The concert will launch our “Claude Debussy Centennial Festival” with a program entitled “Pleasure is the Law,” with music by Debussy and his compatriots Saint-Saëns, D’Indy, and Massenet, and a world premiere by Jan Krzywicki, professor of composition at Temple University.
An all-star lineup of artists includes Sarah Shafer, soprano, fresh from her Metropolitan Opera debut, Ricardo Morales, principal clarinet of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Mimi Stillman, flute, solo/chamber artist and founding Artistic Director of Dolce Suono Ensemble, Arlen Hlusko, cello, solo/chamber artist and founder of Philadelphia Performances for Autism, and Charles Abramovic, distinguished collaborative pianist and director of keyboard studies at Temple University.
Claude Debussy, Prélude à l’après–midi d’un faune (flute and piano), Première rhapsodie (clarinet and piano), Pelléas et Mélisande (selections for flute, cello, piano trio), Fêtes galantes (soprano and piano)
Camille Saint-Saëns, Tarantelle (flute, clarinet, piano)
Vincent D’Indy, Trio in Bb (clarinet, cello, piano)
Jan Krzywicki, Arabesques (flute, cello, piano)
Selected ensemble songs by Jules Massenet, Léo Delibes
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