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
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....
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.