The telepathic musical chemistry of guitarist brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad meets the "explosively charismatic" (The New York Times) mandolin playing of Avi Avital, in an inspired new collaboration. Their Berkeley program ranges from classical works by Bach, Haydn, Debussy, and Bartók reimagined for strummed and plucked strings, to Piazzolla's magnificent Histoire du Tango, to the kinetic rhythms and brazen virtuosity of Brazilian choro music. Don't miss these master musicians as they effortlessly—and joyfully—traverse a panoramic landscape of musical styles and sounds.
J.S. BACHSelections from Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016
HAYDNSonata No. 50 in D Major, Hob.XVI:37
DEBUSSYLa plus que lente
BARTÓKRomanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56, BB 68
PIAZZOLLAHistoire du Tango
LAVRYThree Jewish Dances, Op. 192
Three Brazilian pieces
BITTENCOURT Santa Morena
Avi Avital plays Bach's Sonata BWV 1034 in E Minor
Avi Avital plays Bach's Concerto in G minor
Program notes are available online. [PDF]
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