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BCMG in Washington: Oliver Knussen residency

 11 April 2014 at 8pm 

BCMG in Washington: Oliver Knussen residency

Library of Congress
Washington DC
United States

Pianist Huw Watkins joins BCMG musicians for a special evening of British and American chamber music, with a varied program of landmark twentieth-century works, including the Washington premiere of Elliott Carter’s final work Epigrams. The concert unwraps the world premiere of a new piano trio by American composer Marc Neikrug, paired with Frank Bridge’s Piano Trio No. 2 (dedicated to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge in 1929.)

There will be pre-concert conversation at 6.30pm in the Whittall Pavilion with Oliver Knussen and Marc Neikrug – no tickets required.

Benjamin Britten : Phantasy Quartet
Elliott Carter : Epigrams
Marc Neikrug : Piano Trio
Oliver Knussen : Cantata
Frank Bridge : Piano Trio No.2

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