Ventura Music Festival
Performances

Nuvi Mehta & Friends

Nuvi Mehta & Friends

Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, Ventura, CA

VMF’s Artistic Director Nuvi Mehta, who is also a violin virtuoso, engages three prize-winning musician-colleagues in an exciting, romantic evening of song, piano, violin and horn. The colleagues: Benjamin Jaber (horn); Egle Januleviciute (piano); and Monica Abrego, one of Mexico’s premier sopranos.

PROGRAM
Méditation from Thaïs for violin and piano
Amours bénis for soprano, horn and piano
Élégie for soprano, violin and piano
JULES MASSENET
Pavane pour une infante défunte MAURICE RAVEL
Four Songs for voice and violin, Op. 35
  iii. I Sing of a Maiden
  iv. My Leman is so True
GUSTAV HOLST
Nocturnes, a cycle of 5 songs for voice, horn & piano
  iii. River Roses
  v. The Boat Song
ARNOLD COOKE
Horn Trio in E-flat major, Op. 40, with piano & violin
  i. Andante
  ii. Scherzo: Allegro: Molto meno allegro
JOHANNES BRAHMS
INTERMISSION
Horn Talk & short work for solo horn Announced from stage
Ein Alphorn ho¨r’ ich schallen, WoO. 29
I hear an Alphorn sounding, song for voice, horn & piano
RICHARD STRAUSS
Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D. 965
The Shepherd on the Rock for soprano, violin & piano
FRANZ SCHUBERT
Horn Trio in E-flat major, Op. 40, with piano & violin
  iii. Adagio mesto
  iv. Finale: Allegro con brio
JOHANNES BRAHMS
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