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    Dvořák at Duquesne Continues With ‘Sound-Czech (Trios)’

    Dvořák at Duquesne: Sound-Czech (Trios)  

    The second in a four-concert series showcasing the works of composer Antonin Dvořák, this performance will feature piano trios including Sonatina in G Major for Violin and Piano, op. 100; Piano Trio in E Minor , op. 90 Dumky; and Piano Trio in F Minor, op. 65.

     

    In addition to David Allen Wehr, the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at Duquesne, other performers include Andrés Càdenes, violinist and former concertmaster for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), and Anne Martindale Williams, principal cello with the PSO.

    A special performance of Dvořák’s Gypsy Songs by international opera soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Dr. Benjamin Binder will precede the concert.

    Dvořák at Duquesne is a series of four concerts showcasing the tuneful and appealing chamber music by Czech composer Antonin Dvořák. Throughout the series, 17 members of the PSO will collaborate with faculty from Duquesne’s Mary Pappert School of Music. Dvořák at Duquesne, which is under Wehr’s artistic direction, will include both popular favorites and lesser-known treasures.

    When: Sunday, Oct. 9

    2:15 p.m., pre-concert event

    3 p.m., concert  

    Where: PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Information: Call the Mary Pappert School of Music for more information at 412.396.6083. Suggested donation: $10.

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