SARASA Chamber Music Ensemble

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Old train scene


All aboard for Sarasa’s special tour of train-inspired music in our March concert set, including works by 19th-century train enthusiast Antonin Dvorák and Steve Reich’s very personal account of train travel in the 20th century.  Biber’s wonderfully exuberant violin sonata No. 3 from the 1660s, composed some 100 years before trains were even invented, anticipates those very sounds we imagine when a locomotive chugs along its route.

Works by Biber, Reich and Antonín Dvorák:

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber – Sonata No. 3 for violin and basso continuo
Steve Reich – Different Trains for string quartet and electric tape
Antonín Dvorák – American String Quartet, No. 12 in F major, Op. 96

Musicians: Miranda Fulleylove & Jesse Irons, violins; Jason Fisher, viola; Jennifer Morsches, cello; Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 7:00pm

This performance will be held in the First Parish Sanctuary.

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