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George Li with Festival Musicians

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 6:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion


George Li, Piano

Peter Henderson, Piano

Juliana Athayde, Violin

Shawn Weil, Violin

Adam Smyla, Viola

Amos Yang, Cello

Pre-Concert Chat, 5:45 PM
Led by Sameer Patel
Pavilion Lawn Paver Bar


Fantasy for Piano, Four-hands, in F Minor, D. 940, Op. 103



Quintet for Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Guest artist

Program notes: George Li with Festival Musicians

Schubert’s epitaph, penned by a friend after his death at age 31, reads, “Here the art of music has buried a rich treasure, but even fairer hopes.” It’s an ultimately fruitless cliché to speculate about the music that might have been produced by the numerous composers who died young (Schubert’s partner on this program also died tragically early, at 46). But the sting is sharp when listening to the achingly beautiful F minor Fantasy, composed over the first four months of 1828, the year of Schubert’s death....

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2022 digital program book

Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open during rehearsal and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.


Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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