Debussy Trio: November 2 Chamber Music Concert

Experience the energy and beauty of classical music with a stirring performance by The Debussy Trio on November 2, 2014.

The Debussy Trio’s unique repertoire of 20th and 21st Century music offers a refreshing and exciting change of pace for concert-goers of all ages. This highly-regarded chamber ensemble is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year.

Sunday, November 2, 2014
2:00 p.m. – Joseph F. Wheeler Theater
Sponsored by Renate Wheeler
Reception with the artists following the performance.

The Debussy Trio

Marcia Dickstein, harp; Jenni Olson, flute; Andrew Duckles, viola

New music should always be like this…sparkling and mercurial. – The Los Angeles Times

Concert Program

Don Davis
Slam Ahead

Bruce Broughton
There is Always Something to Do (for Morelle)

Ian Krouse

Jacques Ibert
Entr’acte for Flute and Harp

Arnold Bax
Fantasy Sonata for Viola and Harp

Claude Debussy
Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

Written in 1915 by French impressionist composer Claude Debussy, The Debussy Sonate features flute, harp and viola. This unique combination has inspired composers and lead
to a greatly expanded repertoire. The Debussy Sonate is the centerpiece of Sunday’s program. The concert will also feature a new work by Emmy award-winning composer Bruce Broughton, as well as, the viola and harp Fantasy Sonata by Arnold Bax.

We have commissioned about 140 new works for flute, viola and harp – including 2 triple concertos and one piece for chorus, organ and trio. Because we also created a publishing company to disseminate new works for our combination (and other contemporary music) much of this repertoire is being performed all over the world by many artists. Much, if not all of this music, will be new to the audience. I will be speaking to the audience throughout the performance and helping to guide them through the music to highlight what is so magnificent about it all! –Marcia Dickstein

Preview the concert online!

Preview the concert by tuning into KING-FM 98.1 or Their highly-regarded Northwest Focus show will highlight some of the pieces in the November 2 program.

Monday, October 27
Krouse: Lullaby at approximately 8:59pm

Tuesday, October 28
Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp at approximately 8:32pm

Thursday, October 30
Bax: Fantasy Sonata at approximately 8:34pm

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