Commissioned in 2013, guest artist Steven Mackey’s One Red Rose was composed to commemorate President John F. Kennedy on the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination. To find an artistic point of entry into the trauma of the assassination, Mackey empathized with Jackie Kennedy, describing her as a “vivid symbol of way the assassination traverses the public and the private”. On the second half, the second of Fauré’s magisterial piano quartets (hear the first on July 15).
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Flute Quartet No. 1 in D Major, K. 285
Linda Chesis, flute • Renée Jolles, violin • Liz Freivogel, viola • Ahrim Kim, cello
One Red Rose
Deka Quartet (2019 Fellowship String Quartet)
Brian Bak, Yue Sun, violin • Ramón Carrero–Martínez, viola • So Sugiyama, cello
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45
Mikhail Kopelman, violin • Kirsten Docter, viola • Paul Katz, cello • Pei-Shan Lee, piano
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