Cello Sonatas Trace Beethoven's Life

Published : Thursday, January 3, 2019 | 10:52 AM

The Belrose Duo

The Belrose Duo (David Garrett, cellist and Junko Ueno Garrett, pianist) will perform a concert of three Beethoven sonatas for cello and piano on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. The concert is part of the monthly Third@First Concert Series at First United Methodist Church in Pasadena.

The five sonatas Beethoven wrote for cello and piano present a journey through his whole creative life. The three works chosen for this program begin with one written by the aspiring artist as a young man, progressing to Beethoven’s middle years when deafness began to encroach, and concluding with his triumphant summation of the form.

They are: Sonata in F Major, Op. 5 No. 1; Sonata in A Major, Op. 69; and Sonata in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2.

About cellist David Garrett

https://web.csulb.edu/depts/music/areas/string-studies/david-garrett.php

About pianist Junko Ueno Garrett

https://www.junkopiano.com/biography/

First United Methodist Church is located at 500 E. Colorado Blvd, in the Playhouse District of Pasadena. Off-street parking is available behind the church and may be accessed from Green Street (a one-way street that runs east; access from Los Robles Avenue).

For more information about events at First UMC, visit www.fumcpasadena.org

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