Repertoire

Selections from Around the World

 

American

Peter Schickele

Serenade for Three

 

Armenian

Alexander Aruitunian

Suite for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

Irish

Austrian

France

Milhaud

Poulenc

Argentina

 

 

Styles for Every Taste

 

Tangos

Oblivion,Libertango-Astor Piazzolla

Railway Tango

Introduction and Tango-Dennis Alexander

Jazz

Rhapsody in Blue-George Gershwin

Hommage to Benny Goodman

The Flavor of Mozart

Trio-Vanhal

Trio in Eb-W.A. Mozart for clarinet, viola, piano

Romantic Journeys

Eight Pieces-Max Bruch for clarinet, viola, piano

Fairytales by Robert Schumann for clarinet, viola, piano

Modern  Gems

Suite-Alexander Aruitunian

Trio-Gian Carlo Menotti

American Delights

Serenade for Three-Peter Schickele

Sunny Days-Rick Sowash

20th Century Soundscapes

Dreamtracks-Peter Sculthorpe

Lake Samish-Alan Hovahness

 

 

 

 

Sample Programs*

*The Sapphire Trio can create an attractive and exciting program and can mix and match to meet the needs of your event.

 

Masterworks of Chamber Music

Some of the most important composers from around the world were mesmerized by the sound of the clarinet, violin and piano combination.  From 1918-1957, the medium of the Clarinet Trio was masterfully crafted and shaped, creating iconic works and Masterworks of  Chamber Music.

 

Milhaud 

Kachaturian 

Ives 

Stravinsky

 

New Masterworks Series

In the last 40 years, New Masterworks have been created by composers from around the world.  Over 250 new pieces have been added to the repertoire.  Some of them add to the monuments of chamber music and the world of music.  Exciting, tuneful, breathtaking and inspirational for audiences of all tastes!

 

Aruitunian

Menotti

Ruggiero

Schulthorpe

 

American Collage

Featuring the works that have a flavor of Americana at its finest, from Ohio composer, Rick Sowash's tuneful melodies, to the rollicking, wild, sentimental and humorous style of Peter Schickele. With a twist of a Benny Goodman tribute and a showstopper like Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, this program is a real crowd pleaser!

 

Tangos and More

Astor Piazzolla-Oblivion, Libertango

Railway Tango

Artist Trio: Swindler, Bamboozler

 

 

 

 

 

Around the world in 80 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

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