MAYFEST, Cornell’s 6th annual international chamber music festival: Xak Bjerken and Miri Yampolsky, artistic directors, with six international guests: Tatiana Samouil, violin (Belgium), Chezi Nir, horn (Israel); Pavel Gomziakov, cello (Portugal); Natalia Tchitch, viola (Russia); Alexander Vassiliev, bass (Germany); and Eyal Ein-Habar, flute (Israel).
Concert #2 features C. P. E. Bach: “Hamburger” Sonata for flute/fortepiano (Ein-Habar, Bilson); Amit Gilutz: Skins (premiere) for dancer and percussionist (Samama, Compitello); Schnittke: String Trio (Samouil, Tchitch, Gomiakov trio); Kagel: No. 14 from The Tower of Babel –Melodies for a Solo Voice (Vassiliev); William Kraft: Encounters IX, for alto sax and percussion (Spinazzola, Compitello); J. S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2, BWV 1067 (Ein-Habar, etc.).
Tickets ($20 general, $10 students for each concert; festival pass $85) available at https://mayfest.ticketbud.com/mayfest2013 and at the door.
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