[Program SevenRussian Folk in the Mirror of Art Music] At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons
At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons

Bard Music Festival Presents

Program Seven
Russian Folk in the Mirror of Art Music

8 pm Performance with commentary by Marina Frolova-Walker, with the Virtual Village ensemble; Monika Krajewska, mezzo-soprano; Yelena Kurdina, piano; members of the Daedalus Quartet, with Karen Kim, violin; and others.
 
An exploration of the use of folk materials from the Lvov-Pratsch Collection (1790/1806) in classical music, from Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartets through Balakirev and Rimsky-Korsakov to Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka.