DSE’s concert at Laurel Hill Mansion, June 25, 2017

Dolce Suono Ensemble enjoyed performing a “Music in the Second Capital” concert at Laurel Hill Mansion on Sunday evening, June 25, 2017. We presented the performance as in an 18th-century Salon, announcing the pieces as we went, while the audience’s programs included a list of composers from which we chose. Several concertgoers asked us to post our program on the website, which we include here.

The artists:

Mimi Stillman, flute/piccolo

William Polk, violin

Kerri Ryan, viola

Arlen Hlusko, cello

Gideon Whitehead, guitar


The program:

Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831), Quartet in D Major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, B. 381

Allegro molto

Wenzel Matiegka (1773-1830) / arr. Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Notturno, D. 96

Lento e patetico

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), String Trio in G Major, Op. 53 #1

Allegretto e innocente – Presto

W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), Quartet in D Major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 285

Allegro – Adagio – Rondeau: Allegretto

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), Minuets I and II from Quartetto for three violins and cello, arranged for string quartet by John Vincent (arr. by DSE for flute, violin, viola, and cello)

Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805), Quintet in D Major for Guitar and String Quartet, #1 (arr. Mimi Stillman for guitar, flute, and string trio)

Allegro maestoso – Pastorale – Grave assai: Fandango