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Festival Series 3

  • Gesa Powerhouse Theatre 111 North 6th Avenue Walla Walla, WA, 99362 United States (map)

Tonight’s performance has been made possible by the generosity of Iain and Stephanida Christie. The Steinway grand piano has been generously provided by the Walla Walla Piano Group.


James Stephenson (b. 1969)

Last Chants (2015) for piano, violin, viola, cello and clarinet

Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival Commission


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121

arr. Barnaby Kerekes

I. Denn es gehet dem Menschen

II. Ich wandte mich und sahe an alle

III. O Tod, wie bitter bist du

IV. Wenn ich mit Menschen und mit Engelszungen redete


Joaquín Turina (1882-1949)

La Oración del torero (1925) for String Quartet


Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)

La Revûe de Cuisine (1927)

Jazz Suite and Ballet for clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, violin, cello & piano

I. Prologue

II. Tango

III. Charleston

IV. Finale


Artists: Timothy Christie, viola; Billy Ray Hunter, trumpet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Norbert Lewandowski, cello;Anna Maberry, Violin; Philip Payton, violin; Maria Sampen, violin; Kevin Schempf, clarinet; Weston Sprott, trombone; and Anna Stoytcheva, piano.

Student and Family Tickets: To purchase our $45 family pass or $8 student ticket, click here.