French Ingenuity

February 27, 2024, 10:00 pm

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Benjamin Beilman, dressed in black, holds a violin while walking along the water
Benjamin Beilman (Photo: Sophie Zhai)

A Franck violin sonata, and Saint-Saëns’ indelible Carnival of the Animals for chamber ensemble.


César Franck: Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Alessio Bax, piano

Camille Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux for Ensemble
Michael Stephen Brown, piano; Lucille Chung, piano; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Daniel Ching, violin I, William Fedkenheuer, violin II John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, cello; Scott Pingel, double bass; Ayano Kataoka, percussion; Ian Rosenbaum, percussion