“The Brahms Sonata for Piano & Violin in A Major is the major work featuring the violin and piano equally rather than the traditional single instrument,” Finegold said. “The beautiful, mystical and emotionally wrenching contemporary music of Arvo Pärt, though less familiar to the general public, is a must to hear and will win you over. Pärt’s works are influenced by Gregorian chant, and his Fratres is a virtuosic violin gem.”
Pihl will perform Liszt’s Two Concert Etudes for Piano and Chopin’s Barcarolle in F sharp Major, Op. 60.
The nonprofit Essex Chamber Music Players, under the artistic direction of Michael Finegold, has been in residence at NECC since 1999.
General admission tickets are $15; $10 for seniors and $5 for students. Free for NECC students with college ID.
Visit online at www.ecmp.org or contact Finegold at ECMP314@comcast.net.