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Britannia

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  • Date: April 21, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: 5 North 5th Street, Richmon, VA
  • Venue: Second Presbyterian Church

Experience 500 years of music from the British Isles in one time traveling concert, from a Purcell fantasy to the epic piano quintet by Edward Elgar, to a work by Hannah Kendall inspired by the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Program:
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, “Petite Suite de Concert,” Op. 77
Musical Time Machine Inspired by H. G. Wells
          2020 – Hannah Kendall , Tuxedo: Hot Summer No Water
          1977 – Richard Rodney Bennett, Eustace and Hilda
          1924 – Ethyl Smythe, Excerpt from Variations on Bonny Sweet Robin
          1884 – Hubert Parry, Intermezzo
          1820 – John Field, Nocturne in C minor
          1680 – Henry Purcell, Fantasia a 4
Benjamin Britten, “Fantasy Quartet,” Op. 2
Edward Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

With:
Rieko Aizawa, piano
Brendon Elliott, violin
Mari Lee, violin
Tanner Menees, viola
Lauren Williams, oboe
James Wilson, cello