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
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Quartet in C Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 60

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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