Festival from Mozart to Chickasaw composer Jerod Tate
Guest pianist Peter Miyamoto joins current and returning Brightmusic musicians to take a turn at different musical combinations through four concerts June 10, 12, 13, and 14 at our pre-pandemic venue: St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City.
A Norman native, Jerod Tate generously offered his music to be performed at no charge during the pandemic. Co-artistic director Amy I-Lin Cheng says, “We have been wanting to program something by Jerod for a long time.
Many of the festival’s composers drew on their ethnic heritage for inspiration, from Polish Jewish composer Mieczyslaw (Moishe) Weinberg to Albéric Magnard of France, who died defending his house from German soldiers in World War I.
Concert 1 – Friday, June 10 7:30 pm – Amy Beach, Summer Dreams Op. 47 for Piano Four Hands – Kevin Puts, Air for Cello and Piano – David Baker, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano – Antonín Dvorák, Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 81
Concert 2 – Sunday, June 12 2:30 pm
The Mae Ruth Swanson Memorial Concert – Edvard Grieg, Sonata No. 3 in C Minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 45 – Mieczyslaw Weinberg, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 28 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, K. 493
Concert 3 – Monday, June 13 7:30 pm – Jerod Tate (Chickasaw), Pisachi (Reveal) for String Quartet – Aram Khachaturian, Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano – Franz Schubert, Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898
Concert 4 – Tuesday, June 14 7:30 pm
– Jacques Ibert, Trois pièces brèves for Wind Quintet
– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K. 452
– Albéric Magnard, Quintet for Piano and Winds in D Minor, Op. 8
For more information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit www.brightmusic.org