Summer Concert #2
Saturday, August 18, 2018
6:45pm Pre-Concert Lecture
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Newburyport, MA
Indro Roy-Chowdhury opens the concert with a solo piece for sitar and is then joined on violin by brilliant improvisor and 2018 NCMF Composer-in-Residence Fung Chern Hwei for a duo that will span eras and continents. The artists then sit down for a world premiere by Chern Hwei for sitar and string quartet followed by Beethoven’s monumental string quartet Opus 130 in the master’s original version with the Grosse Fuge.
Gabriel Cabezas (cello), Fung Chern Hwei (violin), Indro Roy-Chowdhury (sitar) Miho Saegusa (violin), David Yang (viola), Yonah Zur (violin)