Robert Sanders, 18, violin and David Caplan, 17, cello

July 15, 2017, 11:00 am

Robert Sanders

On Saturday’s program, we feature two recent graduates of Niles North High School in Skokie: 18 year old violinist Robert Sanders and 17 year old cellist David Caplan. Robert and David have known each other since middle school, and they have performed together for numerous years. Recently, Robert and David won the Gold Medal with their quartet, Quartet Bellezza of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in South Bend, Indiana.

In this program, Robert and David will play solo selections, and they will also perform a duet together.

Music

Four Songs of Solitude, Song 1, by John Harbison

Robert Sanders, violin

Sonata in E minor, K. 304, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Robert Sanders, violin and Rick Ferguson, piano

Syncopation, by Fritz Kreisler

Robert Sanders, violin and Rick Ferguson, piano

Cello Sonata in E Minor, Movement 1, Op. 38, by Johannes Brahms

David Caplan, cello and Rick Ferguson, piano

Cello Sonata in C major, Movement 2, Op. 119, by Sergei Prokofiev

David Caplan, cello and Rick Ferguson, piano

Prelude, by Dmitri Shostakovich (arranged for violin, cello and piano)

Robert Sanders, violin; David Caplan, cello; and Rick Ferguson, piano