Apex Concerts concludes its ninth season with a spectacular program celebrating friendship. Welcoming to Reno, Nevada a very special group of musicians united by a deep bond. Pianist Gloria Chien, violinists Kristin Lee and Sean Lee, and composer Patrick Castillo, giving the world premiere of a new work on our stage. Together with Apex Directors Hyeyeon Park and Dmitri Atapine, this group met over the last decade at Music@Menlo, one of the world’s leading chamber music festivals. A spectacular suite for two violins, cello and piano left hand by the father of film music Erich Wolfgang Korngold will bring our season to an end. It will be a privilege to perform and introduce our tenth season in the company of some of the people who inspired the first.
- Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano (1915)
- Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins in C major, Op. 56 (1932)
- Castillo: Winter Light (2019, Co-commissioned, West Coast Premier)
- Korngold: Suite for Two Violins, Cello, and Left Hand Piano, Op. 23 (1930)