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Classical Sound “Soul of the Cello” Concert
October 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$40
Renowned classical musicians Toby Blumenthal and Douglas Harvey are taking classical chamber music out of the concert hall and into popular venues with Classical Sound, a concert at Tiemann Art Gallery.
Join us at Tiemann Art Gallery for this rare opportunity to see world-class musicians performing beautiful duets in a small setting surrounded by outstanding art. Classical Sound, the concert, will begin promptly at 4 PM on Sunday, October 10, DOORS OPEN AT 3 PM. Come early, and join us for a glass of wine! Tickets available on Eventbrite for $40 and $35/ ticket and at the door for $45/ticket. Tickets are limited to 50 people.
The Musicians: For the concert Classical Sound, Toby Blumenthal will play a beautiful Steinway grand piano. The amazing Douglas Harvey will join her on cello. Douglas is the amazing principal cello of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and cellist for the Artisan String Quartet. The equally amazing Toby Blumenthal is a piano soloist, chamber music collaborator, Artistic Director of Classical Sound, and Steinway Artist.
The Art Gallery: Tiemann Art Gallery specializes in original fine art and currently has artwork on display by artists Gaylon Stagner, Monica Puryear, Sonia Borgialli, Matthew Stavrowsky, Gloria Sanchez Hart, Ann Patton, Daryl Howard, and many more!
The Music: The program will span several centuries and countries. It includes the musical compositions of German composers, J. S. Bach (Gamba Sonata in D Major) and Robert Schumann (Five Pieces in Folk Style), the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (Pequeña Suite), and the 20th century American composer Virgil Thompson (Four Portraits).
Chamber music is performed by small ensembles, with one musician per part, performed without a conductor. Because of its intimate nature, chamber music has been described as “the music of friends”.