The Great Hall of Annie Wright School, Tacoma
Cindy Renander, clarinet; Svend Rønning, violin; Lisa Bergman, piano

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 12, No. 1
  • Marcus Paus: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, & Piano
  • Leonard Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Igor Stravinksy: Suite from “L’Histoire du Soldat”

The invention of the piano and the clarinet in the late eighteenth century brought about new possibilities of sonority in the world of chamber music. However, it was not until the twentieth century that composers chose to combine the sonority of the clarinet, violin, and piano into a unique mélange of sound. Join us as we explore these instruments separately and as we explore the past and future of this unique sonority.

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