Welcome to Festival Chamber Music

Programs: 2017 - 2018 Season


All Concerts are held at Weill Hall (in Carnegie Hall), 154 West 57th Street

Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1856-1791) Piano Quartet # 1 in G Minor, K. 478
Mohammed Fairouz (1985- ) Evermore for String Quartet and Voice, New York Premiere
Ernst von Dohnányi (1877-1960) Piano Quintet # 1 in C Minor Op. 1

Mohammed Fairouz, Voice
Philip Edward Fisher, Piano
Eriko Sato, Violin
Calvin Wiersma, Violin
Ah Ling Neu, Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8pm

Anton Eberl (1765-1807) Grand Trio in E-flat major, Op. 36 for Clarinet, Cello and Piano
Tomás Bretón (1850-1923) Quatre Morceaux Espagnols for Piano Trio
Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904) Piano Trio in E Minor "Dumky"

Tanya Bannister, Piano
Anna Elashvili, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Charles Neidich, Clarinet

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 8pm

François de Fossa (1775-1849) Trio No. 2 in G Major for Guitar, Violin and Cello, Op.18
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) Temporal Variations for Oboe and Piano
Woldemar Bargiel (1828-1897) Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat Major, Op. 20 #2

Yuri Funahashi, Piano
Calvin Wiersma, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Oren Fader, Guitar
James Austin Smith, Oboe

Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, for Clarinet, Viola and Piano "Kegelstatt"
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) Meditation Hebraique for Cello and Piano
Joachim Stutschewsky (1891-1982) Intermezzo and Sephardic Dance from Israeli Suite for Cello and Piano
Walter Rabl (1873-1940) Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

David Oei, Piano
Katie Lansdale, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Charles Neidich, Clarinet

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 8pm

Anton Rejcha (1770-1836) Variations for Bassoon and String Quartet
Hans Krasa (1899-1944) Theme and Variations for String Quartet
George Chadwick (1854-1931) Piano Quintet in E Flat Major

Katie Lansdale, Violin/Viola
Calvin Wiersma, Violin/Viola
Eriko Sato, Violin/Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
Tanya Bannister, Piano

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