Cavatina Duo: Eugenia Moliner & Denis Azabagic
Flute and guitar meet classical and world
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Performance Dates
Friday, October 21, 2016 8:00pm at Crowder Hall

“...equal parts intensity and grace- with rich and complex musicianship."   Houston Chronicle

Eugenia Moliner, flute (Spain) and Denis Azabagic, guitar (Bosnia) have become one of the most impressive combinations of their kind in the world, as Cavatina Duo has captivated audiences at major venues and festivals from Da Camera Society (Los Angeles) to the Aixen-Provence Summer Festival (France) to the National Concert Hall of Taipei (Taiwan) and beyond.

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PROGRAM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)                                       

Sonata in E minor for flute and continuo (BWV 1034)
Adagio ma non tanto
Allegro
Andante|
Allegro

Toru Takemitsu (1931-1996)
Towards the sea (alto flute and guitar)

The Night
Moby Dick
Cape Cod

Fernando Sor (1778-1839):                                                                                                         
Variations on "O Cara armonia" from Mozart’s The Magic Flute (adapted/arranged for flute and guitar by Alan Thomas)

Intermission

Joseph V. Williams II:                                           
Isabel
(Dedicated to the Cavatina Duo)                                                                              

Three Balkan pieces
(Commissioned by the Cavatina Duo)

  • Vranjaski Cocek (trad. Serbian) Arr. Carlos Rafael Rivera (1970-)
  • Sivi grivi (trad. Bulgarian) Arr. Alan Thomas (1967-)
  • Ratchenitsa (trad. Bulgarian) Arr. Clarice Assad (1978-)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Adiós Nonino (arr. Ian Murphy)

Alan Thomas (1968- )                                                                               
Fantasy on themes from "La Traviata", after Krakamp, Briccialdi and Tarrega
(Commissioned by the Cavatina Duo)