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Trumpets 5, Music of Our Time

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30 PM

David Bilger, trumpet; Thomas Rolfs, trumpet; Anthony Prisk, trumpet; Jeffrey Curnow, trumpet; Benjamin Wright, trumpet; Susan Nowicki, piano

Presser: Adagio from Suite No. 1
Ketting: Intrada
Britten: Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury
Stevens: Trumpet Sonata
Ochoa: Stills in Black and White
Reynolds: Music for Five Trumpets
Gubaidulina: Trio for Three Trumpets
Takemitsu: Paths for Two Trumpets
Boutry: Fanfares pour les Temps Legendaires
Franklin: Skylight for Five Trumpets [World Premiere]


This concert is supported by Grant Greapentrog.

Visit the Society's blog to read our interview with David Bilger.

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Musicians from Marlboro I

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Robyn Bollinger & Soovin Kim, violins; Hwayoon Lee, viola; Tony Rymer & Alice Yoo, cellos; Zoltán Fejérvári, piano

Dvořák: Miniatures, Op.75a
Bartók: String Quartet No. 4
Dvořák: Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65


Visit the Society's blog to read our interview with Robyn Bollinger.

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Heath Quartet

Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Please note: Violinist Sara Wolstenholme is on maternity leave and must regretfully withdraw from this performance. Natalie Klouda will perform in her place.


20-25 Minute Introduction to Tippett’s Quartet No. 5
by Thomas Schuttenhelm & Heath Quartet
Tippett: Quartet No. 5
Purcell: Chacony in G Major [Arr. by Britten]
Britten: Quartet No. 2, Op. 36

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Einav Yarden, piano

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Schumann: Drei Fantasiestücke, Op. 111
Haydn: Two Short Arrangements for Piano
Haydn: Fantasia in C Major, Hob. XVII:4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1
Bartók: Three Burlesques
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17


This concert is underwritten by The Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund.

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Leon Bates, piano, and Michelle Cann, piano

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Bernstein & Before
Copland: Danzón cubano
Ravel: La Valse [Arr.]
Gershwin: An American in Paris [Arr.]
Ravel: Boléro [Arr.]
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story [Arr.]


This concert is supported by The Presser Foundation

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Xavier Foley, double bass, and Sejoon Park, piano

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304 [Arr.]
Dvořák: Silent Woods, Op. 68, No. 5
Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D. 821, Arpeggione
Foley: Star Sonata
Additional Works TBA


Visit the Society's blog to read our interview with Xavier Foley.

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Ricardo Morales, clarinet, and Natalie Zhu, piano

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Arnold: Sonatina, Op. 29
Mangani: Clarinet Sonata [Philadelphia Premiere]
Persichetti: Parable for Solo Clarinet
Delmas: Fantasie italienne

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Imani Winds

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Scott: Startin’ Something
Harbison: Quintet for Winds
Schifrin: La Nouvelle-Orléans
Primosch: Quintet for Winds [World Premiere/PCMS Commission]
Ligeti: Six Bagatelles
Coleman: Tzigane

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Orion Quartet w/ Peter Wiley, cello

Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

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Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM

D. Scarlatti: Three Sonatas, K. 119, 123, 481
JS Bach: Prelude from the Lute Suite in C Minor, BWV 997
JS Bach: Fantasia in C Minor, BWV 906
JS Bach: Adagio from the Oboe Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974 [Arr. by A. Marcello]
JS Bach: Chaconne from the Violin Partita in D Minor, BWV 1004 [Arr. by J. Brahms]
JS Bach: Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971
Soler: Fandango


This concert is underwritten by Martin and Cynthia Heckscher, with support from the Gould Family Foundation.

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