The Chelsea Music Festival - Ken-David Masur and Melinda Lee Masur, Artistic Directors

Debussy IV: Creation, Love and Life Everlasting
Leo Baeck Institute, NYC, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The program included the World Premiere of SAGA - commissioned work for the Chelsea Music Festival 2012
by CMF 2012 Composer-In-Residence, Somei Satoh

"La Création du Monde," Op. 81b (1922-1923) by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
Prelude
Fugue
Romance
Scherzo
Final

Momenta Quartet:
Emelie-Anne Gendron, violin
Tema Watstein, violin
Stephanie Griffin, viola
Michael Haas, cello
Molly Morkoski, piano

Epigrammes de Clément Marot (1899) by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
D'Anne qui me jecta de la neige
D'Anne jouant de l'espinette

Selected songs by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Mandoline
En sourdine
Pour ce que Plaisance est morte
Fantoches
De soir

Thomas Meglioranza, baritone
Reiko Uchida, piano

SAGA World Premiere (2012) by Somei Satoh (b. 1947)
Ken-David Masur, conductor

Fanny Clamagirand, violin
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Liana Gourdjia, violin
Alex Shiozaki, violin
Tema Watstein, violin
Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Derek Mosloff, viola
Stephanie Griffin, viola
Marc Coppey, cello
Michael Haas, cello
Doug Balliett, bass

Octet for Strings in E-flat, Op. 20 (1825) by Felix Mendelssohn (1810-1956)
Sostenuto assai. Allegro ma non troppo
Scherzo: Molto Vivace
Andante cantabile
Finale: Vivace

Augustin Hadelich, violin
Liana Gourdjia, violin
Tema Watstein, violin
Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Derek Mosloff, viola
Stephanie Griffin, viola
Marc Coppey, cello
Michael Haas, cello

video footage, audio and production:
barbara kalina
for the Chelsea Music Festival
2013. All rights reserved.

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