Kemper Unplugged

Co-sponsor: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Take a break in your day to hear Washington University faculty and students from the Department of Music, Arts & Sciences, in intimate chamber music and acoustic solo performances surrounded by art in the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries. These 45-minute concerts are free and open to the public.

Arrive early or stay after to grab lunch at the Museum’s Coffee Bar. Enjoy ice cream sandwiches from Sugarwitch, savory deli sandwiches from Parker’s Table, and pastries from Colleen’s.

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About this program:
Experience captivating performances from the string and chamber music faculties with a diverse musical program featuring the works of Moritz Moszkowski, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Astor Piazzolla. Q Negrete will open the performance with Weber's romantic Concertino for clarinet. Delight in the vibrant Suite for Two Violins and Piano in G Minor, showcasing Jaden Lu on piano, with Holly Lam and Charles McGrath on violins. Immerse yourself in Noah Kennedy's stirring rendition of the Fuga from Sonata No. 1, Jasmine Yang's enchanting performance of the Loure from Partita in E Major, Junyi Su's masterful interpretation of the Menuetts and Gigue from Suite No. 1, and Holly Lam’s dynamic Largo and Allegro from Sonata No. 3. The concert concludes with the fiery Tango Etude No. 3, featuring violist Junyi Su. Join us for an unforgettable musical journey, where virtuosity and passion intertwine harmoniously.


Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
Concertino in E-flat (1811) 
Q Negrete - clarinet
Sunghee Hinners - piano

Moritz Moszkowski
Suite for Two Violins and Piano in G Minor, Op. 71
     I.   Allegro energico
     II. Allegro moderato
Jaden Lu – piano
Holly Lam, Charles McGrath – violins

Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1001
     II.  Fuga: Allegro
Noah Kennedy – violin

Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita in E Major, BWV 1006
     II. Loure
Jasmine Yang – violin

Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
V. Menuett I
VI. Menuett II
VII. Gigue
Junyi Su – viola

Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005
III. Largo
IV. Allegro assai
Holly Lam – violin

Astor Piazzolla
Tango Etude No. 3
Junyi Su – viola