Bay Area Spotlight: Kurt's Farewell Tour Part 2

Rebecca Clarke Sonata for Viola and Piano

Tina Tallon excision no. 2: they didn’t know we were seeds for Viola and Live Electronics WORLD PREMIERE*

Elainie Lillios Liquid | Crystal | Vapor for Viola and Live, Interactive Electronics WORLD PREMIERE

Peter Van Zandt Lane Décalcomanie 2 for Viola and Electronics WORLD PREMIERE

David Conte Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

The rich middle voices of Jerome Simas' clarinet and Kurt Rohde's viola shine in new works by David Conte, Tina Tallon, Ellainie Lillios, and Peter Van Zandt Lane. Rebecca Clarke's luminous masterpiece, the Viola Sonata from 1919, completes the program.

Doors open a half hour before concerts. Open seating. 

*Tina Tallon's new work is Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University.


Kurt Rohde, viola
Jerome Simas, clarinet
Eric Zivian, piano

Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St, Berkeley [directions]
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 7:30 PM

SF Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco [directions]
Monday, March 4, 2019, 7:30 PM


Jerome Simas

Jerome Simas

Image credit: Vivian Sachs