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Open House: Williams/Sauer Duo (live stream)

March 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Heidi Louise Williams and Gregory Sauer perform Contemporary North and South American duos for Cello and Piano.

First set (7:00pm)
Nocturne for Cello & Piano (1997) Daniel Crozier
(b. 1965)
Sonata No. 2 for Cello & Piano (1955) Camargo Guarnieri
I.Allegro moderato (1907–1993)
II. Melancólico
III. Festivo
Sonata for Cello & Piano (1957) George Walker
I. Allegro passionato (1922–2018)
II. Sostenuto
III. Allegro
Grande Baião for Violoncello and Piano (2020) André Mehmari
(b. 1977)

Second set (8:30pm)
Três Peças (1957) César Guerra-Peixe
I. Allegro moderato (1914–1993)
II. Andantino
III. Allegretto
Sonata for Cello & Piano Op. 6 (1932) Samuel Barber
I. Allegro ma non troppo (1910–1981)
II. Adagio – Presto – de nuovo Adagio
III. Allegro appassionato
Lament for Cello & Piano (1999) Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
(b. 1939)
Nocturne for Cello & Piano (1997) Daniel Crozier
(b. 1965)
Grande Baião for Violoncello and Piano (2020) André Mehmari
(b. 1977)

Heidi Louise Williams
Since her 2004 New York debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, American pianist Heidi Louise Williams has received increasingly wide recognition for her dynamic performances, insightful interpretations, innovative programming and superb technique. Praised by New York critic Harris Goldsmith for her ‘impeccable soloistic authority’ and ‘dazzling performances’, she has appeared in solo and chamber music performances across North America and internationally, winning numerous prizes.

Gregory Sauer
Praised for his versatility, Mr. Sauer performs in many different musical arenas. He has appeared in recital at the Old First Concert Series in San Francisco, the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, the Brightmusic Concert Series in Oklahoma City, at universities and schools of music such as the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt, the Shepherd School at Rice University, the University of Iowa and the University of Tennessee, among many others.

The live stream ticket gives you access to both the 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm performances.


March 7, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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