Fawn by Kiki Smith

Character Pieces 3/22/15

March 22, 2015. 2PM

South Huntington Library

45 Pidgeon Hill Rd. Huntington, NY

During the Romantic Era, the Character Piece was a delightful genre of great popularity. Short imaginative works, Character Pieces presented a single mood, often connected to the world of fantasy and the supernatural. Sunday's program presents Schumann’s Waldszenen and the Fantasiestücke Op. 88 alongside modern takes on the genre by Wolfgang Rihm and Hans Abrahamsen. PROGRAM Waldszenen Op. 82 for Piano - Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Fremde Szene III for Piano Trio - Wolfgang Rihm (b. 1952) Salonstücke for violin and piano (excerpts) - Ferdinand David (1810- 1873)/Robert Schumann Traumlieder - Hans Abrahamsen Fantasiestücke Op. 88 for Piano Trio - Robert Schumann (1810-1856)