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French Elegance, German Passion

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:30 PM MDT

Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org

Alasdair Neale, Music Director

Note: this concert broadcast is no longer available to watch, but information such as repertoire and program notes are still available below. All 2020 Summer Season concert broadcasts were available for viewing live during the scheduled concert date and time only (not on demand).


Sonata in E Minor for Two Violins, Op. 3, No. 5

Allegro ma poco
Gavotta gracioso–Andante

Milana Reiche, Violin
Rebecca Corruccini, Violin



Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

Allegro assai
Andante con moto
Allegro ma non troppo–Presto

Orion Weiss, Piano

Guest artist

French Elegance, German Passion program notes

Jean-Marie Leclair was a French composer, violinist, and dancer who came from a large musical family. He was born during a time of increasing influence of the Italian style of violin playing (and composition) in France, fueled by the shockwaves caused by the popularity of Corelli’s trio sonatas. ...

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2020 digital program book

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Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org