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Concert 1

Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo.
Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák

Performance:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall
Artists:Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano



2017-18 Season Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 23, 2017Moody Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, December 2, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, January 12, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 10, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 28, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 18, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

2017-18 Season Concert Details

Concert 1

Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo.
Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák

Performance:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano


Concert 2

Violinist Cho-Liang Lin and pianist Jon Kimura Parker present three of Beethoven's greatest works for piano and violin.
Program:Sonata No. 6 in A Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 7 in C Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 2....Ludwig Van Beethoven

Performance:Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano


Concert 3

Experience the scintillating magic of Mozart, the elegant-delicious sonata of Fauré and the dramatic fun of Dohnányi's Opus 1.
Program:Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, K. 493....Wolfgang Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 13....Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quintet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 1....Ernő Dohnányi

Performance:Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano


Concert 4

Join us for Mozart's "Michael Haydn Impersonation", Clancy Newman's Collision Course and the great Gypsy-inspired piano quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms.
Program:Duo for Violin & Viola in G Major, K.423....Wolfgang Mozart
Collision Course for Clarinet, Cello & Piano....Clancy Newman
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms

Performance:Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet


Concert 5

Back by popular demand ˗˗ Three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré.
Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....Wolfgang Mozart
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45....Gabariel Fauré

Performance:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Sheryl Staples - Violin
Cynthia Phelps - Viola
Carter Brey - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano


Concert 6

Here come the winds with pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a Trio of Mendelssohn, a Quintet of Beethoven, and a Sextet of Ludwig Thuille.
Program:Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano....Felix Mendelssohn
Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sextet in B♭ Major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 6....Ludwig Thuille

Performance:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute
Katie Wolber - French Horn
James Ryon - Oboe
Leslie Massenburg - Bassoon




Artists in the Concert

Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Prize winner of Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, A Cultural Ambassador for UNICEF and a worldwide recognized musical phenomenon.
Featured Artist
Paul Coletti - Viola
Winner of the Naumberg International Competition in New York and Professor of Viola at the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Norman Fischer - Cello
Distinguished chamber music artist and professor of cello at Rice University
Jeanne Kierman - Piano
Jeanne Kierman Fischer specializes in contemporary American piano music and has presented solo recitals in Africa and North America. As a chamber musician, she appears regularly at festivals such as Tanglewood, Da Camera of Houston, Mohawk Trail concerts, Chamber Music Ann Arbor, Maverick concerts and Juneau Jazz and Classics. Formerly on the faculties of Dartmouth College and the Oberlin Conservatory, Ms. Kierman toured extensively under sponsorship by the New England Foundation for the Arts and the Vermont & Ohio Arts Councils.

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1. String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1
2. Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65
3. Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87


1. Ludwig Van Beethoven
2. Frédéric Chopin
3. Antonín Dvořák

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