Flutist and Pianist Mysterious Sounds

    Flutist Jihoo Yu performs a composition from French composer André Jolivet and pianist Junhui Chen performs Schumann’s dance pieces inspired by famous novelist Jean Paul’s book Flegeljahre (The Awkward Age).

    Jolivet: Chant de Linos
    Jihoo Yu, flute; Hugh Sung, piano
    Chant de Linos written for a Conservatoire de Paris competition by French composer André Jolivet in 1944. Jihoo describes the atmosphere of the piece constantly changing.

    Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2
    Junhui Chen, piano
    German writer Jean Paul Richter influenced Robert Schumann with Papillons, Op. 2. There is a correlation in Schumann’s Op. 2 Papillons and the concluding chapter of Jean Paul novel Flegeljahre where everyone is dancing during a masked ball.

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