La Speranza presents Franz Joseph Haydn: The Early Years
La Speranza will kick off their 2017-2018 “Mentors Inspire!” concert series featuring the renowned composer Franz Joseph Haydn. This first concert features one of Haydn’s early string quartets as well as works by composers whose styles influenced Haydn’s early compositions, all performed on period instruments.
The program is as follows:
- Johann Stamitz (1717-1757): String Quartet in B flat Major, WolS I. Blb-5
- C. P. E. Bach (1714-1788): Trio Sonata in F Major, H. 576
- Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 9 no. 2