Mozart/Hummel - Overture to The Magic Flute
Wagner/Hindemith - Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Beethoven - Trio in D Major, Op. 36
Experience great moments of the symphonic repertoire in amazing transcriptions for small ensembles, including Beethoven's masterful transformation of his own Second Symphony for piano trio!
Messiaen – Quartet for the End of Time
Experience Messiaen's most celebrated work, which he wrote while in German captivity during World War II. Across eight movements, the quartet takes listeners on a transcendent journey of music and spirituality.
Saint-Saëns – Fantasy for Violin and Harp, Op. 124
Beethoven – Clarinet Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11
Janáček – String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters”
As we head into February, what better time for a chamber music program celebrating intimacy and romance. From Beethoven's Clarinet Trio, based on a theme from the opera "A Sailor's Love," we move to Janáček's second string quartet, Intimate Letters, described as his manifesto on the spiritual power of love.
Handel arr. Halvorsen - Passacaglia in G Minor for Violin and Cello
Beethoven - Duo for Viola and Cello "Eyeglasses"
Shostakovich - Piano Trio No. 1 in C Minor
Trudel - String Quartet
Many of the great composers gave the world notice of their gifts with remarkable early compositions. Alongside Shostakovich's piano trio, written when he was just sixteen, we present one of our Music Director's earliest compositions, his first String Quartet.
Heritage – Some Other Place
Sforzini – Sextet for Piano and Woodwind Quintet
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 7 “Razumovsky”
We complete our season-long celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday with one of his most popular quartets, the Russian-inspired Razumovsky. Paired with this are two contemporary American works drawing inspiration from the woodwind section of the orchestra.
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