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Road to Night

  • Libby Gardner Concert Hall 1375 Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map)

NOVA's 2018-19 season opens with music that influenced Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night, including works by MozartSchubert, Brahms, and Schoenberg's teacher and brother-in-law Zemlinsky. A marvelous lineup of musicians includes mezzo-soprano Audrey Adams-McMillan, the Fremont String Quartet (Utah Symphony Principals), and pianist Andrew Staupe.

Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz (Quartet Movement), D. 703
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Fantasien über Gedichte von Richard Dehmel (Fantasies on Poems by Richard Dehmel), op. 9
Johannes Brahms: Zwei Gesäng (Two Songs), op. 91
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

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About the Music

Quartettsatz, D. 703
(Quartet Movement)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
composed 1820.
string quartet

Fantasien über Gedichte von Richard Dehmel, op. 9
(Fantasies on Poems by Richard Dehmel)
Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871-1942)
composed 1898.
piano

I. Stimme des Abends (Voice of the Evening)
II. Waldseligkeit (Forest Bliss)
III. Liebe (Love)
IV. Käferlied (Beatle Song)

Zwei Gesäng, op. 91
(Two Songs)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
composed 1884 (No. 1), 1864 (No. 2).
voice, viola, piano

I. Gestillte Sehnsucht (Satisfied Longing)
II. Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred Lullaby)

Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
composed 1778.
violin, piano

I. Allegro
II. Tempo di Menuetto

Verklärte Nacht
(Transfigured Night)
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
composed 1899. first performance: 18 March 1902, Wiener Musikverein, Vienna. Rosé Quartet with Franz Jelinek, viola; Franz Schmidt, cello.
2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos

Later Event: November 18
Royal Musings