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May 18 - 5:00 pm

Emerging Artist Alumni Showcase: The Russian Masters

Garth Newel Music Center
403 Garth Newel Lane
Hot Springs, VA 24445 United States

5 pm Concert followed by light refreshments
Pay-what-you-wish
No reservations required

Alumni of the Emerging Artist Fellowship program return to Garth Newel to present a recital as emerged professionals.

Sponsored by the Virginia Hot Springs Trust

“The Russian Masters”

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)  – Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19

Lento – Allegro moderato

Allegro scherzando

Andante Allegro mosso

Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951)

The Muse, Op. 29, No. 1

Spanish Romance, Op. 36, No. 4

Praised as “the Greatest composer in our time” by his friend Rachmaninoff, Medtner was a Russian émigré composer who was active in the first half of the twentieth century. He mainly composed for the piano, and also left about a hundred of songs. ‘The Muse’ and ‘Spanish Romance’ are based on Pushkin’s poems.

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Do Not Sing To Me My Beauty, Op. 4, No. 4

Spring Torrents, Op. 14, No. 11

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)  – Satires, Op. 109

To a Critic

The Awakening of Spring

Descendants

Misunderstanding

Kreutzer Sonata

 

Haeshin Shin – piano (2014) Cecile and Hella Armstrong fellowship

Jacob Wunsch, cello (2014) Miriam Hayes DiCecco Fellowship

Elena Mindlina – soprano

 

 

Stay with Us

Complete your Garth Newel experience by spending the night on our 114-acre mountain property. After an evening of music, food and drink, enjoy a short walk to our 1920s Manor House. The spacious and comfortable rooms are quaintly decorated and the original art on display gives you a glimpse into our creative past. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.

The Dining Experience

Garth Newel Music Center has a long tradition of culinary excellence paired with inspiring performances. After many of our concerts our resident chef, Josh Elliott prepares a meal served right in the concert hall. The musicians join the audience in sharing good food and great company.