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The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester: European Romance - 8/2/20

Our new season with the Society for Chamber Music in Rochester begins with some European Romance: sextets by Richard Strauss and Antonin Dvorak, with a movement from the Oboe Quintet by Arnold Bax in between. It was recorded on Sunday, October 21, 2018 in the CityView Ballroom at the Strathallen.

European Romance

Richard Strauss: String Sextet from Capriccio, op. 85
Arnold Bax: Oboe Quintet: III. Allegro giocoso
Antonin Dvorak: String Sextet in A

Juliana Athayde and Shannon Nance, violins; Phillip Ying and Marc Anderson, violas; Ahrim Kim and Keiko Ying, cellos; Erik Behr, oboe

A Strong Memorial baby and Greece Arcadia grad, Julia Figueras was the Music Director and mid-day host for WXXI Classical until June 30, 2023 when she retired after more than 26 years of service. She also hosted the award-winning monthly interview/performance show, Backstage Pass.