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Flute & Piano Concert at the HOH

November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Alicia Mielke, flute and Kevin Garnica, piano

Kevin Garnica, piano and Alicia Mielke, flute

April 6, 2015 Concert at the Fairplay Concert Hall and Arena (Mielke Barn)

Video of 4/6/15 concert at the Fairplay Concert Hall and Arena (Mielke Barn)

Griffes, Poem; Medtner, Sonata-Idyll in G Major; Bach, Sonata in C Major; Widor, Suite
Griffes’ Poem remains unique in that it demands primarily lyrical rather than technical virtuosity from the performer. The atmospheric opening serves as a refrain throughout this single-movement work, separated by episodes of lush chromatic language, polymetric dance, and energized fillagre.
Dating from his years of exile, the Sonata-Idyll, Medtner’s fourteenth and final piano Sonata, is notable for its eloquent themes that linger long in the memory. I’m thrilled to showcase Kevin’s talents in this work for solo piano.
The flute Sonata in C Major by JS Bach is a favorite of mine though there is controversy over the authenticity of attributing the composition to JS Bach.
A piece as extensive as Widor’s Suite was unusual for the era and makes it a treasure in the repertoire. The character of the Suite puts it far ahead of the usual salon genre. Not only is the full range of the flute employed, but the instruments charm and virtuosity are enhanced with drama.
Admission by Donation
$20 suggested donation, however, no amount too big or too small!
Concert will also be performed on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov 16 at
Fairplay Concert Hall and Arena
35099 Rolinco Road E
Harrington, WA 99134
Please contact barnconcert (at) gmail.com with any questions about the concert or Fairplay Venue.
For venue details about the concert at the Harrington Opera House, contact Linda Wagner at 509-253-4719
.. .   or visit http://www.harringtonoperahouse.org/


November 17, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Linda Wagner
Alicia Mielke


Harrington Opera House
S 19 Third St.
Harrington, WA 99134 United States
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