This groupmuse happened on Saturday, January 11, at 7:30 PM PST.

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

"Beethoven's last words": the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival
In-person Concert

"Beethoven's last words": the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival

South of Market, San Francisco

Sat, January 11, 2020 7:30 PM, PST

Capacity
200 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
ADA access
Accessible
Kids
Kid-friendly event

Beethoven was completely deaf by the age of 46, but kept composing until he died, at age 57. The String Quartet No. 16 was the last major work he completed. Even if he hadn't been deaf, he wouldn't have heard it performed -- it wasn't premiered until 1828, one year after his death.
Under the introductory slow chords in the last movement Beethoven wrote in the manuscript "Muß es sein?" (Must it be?) to which he responds, with the faster main theme of the movement, "Es muß sein!" (It must be!).

-Music-

Beethoven (age 25), Piano Sonata Op. 2 No. 1
Beethoven (age 55), Six Bagatelles for solo piano, Op. 126
Beethoven (age 56), String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 -- the last major work that Beethoveen completed
Mozart (age 26), Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414

-People-

Trinity Alps Chamber Players
https://www.trinityalpscmf.org/

Program

Charles Akert Cello
James Keene Violin
Stephen Fine
Ellen McGehee

BEETHOVEN'S FINAL WORKS FOR PIANO:
Six Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 126

BEETHOVEN'S FINAL WORK PERIOD:
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135

Location

Exact address sent to approved attendees via email.

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Ian Scarfe, about 3 years ago

Thank you to EVERYONE for being a part of the action on Monument last night!
If anyone hasn't yet made a contribution, or wants to contribute MORE, all of the proceeds go directly to the musicians and the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival (an official "good cause"!)
You can still make a contribution online at groupmuse.com/pay.
If you want to be on the email list, and hear about all of the various programs and concerts that we do, feel free to reach out directly. I'm at [email protected].
Beethoven!


Attendees

+1
Anne Douglas
+2
Jeremy O' Hanlon
+2
Lily Sun
+1
Marina Masterpiece
Jaime Alcabes
+1
Addison Margaret
+1
Johanna
Jane Hung
Monica King
Elizabeth
+1
Alby Lim
+1
Marvin Salles
Jay Williams
Alexandra Palko
Tony Spradlin
Zack Reiss-Davis
Dave Murphy
Hagop Amanian
Kym Sites
+1
Jaswanth
+1
Ana Gardea
Karina Epperlein
+2
Vivian Nelson
Robert Zucker
Francesco Wiedemann
Ashleigh McArthur
+1
Kelsey
+1
Deva Segal
Britton Day
Michel Taddei
Tane Bechtold
+1
Marie Lu
+1
Alexis Leiva
Samuel Mcintyre
Jeanne H.
Marvin N. Carlisle
Nathan Larson
Alex Zhu
+1
Lane Russell
Alex Gourley
+3
Magda
Justin Manley
+2
Amy Navor
+1
John V Burke
Megan Anctil
+1
Kevin Bruce
+2
Stephanie A. Yoshida
Colleen McKenzie
+1
Patty Smith
+1
Ariana Promessi
+1
Rebecca Chesney
Christopher Grant
Naoko Maruko
+1
Aishwarya Raghavan
+2
Sandra Weng
Clark Zhang
+1
Jessica Stanton
+1
Karen Contreras
+1
Lisa Xu
Samuel Brewczynski
Nelda Kilguss
+1
Simon Benfrech
+1
Brian Lach
Evan Dorsky
Lisa Spector
+1
Aaron Burger
+1
Francisca Etchegaray
Alex Krentsel
+1
Eric Blatt
+1
Steve Unger
+1
Craig Henderson
+1
Marcia Settel
Karina
Jim Stauffer