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Programs: 2019 - 2020 Season


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

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 8pm

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Quartet in E Flat, Op. 16
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) Meditation Hebraique for Cello and Piano
Joachim Stutschewsky (1891-1982) Intermezzo and Sephardic Dance for Cello and Piano
Arthur Foote (1853-1937) Piano Quartet in C Major, Op. 23

Philip Edward Fisher, Piano
Calvin Wiersma, Violin
Ah Ling Neu, Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8pm

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
Lori Laitman (1955- ) "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Trio in D Minor, Op. 63

Tanya Bannister, Piano
Katie Lansdale, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
Janna Baty, Mezzo Soprano

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8pm

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Trio Op. 1 #2
Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) Scaramouch for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 165d
Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942) Clarinet Trio

Mika Sasaki, Piano
Anna Elashvili, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Charles Neidich, Clarinet

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8pm

Francois de Fossa (1775-1849) Trio Concertant for Guitar, Violin and Cello, Op. 18 #2
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) L'Histoire du Soldat
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Trio in B Major for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 8

Yuri Funahashi, Piano
John Marcus, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Moran Katz, Clarinet
Oren Fader, Guitar

Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 8pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Quintet in B Flat Major, K. 174
Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) Five Pieces for String Quartet
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Viola Quintet in G Major, Op. 111

Anna Elashvili, Violin
John Marcus, Violin
Calvin Wiersma, Violin/Viola
Ah Ling Neu, Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello

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