Enchanting Serenades

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 7:30 PM

by Federico Andreotti

The Serenade
by Federico Andreotti

Dohnányi’s unusual choice of the serenade form may have been inspired by Beethoven’s Serenade in D major for String Trio, Op. 8.

By the mid-1700s, [serenades] had become large ensemble works without voice, still often performed outside for special occasions.