(Left to right) Ardente String Quartet: Ruth Kim, Julie Kim, Ella Saputra, Haoming Song. Trio Primavera: Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, Esme Arias-Kim, Yerin Yang.
This Saturday, we once again bring you two chamber groups from the 2019-2020 school year: the Ardente String Quartet from Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, and Trio Primavera from the Music Institute of Chicago Academy. We also hear Zoom interviews with two members: violinist Ella Saputra and cellist Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, both of whom are set to record solo recitals for Introductions in the near future. Jan’s goes to air next week, while Ella’s is set to air next month.
This episode first aired on August 22, 2020.
String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80, by Felix Mendelssohn
1st movement, Allegro vivace assai
String Quartet in B-Flat, Op. 76/4, “Sunrise”, by Franz Joseph Haydn
1st movement, Allegro con spirito
String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat, Op. 117, by Dmitri Shostakovich
5th movement, Allegro
Performed by the Ardente String Quartet: Ella Saputra & Ruth Kim, violins; Julie Kim, viola; Haoming Song, cello.
Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90, “Dumky”, by Antonín Dvořák
1st and 2nd movements
Piano Trio in E-Flat, Op. 1/1, by Ludwig van Beethoven
4th movement, Finale: Presto
Performed by Trio Primavera: Esme Arias-Kim, violin; Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, cello; Yerin Yang, piano.