Complete Series: 4107
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The University Musical Society
The French String Trio
Gerard Jaery, Violinist Michel Tournus, Cellist
Serge Collot, Violist Michel Debost, Flutist
Friday Evening, February 3, 1978, at 8:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Quartet in G major, Op. 5, No. 2 (Hob. 11 G 4)
Presto assai Mcnuetto Adagio Presto assai
Divertimento in Eflat major, K. 563..... (violin, viola, cello) Allegro Adagio Mcnuetto: allegro Andante Menuctto: allegretto Allegro Mozart (17561791)
Trio in G minor, Op. 66, No. 2...... (flute, violin, cello) Allegro poco agitato Adagio Rondo: presto Francois Devienne (17591803)
Quartet in A major, K. 298...... Mozart
Tcma con variazioni Menuetto Rondo: allegretto grazioso
French String Trio: Pat he and Seraphim Records Michel Debost: Seraphim, Angel, and Nonesuch Records
Sixth Concert Fifteenth Annual Chamber Arts Series Complete Programs 4107
The French String Trio was founded in 1959 and since then has received acclaim in Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Scandinavia.
Gerard Jarry, one of France's best known violinists, launched his concert career in 1951 when he won the Grand Prize at the Marguerite Long Jacques Thibaud International Competition. Mr. Jarry is often guest artist with other ensembles and chamber orchestras throughout Europe. Since 1969 he has also performed as soloist with the J. F. Paillard Chamber Orchestra, recording all the works for chamber orchestra by Mozart.
Serge Collot began his formal training at the Paris Conservatory, studying under Maurice Yieux, Joseph Calvet, Roger Desormiere, and Arthur Honegger. He was an original member of the Parrenin Quartet, founded in 1942, and later was a moving force in "Les Concerts du Domain Musical." a small group of musicians centering around Pierre Boulez. Today he also teaches viola and chamber music at the Paris Conservatory and the Academic Internationale d'Ete in Nice.
Michel Tournua studied at the Paris Conservatory where he won First Prize in cello in the class of Pierre Fournier. He has appeared frequently on French Radio and Television, both as a soloist with the orchestra and in chamber music, and performs with orchestras throughout Europe.
Michel Debosl has conccrtizcd extensively in Europe, Russia, and Japan, winning first prizes in Moscow, Prague, Munich, Geneva, and Rome. For sixteen years he has given duo recitals with pianist Christian Ivaldi, participated in most of Europe's major music festivals, and performed with major orchestras under Josef Krips, Herbert von Karajan, and Daniel Barenboim. In addition, he has been first flutist of the Orchestra de Paris since 1967.
Eliot Feld Ballet.......Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
February 20, 21, 22
Carlos Montoya, Guitarist.......Thursday, February 23
Aleksandf.r Slobodyanik, Pianist......Saturday, February 25
Thovil, Sri Lanka..........Wednesday, March 1
Baltimore Symphony OrchestraComissiona . . . Sunday, March 19
Nikolais Dance Theatre.......Tuesday & Wednesday
March 21 & 22
KyungWha Chung, Violinist.......Thursday, March 23
Orpheus Chamber EnsembleFestival Chorus . . . Saturday, March 25
Okinawan Dancers..........Tuesday, March 28
Amadeus String Quartet.........Thursday, April 6
Bavarian Symphony OrchestraKubelik.....Saturday, April 8
Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major
May Festival..............April 2730
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