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What prevents so many great composers from attaining well-deserved fame?  We explore a few of the many pieces that make you wonder. Featuring the west coast premiere of Fanny Mendelssohn's Easter Sonata -- long assumed to have been written by her brother Felix. (Well, it said F. Mendelssohn, and it was... good. Who else could possibly have written it?!)


Francesca Caccini: Ciaccona and Lasciatemi
Georges Enescu: Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano, Op. 25 - I. Moderator malinconico
Bohuslav Martinu: Piano Quartet No. 1 - III. Allegreto poco moderato
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Piano Trio No. 4 - III. Rondo
Fanny Mendelssohn: Easter Sonata (West Coast premiere under her name)


Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano - I. Impetuoso
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne for Flute and Piano
William Grant Still: Mother and Child
Antonio Salieri: Piano Concerto in C major - II. Larghetto
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Piano Quintet, Op. 18 - I. Moderator con moto
Ottorino Respighi: Il Tramonto


HyeJin Kim, Piano
Maia Jasper White and Kevin Kumar, Violins
Meredith Crawford, Viola
Charlie Tyler, Cello
Ben Smolen, Flute
Liv Redpath, Soprano