Levine Presents Season Preview

Levine Presents Season Preview Concert

Premiered Saturday, September 26, 2020

Thank you for joining us for the launch of our 2020-21 Levine Presents Performance Series, Beyond Imagined Boundaries: Merging Cultures and Modernization.

View on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/461909515

Levine is committed to building new audiences for music by offering outstanding performances, master classes, and other musical events free-of-charge. This season of Levine Presents is offered free of charge thanks to the generosity of many donors. Please consider making a gift to support these programs.


pdfLP Season Preview Program

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Music for the People: 18th to 20th Century French Trios | October 17
Terzetto for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano, Opus 22 | Theophile Lalliet
Andante maestoso
Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano, FP 43 | Francis Poulenc
Jamie Roberts, oboe, Joey Grimmer, bassoon, Jamila Tekalli, piano

Music of The Lord of the Rings and Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle | November 14
“Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond” From The Valkyrie, WWV 86B (arranged for cello and piano) | Richard Wagner
“The Shire” From Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring | Howard Shore
Fedor Ouspensky, violin, Igor Zubkovsky, cello, Anna Ouspenskaya, piano

Alfred Schnittke: The Master Time Traveler | December 5
Excerpt from Piano Quartet in a minor | Gustav Mahler
Olivia Hajioff, violin, Marc Ramirez, viola, Vasily Popov, cello, Ralitza Patcheva, piano

Piazzolla: A Musical Journey Through Tango | January 23
Libertango | Astor Piazzolla
Sarah Foard, violin, Gary Prince, guitar, Chris Brown, bass, Manny Arciniega, percussion

Go Spalla! Rediscovering the Violoncello da Spalla | February 20
Suite for Cello No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012 | J. S. Bach
Gavotte I & II
William Hurd, violoncello da spalla

Global Voices: A Celebration of Immigrant Voices in the DMV | March 6
El Cóndor Pasa | Daniel Alomía Robles
Yana Nikol, flute, Juan Cayampoma, Andean wind instruments, Cristian Perez, guitar,
Ben Rhikhoff, bass, Chao Tian, Chinese dulcimer, Munit Mesfin, vocalist, Manny Arciniega, percussion,

The Spirit of Radio: The Music of Rush | April 10
Fly by Night | Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
Josh Walker, guitar, Eric Ulreich, guitar,  Matthew Dievendorf, bass, John Vitullo, drums, Carolyn Agan, vocals

A Night on Broadway | May 8
“He Wanted a Girl” from Giant | Michael John LaChiusa
Tracy Lynn Olivera, vocalist, Jake Null, piano