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 #3 features: Schumann: Andante and Variations, for two pianos, two cellos and horn (Anastasio, Bjerken, Gomiakov, Haines-Eitzen, Nir); Erwin Schulhoff: Flute Sonata (1927) (Ein-Habar, Yampolsky); Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (Vassiliev, Yampolsky); songs of Poulenc and Rudi Stephan (Vassiliev, Bjerken); Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (Samouil, Yampolsky).
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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