Bratsche Viola: A Celebration of German Viola Music

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.
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Helen Callus, viola; Dover Quartet; Andrew Raciti, double bass; Steven Cohen, clarinet; Andrea Swan, piano

Hailed by American Record Guide as “one of the world’s greatest violists,” Helen Callus is sought after as a recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist. She has performed with the Tokyo and Juilliard String Quartets, the BBC Concert Orchestra, and other world-class ensembles, delighting audiences in Russia, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada as well as throughout the United States. Professor of viola at the Bienen School and an award-winning recording artist whose seven releases have won critical acclaim, she has given over 100 master classes at many of the world’s leading music schools and also served as the first female president of the American Viola Society.

Robert Schumann, Adagio and Allegro for Viola and Piano
Johann Ludwig Krebs, Andante from Organ Trio in C Minor, Krebs-WV 473 (arranged for viola and piano by Helen Callus)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Allegro from Duet with Two Obligato Eyeglasses
Max Bruch, selections from Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano
W. A. Mozart, String Quintet No. 2 in C Minor