American Dances

April 23, 2024, 10:00 pm

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Mark O'Connor wears a white hat and a polka dot dark shirt
Mark O'Connor (Photo: John David Pittman)

Exploring unique pairings — violin & viola, plus piano four hands — in American repertoire from Mark O’Connor, George Tsontakis, Samuel Barber, and George Gershwin.


Mark O’Connor: F.C.’s Jig for Violin and Viola
Chad Hoopes, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola

George Tsontakis: Knickknacks for Violin and Viola
Kristin Lee, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola

Samuel Barber: Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Wu Han, piano

George Gershwin (arr. Henry Levine): Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands
Alessio Bax, piano; Wu Han, piano