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

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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

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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 

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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

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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

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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

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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