MAY 2 at 2:00 PM
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LORNA MCGHEE, flute / RYO YANAGITANI, piano / with CAROL LYNN WARD-BAMFORD, Curator of Musical Instruments, Music Division
An introduction to the Library’s remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library’s nearly 2,000 instruments in this special afternoon performance and talk. The flutist for the occasion is Pittsburgh Symphony principal Lorna McGhee. The pianist is S & R Foundation Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanagitani, a grand-prize winner of the San Antonio and Hugo Kauder International piano competitions who has performed with the Vancouver, Montreal, and Minnesota symphony orchestras, among others.
Presented in cooperation with the S & R Foundation, which offers this program as part of its Overtures series–Evermay Estate, on May 1st at 7:30pm.
Sonata for flute and piano
Library of Congress Coolidge Foundation commission
Corrente, from the Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013
Les Folies d’Espagne (excerpt)
Fantaisie brillante sur Carmen, arr. Borne