Two Violins or Violin Viola duo - which combination is your favorite?
Composers have been writing for these two combinations of instruments for hundreds of years, many of which are very famous. We will be alternating between pieces for two violins and pieces for violin and viola. We are sure that you will recognize a few, and hear a few new ones along the way, ranging from Bach to Shostakovich.
Dmitri Shostakovich: 5 pieces for 2 Violins and Piano
Bela Bartok: 44 Duos for Two Violins
Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor DVW 1043 – I. Vivace
Pablo de Sarasate: Navarra Op. 33
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat Major for violin and viola K 364 – I. Allegro moderato
Handel-Halvorson: Passacaglia for violin and viola op. 20, no. 2
Meet the performers
The Norvell Theater 135 E Fisher Street Salisbury, NC 28144
Directions to The Norvell Theater:
Exit Interstate 85 at Exit 76 for Innes Street. Head west on E Innes Street for approximately 1.7 miles. Turn right onto S Main Street and after 0.2 miles, turn left onto E Fisher Street. The Norvell Theatre will be on your left at 135 E Fisher Street.
Parking is available behind the theatre and on the street around the main entrance. There is a small breeze way that you can access from the back parking that cuts through the buildings and comes out beside Chef Santos. The door is just to your right.