JOYCE YANG and AUGUSTIN HADELICH TO PLAY PIANO AND VIOLIN CONCERT--Sat., AUGUST 1

On Saturday, August 1, the young pianist Joyce Yang, called the greatest of her generation, will perform with violinist Augustin Hadelich in the fourth concert of the 39th annual Salida Aspen Concerts series.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with a pre-concert interview with the artists at 6:45 p.m. at Salida High School auditorium, 36 Jones Avenue.

The duo will play a short work, “Suite after themes, fragments, and pieces by Pergolesi” by Igor Stravinsky.

Ms. Yang then will play “Estampes” by French composer Claude Debussy, a work in three movements.

Mr. Hadelich will solo in a one-movement work “Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin in D minor, op. 27, no. 3, ‘Ballade,’” by Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe, who performed and composed in the early 20th Century.

After intermission the program continues with “Three Pieces for Violin and Piano, op. 14e,” by contemporary Hungarian composer György Kurtág.

The finale will be the popular, well-known work “Violin Sonata in A major,” by César Franck, who composed in Paris in the 19th Century.

This will be Ms. Yang’s eighth appearance in the Salida Aspen Concert series. She and Mr. Hadelich have soloed with many great world orchestras. Both are on the faculty at the Aspen Music Festival and School.

The concert is underwritten by High Country Bank.

Tickets are $15 and $3 for students and can be purchased at the door or online at www.SalidaAspenConcerts.org. Information is also available from president Kate Larkin, 530-0020 or administrator Jean Hanfelt, 539-6467. —END—

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