October 9-11, 2020

Enjoy the unique sound world created by the beautiful combination of oboe, bassoon, and piano! The Poulenc Trio delights audiences with an engaging blend of sophistication, virtuosity, and a sparkling sense of humor. Their richly varied concerts offer original works, appealing transcriptions, and masterpieces from Beethoven and the ensemble’s namesake, Francis Poulenc.

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 8:00 p.m.

DUET Jazz

Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Program

Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style

Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano

Piazzolla: Tangos

Duke Ellington: Black and Tan Fantasy

Saturday , October 10, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

 

Westby Pavilion, Tulsa PAC 

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for

wine and conversation

Program

Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style

Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano

Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11, “Gassenhauer”

Duke Ellington: Black and Tan Fantasy

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 3:00 p.m.

 

Williams Theatre, Tulsa PAC

Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 p.m.

Program

Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano

Poulenc: Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Op. 185

Viet Cuong: Trains of Thought

Glinka: Trio Pathétique in D Minor

Saint-Saëns: Sonata in G Major for Bassoon and Piano,

Op. 168

Rossini: Fantasie on Themes from “L’Italiana in Algeri”

Concert Highlight: Friday

The trio displays their flexibility in a program that conjures up the moods of an Argentinian dance hall, a Parisian café, and a jazz club. Duke Ellington’s spirited and bluesy fantasy and Astor Piazzolla’s popular tangos complement the gorgeous French classic from the 1920s by Francis Poulenc.