2021 season

Wednesday, June 30, 2021    Age of Romanticism
with guest artist Chad Hoopes

String Sextet no. 1 in B-flat, Op. 18       Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Allegro ma non troppo
    Andante, ma moderato
    Scherzo: Allegro molto 
    Rondo: Poco allegretto e grazioso

Janet Sung, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Daniel Sweeney, viola
Rictor Noren, viola
Sarah Kim, cello
Alan Rafferty, cello

INTERMISSION 

Violin Sonata no. 1 in A minor, Op. 105       Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck
    Allegretto
    Lebhaft

Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75       Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
    Allegro moderato
    Allegro maestoso
    Allegro appassionato
    Larghetto

Sonatensatz in C minor, Op. post.       Johannes Brahms 

Chad Hoopes, violin
Nelson Padgett, piano


Friday, July 2, 2021    Streams of Sunlight

Strum (2018)       Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981) 

Carolyn Huebl, violin
Shannon Thomas, violin
Michael Strauss, viola
Matthew Zalkind, cello

Sonata for Viola and Piano (2018)       John Harbison (b. 1938)
    Resolution
    Passage
    Night Piece
    Certainties, Uncertainties
    Questions
    Answers

Lila Brown, viola
Sally Pinkas, piano

INTERMISSION

Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44       Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Allegro brillante
    In modo d'una marcia - Un poco largamente
    Scherzo: Molto vivace
    Allegro ma non troppo

Kevin Lawrence, violin
Elizabeth Chang, violin
Sheila Browne, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello 
Dmitri Shteinberg, piano


Wednesday, July 7, 2021    High Spirits

Five Pieces for String Quartet (1924)       Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942)              
    Viennese Waltz
    Serenade
    Czech folk music
    Tango
    Tarantella

Carolyn Stuart, violin  
Janet Sung, violin
Michael Strauss, viola  
Steve Pologe, cello

Viola, Viola (1997)       George Benjamin (b. 1960)
Lembi Veskimets, viola
Daniel Sweaney, viola 

INTERMISSION

String Quintet in D major,  K. 593       Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Larghetto - Allegro - Larghetto
    Adagio
    Menuetto: Allegretto 
    Allegro 

Elizabeth Chang, violin
Jubal Fulks, violin 
Carolyn Coade, viola 
Roger Myers, viola 
Brooks Whitehouse, cello


Friday, July 9, 2021    Mysterious Beauty 

Nocturne (1947)      John Cage (1912-1992)  
Distance de Fée (1951)   Tōro Takemitsu (1930-1996) 

Jubal Fulks, violin
Nelson Padgett, piano 


Piano Trio (1916-17, rev. 1978)      Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)  
    Allegro animato 
    Allegro vivace 
    Moderato 
    Très animé 

Shanon Thomas, violin
Sarah Kim, cello
Brian Suits, piano

INTERMISSION 

Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34       Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Allegro non troppo 
    Andante, un poco adagio 
    Scherzo: Allegro 
    Finale: Poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo – Presto, non troppo

Sandy Yamamoto, violin
Carolyn Huebl, violin 
Lembi Veskimets, viola
Matthew Zalkind, cello
Hiromi Fukuda, piano


5.  Friday, July 16, 2021    Cries from the Soul
with guest artist Matt Haimovitz

Kyrie       Josquin des Prez (1450-1521), arranged by Matt Haimovitz
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Sarah Kim, cello
Alan Rafferty, cello
Alice Yoo, cello

Missa Primavera (based on the Kyrie of Josquin)       Lisa Bielawa (b. 1968) 
bare       Gabriella Smith (b. 1991)
Sorta Voce       Tod Machover (b, 1953) (World Premiere)

Matt Haimovitz, cello

Piano Trio no. 2 in C minor, Op. 66       Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Allegro energico e con fuoco 
    Andante espressivo 
    Scherzo: Molto allegro quasi presto
    Finale: Allegro appassionato

Kevin Lawrence, violin
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Brian Suits, piano

INTERMISSION 

String Quartet in A minor, Op. 35       Anton Arensky (1861-1906)
    Moderato
    Theme and variations 
    Finale: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato

Sandy Yamamoto, violin
Susan Dubois, viola
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Alice Yoo, cello


Tuesday, July 20, 2021    Russian Visions

Viola Sonata in D minor (1825-28)      Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)
    Allegro moderato
    Larghetto ma non troppo

Roger Myers, viola
Dmitri Shteinberg, piano

Prelude in A major Op. 46, no. 7       Lera Auerbach (b. 1973)
Hommage à J.S.B.       Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937)
Fugato       Galina Ustvolskaya (1919-2006)

Carolyn Stuart, violin
Svetozar Ivanov, piano

INTERMISSION 

String Quartet no. 2 in F major, Op. 92       Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
    Allegro sostenuto
    Adagio 
    Allegro

Carolyn Huebl, violin 
Shannon Thomas, violin
Caroline Coade, viola
Stefan Kartman, cello