Cello & Company II

Wednesday, July 17 at 1:30PM, Sunset Center Foyer

Theresa Salomon, violin; Sarah Darling, viola; Timothy Roberts, cello

Music of passion, virtuosity, and excitement through the centuries by Couperin, Saint-Saëns, Ravel, Vivaldi, and Dohnányi. It’s a fascinating mix of periods, styles, and countries, bringing out the expressive and soloistic ranges of the violin, viola, and cello in a chamber music setting.


Program

Treizième Concert | FRANÇIOS COUPERIN
Danse Macabre, op. 40 | CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS
Sonata for Violin and Cello | MAURICE RAVEL
Concerto in G minor RV 531 | ANTONIO VIVALDI
Duo No. 1 for Violin and Viola in G major, K. 423 | W.A. MOZART
Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10 | ERNST DOHNÁNYI

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Date

Jul 17 2024

Time

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Featuring

  • Sarah Darling
    Sarah Darling
    Viola

    Described as “a tireless force of musical curiosity, skill, and enthusiasm” and “the one to up the ante” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), Sarah Darling enjoys a varied musical career, holding a variety of leading roles in A Far Cry, Musicians of the Old Post Road, Boston Baroque, Les Bostonades, Gut Reaction, and Antico Moderno, also performing with the Boston Early Music Festival, Emmanuel Music, Newton Baroque, Sarasa, and the Boston Ballet Orchestra.

    Sarah studied at Harvard, Juilliard, Amsterdam, Freiburg, and New England Conservatory, working with James Dunham, Karen Tuttle, Wolfram Christ, Nobuko Imai, and Kim Kashkashian. She has recorded old and new music for Linn, Paladino, Azica, MSR, and Centaur, plus a solo album on Naxos and two Grammy-nominated CDs on Crier Records.

    Sarah is active as a teacher and coach, on the faculty of the Longy School and serving as co-director of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. She regularly shares her thoughts on music at her blog, Listening Deliberately.

  • Timothy Roberts
    Timothy Roberts
    Cello

    Timothy was founder, artistic director, and cellist of the Art of Music Chamber Players in Boston for 10 years. He was also a founding member and is a current performer in the South Coast Chamber Music society for the last 13 years. He recently purchased Copley Chamber Players Inc which is a performing organization as well as a company that provides musical ensembles for functions, events and weddings.

    His freelance work includes work with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, the Opera Company of Boston, Boston Ballet, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Boston Classical Orchestra, the Florida Orchestra (Tampa) as well as just about every other type of freelance work available in Boston. He has also taught for many years in various towns and music schools since 1984, teaching both private cello and as a chamber music coach, and in his private studio in Needham.

    Mr. Roberts holds degrees in Performance from New England Conservatory, and Northwestern University, and he pursued a doctorate at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He performs on a Gabriello cello made in Florence, Italy in 1751.

  • Theresa Salomon
    Theresa Salomon
    Violin

    Violinist Theresa Salomon has had her interpretations praised by The New York Times as “sizzling,” The Washington Post as “virtuosic,”and The Frankfurter Allgemeine as “on the highest level.” She has performed with many of the finest early music ensembles and orchestras, as well as numerous festivals in North America. She has appeared with Ensemble Repast, Four Nations, Artek, Rebel, Trinity Wall Street, American Classical Orchestra, Opera Lafayette, Clarion, National Cathedral, Carmel Bach Festival, Connecticut Early Music Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, among others.

    Studying violin in The Netherlands in the early nineteen nineties, at the time a hot bed of early music and historic performance practice, Theresa was swayed by the earthy sound of gut strings. During and after studies in her native Germany, The Netherlands, and Austria, she traveled extensively and performed concerts in Norway, Brazil, Japan, Togo, Malawi, and South Africa. She is also an enthusiast of contemporary music and has premiered numerous works, including a violin concerto on live radio with the Janáček Philharmonic in Ostrava. She has performed at the Gulbenkian Festival in Lisbon, the Prague Spring Festival, and the Ostrava Days for New Music in the Czech Republic.

    Theresa has recorded music from Rosenmueller to Xenakis, as well as sound tracks to movies. Theresa is a member of the Orchestra of St Luke’s, curates and programs for the chamber music series Friends of Mozart, and lives is New York City.

Location

Sunset Center Foyer
Sunset Center Foyer
San Carlos St between 8th and 10th Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923
Website
https://www.sunsetcenter.org/

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