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Audrey Vardanega & Tanya Tomkins celebrate Beethoven's 250th
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Audrey Vardanega & Tanya Tomkins celebrate Beethoven's 250th

Mon, December 7, 2020 7:00 PM, PST

Welcome to a celebration of Beethoven's 250th Birthday Year - featuring significant works for his favorite instrument - the piano. Our four-day festival features performer's who are among the most esteemed interpreters of his music, including pianists Jonathan Biss, Garrick Ohlsson, Alon Goldstein and Audrey Vardanega with cellist Tanya Tomkins.

The festival will include favorites like the Pathetique Sonata and Les Adieux, as well as the towering Hammerklavier. The opening concert will begin with remarks from the director of the Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University, Dr. Erica Buurman, and will conclude with a live q&a featuring the performers.

We hope you will join us for the festival starting Sunday, December 6th at 7 pm PST, for stimulating live discussions and dazzling performances honoring one of the greatest composers of all time.

Sign up for this individual concert on this page, or click the link below to sign up for the complete series:

https://www.groupmuse.com/events/11193-distinguished-artists-presents-beethoven-s-250th-celebration

Program

Tanya Tomkins Cello

Ludwig van Beethoven

Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69

Allegro ma non tanto
Scherzo. Allegro molto (in A minor)
Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivace.

(performed on gut strings and the 'Poletti' fortepiano)

Cello Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1

Andante – Allegro vivace
Adagio – Tempo d'andante – Allegro vivace

(performed on gut strings and the 'Rausch' fortepiano)

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Attendees

Christos Vayenas Emcee
David Kalman
Colleen Flynn
Erika M. Ellison
Rachel Blake
Chris Haltom
Tin Yi Wong
Seungoh Ryu
Joanna Jarvis
Philip Harwood
Karen Heather
Evelyn Dilworth
Kraig WILLIAMS
Shirley Greenwood
David Sutton
Maryse Carlin
Mark Stevens
Chen
David Harris
Sarah Jane Horton
Dwight Bell
Howard Schranz
Ann Gazenbeek
Hugh Hendrickson
Ma Ding
Ragna Boynton
Danielle Kramer
Natalia Pavlova
Grant Barnes
Katie scofield
Randy Borden
Vivian Nelson
Rebecca Lee
David Villegas
Bill Moulder
Tracy D
Martin Cohn
Allen B.ubin
Katherine Buss
Sharon D. Brook
Carolyn Dille
Christopher Waters
Sharona Barzilay
Maydene Fisher
Deborah Raphael
MaryAnn Hauf
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