Those who braved the storm March 13 to attend diva Carol Menke’s recital in the intimate Schroeder Hall were rewarded with a warm program of chamber music for voice, clarinet and piano.
Brahms’ E-Flat Clarinet Sonata, Op. 120, No. 2, opened the concert. The interplay and communication between pianist Marilyn Thompson and clarinetist Roy Zajac was faultless. All three movements contained call and response segments between the two instruments that were performed playfully and precisely.... more