Operahouse to Masked Ball

Andrea LeBlanc, flute and David Hyun-Su Kim, fortepiano

A Boston Early Music Festival Fringe Event

 

Wednesday, June 10 at 1 pm

Old South Meeting House

310 Washington St., Boston MA

 

Virtuosic music for flute and piano: Opera-inspired works for flute and fortepiano by Chopin, Donizetti, and Kuhlau, performed alonngside Schumann's Carnaval op. 9.  

 

Instruments:

Fortepiano by Rodney Regier after Graf and Bösendorfer.

8-key flute in ebony and silver by Johann Ziegler, Vienna, c. 1840

 

Andrea LeBlanc and David Hyun-su Kim perform 19th c. music for flute and fortepiano with sensitivity and historical understanding, bringing a sense of delight and appreciation to this often-slighted repertoire.   David is an award-winning pianist and scholar, hailed by Malcolm Bilson as a musician “who will doubtless make an important contribution to the musical life of this country”.  He is Professor of Piano and Theory at Whitman College.  Visit David's website to learn more. 

 

Admission to Old South Meeting House museum is $6, $3 with a BEMF pass.  Donations will be gratefully accepted.

 

There will be another recital by the F.A.E. Duo at 3:00, at the same location, using the same fortepiano (once you've heard it, you'll want to hear more) with violin, played by Chi-Chen Wu and Nicholas DiEugenio.  Visit their website to learn more, including about their new CD!