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

This is an Indoor Groupmuse.

A live, in-person performance in a host's living room or another intimate venue.

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

Comments

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Ian Scarfe, over 1 year 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!


Host

Attendees

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