Jupiter Plus

January 15, 2016
 
Portrait of a man from 1889

Johannes Brahms, 1889

By C. Brasch, Berlin - http://www.oberlin.edu/library/graphics/SCP/Brahms.gif, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

From The Allerton Music Barn Festival, the Jupiter Quartet—the School of Music’s quartet-in-residence—performs the Brahms Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36, with winners of the Quartet’s 2nd annual Guest Artist Award, Kim Uwate, viola and Seungwon Chung, cello, and spirituals with Faculty Artist Ollie Watts Davis. Also on the program is the Dvořák String Quartet in F Major, op 96 (“American”), written during a vacation in Spillville, Iowa, which was home to a Czech immigrant community.
 

Pieces performed:

Brahms | Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36
Kim Uwate, viola and Seungwon Chung, cello

 
Steven Taylor | arr. Four Spirituals for Soprano, String Quartet
Ollie Watts Davis, soprano


Dvořák | String Quartet in F Major, op 96 (“American”), 


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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