Cellist Laura Usiskin ’09AD will perform music from Beethoven to Britten in her DMA recital on Thursday, September 12. The performance, which also features pianist Katsura Tanikawa ’09MM, takes place at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall (located in Sprague Hall at 470 College Street). Admission is free.
The recital opens with Beethoven’s Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen,” WoO 46, for cello and piano. Next is Elliott Carter’s Figment, a short piece for solo cello that, in the composer’s words, “presents a variety of contrasting, dramatic moments, using material derived from one musical idea.” The first half will close with Benjamin Britten’s Cello Sonata in C, Op. 65, written in 1961. MORE