Distinguished Artists Concert Series Proudly Presents

Beethoven’s 250th

An online festival celebration of the great composer’s birthday year, 2020
Four performances from Sunday, 12/6 – Wednesday 12/9

Alon Goldstein, Piano

Sonata no. 13 in E flat major, op 27 no 1 “quasi una fantasia”
Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (moonlight)
Sonata no. 26 in E flat major op 81a “Les Adieux”

Tanya Tomkins, Cello and Audrey Vardanega, Piano

Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op 69
(performed on gut strings and the ‘Poletti’ fortepiano)
Cello Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1

Jonathan Biss, Piano

Sonata no. 8 in c minor op 13 – Pathetique”
Sonata no. 27 in e minor op 90
Sonata no. 32 in c minor op 111

Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Sonata no. 24 in F sharp major, op 78 “A Therese”
Sonata no. 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”

Distinguished Artists Concert Series (DACS) is a non-profit affiliate of the Aptos Community Foundation in Aptos, California
Outstanding music literature performed at the highest level of artistry and expertise. 
Six formal concerts at Peace United Church and
occasional free informal performances at other locations in Santa Cruz County

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Occasional pre-concert interactive talks with artists on What to Listen for in Music one hour prior to selected performances, and additional presentations by Dr. Orlando and other musicians and historians.

Programs subject to change