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Performance Today: Philip Glass and Franz Schubert

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This special edition of Performance Today marks the birthdays of Franz Schubert and Philip Glass with performances of music by each composer.

Host Fred Child celebrates with Mr. Glass himself onstage at Rockefeller University’s Caspary Auditorium.

They’ll explore performances of Glass’s own recent works alongside those of composers who’ve sustained and inspired him over a half century of composing. Trio Solisti and the Glass Chamber Players play music of Bach, Schubert, Ravel, and Glass.

J.S. Bach: Prelude No. 1 in C major for piano, John Klibinoff, piano

Franz Schubert: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major D 574, Op. 182
—I.  Allegro moderato
Maria Bachmann, violin; John Klibinoff, piano

Philip Glass: Violin Sonata  
Maria Bachmann, violin; John Klibinoff, piano

Maurice Ravel: Piano Trio
—III.  Passacaille (Très large)


Maria Bachmann, violin

Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello

Jon Klibonoff, piano

Philip Glass: String Sextet  

Maria Bachmann, violin
Jesse Mills, violin
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Misha Amory, viola
Alexis Gerlach, cello
Wendy Sutter, cello

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