Gabriel Faure

David Deveau
Courtesy of Rockport Music

October 1, 2017
7:00 PM

In his twenty-second and final year as Artistic Director of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, pianist David Deveau and friends play vibrant, dazzling works in two concerts recorded during the festival this June and July.

Cheng Squared Duo
Audite

The sibling duo performs cello and piano pieces by four of the great minds of French Romanticism and Impressionism.

The A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
Yoon S. Byun

On the program:
Gombert - Two motets on texts from the Song of Songs
Fauré - Requiem, Op. 48

Recorded at Old South Church on January 29, 2016

Is there anything more fascinating than hearing the music of a composer who was deaf? Something about that idea - of creating something whose purpose is to be heard, but not by you - is fascinating, is beautiful and, in a way, is selfless.