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.