Arts & Events

Around& About Music: Cook-Blankenberg Duo at Berkeley Chamber Performances

Ken Bullock
Saturday May 09, 2015 - 12:37:00 PM


Susan Lamb Cook, cello, and Gayle Blankenberg, piano--the Cook-Blankenberg Duo--will play four pieces in a program at 8 p. m. Tuesday May 12 at the Berkeley City Club: Beethoven's 1796 Sonata in G minor for Piano and Cello, Opus 5 no. 2; Manuel de Falla's Suite Populaire Espanole, seven folkloric "miniatures" originally for voice and piano; Ross Bauer's Five Pieces for Cello and Piano (2013; Bauer teaches composition at UC Davis) and Rachmaninoff's four movement Sonata in G minor, Opus 19.  

A complimentary wine and cheese reception will follow the concert, which is the final one for Berkeley Chamber Performances' 22nd season. 2315 Durant, near Dana. Tickets: $25. High school students, free; post-high school students: $12.50. 525-5211;