The Farnsworth Art Museum, in partnership with Bay Chamber Concerts, is pleased to present our second winter season of intimate Music at Noon lunchtime concerts. Each concert takes place on the second Wednesday of the month during January, February, March, and April.
Join us for a concert with USM Faculty concert; Wren Saunders, bassoon; Robert Lehmann, violin; George Lopez, piano
USM Faculty concert; Wren Saunders, bassoon; Robert Lehmann, violin; George Lopez, piano
Robert Lehmann is Associate Professor of Music and Director of Strings and Orchestral Activities at the USM School of Music. He is also Music Director of the Portland Chamber Orchestra, the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra and the White Mountain Bach Festival in New Hampshire and conductor of the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Lehmann has concertized as violinist and conductor, in his native Mexico, throughout the US, Puerto Rico and in Europe and Ukraine. He is first violinist of the Meliora Quartet and concertmaster of the PORTOpera and Choral Art Society. His new CD, Chamber Music for String by Manuel M. Ponce is available on Centaur Records. He recently conducted the world premiere of Portland Ballet’s newly commissioned The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) [timing 23']
Sonata, No. 5, Op. 24 in F Major, "Spring", for violin and piano
Adagio molto espressivo
Scherzo: Allegro molto
Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Sonata in G Major, Op. 168, for bassoon and piano
Mikhail Glinka (1804-1875) [timing 16']
Trio Pathetique in D minor, for violin, bassoon and piano
Scherzo: vivacissiono – Trio, meno mosso
Largo risoluto sostenuto
Allegro con spirito – Alla breve ma moderato