In the last decade of his life Brahms made the decision to stop composing, but the dazzling playing of a virtuoso clarinetist inspired him to write again. This program celebrates his late masterworks, providing a vivid portrait of Brahms in his mature glory.
Brahms Trio in A minor for Clarinet, Cello, and PIano, Op. 114 (1891)
Brahms Sonata in D minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 108 (1886-88)
Brahms Intermezzo in E-flat major for Piano, Op. 117, No. 1 (1892)
Brahms Rhapsody in E-Flat major for Piano, Op. 119, No. 4 (1893)
Brahms Quintet in B minor for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 115 (1891)