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Programs: 2009 - 2010 Season

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 8:00pm

Mozart Piano Trio in B flat major, K. 502
Saint-Saens Sonata in G Major for Bassoon and Piano, Op. 168
Glick A Night at Heaven's Gate: A Klezmer Rhapsody for Violin, Cello and Marimba
Smetana Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15

Wiersma, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Mikhail Hallak, Piano
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
Luke Rinderknecht, Marimba

Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 8:30pm

Milhaud Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 157b

Ecstasy, Op. 19, 5#2 for Soprano, Violin and Piano
Chanson d'Amour, Op. 21, 5#1 for Soprano, Cello and Piano
A Mirage, Op. 100, 5#1 for Soprano and Piano Trio
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 129, D. 965
Beethoven Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 38

Theodore Arm, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Charles Neidich, Clarinet
Amy Cofield Williamson, Soprano
Hélène Jeanney, Piano

Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 8:00pm

Rolla Concert Trio No. 6 in G Major, Op. 1, No. 6*
Martinu La Revue de Cuisine: for Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Violin, Cello and Piano
Kiel Piano Quartet #1 in A Minor, Op. 43*

Ayako Oshima, Clarinet
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
Nathan Botts, Trumpet
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Katie Lansdale, Violin
Ira Weller, Viola
Yuri Funahashi, Piano

*Alessandro Rolla was a contemporary of Mozart. He was a violin and a viola virtuoso who greatly influenced Paganini.

*This Friedrich Kiel piano quartet is an unjustly forgotten romantic masterwork of the first order. It is full of original ideas with lovely melodies and fine writing. It is among the best mid 19th century works for piano quartet.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 8:30pm

Williams Quintet in D Major for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Cello and Piano
Ruders Suite for Guitar and Percussion, "New Rochelle"
Schubert Trio in B Flat Major for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 99

Katie Lansdale, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
David Oei, Piano
Charles Neidich, Clarinet
David Jolley, Horn
Oren Fader, Guitar
Luke Rinderknecht, Percussion

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 8:30pm

Paganini Paganini Guitar Quartet #5 C Major Op. 5#2MS 32
Schmitt Hasards Op. 96 for Piano Quartet
Brahms Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26

Eriko Sato, Violin/Viola
Oren Fader, Guitar
David Oei, Piano
Calvin Wiersma, Violin/Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello

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