Paradox Of Praise

7:30PM, Saturday, August 8, 2020
Franz Schubert:Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen
Florence Price:Night
Margaret Bonds:Three Dream Portraits
Robert Schumann:Selections from Dichterliebe
Felix Mendelssohn:Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor

Grammy award-winning bass-baritone, Dashon Burton opens this program with a mixed set of art song and German lieder, featuring selections from Schumann’s Dichterliebe (Poet’s Love) and Margaret Bond’s incisive settings of Langston Hughes. Paired with Felix Mendelssohn’s second piano trio, with a final quotation of the Psalm 100 Doxology, this production explores praise and rejection.

Featured Artists

Wyatt Underhill
Violin, San Francisco Symphony
Joseph Johnson
Cello, Toronto Symphony
Stefano Flavoni
Assistant Conductor, San Francisco Symphony
Henry Kramer
Piano, Avery Fisher Career Grant
Dashon Burton

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This concert is sponsored in part by Lemieux Wealth Strategies, and BlackRidge Bank