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Schubertiade: Celebrating the Music of Franz Schubert, with Jiayan Sun: Concert Dates/Program Notes

Schubertiade refers to gatherings of Schubert’s devoted circle of friends where the composer shared his music, since it was rarely performed in public venues during his life.

Concert Dates (Thursdays at 8 pm, Sweeney Concert Hall)

I. September 12, 2019

    Piano Sonatas Recital 1: C Major, D. 840; G Major, D. 894; C Minor, D. 958

II. September 26, 2019

     Four Impromptus for Piano, D. 899; Piano Trio in E-flat Major, D. 929

     Jiayan Sun, piano, with Joel Pitchon, violin, and Marie-Volcy Pelletier, cello

III. October 24, 2019

      Piano Sonatas Recital 2: E Minor, D. 566; A Minor, D. 845; A Major, D. 959

IV. December 5, 2019

      Music for Piano Four-Hands

      Judith Gordon and Jiayan Sun, piano, with Smith student pianists

V. February 6, 2020

    The Schwanengesang Poets: Rellstab, Heine, and Seidl

     William Hite, tenor, and Jiayan Sun, piano

VI. February 27, 2020

      Four Impromptus for Piano, D. 935; Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898

      Jiayan Sun, piano, with Joel Pitchon, violin, and Marie-Volcy Pelletier, cello

VII. April 2, 2020

        Piano Music for Two-Hands and Four-Hands on Graf Fortepiano

        Monica Jakuc Leverett and Jiayan Sun, piano

VIII. April 16, 2020

         Piano Sonatas Recital 3: F-sharp Minor, D. 571; D Major, D. 850; B-flat Major, D. 960

Program Notes by Peter Bloom