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Clarinetist Andrea Cheeseman performs Feb. 13

BOONE—Clarinetist Andrea L. Cheeseman, will present a faculty recital on Monday, Feb. 13, beginning at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Joining Cheeseman will be violinist Nancy Bargerstock, violist Eric Koontz and pianists Susan Slingland and Bair Shagdaron.

The program opens with three movements from Max Bruch’s “Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op. 83.”  Bruch composed for his son who was a noted clarinetist. Written in the German romantic tradition, the pieces feature rich, melodic themes.

The contemporary composition “Diamond Street,” a clarinet solo written by Kimmo Hakola also will be performed. The piece was inspired by Hakola’s visit to Antwerp’s famous diamond center.

The program concludes with two movements from Béla Bartók’s “Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano.” The piece was commissioned by jazz clarinetist Bennie Goodman and performed by Goodman in 1940 at Carnegie Hall with Bartók providing piano accompaniment.

The movements were written in contrasting styles and rhythms based on Hungarian and Romanian folkdances as well as jazz and the blues.

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