Sunday, February 21, 2016, at 3:00 pm

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Partita No. 1 in Bb major, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Lucy Wenger, piano

Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach

II.  Allemande

Dave Beck, cello

Cantilène by Louis Cahuzac

Joseph Limacher, clarinet

Lucy Wenger, piano

Ansias by Estéban Eitler

Joseph Limacher, clarinet

Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Dave Beck, cello

Lucy Wenger, piano

Four Hungarian Dances  by Rezső Kókai

I.  Recruiting Dance

Joseph Limacher, clarinet

Lucy Wenger, piano

Trio in A minor, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms

I.  Allegro

II.  Adagio

III.  Andantino grazioso

IV.  Allegro

Joseph Limacher, clarinet

Dave Beck, cello

Lucy Wenger, piano

Milonga del Ángel by Ástor Piazzolla

Lucy Wenger, piano

 

Lucy Wenger, pianist,

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Lucy Wenger – piano

is a native of Tucson, Arizona. She earned her B.A. at Mills College and her M.A. at the University of Oregon. She has studied with Edna Church, Bernhard Abramowitsch, Frank Mannheimer, and Denise Lassimonne. She has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Arizona, and Canterbury University in Christchurch, New Zealand. Lucy’s solo piano recording Through an Open Window, released on CD in 2004 by Innova Recordings, premiered works by Paul Schoenfield and Bill Rea while also presenting works by Janice Giteck and Alan Hovhaness. Both National Public Radio and Northwest Public Radio have featured Lucy’s performances. Lucy lives in Seattle, where she teaches privately and performs frequently as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist.

Dave Beck, cellist,

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Dave Beck, cellist

is Listener Supported Classical KING FM’s newest announcer. He is also the host and producer of the Seattle Symphony Spotlight on KING FM. Dave previously produced and hosted award-winning interviews and features at KUOW Public Radio as part of the KUOW programs Weekday, The Beat, and KUOW Presents. He was at Seattle’s KUOW from 1985, beginning his career there as classical music host and music director. An active musician as well as broadcaster, Dave is a member of the Auburn Symphony Orchestra and has served as principal cellist of the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra and the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra. His non-profit board service includes Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra (Board Chair 2006-2008), Simple Measures, and the MENC’s Young Musicians Excelling. He has performed in the Seattle-based chamber music society Klassikon and in the Bravura String Quartet. A University of Washington music graduate, Dave’s cello instructors have included Toby Saks, Raymond Davis, and Cordelia Wikarski Miedel.

Joseph Limacher, clarinetist, has studied with Frank Kowalsky, Laura DeLuca, William McColl, and the late David Breeden. He earned his A.B. in Music, With Honors and With Distinction, at Stanford University, subsequently earning an M.B.A. and then a Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Washington. Now retired, he has been an accounting professor, a stage manager, a music teacher, and a farmer. He was a founding member of the Seattle Wind Symphony but has now returned to exploring the clarinet’s chamber music repertoire.

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