Beethoven & Contemporaries

May 25 2003


Trios for flute, cello and piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) WoO37
Thema andante con Variazioni

Friedrich Kuhlau ( 1786-1832) Op.119
Allegro Moderato
Adagio Patetico
RONDO Allegro

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) Op 63
Allegro Moderato
Scherzo, Allegro Vivace
Shäfers Klage (Andante Espressivo)
Finale: Allegro

Today’s Artists:
Christine Nield, flute, born in New York, studied extensively with Philip Dunigan, James Galway, & Marcel Moyse. She has participated in the Accademia Chigiana in Siena Italy, the New England Bach Festival, the Library of Congress Music Series, & the Marlboro Music Festival, & plays annually in Festival Miami. She is principal flutist with the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra and the Florida Grand Opera, & is Professor of Flute at the University of Miami, Ms Nield has recorded solo & chamber music on the Audiofon, Centaur, Coronet, & Altarus labels & orchestral recordings are on Harmonia Mundi.
Iris van Eck, cello, a native of Holland, studied at the Royal Conservatory in the Hague with Jean Decroos & Rene van Ast before moving to the United States where she studied with Raya Garbousova. Of Master classes attended,of most influence were Paul and Maude Tortellier and William Pleeth. She has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras in the U.S. & in Europe, was assistant principal cello in the Florida Philharmonic for the past 17 years, and left the Orchestra this past January to become principal cellist for the Florida Grand Opera. Her cello is an old French instrument made by Bernardel Pere.
Anne Louise-Turgeon, piano, enjoys a busy career as soloist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. She has performed in hundreds of concerts on several continents, including appearances with many noted instrumentalists. As a soloist, she has taken prizes and awards in the Canadian Music Competition, the Sydney International Piano Competition, and the Cleveland International Competition. In recognition of her talents as a soloist, she received a Government of Canada Award for Special Achievement in the Arts.