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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

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Trio #1 in A Major
Lori Laitman (1955- ) "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"
Robert Schumann (1810-1856O 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

Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Grand Duo for Piano and Guitar, Op. 86
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) L'Histoire du Soldat
Walter Rabl (1873-1940) Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

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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