Welcome to Festival Chamber Music

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

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8pm

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1 #3
Jaime Zenamon (1953- ) Reflexőes No. 6 for Cello and Guitar
Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904) Trio in B Flat Major, Op. 21

Solomiya Ivakhiv, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Oren Fader, Guitar
Mikhail Hallak, Piano

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Piano Trio in G Major, K. 564
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op.35/J.158 for Bassoon and Piano
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) Trio

Calvin Wiersma, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
James Austin Smith, Oboe
David Oei, Piano

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8pm

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 5 #2
Paul Schoenfield (1947- ) Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942) Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 3

Charles Neidich, Clarinet
Eriko Sato, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Yuri Funahashi, Piano

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8pm

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G Major, BWV 1048
(arr. for Harp Quartet by M.L. Williams)

Gideon Klein (1919-1945) String Trio
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (1946- ) Cumbia Deliciosa
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (1946- ) Cuban Dream after the Storm (World Premiere)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25

Eriko Sato, Violin/Viola
Katie Lansdale, Violin/Viola
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Mikhail Hallak, Piano
Special Guests - The Chicago Harp Quartet

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A Major, K. 581
Alexander Krein (1883-1951) Three Sketches on Hebrew Themes, Op. 12
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Quintet in E-Flat Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 44

Solomiya Ivakhiv, Violin
Katie Lansdale, Violin/Viola
Calvin Wiersma, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Charles Neidich, Clarinet

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