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This groupmuse happened on Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30 PM PDT.

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Minsky Duo

Minsky Duo

Southwest Berkeley, Berkeley

Wed, May 25, 2016 7:30 PM, PDT

6 of 25 spots still available
No COVID-19 restrictions
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
No bathroom at this event


David A. Superhost

Come for an evening of violin and piano duets featuring Grieg, Stravinsky, and Antheil.

What's the music?

Nato Violin

The newly formed Minsky Duo takes its name from Marvin Minsky, artificial intelligence nerd and musician. Nate Bartley (violin) and Monica Chew (piano) present a wide-ranging program inspired by folktunes to ragtime, with a side of neoclassicism and new music from Aaron Andrew Hunt. The program includes Stravinsky's Suite Italienne, Grieg's second sonata for violin and piano, and George Antheil's second sonata for violin, piano and drums.

Music starts at 8!

Aaron Andrew Hunt, Preludes and Fugues in E Major and E Minor (2013)
George Antheil, Second Sonata for Violin, Piano, and Drums
Igor Stravinsky, Suite Italienne
Edvard Grieg, Second Sonata for Violin and Piano, op. 13


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Monica C., over 7 years ago

This is tomorrow night, folks! We love our program and we can't wait to play it for you. There are still a few spots left, invite your friends!

Mark G., over 7 years ago

Looking forward to it! Does the performance start right at 7:30 am, or is it Ok if we are 10 or 15 minutes later than that?

Monica C., over 7 years ago

Hi Mark, we'll plan on starting the music at 8pm, so arriving anytime before then is OK! Thanks for checking.

Nato, over 7 years ago

We had a great time playing for everyone last night! Thanks for coming!

Monica C., over 7 years ago

Yes, we did :) I updated the program section with a complete list of works we played. In case you didn't get a chance to sign up for announcements for the Minsky Duo, you can add your name here:

Our next show is Thursday, June 2 at Berkeley Arts Festival and will include the fabulous Prokofiev sonata for solo violin:

Jennifer O., over 7 years ago

Really enjoyed my first group muse event. This duo is amazing and their choice of pieces so original. was fun to hear music from composers that few others play. Looking forward to hearing them agin


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