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  • Date: May 3, 2020
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Location: Perkinson Recital Hall, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173
  • Venue: University of Richmond

The concept of home is explored in this concert of Czech and American music. Bohemian song and dance are brought to life through the famous Dumky trio of Dvořák; Nathalie Joachim’s heritage is conjured though a combination of recorded Haitian folk songs and live cello; and Carlos Simon honors three generations of his family through an electronic reimagining of sermons.

This concert is preceded by 15 minute chat with CMSCVA Artistic Director James Wilson starting at 3:30pm.

Antonin Dvořák                Songs my Mother Taught Me
Leoš Janáček                     Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Carlos Oliver Simon         Be Still and Know
                                             Generations (for electronic sound)
Nathalie Joachim             Dam Mwen Yo (for cello and recorded sound)
Antonin Dvořák                Piano Trio in E Minor, op. 90 (“Dumky”)

Diane Pascal, violin
James Wilson, cello
Carsten Schmidt, piano
Carlos Oliver Simon, composer