Enjoy this free digital concert until May 6!

The SweetWater Music Festival kicks off its 19th year with a free, online music event, Up Close & Personal with Edwin Huizinga and Philip Chiu: The Sequel. This digital concert premieres on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. The violinist and pianist follow-up on their successful 2021 digital concert from last May. This time it offers a few new twists including some fun, personal moments captured between the musical performance. 

Full concert is available to view from April 22 to May 6. It will premiere this coming  Friday at 7:30 p.m. Go to the our YouTube Channel to view (link on right).

Watch a short preview of Up Close & Personal: The Sequel.

The Concert Programme

Gabriel Fauré - Après un Rêve 


Claude Debussy - "La plus que lente" - Valse 


Maurice Ravel - "Blues" from Violin Sonata No. 2 


Samuel Barber - Adagio, Op. 11 (arranged by Jerry Lanning) 


Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances 

i. Bot tánc / Jocul cu bâtă (Stick Dance)

ii. Brâul (Sash Dance) 

iii. Topogó / Pe loc (In One Spot)

iv. Bucsumí tánc / Buciumeana (Dance from Bucsum)

v. Román polka / Poarga Românească (Romanian Polka) 

vi. Aprózó / Mărunțel (Fast Dance)


Edvard Grieg - Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45

i. Allegro molto ed appassionato 

ii. Allegretto espressivo alla Romanza

iii. Allegro animato  

The Musicians

Click on musician photo for full biography. 

Edwin Huizinga, Violinist

Philip Chiu, Pianist

This concert would not be possible without the additional support of