On Stage at Curtis

Music by Composer Steven Stucky

A recital of music by the contemporary American composer Steven Stucky. The program was part of Mr. Stucky’s residency at Curtis in the spring of 2013: The program:

Stucky: Ad Parnassum
Patrick Williams, flute; Juyong You, clarinet; Zoë Martin-Doike, violin; Arlen Hlusko, cello; Ted Babcock, percussion; Andrew Hsu, piano; Steven Stucky, conductor

Stucky: Allegretto quasi andantino (“Schubert Dream”)
Andrew Hsu and Ashley Hsu, pianos

Stucky: Dialoghi
Nathan Vickery, cello

Stucky: Piano Quartet
Katya Poplyansky, violin; Daniel Hanul Lee, viola; Timotheos Petrin, cello; Chelsea Wang, piano

Before the concert began, Steven Stucky sat down with David Ludwig, Curtis’ Chair, Department of Performance and Composition Faculty, to discuss the music on the program. Watch that conversation here.

Music Word of the Week: Allegretto
“a tempo faster than andante but slower than allegro and in a lighter style. The term is also used for a short piece or movement with the tempo marked allegretto or allegro.” (from The Oxford Companion to Music)

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