Vienna has likely produced more great music than any other city in the world. As this program’s anchor Viennese composer, CMS of Lincoln Center has chosen Schubert, the only one of the Viennese giants actually born in the storied city. His pair of fantasies, composed in the last year of his life, are a stunning tribute to his everlasting genius. And likewise, Hollywood’s movie industry has generated a level of creative composing to rival any European capital, and perhaps the most famous of all was Erich Wolfgang Korngold (think: The Adventures of Robin Hood) who wrote this stirring, hyper-romantic piano quartet for the pianist Paul Wittgenstein.
SCHUBERT Fantasie in F Minor for Piano, Four Hands, D. 940, Op. 103
SCHUBERT Fantasie in C Major for Violin and Piano, D. 934, Op. 159
KORNGOLD Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Wu Qian, piano
Sean Lee, violin
Danbi Um, violin
Mihai Marica, cello
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