An instrument that’s been around for 60,000 years certainly deserves a concert of its own. This program’s exposé of the flute’s astonishing capabilities reveals how composers of three centuries were inspired by its magical qualities.
- Mozart Quartet in C major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 285b (1781)
- Beethoven Serenade in D major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25 (1801)
- Dutilleux Sonatine for Flute and Piano (1943)
- Hummel Septet in D minor for Flute, Oboe, Horn, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Piano, Op. 74 (c. 1816)