As part of the Snake River Music Festival, award-winning pianist David Korevaar and acclaimed violinist Charles Wetherbee of Carpe Diem String Quartet will present a series of three virtual recitals from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Grusin Hall on June 14, 21 and 28, at 12 PM MST.
Hosted by David Ginder from Colorado Public Radio, each program will be live streamed from The Dercum Center’s website and on its YouTube channel.
The first recital on Sunday, June 14, entitled Alt Wein, features music of Schubert and Brahms, including Schubert’s Rondo in B Minor, D. 895, and Brahms’ Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100, as well as salon favorites by Fritz Kreisler.
On Sunday, June 21, the duo will perform a Spanish-themed program called Let’s Dance-El Fuego español!, including de Falla’s Suite Populaire Espagnole, Poulenc’s Sonata and three of Sarasate’s Spanish Dances, as well as the virtuoso solo violin caprice, Charred in a Minute, by CDSQ’s own Korine Fujiwara.
The Sunday, June 28 program, A Fine Romance, will feature Dohnanyi’s Violin Sonata, Op. 21, Saint-Saëns’ rarely heard Sonata No. 2, Op. 102, Clara Schumann’s Three Romances, Op. 22, and the Romances for violin and piano by Dvořák and Amy Beach.
Donations are greatly appreciated and can be made online or via mail: The Dercum Center, 483 Blue Lake Trail, Lafayette, CO 80026. All proceeds during this time will go directly to the performers. Thank you!