Program Notes

Program notes from our past concerts

JEHAN ALAIN (1911 – 1940)

LITANIES FOR SOLO ORGAN

BACH, HANDEL, VIVALDI: THE BAROQUE ERA

THE BAROQUE ERA

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 – 1750)

SUITE NO. VI IN D MAJOR, BWV 1012

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 – 1750)

TOCCATA AND FUGUE IN D MINOR, BWV 565

JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIÈRE (1707 – 1747)

Sonata for Two Cellos, No. 10 in G Major

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881 – 1945)

STRING QUARTET NO. 2

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)

STRING QUARTET IN A MINOR, OpUS 132

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)

CLARINET QUINTET IN B MINOR, OPUS 115 (1890)

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)

HUNGARIAN DANCES, WoO 1, Nos. 6, 8, 7, 4, & 5

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)

PIANO QUINTET IN F MINOR, OPUS 34

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)

STRING SEXTET IN G MAJOR, OPUS 36

GASPAR CASSADÓ I MOREU (1897 – 1966)

SUITE FOR SOLO CELLO

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862 – 1918)

STRING QUARTET IN G MINOR, OPUS 10

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862 – 1918)

SUITE BERGAMASQUE

SIR EDWARD WILLIAM ELGAR (1857 – 1934)

PIANO QUINTET IN A MINOR, OpUS 84

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN A MAJOR, OpUS 20, No.6

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN B MINOR, Opus 33, NO. 1

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN D MAJOR, OPUS 20, NO. 4

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN F MAJOR, OpUS 74, No. 2

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN F MINOR, OPUS 20, NO. 5

FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN (1732 – 1809)

STRING QUARTET IN G MAJOR, OPUS 76, NO. 1

LEOŠ JANÁČEK (1854 – 1928)

STRING QUARTET NO. 1 'Kreutzer Sonata'

ZOLTÁN KODÁLY (1882 – 1967)

DUO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO, OPUS 7

ROBERT MAGGIO (b. 1964)

TRIANGLE TRADE (World Premiere)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809 – 1847)

STRING QUARTET NO. 6 IN F MINOR, OPUS 80

W.A. MOZART (1756 – 1791)

STRING QUARTET IN F MAJOR, K. 590

MODEST MUSSORGSKY (1839 – 1881)

'PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION'

SCOTT ORDWAY (b. 1984)

'MARE VITALIS' (World Premiere)

ASTOR PANTALEÓN PIAZZOLLA (1921 – 1992)

'FOUR FOR TANGO' FOR STRING QUARTET

SERGEI SERGEYEVICH PROKOFIEV (1891 – 1953)

SONATA FOR TWO VIOLINS, OPUS 56

SERGEI SERGEYEVICH PROKOFIEV (1891 – 1953)

STRING QUARTET NO. 2, Opus 92

MAURICE RAVEL (1875 – 1937)

SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO

OTTORINO RESPIGHI (1879 – 1936)

'IL TRAMONTO' for SOPRANO AND STRING QUARTET

ALFRED SCHNITTKE (1934 – 1998)

'MOZ-ART, (on K. 416d)' FOR 2 VIOLINS

ARNOLD SCHOENBERG (1874 – 1951)

'VERKLÄRTE NACHT' (TRANSFIGURED NIGHT), OPUS 4

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 – 1828)

FANTASIA IN F MINOR, D. 940 (Op. posth. 103)

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810 – 1856)

'WALDSZENEN' (FOREST SCENES), Op. 82

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (1906 – 1975)

STRING QUARTET NO. 5 IN Bb MAJOR, Opus 92

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882 – 1971)

'RITE OF SPRING'

DMITRI TYMOCZKO (b. 1969)

'TINY LITTLE BOXES' (World Premiere)

HEITOR VILLA LOBOS (1887 – 1959)

SUITE PARA VOZ E VIOLIN

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