Child Geniuses: Composers of Italy

Child Geniuses: Composers of Italy

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Event Details

Tuesday, April 23, 10 a.m. MST for donors of $500 or more
Tuesday, May 7, 10 a.m. MST for the general public

Highlighting composers who demonstrated inspired musical talent at early ages, the audience hears the genius of Italian composers Rossini, Verdi, and Respighi, as well as frequent Italian visitor, Mozart. All composers on the program began writing music before they reached their teens. The program highlights Rossini’s rarely played Sonata No. 3, written when Rossini was just 12 years old. The evening also highlights pieces inspired by the Italian countryside and some of the most beautiful music ever written.

Vijay Gupta, Laura Albers, violin
Mark Jackobs, viola
Joel Noyes, cello
Owen Levine, bass
Benjamin Hochman, piano
MOZART String Quartet No. 7 in E-flat, K.160 (Gupta, Albers, Jackobs, Noyes)
RESPIGHI Notturno for Piano (Hochman)
ROSSINI Sonata No. 3 for Strings in C Major (Albers, Gupta, Noyes, Levine)
VERDI String Quartet in E minor (Gupta, Albers, Jackobs, Noyes)

We invite you to mingle with the musicians following this evening’s performance.

Strings is pleased to welcome young people tonight as part of the fourth annual Music Student Appreciation Night. Please congratulate these bright young musicians and their families on their commitment to music!



(Wednesday) 7:00 pm


Tickets start at $36, $10 juniors

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