An evening of chamber music with leading UAE based virtuosos.

The Chamber Music Concert Series was conceived by Maestro Rony Rogoff, with the mission of making chamber music more accessible and to support and nurture classical music artists as well as audiences, with year-long programming.

The musicians for the evening are:

  • Clara Asuaje – Cellist
  • Anastasia Gromoglasova – Piano
  • Ana Kovacevic – Soprano
  • Alina Sakhnenko – Piano
  • Benjamin Truchi – Solo Cello
  • Magdalena Wajdzik – Piano
  • Natalia Zhukova – flutist
  • Maestro Rony Rogoff – Artistic and Musical Director

The program for the evening:

George Crumb
(Born October 24, 1929, living in Charleston West Virginia. USA)

1)  Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) is a work for electric flute, cello and amplified piano by the American avant-garde composer George Crumb. For three masked players (Approx. 22 minutes)   

  • Clara Asuaje – Cellist
  • Magdalena Wajdzik – Piano
  • Natalia Zhukova – flutist

2)  Three Early songs for voice and Piano. (1947)  (Approx. 9 minutes)

  • Ana Kovacevic – Soprano
  • Alina Sakhnenko – Piano

3)  Sonata for Solo Cello (1955) (Approx. 12 minutes)

  • Benjamin Truchi – Solo Cello                    

Intermission

Leonard Berenstein
(Born Aug 25 1918; Died October 14, 1990 in New York)

4) Symphonic Dances from West Side Story for two pianos

  • Anastasia Gromoglasova – Piano
  • Ioannis Potamousis – Piano