Virtuoso Basset Horn Trio La Vera Costanza to Appear

La Vera Costanza

CONWAY, Ark. (September 17, 2012) - Virtuoso basset-horn trio La Vera Costanza will perform Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall at Hendrix College.

The performance, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Harold Thompson Music Performance Fund. A reception will follow in the Trieschmann Gallery. For more information, contact Dr. Karen Fannin at fannin@hendrix.edu or 501-450-1422.

The all-Mozart program will include:

Divertimento No. 1 (KV 439b) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • Allegro

Suite from Don Giovanni, KV 527 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr. Marie Ross)

  • Overture
  • Introduzione, Notte e giorno faticar
  • Aria, Madamina il catalogo è questo
  • Act I Finale, Protegga il giusto cielo
  • Duetto, Eh via buffone
  • Terzetto, Ah taci, ingiusto core
  • Canzonetta, Deh vieni alla finestra
  • Sestetto, Sola sola in buio loco

Divertimento No. 3 (KV 439b) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • Allegro
  • Menuetto
  • Adagio
  • Menuetto
  • Rondo (Allegro assai)

Started in 2009 by musicians devoted to performance practice on early instruments, La Vera Costanza is made up of the clarinetists from the period-instrument orchestra, Concerto Köln. They are based in Cologne, Germany, the European capitol city of early music.

Under the artistic leadership of Toni Salar-Verdú, La Vera Costanza has performed in some of the most prestigious concert series and music festivals throughout Germany and Europe. This season they were specifically invited to perform in Berlin at the chamber music series of the Berlin Philharmonic, the "Haus am Waldsee" series.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.