From Haydn to… Prutsman

Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival

Guest artists include: The St. Lawrence String Quartet
(Geoff Nuttall, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Owen Dalby, violin; Christopher Costanza, cello) and Stephen Prutsman, piano, composer

Generously sponsored by Stanley and Selma Hollander

Artist bios

Program

Quartet in Eb-Major, Op. 33, No. 2 (Hob.III.38) "The Joke"                  Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)       

  • Allegro moderato                                                                              
  • Scherzo. Allegro
  • Largo e sostenuto
  • Finale. Presto

Quartet in D, Op. 71 No. 2                                                                         Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)                                                    

  • Adagio - Allegro
  • Adagio cantabile
  • Menuetto
  • Finale

Intermission

Color Preludes for piano quintet                                                              Stephen Prutsman (b. 1961)

  • No. 1 in C Major “Jolie”
  • No. 2 in A Minor “Tiki Lounge”
  • No. 3 in G Major “Unspeakable Joy”
  • No. 4 in E Minor “Labios”
  • No. 5 in D Major “Bluebulgum”
  • No. 6 in B Minor “Lament”
  • No. 7 in A Major “Prism”
  • No. 8 in F sharp Minor “Bi-Polar or The Temperamental Tempest”
  • No. 20 in C Minor “The Existentialist”
  • No. 21 in B flat Major “Nene”
  • No. 22 in G Minor “On the Eve or Close to the Edge”
  • No. 23 in F Major “Starry Night”
  • No. 24 in D Minor “Godspeed”

Stephen Prutsman, piano; The St. Lawrence String Quartet

Tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $5 for students.

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