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Great piano trios by women composers

Works by Helene Liebmann, Clara Schumann,
Louise Farrenc, Cecile Chaminade, Amy Beach & more

May 8-9, 2021

On Mother’s Day weekend, please join AmiciMusic as we celebrate one more time with some glorious music by sadly neglected women composers.  One year ago, we did our first pandemic Livestream on Mother’s Day and we thought we should now do a sequel as the light at the end of the tunnel grows stronger.  We certainly hope to be back to regular in-person concerts by the fall.   This program will feature the wonderful Borowsky siblings—Emmanuel on violin and Frances on cello—who will join me again to perform movements from piano trios by Helene Liebmann, Clara Schumann, Cecile Chaminade, and Louise Farrenc.  We will also do short pieces by Amy Beach, Luisa LeBeau, and Mel Bonis.   All of these women struggled to get their musical voices heard, often doubting their own abilities when they received little support and approval for their efforts.   As Fanny Mendelssohn once wrote, “If nobody ever offers an opinion or takes the slightest interest in one’s productions, one loses in time not only all pleasure in them, but all power of judging their value.”



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Saturday, May 08, 2021 @ 7:30pm

Home of Daniel and Kisha Weiser
208 Northway, Baltimore

This concert will be Livestreamed from my living room in Baltimore with my late father’s paintings behind us as we play.  I will talk about each composer before we play and describe their struggles to have their music heard by a larger public.   This is a “PAY WHAT YOU CAN” concert.  If you would like to donate now to AmiciMusic to help keep these LIVESTREAM concerts going during this difficult time, please click here: https://amicimusic.org/about/.  Thank you for your continued support!

Click on the link below at 7:30pm on Saturday, May 8 to see the premiere.  This link will remain up even if you cannot attend live on Saturday.





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Sunday, May 09, 2021 @ 4:00pm

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 212108

This is a free concert that you can watch on the LIVESTREAM provided by Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.  This program is part of our “MUSIC and MEANING” series at BHC, which is generously supported by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Foundation and is open to the entire community.   Please click on the link below on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9 at 4:00 to see the concert, which will feature some great, but neglected piano trios by several women composers, including Helene Liebmann, Clara Schumann, Cecile Chaminade, Louise Farrenc, and more.