Announcing Concert Programs for 2017 Zenith Festival

August 15
August 15, 7:30 p.m.
Salisbury House and Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

Suite Populaire Espagnole   –   Manuel de Falla

Helen Kim, violin
Kelly Kuo, piano

Café Music   –   Paul Schoenfield
II. Rubato, andante moderato

Helen Kim, violin
Ashley Sidon, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

African-American Spirituals   –   traditional
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Wade in de water
I got plenty o’ nuttin’

Edward Corpus, bass
Nicholas Roth, piano

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60   –   Johannes Brahms

Anna Reider, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Anthony Kitai, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

August 16
August 16, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University
2507 University Ave, Des Moines

Young Artist Masterclass

August 16, 6:30 p.m.
Johnston Public Library
6700 Merle Hay Road, Johnston

Damani Phillips Jazz Quartet

August 17
August 17, 6:00 p.m.
Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines

Passacaglia for Violin and Cello   –   Handel-Halvorsen

Helen Kim, violin
Anthony Kitia, violoncello

Café Music – Paul Schoenfield
II. Rubato, andante moderato

Helen Kim, violin
Ashley Sidon, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

Sweet Air  –  David Lang

Helen Kim, violin
Leslie Marrs, flute
Clarence Padilla, clarinet
Anthony Kitia, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

Tanti Anni Prima (Ave Maria)
Kicho for double bass and piano   –   Astor Piazzolla

Patricia Silva Weitzel, double bass
Younjung Cha, piano

String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 “American”   –   Antonin Dvorak

Anna Reider, violin
Helen Kim, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Anthony Kitai, violoncello

August 18
August 18, 7:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Avenue, Des Moines

Sonata No.1 in G Major BMV 1001   –    Johann Sebastian Bach
Siciliana
Presto

Anna Reider, violin

Phantasy for Viola and Piano, Op. 54   –   York Bowen

Sheldon Person, viola
Kelly Kuo, piano

Sweet Air   –   David Lang

Helen Kim, violin
Leslie Marrs, flute
Clarence Padilla, clarinet
Anthony Kitai, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

– Intermission –

String Quintet in C Major, Op.163   –   Franz Schubert

Anna Reider, violin
Helen Kim, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Ashley Sidon, violoncello
Anthony Kitai, violoncello

August 19
August 19, 7:30 p.m.
Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University
2507 University Avenue, Des Moines

Quatuor en la mineur, Op. 67   –   Joaquín Turina

Helen Kim, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Anthony Kitai, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

Duo for violin and cello – Zoltan Kodaly
I. Allegro serioso, non troppo

Anna Reider, violin
Ashley Sidon, violoncello

Années de pèlerinage I, S.160   –   Franz Liszt
Vallée d’Obermann

Nicholas Roth, piano

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60   –   Johannes Brahms

Anna Reider, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Anthony Kitai, violoncello
Kelly Kuo, piano

Concert Schedule for August 15-19

August 15, 7:30 p.m.: Salisbury House and Gardens

4025 Tonawanda Dr, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • All Zenith concerts are free.  Seating is limited at the Salisbury House and Gardens; if you would like to reserve a seat AND attend a post concert wine reception to meet the artists, you may purchase tickets here for a nominal fee of $10.

August 16, 12:00-2:00 p.m. – Young Artist Masterclass: Sheslow Auditorium
2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

August 16, 6:30 p.m. – Damani Phillips Jazz Quartet: Johnston Public Library

  • 6700 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131

August 17, 6:00 p.m.: Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50321

August 18, 7:30 p.m.: St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

August 19, 7:30 p.m.: Drake University, Sheslow Auditorium
2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

All concerts are free admission.