Bard Music Festival Program 7: Russian Folk Music in the Mirror of Art
The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
About Russian Folk Music
Performance with commentary by Marina Frolova-Walker, with the Virtual Village ensemble; Monika Krajewska, mezzo-soprano; Yelena Kurdina, piano; members of the Daedalus Quartet, with Karen Kim, violin; and others.
An exploration of the use of folk materials from the Lvov-Pratsch Collection (1790/1806) in classical music, to Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartets through the Mighty Five to Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka.