ONLINE—From Grieg to Gershwin: Part II
Beyond Borders, The Folk Identity
2 October, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 1 January, 2021 @ 12:00 amFree
Part II of a three-part concert mini-series, From Grieg to Gershwin, the Seattle-Bergen String Quartet will perform quartets by Grieg, Grainger, Gershwin, and Montgomery. They will explore the musical folk identity expressed through the composer’s music, from Norwegian folk dances, to Irish folk dances, to a lullaby, and finally, the uniquely modern American experience.
String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 27, III. Intermezzo by Edvard Grieg
British Folk-Music Settings, I. “Molly on the shore” Irish Reel by Percy Granger
Lullaby for String Quartet by George Gershwin
Strum by Jessie Montgomery
Allion Salvador, violin
Rachel Nesvig, violin
Aleida Gehrels, viola
Lauren McShane, cello
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This concert was in part sponsored by The Norwegian American.