With Beethoven as a shining example, composers have historically shown little concern for the difficulties they impose on performers. Fast music has attracted composers for centuries, ensuring them exciting performances on stage and beyond the footlights. This program is no exception! Performers: Gilles Vonsattel, Piano; Wu Han, Piano; Aaron Boyd, Violin; Danbi Um, Violin; Matthew Lipman, Viola; David Finckel, Cello; Mihai Marica, Cello. Program: Beethoven: Trio in D major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 2 (1797-98), Schumann: Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113 (1851), Tower: And…They’re Off for Piano, Violin, and Cello (1997), Franck: Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (1879).