Friday, October 11, at 6:30 pm
OPEN TO MEMBERS & GUESTS
$60 per person - dinner & program
$20 per person - cocktail & program only
Join fellow members and guests for a gourmet dinner preceded by a cocktail hour and a performance by Haskell Small.
Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in B-flat Major, Longo No. 396
Federico Mompou, Musica Callada (selections from Books 1 and 2)
Frederic Chopin, Ballade in f minor, Op. 52
Haskell Small will play one of the over 500 short sonatas written by Scarlatti for keyboard, a sprightly little gem full of instrumental vivacity, followed by selections from the Spanish composer Federico Mompou's masterpiece, Musica Callada (the Voice of Silence)- think of this as a journey into the soul, and finishing with the greatest of the 4 Ballades of Chopin, a work noted for it's haunting melodies, unusual harmonic tone and blistering virtuosic demands.
Pianist and Composer
Hailed by England’s Musical Times for his “dazzlingly prodigious technique”, pianist Haskell Small has concertized with great success in major European capitals, South America, Japan and China, and has been enthusiastically received by American audiences in such venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Spoleto Festival USA. The top semifinalist in the Johann Sebastian Bach International Piano Competition, Mr. Small has received numerous awards and has been featured in the nationally broadcast PBS special, “A Celebration of the Piano.”
A reservation is required for dinner by 5 pm the day before.
A reservation is recommended for cocktail & program only.
RSVP online or call (202) 331-7282 ext. 3
Complimentary parking after 6 pm at 2001 Pennsylvania Ave.