac Paderewski: Nocturne for piano
Karol Szymanowski: Mazurkas for piano
Nadia Boulanger: Vers la Vie Nouvelle for piano
Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces for clarinet
Claudio Monteverdi: Nine Madrigals (selections)