A Tribute to Irving Fine

Irving Fine

Irving Fine (1914-1962)

Each year, we celebrate the life, legacy, and music of composer, educator, and founder of the Brandeis School of Creative Arts Irving Fine.

The 2017-2018 Irving Fine tribute concert will be Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Slosberg Music Center, and will feature members of the world-renowned Dolce Suono Ensemble.

The acclaimed duo of Dolce Suono artistic director Mimi Stillman, flute and Charles Abramovic, piano, will be joined by core DSE violinist Stephen Tavani, concertmaster of Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

Mimi Stillman and Charles Abramovic
Mimi Stillman & Charles Abramovic
Photo by Vanessa Briceño

Stephen Tavani
Stephen Tavani


Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
Concerto for Flute, Violin, and Orchestra, Op. 197 
     Très modéré

Irving Fine (1914-1962)
Sonata for Violin and Piano 
     Lento con moto

Walter Piston (1894-1976)
Sonata for Flute and Piano 
     Allegro moderato e con grazia 
     Allegro vivace

Irving Fine (1914-1962)
Diversions for Piano
     Little Toccata
     Flamingo Polka
     Koko’s Lullaby
     The Red Queen’s Gavotte

Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
Madrigal Sonata for Piano, Flute, and Violin 
     Poco Allegro 
     Moderato – Allegro