Englewood Arts Presents Harp Trio, featuring members of the Colorado Symphony Yi Zhao and Austin Fisher teaming up with Emily Levin, whose position as principal harp of the Dallas symphony made her the youngest principal harpist of a major American orchestra.
The Washington Post says of Night Time Suite, “…Currier’s Night Time for violin and harp… is one of the best pieces of contemporary classical music to be played in Washington in a long time… Currier doesn’t waste a note in this set of modern nocturnes… in its evocations of restlessness, quietude and mystery.” Bruch’s Kol Nidrei is styled as an adagio on two Hebrew melodies, and was originally scored for cello and orchestra with harp in 1881. Renié, a harp virtuosa, struggled to be recognized as a composer in the still very male-dominated field. She composed the Trio for Violin, Cello and Harp in 1901, and remains widely recognized as an innovator of harp pedagogy and repertoire.
Englewood Arts is in its 17th season of presenting chamber music performances and in providing music instruction programs to students in Englewood and Sheridan public schools. Concerts in Hampden Hall feature many of Colorado’s finest musicians, in large part from the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Informal insights are given from the stage by the musicians to enhance the listening experience.
Currier: Night Time Suite for Violin & Harp
Bruch: Kol Nidre for Cello & Harp
Renié: Trio for Violin, Cello & Harp. Featured Musicians:
Yi Zhao, violin; Austin Fisher, cello
Emily Levin, harp [Organizer's description]