In addition to their regular programs of all-duo repertoire, Duo Prism also offers a special project of unique collaboration with a guest (either a percussionist, a clarinetist, a French hornist or a flutist). 

Duo Prism is open to presenters’ suggestions for the guest artist.

Please take a look at these sample “Duo Prism + 1” programs.

~ Sample Programs ~

1. With a Guest Percussionist

Poulenc   Sonata for Violin and Piano

Mozart   Sonata for Piano and Violin in e minor, K.304

Cowell   Set of Five for Violin, Piano and Percussion


Grieg   Sonata No. 3 in c minor for Violin and Piano

*Note* Alternate pieces with percussion: “Varied Trio” by Lou Harrison; “Suite for Violin, Piano, and Percussion” by Alan Hovhaness; “Trio Interlink” by Toshi Ichiyanagi; “Toki No Mon: A Gate into Infinity” by Somei Satoh

2. With a Guest Clarinetist

Bach   Sonata No.3 in E Major for Violin and Piano, BWV 1016

Harbison   Variations for Violin, Piano and Clarinet


Schubert   Fantasie in C Major for Violin and Piano

*Note* Alternate pieces with clarinet: “Contrasts” by Bartók; “End of Summer” by Ned Rorem; “Rain Waves” by Joan Tower; “Trio” by Paul Schoenfield

3. With a Guest Hornist

Prokofiev  Sonata No.1 in f minor for Violin and Piano

Faure  Sonata No.1 in A Major for Violin and Piano


Brahms Trio in E-flat Major for Horn, Violin and Piano, Op.40

*Note* Alternate pieces with horn: “Twilight Music” by John Harbison; “Homage to Brahms” by Ligeti; “Dust” by George Tsontakis

4. With a Guest Flutist

Beethoven   Sonata No. 5 “Spring” for Violin and Piano

Martinu   Sonata for Flute, Violin and Piano


Franck   Sonata for Violin and Piano

*Note* Alternate pieces with flute: “Musique de Cour” by Francaix; “Trio” by Nino Rota; “Madrigal Sonata” by Martinu    

Duo Prism + 1

Photo: Steve J. Sherman