Tchaikovsky and Debussy both benefitted from the personal attention and financial support of the same extraordinary woman: Nadezhda von Meck. For thirteen years, they poured their intimate thoughts on music and life into their correspondence, creating an extraordinary legacy of thoughts and feeling. In this unique program, Kathleen Kajioka will read from von Meck’s letters to both composers, offering unique insights into their relationships.
John Novacek, piano
Jonathan Crow, violin
Emmanuelle Beaulieu Bergeron, cello
Kathleen Kajioka, host and narration
Claude Debussy: Piano Trio in G Major, L. 5
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50