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2016 - 2017 Season

September 18, 2016

Manhattan Chamber Players

 

  • Piazzolla Four for Tango
  • Fung Pizzicato
  • Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
  • Dvorak Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat, Op. 87

PROGRAM NOTES


October 16, 2016

Omni Piano Quartet

 

  • Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K.496
  • Turina Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67
  • Saint-Saens Piano Quartet in B-flow, Op. 41

PROGRAM NOTES


November 13, 2016

New York Woodwind Quintet

 

  • Barber Summer Music
  • Nielsen Quintet
  • Monteverdi Two Madrigals (transcribed by Purvis)
  • Mendelssohn String Quartet Op. 13, #2 in A minor (transcribed by Purvis)

PROGRAM NOTES

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2015 - 2016 Season

September 20, 2015

Peabody Trio

  • Beethoven Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2 
  • Schnittke Trio
  • Mozart Sonata for Violin & Piano in E minor, K. 304
  • Ravel Trio in A minor

PROGRAM NOTES


October 11, 2015

American Quartet

  • Dohnányi Piano Quintet in C minor, Op.1
  • Beethoven String Quartet in C# minor op.131

PROGRAM NOTES


November 8, 2015

Omni Piano Quartet

  • Bridge “Phantasie” Piano Quartet
  • Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60
  • Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 “Trout”

PROGRAM NOTES


April 10, 2016

The Art of Song

Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano

Bryan Wagorn, piaNO

DAVID LEIGH, BASS

 

 

 

 

  • Brahms Three Songs
  • Schuman (Clara) Quatre pièces fugitives, Op.15 for piano
  • Schuman (Robert) Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op.135
  • Shostakovich: Five Songs from the Journal 'Krokodil', Op.121
  • Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • American Folk and Spiritual Songs

PROGRAM NOTES

Note:  The April 10, 2016 concert had a last minute change in program. The songs originally scheduled to be performed by Avery Amereau in the second half of the program were replaced by different selections, performed by David Leigh, bass. These changes were not able to be included in the program notes. We do not have detailed program notes for these changes, but additional information about Mr. Leigh's selections in the program are included in Supplemental Notes.

SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES


May 1, 2016

Trio Solisti

  • Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
  • Brahms Piano Trio No. 3 in C major, Op. 87
  • Arensky Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 32

PROGRAM NOTES


June 3, 2016

Attacca Quartet

  • Haydn String Quartet in F Major, Op. 74, No. 3
  • Bartok String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op 17
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 (Rasumovsky)

PROGRAM NOTES

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2014 - 2015 Season

October 5, 2014

The American String Quartet with André-Michel Schub, Piano

 

  • Schumann: Piano Quintet Op. 44
  • Brahms: Piano Quintet Op. 34

PROGRAM NOTES


October 26, 2014

Claremont Piano Trio

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major,  Op 70 No. 1
  • Shostakovich:  Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 67
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66

PROGRAM NOTES


November 23, 2014

Simón Bolívar String Quartet

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A Minor, Op 13
  • Ginastera: Quartet No. 1, Op. 20
  • Brahms:  Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1

PROGRAM NOTES


March 22, 2015

Escher String Quartet

  • Beethoven: String Quartet, No.6 in B Flat Major, Op 18, No. 6
  • Dvorak: String Quartet, No. 10 in E Flat Major, Op. 51
  • Smetana: String Quartet, No. 1, in E minor ("From My Life"), JB 1:105

PROGRAM NOTES


April 19, 2015

Adaskin String Trio with Pascal Archer and Annie Trepanier

  • Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind (1994) 
  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major ("Stadler"), K.581
  • Beethoven: Serenade for String Trio in D Major, Op.8 

PROGRAM NOTES


May 17, 2015

Trio Solisti

  • Schubert: Piano Trio in Bb Major, D.28 (“Sonatensatz”)
  • LiebermannPiano Trio No.3, Op.122 (2012)
  • Ástor Piazzolla (arr. Bragato/Bachmann): Spring & Fall of Buenos Aires
  • Rachmaninoff: Trio Élégiaque in D Minor, Op.9
  • Manuel de Falla (arr. Bachmann): Ritual Fire Dance (from “El Amor Brujo”)

PROGRAM NOTES


June 7, 2015

Attacca String Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet Op. 54 No. 2
  • Rogerson: String Quartet No. 2
  • Schubert: Quartetsatz, D703
  • Grieg: String Quartet, Op. 27

PROGRAM NOTE

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2013 - 2014 Season

September 30, 2013

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American String Quartet with Alexander Scheierle, Cello

  • Bach: Three Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier
  • Janáček: String Quartet No.1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
  • Schubert: Quintet in C for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D.956

 


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October 6, 2013

Duo Concertante (Violin/Piano)

  • Bach: Partita No.3 for Solo Violin in E Major, BWV 1006
  • Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Keyboard No.17 in C Major, K.296
  • Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (transcribed for solo piano by Guido Agosti)
  • Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100

 


November 24, 2013

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Omni Piano Quartet

  • Beethoven: Piano Quartet in C Major, WoO 36 No.3
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No.2 in F Minor, Op.2
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet No.1 in G Minor, Op.25

 


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March 23, 2014

Attacca String Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet No.55 in D Major, Op.71 No.2
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No.1 in F Major, Op.18 No.1
  • Dvořak: String Quartet No.13 in G Major, Op.106

PROGRAM NOTES


April 27, 2014

Trio Solisti

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No.1 in E-flat major Op.1 No.1
  •  Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango (arr. Kutnowski)
  • Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op.50

PROGRAM NOTES


June 8, 2014

Sima Trio

  • Haydn Piano Trio No.39 in G Major, Hoboken XV:25, “Gypsy”
  • Brahms Piano Trio No.2 in C Major, Op.87
  • Tchebodarian Piano Trio (1945)
  • Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66

PROGRAM NOTES


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2012 - 2013 Season

   September 30, 2012

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American String Quartet with Stephen Taylor, Oboe

  • Mozart:  Oboe Quartet in f Major, K.370

  • Shostakovich:  String Quartet No.3 in F Major, Op. 73
  • Beethoven:  String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op.59 No. 1, “Rasumovsky”

 

 

 


December 2, 2012

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Sima Trio

  • Mozart: Piano Trio #4
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio #2 Op.70
  • Schubert: Piano Trio in D Major, D.929

 


March 3, 2013 

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Escher Quartet

  • Elgar:  String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83
  • Britten: String Quartet #3
  • Dvorak: String Quartet #14

 

 


April 14, 2013 

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Omni Piano Quartet

  • Schubert: Adagio and Rondo D.487
  •  Mozart:  Piano Quartet KV478
  •  Fauré: Piano Quartet #1

 


May 19, 2013

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Trio Solisti

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op.67 (Archduke)
  • Dvorak: Piano Trio #4 (Dumky)
  • De Falla: Ritual Fire Dance         

        

 

 


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2011 - 2012 Season

September 25, 2011

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Ornstein Sextet (The Haarlem Chamber Ensemble)

  • Dvorak: String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48
  •  Brahms:  String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36

 


November 26, 2011

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Adaskin String Trio with Sally Pinkas, Piano

  •  Haydn: Piano Trio #39 in G Major (Gypsy) H.XV/25
  • Kodaly: Intermezzo for String Trio
  • Martinu:  String Trio #2, H. 238
  • Dvorak:  Piano Quartet #2 in E flat Major, Op. 87

March 18, 2012 

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Jupiter Quartet

  • Mozart: Quartet No. 16 in E-flat Major, K. 428
  • Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F Major, “On Kabardinian Themes,” Op. 92
  • Schubert: Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D.887, Op. Post.161

 


April 29, 2012 

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Peter Winograd of the American String Quartet

The Virtuoso Violin

Excerpts: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Grieg, Franck, Kreisler,     Mozart, Sarasate 


May 20, 2012

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Trio Solisti

  • Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in b Major, Op.8
  • Brahms (arr. Bachmann):  Hungarian Dances
  • Chausson:  Piano Trio in g minor, Op.3

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2010 - 2011 Season

October 17, 2010

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Trio Solisti

  • Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 65
  • Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Arr. Trio Solisti)

November 7, 2010

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DaVinci Trio

Schubert: Arpeggione/Piano Sonata in A Minor, D.821

Mozart: Piano/Violin Sonata No. 21 in e minor, K. 304

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a (“Les Adieux”)

Arensky: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 32

 


March 13, 2011

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American String Quartet

  • Dvorak: “American” Quartet
  •  Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
  •  Schostakovich: Quartet #8

 


April 10, 2011

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Brentano Quartet

  • Beethoven: String Quartet F minor, op. 135
  • Haydn: Quartet op. 103, D minor, Hob 111.83
  • Mozart: Quartet, D minor, KV421

May 1, 2011

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Omni Quartet

Schumann: Piano Quartet, op. 47

Schubert: Trout” Piano Quintet in A, D.667


June 5, 2011

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Duo Concertante

  • Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G Major for Keyboard BWV 816
  • Bach: Ciaccona from Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004
  • Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for Violin & Piano
  • Franck: Sonata for Violin & Piano in A Major

 

 


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2009 - 2010 Season

September 27, 2010

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Trio Solisti 

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op.70. No.1 “Ghost”
  • Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op.87
  • Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

September 27, 2010

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Biava String Quartet and David Leisner (guitar) 

  • Matiegka, Mertz, Villa Lobos: Solo guitar selections
  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet #7 in E minor, G.451
  • Grieg: String Quartet in G minor, Op.27

March 7, 2010 

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The Omni Piano Quartet

  • Mozart: Piano Quartet #2 in E-flat major, K.493
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet #3 in C minor, Op. 60 (“Werther”)
  • Bridge:  Phantasy Piano Quartet in F-sharp minor, H.94

 


April 18, 2010 

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Escher Quartet

  • Beethoven: String Quartet #10 in E-flat major, Op.74 (“Harp”)
  • Brahms: String Quartet #1 in C minor, Op.51, No.1B

May 23, 2010

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American String Quartet

  •  Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat major, K.458 (“Hunt”)
  • Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in d minor, D.810 (“Death and the Maiden”)