Le Due Muse
An Evening of Johannes Brahms
Sarah Hong, cello; Makiko Ooka, piano; with special guest Fumino Ando, violin
Brahms a selection of art songs; Cello Sonata No. 1, in E minor, Op. 28, and Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
Le Due Muse is a cello and piano duo team formed by the Bay Area cellist Sarah Hong and her long time duo partner, Japanese pianist Makiko Ooka. with violinist, Fumino Ando from the Oregon Symphony. They return to Old First Concerts to share the Johannes Brahms’ beautiful arts songs and early chamber music masterpieces. Brahms composed his first piano trio in B major, Op. 8 in 1854 when he was only 21 years old. Later he revised the piece in 1891, when Brahms was around 58. His extensive revisions to the B major work make it a striking hybrid of his early and mature styles. Join us for unforgettable program, An Evening of Brahms. www.cellistsarahhong.com.