Sephardic Journey: The Cavatina Duo with Desiree Ruhstrat, violin and David Cunliffe, cello

September 27, 2016, 11:00 am

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Eugenia Moliner and Denis Azabagic are a Chicago-based husband-and-wife flute and guitar duo, acclaimed worldwide as the Cavatina Duo. Also a married couple, violinist Desirée Ruhstrat and cellist David Cunliffe are both members of the Lincoln Trio, one of Chicago’s most celebrated chamber ensembles. They will perform excerpts from their album on the Cedille label, “Sephardic Journey,” which consists of works inspired by Sephardic music, specially commissioned from some of today’s leading composers.

Music

  • “Trio Sefardi” for flute, cello, and guitar, by Alan Thomas

  • “Isabel” Duo for Flute and Guitar, by Joseph V. Williams II

  • Plegaria y Canto, by Carlos Rivera