Alessio Bax & Lucille Chung
Alessio Bax & Lucille Chung

The Art of Interpretation: Debussy and Stravinsky

Monday, February 1, 2021, 7:30 PM at ChamberMusicSociety.org - FREE EVENT

The husband and wife duo piano team of Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung perform and discuss two incomparable works for piano, four hands. The compositional wizardry and unsurpassed creativity of both Debussy and Stravinsky (who were good friends) ushered in music's modern age, and all of their gifts to the art are on full display in this rich and colorful program.

The Art of Interpretation series combines discussion and performance elements to delve into great works from the perspective of the musicians. The series reveals how artists arrive at their interpretations of specific musical passages and gives audiences a sense of the artists' process as they prepare to perform a piece of music.

Video will begin at 7:30 PM ET and remain on demand for one week.

Program

  • Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune for Piano, Four Hands (arr. Ravel) (1892-94, arr. 1910)
  • Stravinsky Petrushka for Piano, Four Hands (1910–11, rev. 1947)