Music Monday: October 28, 2013


October 28, 2013 - 8:00pm

The next Music Monday at Bellefield Hall will feature talented Department of Music’s undergraduates performing a wide variety of solo and chamber music by Skryabin, Henze, and Schubert. In addition, pianist Benjamin Binder, a member of the music faculty at Duquesne University, will join Pitt faculty member Roger Zahab in a performance of Brahms’s Sonata in G Major, op. 78 for violin and piano.

Complete program:

Aleksandr Skryabin: Two Dances, Op. 73 (1914) 

I. Guirlandes
II. Flammes Sombres

 Christian Clark, piano


Hans Werner Henze: Der junge Törless (1965) 

Fantasia for string sextet           

    Olivia Jackson, Jennifer Hess, Andrew Ng, violins

Molly Lane, Max Adzema, violas

Eric Gratta, cello

Roger Zahab, conductor


Johannes Brahms: Sonata in G major, op. 78 (1878-79)

Vivace ma non troppo


Allegro molto moderato

Roger Zahab, violin* & Benjamin Binder, piano+


Franz Schubert: Quartet in d minor, D. 810 (1824) “Death and the Maiden”

I. Allegro

Jennifer Hess & Olivia Jackson, violins

Roger Zahab, viola*

Eric Gratta, cello


*faculty artist

+ guest artist

Concert Series