QUARTETS PROGRAM NOTES
MOZART: STRING QUARTET IN A MAJOR, K. 464 “Before God and as an honest man, I tell you that your son is the greatest composer known to me in person or by name. He has taste, and, what is more, the profound knowledge of composition.” With those words, Franz Josef Haydn...
Mendelssohn Octet side-by-side
Four young area music students are spending their Spring Break rehearsing with their teachers from Camerata San Antonio to perform a special free concert. Each of the four young musicians studies with one of the Camerata’s core string quartet and will share the stage with their teachers for this very special free event, part of Camerata San Antonio’s 20th season.
Contrasts program notes
Still: Mother and Child from Suite for Violin and Piano William Grant Still (1895-1978) could be called the Dean of Black American Composers. There is no doubt he was prolific, with close to 200 works in several areas. They include five symphonies, nine operas, four...