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Defiance Against Adversity

Sunday, February 11 2024

Samueli Theater

Concert Timings:
February 11, 2024, 3:00 pm

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Experience the exceptional talent of Orli Shaham on piano, Dennis Kim on violin, and Warren Hagerty on cello as they take you on a journey through three centuries of classical music. Enjoy the brilliance of Mozart’s Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304, the emotional depth of Britten’s Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65, and the haunting power of Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67. Together, these virtuosic musicians deliver a performance that is exhilarating, deeply moving, and sure to captivate classical music lovers of all ages.

Café Ludwig: Enjoy delightful chamber music with principal musicians of Pacific Symphony in the coffee-house atmosphere of the Samueli Theater.  While you sip coffee and savor decadent desserts, your gifted host, curator and pianist Orli Shaham guides you on a journey exploring how composers influenced each other and changed the course of chamber music.

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Orli Shaham, Piano

W.A. Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Benjamin Britten: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67