Mozart, Balakirev, Barber, Poulenc
Chamber Music Houston is pleased to present Winds From Different Lands that features the talented musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. The four pieces being performed include clarinet, bassoon, horn, flute, oboe and strings in a remarkable range of styles written between 1787 and 1955, from Mozart, Balakirev, Barber, and Poulenc,
Ravel and Korngold
Chamber Music Houston is pleased to present the Roaring Twenties Masterworks featuring pieces from Maurice Ravel and Erich Korngold that reflect the influences of jazz and post-war artistic movements of the the 1920's. The talented musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center perform Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Piano, followed by Korngold's Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op.23. Enjoy the complete notes provided for each piece!
Schumann, Dale, Turina, Kreisler, Shostakovich, and Boulanger
Chamber Music Houston is pleased to feature Paul Neubauer, violist, performing six of his favorite pieces and performances with his friends and colleagues of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Watch for Schumann's Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales), Benjamin Dale's "Romance" from Suite for Viola and Piano in the first half. After intermission, enjoy Turina's Escena andaluza for Viola, String Quartet, and Piano, Op. 7, then Impromptu for Viola and Piano from Shostakovich. Neubauer rounds out the evening with Kreisler's Liebesleid for Three Violins, Viola, and Cello, and Boulanger's American Vision for Viola and Piano Trio.
Dvořák, Janáček and Beethoven
Chamber Music Houston is pleased to feature this CameraMusic presentation of Arnaud Sussman, violin, and Michael Brown, piano, who have collaborated frequently as a duo and as members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Enjoy Dvořák's Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75, Janáček's Violin Sonata, and Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3. This free one-night performance for you is co-presented by Chamber Music Houston, Chamber Music Detroit, Mostly Music, and New Orleans Friends of Music.
Haydn and Grieg
Chamber Music Houston is pleased to present with the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, this livestream performance by the Rolston String Quartet. This is a celebratory concert awarded to the ensemble for their recent Cleveland Quartet Award, providing the quartet with concert appearances on chamber music series around the country, the award enriches the presenters’ offerings, while helping outstanding young artists gain wide recognition. The Rolston String Quartet is the eleventh ensemble to receive this prestigious award.
Mozart, Bartók, Schubert
Back by demand, this Parisian ensemble will not disappoint with its lush playing and stylish precision.
Borodin, Walton, Shostakovich
The talents of this legendary quartet will be well served with this program, beginning with the lyrical quartet from Borodin, with its delightful sense of affection throughout. Walton’s Quartet No. 2, filled with rhythmic energy, is a rare piece that features the rich tones of the viola voice, followed by a later composition from Shostakovich, written to his devoted wife, Irina.
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