“When you’re named after one of the biggest constellations in the night sky, the pressure is on to display a little star power — and the young pianist Orion Weiss did exactly that…”
— The Washington Post
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
Our March 11 event will spotlight two of today’s fastest-rising stars, violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Orion Weiss. Their deeply communicative performances go far beyond technical mastery and have won them worldwide acclaim. Their far-flung musical journey will range from the 18th to the 21st centuries, including music by Mozart, Beethoven, Bartók, and a newly composed work by the renowned American composer Frederic Rzewski.
|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart||Sonata in A, K. 526 (1787)||Program Notes|
|Béla Bartók||Sonata No. 2, Sz 76 (1922)||Program Notes|
|Frederic Rzewski||Demons for violin and piano (2017)||Program Notes|
|Ludwig van Beethoven||Sonata No. 10 in G, Op. 96 (1812)||Program Notes|