I invite you to join us for a weekend of stunning, passionate performances. Each evening features a unique program, with lush, romantic works by Haydn, Beethoven and others.
And celebrate our state's 50th anniversary with Paul Rosenthal's Bravura Variations on Alaska’s Flag.
So, please come inside and warm up – the Sitka Festival musicians will provide plenty of heat and excitement for a remarkable weekend of chamber music.Scheduled artists are Paul Rosenthal, violin; Armen Ksajikian, cello; Arnulf von Arnim, piano.
To learn more about the music that will be performed each evening, please down load the program notes:
Program notes for Feb 6, 2009
Haydn Duo Sonata for Violin and Cello
Gliere Suite for Violin and Cello, Op. 39
Borodin Cello Sonata in B Minor
Beethoven Piano Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2
Program notes for Feb 7, 2009
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 11
Schumann Carnaval, Op. 9
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66
Program notes for Feb 8, 2009
Mendelssohn-Heifetz Song Without Words “Sweet Remembrance”
Mendelssohn-Kreisler Song Without Words “May Breezes”
Debussy-Hartmann Valse la Plus que Lente
Rosenthal Bravura Variations on “Alaska’s Flag”
Haydn Andante and Variations in F Minor for Piano Solo
Smetana Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15