The Violin Sonata of Vinteuil: A Proustian Extravaganza

The Violin Sonata of Vinteuil: A Proustian Extravaganza

Friday, March 3, 2017

8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The fictional Vinteuil violin sonata in Marcel Proust’s seminal novel Remembrance of Things Past is explored through the performance of the actual works that inspired it. Sonatas by Saint-Saëns, Fauré, and Franck will be presented, followed by the US premiere of Claude Pascal’s violin sonata. Organizer and alumnus pianist Jérémie Favreau will be joined by graduate and alumni musicians John Gilmour and Wendy Chen, pianists; and Kayoko Adachi and Samuel Chen, violinists. Dr. Lorna Griffitt, faculty advisor.

Free admission. Open to the public.

Jointly sponsored by UCI Illuminations and the Department of Music

Dates: 
March 3, 2017 - 8:00pm