Pairs

Six intriguing pairings of music with poetry readings 
Pairs
Poster by Leslie Roeser

Program

Two Lullabies

Intermezzo in E-flat, Op. 117, No. 1, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Lullaby, from Ten Aphorisms, Op. 13, No. 10, Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Transformation

Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117, No. 2, Johannes Brahms

Wasserklavier, from 6 Encores, Luciano Berio (1925-2003)

Two Sides of the Moon

III. Clair de lune, from Suite bergamasque, Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune, from Préludes, Book 2, Claude Debussy

Mysticism

I. La colombe, from Préludes pour piano, Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Rain Tree Sketch II – In memoriam Olivier Messiaen, Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

~Intermission~

A Winter Landscape

Des pas sur la neige, from Préludes, Book 1, Claude Debussy

Baltā ainava, from Gadalaiki, Pēteris Vasks (b. 1946)

The End

III. Andante, Cantabile e grazioso in E flat major, from Bagatelles, Op. 126, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sonatina, from Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) (trans. Seymour Bernstein)

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