Love Letters

March 10, 2018 7:30 PM at First Church, Boston

Experience the transformative power of love through music in this gorgeous program for flute, clarinet, harp and strings. Boston-area composer Oliver Caplan (website) wrote “Love Letters” for his wedding ceremony, Elgar dedicated his “Salut d’Amour” as an engagement present and Hanson used his “Serenade” to propose! With soloists Aline Benoit, clarinet, Sarah Brady, flute, and Ina Zdorovetchi, harp. 

PROGRAM

Hanson, Howard: Serenade for flute, harp and strings

Caplan, Oliver: Love Letters

Ravel, Maurice: Introduction and Allegro

Baermann, Heinrich: Adagio

Ligeti, Gyorgy: Old Hungarian Ballroom Dances

Walton, William: Touch her soft lips and part

Grandjany, Marcel: Aria in Classic Style

Elgar, Edward: Salut d’amour