RCS Presents: Strings

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Inspired by three different sculptures created in America’s swinging 1930s by artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance, William Grant Still’s Suite for violin and piano will receive its RCS premier. The music’s three movements will take you on a musical journey where you dance the Blues, sing a poignant lullaby and frolic to all manner of mischievous syncopations. If that doesn’t exhaust you, RCS student, Chris Sims’ Hastening Jig for string quartet, will receive its premier and Robert Schumann’s impassioned violin sonata no.1 in A minor will light the fuse to a fantastic concert. You won’t want to miss it!!

The Hastening Jig

Wei Ken Loh Violin I
Paul Docherty Violin II
Thaddeus ChungYu Viola
Tibah Saad Cello

Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op.105

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II. Allegretto
III. Lebhaft

Magdalena Milinska Violin
Sin-Seock Kim Piano

Suite for Violin and Piano
I. Majestically. Vigourously (Suggested by Richmond Barthe’s “African Dancer”
II. Slowly and expressive (Suggested by Sargent Johnson’s “Mother and Child”)
III. Rhythmically and humorously (Suggested by Augusta Savage’s “Gamin”

I. Ines Alves Ferreira Soares Violin
II. Annabel Kidd Violin
III. Freya Hall Violin

Liivi Arder Piano

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