NAVO Presents "Intimate Moments: A Portrait of Franz Schubert"
"Troup" Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667
"Arpeggione" Sonata D.821
"Der Zwerg" D.771 * "Ganymed" D.544
"Dab Der Ostwind Dufte" D.775
NAVO will perform a program dedicated to the works of Austrian composer Franz Schubert, and will feature soprano Liz Pearse on songs for voice and piano. The program will also include the celebrated A Major piano quintet (Trout quintet), and the Arpeggione sonata. In addition, musicologist Paul Laird will introduce the repertoire in a pre-concert talk.
An exceptional group of international artists will share the stage for these concerts: sopranos Liz Pearse (USA); cellist Daniel Veis (Czech Republic); bassist Erik Higgins (USA); pianist Jasmin Arakawa (Japan); violinist Véronique Mathieu (Canada); violist Shah Sadikov (Uzbekistan). In addition, NAVO is proud to introduce a promising young artist, cellist Dana Rath.
Founded by conductor/violist Shah Sadikov and violinist Véronique Mathieu, NAVO is a non-for-profit arts organization comprised of internationally recognized artists. NAVO’s mission is to establish and foster world-class level of performances in the Midwest region by bringing together artists from the area with those who have performed around the globe.