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Chamber Music International presents the Naumburg Piano Trio and Friends in an
exquisite dance through Hungary, Germany, and Russia.


Program:Serenade in C Major, Op. 10 for Violin, Viola, and Cello....Ernő Dohnányi
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57....Dmitri Shostakovich


Performances:Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

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Season 31 Overview

Concert 1Sunday, September 18, 2016Moody Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, October 29, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, December 2, 2016Moody Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 18, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Friday, March 17, 2017Moody Performance Hall
Concert 6Saturday, April 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 7Friday, May 12, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, May 13, 2017Moody Performance Hall



Complete 2020-21 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
A Tribute to Stephane Grappelli - Scott Tixier & and some of the best jazz artists in the world pay homage to Grappelli’s unique style infused with Gypsy influences. The program will be presented in mysterious Grappelli style with surprise original repertoire decided on the spot.


Program:Gypsy Showstoppers....TBA
Tribute to Stéphane Grappelli....TBA


Performances:Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Scott Tixier - Violin



CONCERT #2
Join us for an enchanting journey through Germany, France, and Bohemia with the scintillating music of Beethoven, Ravel, Dvořák led by five superb young artists.


Program:Sonata in A, Op. 49, "Kreutzer" for Violin and Piano....Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Violin and Cello....Maurice Ravel
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 81....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Taeguk Mun - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano



CONCERT #3
Gold-Medalist Indianapolis Violin Competition winner Richard Lin featured in works of Vitali, Franck, and Mendelssohn.


Program:Chaconne for Violin and Piano....Tomaso Vitali
Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano....César Franck
Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Richard Lin - Violin
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano



CONCERT #4
Chamber Music International presents a delicious evening of Strings. The Captivating/Virtuosic Serenade of Dohnányi and the exquisite Quintets of Mozart and Mendelssohn.


Program:Serenade in C Major, Op. 10....Ernst von Dohnányi
String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K. 515....W. A. Mozart
String Quintet No. 2 in Bb Major, Op. 87....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Aaron Boyd - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Yura Lee - Viola
Nicholas Canellakis - Cello



CONCERT #5
Three exceptional super-stars perform lively music of Schubert and Korngold followed by one of the greatest works of Johannes Brahms.


Program:Sonata in A minor, D. 821, "Arpeggione"....Franz Schubert
Suite for Violin and Piano, "Much Ado About Nothing", Op. 11....Erich W. Korngold
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 3:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Amy Schwartz Moretti - Violin
Bion Tsang - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #6
The world-renowned Pacifica String Quartet is joined by Violist/Composer Atar Arad in works of Ligeti, Arad, and Dvořák.


Program:String Trio, "From Here to There" for Violin, Viola and Cello....Atar Arad
String Quartet No. 1 (1954)....György Sándor Ligeti
String Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 97....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Simin Ganatra - Violin
Austin Hartman - Violin
Mark Holloway - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Brandon Vamos - Cello



CONCERT #7
In our dazzling Season Finale, the “Goddess” of the Pipa—Min Xiao-Fen creates a mesmerizing evening of exhilarating musical styles. She is hailed by many as the greatest living exponent of her instrument.


Program:"Golden Drizzling"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Shadow of Silence"....Rez Abbasi
"Forever Fragrant"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Osmanthus Flower"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Hero"....Min Xiao-Fen
"The Goddess"....Min Xiao-Fen


Performances:Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Min Xiao-Fen - Pipa
Rez Abbasi - Guitar





Ayano Ninomiya - Violin
Winner of the Naumburg International Violin Competition, the Tibor Varga International Competition, Astral Artists National Auditions, and the Young PerformerÂ’s Career Advancement Award (APAP).
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Founder and Artistic Director of the Sitka Chamber Music Festival in Alaska, performs concerts and master classes worldwide.
Paul Coletti - Viola
Winner of the Naumberg International Competition in New York and Professor of Viola at the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Clancy Newman - Cello
First prize winner of the prestigious Walter W. Naumburg International Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant.
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
Winner of the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Spain.
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1. Serenade in C Major, Op. 10 for Violin, Viola, and Cello
2. Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
3. Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57


1. Ernő Dohnányi
2. Johannes Brahms
3. Dmitri Shostakovich


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