‘Musical Treasures’, Diana Fanning – piano en Dieuwke Davydov – cello

2 maart 2014 | 16.45 uur

Musical Treasures door het Fanning – Davydov Duo

Programma:

François Couperin (1668 – 1733) : 

Pièces en Concert    (arr. Paul Bazelaire)                                                                     

     I.  Prélude

     II.  Sicilienne   

     III.  La Tromba

     IV.  Plainte

     V.  Air de Diable

 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827): 

Sonata in A Major for Piano and Cello, op. 69 

     I.  Allegro, ma non tanto 

     II.  Scherzo

     III.  Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivace

 

Frédéric Chopin (1810 – 1849): 

Prélude in A-flat Major, Op. 28, No. 17, for piano solo 

Prélude in F Major, Op. 28, No. 23, for piano solo 

Valse in E Minor, Op. Post.

 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847): 

Sonata in D Major for Piano and Cello, op. 58 

     I.  Allegro assai vivace

     II.  Allegretto scherzando

     III.  Adagio

     IV.  Molto allegro e vivace

 

 

Het Davydov Fanning duo

Pianiste Diana Fanning en cellist Dieuwke Davydov zijn bekend geworden om hun virtuositeit, muzikaal inzicht en opmerkelijke band als een duo. Ze hebben opgetreden in Amerika en Europa en maakten onder meer opnames voor de Nederlandse radio. Nadat het duo de Concert Artists International Competition in New York City had gewonnen speelden Davydov en Fanning hun debut concert in Carnegie Hall. Ook in Canada, Boston, New York en de oostelijke staten van de V.S. heeft men het duo kunnen horen op de nationale radio. Onlangs verscheen van het duo een nieuwe CD met live opnamen van werken van Bach, Couperin, Mendelssohn, Beethoven en Debussy.

Diana Fanning

Pianiste Diana Fanning gaf recitals en trad op in kamermuziek concerten in Amerika, Engeland, Frankrijk, Oostenrijk, Zwitserland, Nederland en Duitsland.   

Over haar solo-recital in Munchen in maart 2006, schreef een recencent dat “Diana Fanning haar luisteraars verblufte met het rijke spectrum van subtiele kleuren en tonale schakeringen. Haar recital nam het publiek in een magische greep.”

Ze treed regelmatig op met het Vermont Symphony Orchestra, terwijl en een programma met composities van Scarlatti, Ravel en Chopin is uitgezonden op Vermont Public Television.

Diana Fanning was gast-artieste bij het Takasc strijkkwartet, het Alexander strijkkwartet en zij voerde, samen met haar man, de organist Emory Fanning, jarenlang de directrie over het muziekkamp Point Counter Point.

Haar CD met werken van Janacek, Chopin en Debussy kreeg enthousiaste recenties in Engeland en de V.S. Diana geeft les aan het Middlebury College in Vermont.

www.middlebury.edu/~fanning

 

The Davydov-Fanning Duo

“One of Vermont’s state treasures” – Jim Lowe, Barre Times-Argus

Pianist Diana Fanning and cellist Dieuwke Davydov have been acclaimed in the U.S. and abroad for their virtuosic brilliance, musical insight, and remarkable rapport as a Duo. Besides touring in New England, the Duo has undertaken extensive concert tours of Europe which have included recordings for Radio Netherlands. Davydov and Fanning were presented in a Carnegie Recital Hall debut after winning the Concert Artists Guild International Competition in New York City. Radio audiences throughout the Northeast and Canada have heard the Duo on the “Morning Pro Musica” Live Performers Series over WGBH-FM, Boston. Davydov and Fanning have also been featured in live concert performances on WNYC, New York, and on Vermont Public Radio. They recently celebrated 30 years of performing together with a series of concerts and the release of a CD of live concert performances. In spring of 2014 they will embark on their seventh concert tour of Europe.

Wonderful temperament,” “superb style,” “grace and virtuosic ease” are some of the superlatives used to describe the playing of cellist Dieuwke Davydov. A native of Holland, she graduated from the Amsterdam Conservatory, where her principal teacher was Tibor de Machula, solo cellist of the Concertgebouw Orchestra. After winning first prize in the Jeunesse Musicale International Competition in London, she was invited to the U.S. to study with the legendary cellist Leonard Rose at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. Ms. Davydov has concertized in recitals with piano and as a soloist with orchestras in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Geneva, Brussels, Paris, and Nairobi, Kenya; and in New Haven, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington. She has appeared several times as a soloist with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and was a guest-member of the Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional in Panama. She is the co-founder and former manager of the Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra and is an Affiliate Artist at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Diana Fanning has toured as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout the eastern U.S. and in England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, the Czech Republic and Germany. After a concert in Munich, a critic wrote that “Diana Fanning stunned her listeners with the rich spectrum of subtle colors and tonal nuances she revealed. Her recital seized the audience with a veritable deep magic.” She is a frequent concerto soloist with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Vermont Public Television featured her in a program of works by Scarlatti, Ravel and Chopin. Ms. Fanning has been a guest artist with the Takacs, the Alexander and the Jupiter String Quartets, and with ensembles from Point Counter Point Music Camp, which she owned and directed for ten years with her husband Emory Fanning. Her CD of works by Janacek, Chopin, and Debussy has received enthusiastic reviews in England and the U.S. She is an Affiliate Artist at Middlebury College, Vermont. Her principal teacher has been Ruth Geiger of New York City; she also studied with Marcelle Heuclin at the Paris Conservatory. Please visit her website at www.middlebury.edu/~fanning