Shirley Yoo, Stephen Buck, and the Trinity Choir: Fingers and Cords

Monday, February 4, 2013

Great Hall


Price: $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Register online or call 210-978-8121.

Fingers and Cords will showcase the incredible fingering expression of two world-renowned artists, Shirley Yoo and Stephen Buck. Yoo and Buck will delight the audience with two-piano compositions that bring the romance of Brahms to light.

The world of four-hand and two-piano music offers many gems by the greatest of composers, including Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, and contemporary giants like Bartok, George Crumb, and Lucian Berio.  Unfortunately, many of these works aren’t performed very often, for the simple reason that it can be difficult to find a room with two pianos in it, not to mention putting two pianos on a stage together. 

After a short wine reception at intermission, the second half of the program will feature San Antonio’s own renowned Trinity University Choir. Director Gary Seighman takes the levels of the vocal cord to incredible heights.  An original concert that is not to be missed.


Stephen Buck, piano

Shirley Yoo, piano

Sixteen Waltzes, op. 39

Hungarian Dances, WoO 1

            No. 2 in D minor

            No. 3 in F major

            No. 5 in F# minor

Trinity Choir, Dr. Gary Seighman, director

Drei Motetten, op. 110

I.     Ich Aber Bin Elend                                  

II.    Ach, arme Welt, du trügest mich 

Spätherbst, Op. 92, No.2

            Amanda Chan, piano

Der Gang zum Liebchen, Op. 31, No. 3

            Amanda Chan, piano

O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op. 74, No. 2   

Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45     

 V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit

           Shannon Marie Earle,  soprano

Gary Seighman

Shirley Yoo

Stephen Buck

Generously underwritten by the Lattner Family Foundation.

The Brahms Festival is created and curated by Sebastian Lang-Lessing and the San Antonio Symphony.

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