Music for two fortepianos, with violin and cello. Featuring John O’Brien & Beverly Biggs, fortepianos; John Pruett, violin; and Stephanie Vial, cello. The concert features works by the giants of the classical era. Mozart is represented with Sonata in e minor, K.304, for violin & fortepiano; and by a spirited Allegro for the entire ensemble. Beethoven’s Cello Sonata (Op. 5, no. 2) will be heard, along with Haydn’s Trio in B-flat major, Hob. XV:8 (violin, cello and fortepiano). A special treat will be Dussek’s Sonata in F major, Op. 26, an energetic work featuring two fortepianos.
Featured instruments: Walter fortepiano (John O’Brien’s instrument); Stein fortepiano (Beverly Biggs’ instrument)