Sunday, March 27
5:00 PM

  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Approx. 1 hr 40 mins
  • $52.00

Sponsored by Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly and Ron & Susan Whitaker

Sponsored in part by Jackie & Stephen Rabinowitz

Partial support by Becky & Bill Keightley

Piano by Steinway & Sons

Philip Dukes & Friends I: Saint-Saëns & Fauré

In the first of two contrasting programs featuring French music, we hear two fabulous Piano Quartets, one by Saint-Saëns and one by Fauré, interspersed with the colorful and humorous classic Carnival of the Animals. The original idea was to feature Saint-Saëns in 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his death, and although we weren’t able to do that, it seemed worthwhile to postpone it for a year given the attraction of this program. Fauré wrote two exquisite Piano Quartets, and this program concludes with the first of those two works, which is both ravishing and delicious in harmonic content, and equally rewarding for both audience and performers alike.

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SAINT-SAËNS Piano Quartet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Opus 41 

SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals (for four hands piano) 


FAURE Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Opus 15


Performance Personnel:
Benny Kim, violin
Brendan Speltz, violin
Robin Ashwell, viola
Philip Dukes, viola
Eric Kim, cello
Keith Robinson, cello
Sebastian Knauer, piano
Anna Tilbrook, piano
Ana-Maria Vera, piano