Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6 PM
Maine Craft Distilling | Portland
Warm up your Valentine’s Day with the “adventurous and immediately engaging” genre-defying string quartet Invoke. Add signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvre pairings from Maine Craft Distilling, and you’ve got all the ingredients for an electrifying musical adventure you won’t want to miss!
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9 AM
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland
Come experience the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine during a low-key, inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges. Join us for a special music performance by multi-genre string quartet Invoke. They’ll share a special performance called Azure that has been designed specifically for people with cognitive disabilities of all ages and walks of life, and those close to that community.
Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2
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“...essentially incompatible instruments, which not only do not sink their differences, but accentuate incompatibility to an even greater degree."
PCMF will be releasing a never-before-seen video recording from our 2019 Festival of Ravel's Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major, M. 77 (1923-1927), along with an extended interview with the artists about their experience coming together and playing the piece.
Tai Murray, violin
Robert McDonald, piano
Enescu - Octet for Strings in C Major, Op. 7; II. Très fougueux
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Cellist Pablo Casals once described Romanian composer Georges Enescu as "the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart" and "one of the greatest geniuses of modern music."
PCMF will be re-releasing a recording from our 2019 Festival of Enescu's epic Octet for Strings in C Major, Op. 7; II. Très fougueux (1900), along with an extended conversation with the artists about their experience coming together and playing the piece, plus a fun reaction video as they watch their performance for the first time.
Jesse Mills, Susie Park, Alexi Kenney, Tai Murray, violins
Dov Scheindlin, Melissa Reardon, violas
Karen Ouzounian, Clancy Newman, cellos