Music From Salem Fall Concert

Music from Salem Fall Concert 

Sunday October 15th, 2017 – 4pm at Hubbard Hall 


For its special Fall concert Music from Salem is presenting a program of several short romantic pieces and movements. Featured composers will include Mozart, Lachner, Vieuxtemps, Ysaye, Fuchs, Martinu, Reger, and Ibert. Arvo Pärt‘s mystical “Fratres” will also be performed. The pieces are solos, duos and trios for violin, viola, and piano. Performing are violinist Markus Placci, praised for having “magnificent personality, superb energy, total command and an extremely convincing taste” by La Libre Belgique; violist Lila Brown, MfS artistic director; and pianist and MfS consulting director Judith Gordon, who received an Outstanding Alumni Award from New England Conservatory of Music in 2009.


Fall Feuillton

Ignaz Lachner   Trio in B-Flat Major, Opus 37 for violin, viola & piano

(1807-1895)                   1. Allegro Moderato                

Arvo Pårt                                Fratres, for violin and piano

(b. 1935)                                          

Johann Sebastian Bach         Four Duets, BWV 802-805 for piano


Georg Friedrich Telemann   Canonic Sonata #1 for violin and viola

(1681-1767)                                       1. Vivace

Bohuslav Martinu                   Duo #2 for violin and viola

(1890-1959)                                       2. Lento

Robert Fuchs    Selected movements from the Duos for violin & viola





Henri Vieuxtemps                 Capriccio for viola


Eugene Ysaye                       Sonata #2 for violin


1. Obsession; Prelude

2. Malinconia

3. Danse des Ombres; Sarabande

4. Les Furies

Max Reger                             Trio Opus 2, for violin, viola, and piano

(1873-1916)                                3. Theme and Variations


Markus Placci, violin

Lila Brown, viola

Judith Gordon, piano


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