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This groupmuse happened on Friday, September 25, at 8:00 PM PDT.

Fri, September 25, 2020, 8:00 PM PDT

San Diego

This is a virtual groupmuse

An interactive chamber music concert sandwiched between a community videochat and a Q&A with the artists.

Learn about our concert format here


Hosts

Friends (and soon to be friends!) -

I am so excited to return to Groupmuse and grateful to the team for continuing to grow this amazing community virtually!

This is my first online groupmuse, and I'm delighted to be joined by violinist Jayson Resto and pianist/composer Mathew Rakers.

The program features selected works for two violins by two 20th-century giants: Sergei Prokofiev and Bela Bartok. Bartok's series of violin duos are all derived from Eastern European folk music, and explore a vast array of harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary. Next are two movements from Prokofiev's Sonata for Two Violins- a hauntingly beautiful opening Andante, followed by a fiery Allegro in which the two violins chase and challenge each other relentlessly. Jessie Montgomery's introspective and wandering "Rhapsody No. 1 for Solo Violin" follows, a piece that explores both the expansive resonance and intimate colors of the solo violin. Mathew Rakers joins for Shostakovich's "Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano" and closes out the evening with a solo piano improvisation!

See you soon,
-Jesus

Streaming live @ the San Diego Music and Art Company
Audio Engineering by James Page of Moonquake Records


2 Violins & Piano

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Mathew Rakers

Piano

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  • Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 for Solo Violin
  • Bela Bartok: Selected Duos for Two Violins
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56 (Mvmts 1&2)

~Break~

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
  • Mathew Rakers: Solo Piano Improvisation

Attendees

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Grant Barnes

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Angélica Cervantes

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Peter Ko

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Rani Calano

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Ronald Nueve

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Anastasya Korol

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William Bengtson

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Meredith Johnson

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PHILIP FRIEDEL

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Maryl Petreccia

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Christie Daley

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Carmen Resto

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Samantha Hurtado

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Daniel R

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Maria Lourdes Uno

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Rita Rogers

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Dave Rakers

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Cristian Mejia

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Scott Stambach

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Ryan Hough

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Rebecca Carson

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Alex faustino

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Diem Vo

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Andy Wang

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Jesus Cervantes

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