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Feb 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Concert: Soirée for Music Lovers


In 1987, renowned virtuoso violinist János Négyesy established a series of Chamber Music concerts called the “Soirée for Music Lovers.” These programs were intended to be a musical counterpoint to the experimental music that characterized the music department at the University of California, where Professor Négyesy was a long-time faculty member. The quarterly concerts, featuring chamber music from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, grew to be a popular and elegant part of the musical life of San Diego. The tradition continues this year on Wednesday, February 14th, at the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on UC San Diego campus. Päivikki Nykter, the late Professor Négyesy’s wife, musical partner and a featured performer in every previous Soirée, has taken up the mantle in presenting a program worthy of the Négyesy legacy.


Pietro Locatelli (1695–1764) Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 5, No.1 for flute, violin and continuo

Andante – Largo, Andante – Allegro – Vivace

Théodore Dubois (1837–1924) Terzettino (1905) for flute, viola and harp

Franz Schubert (1797–1828) Four songs from Schwanengesang, D.957 (1828) for mezzo-soprano and piano

Liebesbotschaft – Ständchen – Das Fischermädchen – Am Meer

Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 (1876–79) for piano and string quartet

Allegro moderato – Scherzo: Allegro vivo – Adagio – Allegro molto


Kyle Adam Blair (harpsichord and piano)

Alexander Ishov (flute)

Cecilia Kim (cello)

Leslie Leytham (mezzo-soprano)

Michael Matsuno (flute)

Brendan Nguyen (piano)

Päivikki Nykter (violin and viola)

Tasha Smith Godinez (harp)

Annabelle Terbetski (viola)

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Date and Time

Feb 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm


Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Event Fee



Jessica C. Flores    858-822-3725



Event Host

UC San Diego Music

Event Category

Concerts, Performances and Exhibitions