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Vista concert March 4 features music from the Baroque to the 20th century

Student performances enhanced by musical commentary
February 26, 2014

Morse-stage-spragueThe Yale School of Music presents the year’s second Vista concert on Tuesday, March 4 at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall. The concert, directed by faculty violinist Wendy Sharp, will feature student performances enhanced by  commentary on the music.

The program includes pieces by Johann Friedrich Fasch, Jean Francaix, Pavel Haas, and Ludwig van Beethoven. The concert will stream live online. LIVE STREAM  

The concert opens with the Sonata for Oboe, Two Violins, and Basso Continuo by the Baroque composer Fasch. On either side of the intermission are two twentieth-century quintets: first Francaix’s Wind Quintet No. 1, written in 1948, and then the Wind Quintet, Op. 10 written by the Czech composer Pavel Haas in 1929.

The concert will conclude with Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 70, No. 2. For a taste of a Vista concert with student commentary, watch this video of Arthur Bliss’ Quintet for Oboe and Strings.

Admission to the concert is free. For more information, visit music.yale.edu or call the Yale School of Music concert office at 203 432-4158.