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44th Season – 2016

Program I. July 12 – Gypsy Flair

HAYDN: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, Hob.XV:25, “Gypsy”
BARTOK: Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op.25

Program II July 19 – All Things French

POULENC: Sonata for Flute and Piano
MILHAUD: Suite for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
GAUBERT: Trois Aquarelles (Three Watercolors) for Flute, Cello, and Piano
FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45

Program III.   July 26  –  Stringfest

WEBER: Trio in G minor for Flute, Cello, and Piano, Op. 63
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
MENDELSSOHN: Octet for Strings in E-flat major, Op. 20

Program IV.   August 2 – Schubert’s “Trout”

BOTTESINI: Gran Duo for Violin and Bass
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun for Piano Four-Hands
TURINA: Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, Op. 76
SCHUBERT: Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings, D.667, “Trout”

Program V.   August 9 – Windfest

R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel Einmal Anders! for Winds and Strings
NIELSEN: Serenata in Vano for Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Cello, and Bass
MOZART: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds, K. 452
DOHNANYI: Sextet in C major for Piano, Clarinet, Horn, and Strings, Op. 37

43rd Season – 2015

Program I. July 14thBeethoven’s “Ghost”

  • HAYDN: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50 No. 5
    REGER: Quintet in A Major, Op. 146 for Clarinet and Strings
    BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in D Major, Op 70, No 1 “Ghost”

Program II July 21stSerenade

  • BEETHOVEN:   Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2
    DURUFLE: Prelude, Recitatif et Variations, Op. 3 for Flute, Viola, and Piano
    BRAHMS: Serenade in D Major, Op. 11, for Strings and Winds

Program III.   July 28th  –  Jewish Roots

  • MICHAEL WHITE: Songs of My People for String Trio
    ELIOT BAILEN: Perhaps a Butterfly for Flute, Strings, Voices
    BLOCH: Concertino for Flute, Viola, and Piano
    MAHLER: Piano Quartet in A Minor
    PAUL SCHOENFELD: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

Program IV.   August 4thBeethoven’s “Archduke”  

  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Five Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano
    MOZART: String Quartet in C Major, K.465
    BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke”

Program V.   August 11th – Grand Sextets

  • REINECKE: Trio in A Minor, Op. 188 for Oboe, Horn, and Piano
    DVOŘÁK:  String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48
    MENDELSSOHN: Sextet in D Major, Op. 110 for Piano and Strings
42st Season – 2014

Program I. July 15th Beethoven Fest

      • BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
      • REINECKE: Trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 274 for Clarinet, Horn and Piano
      • BEETHOVEN: Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20 for Strings and Winds

Program II. July 22nd Fun and Fancies     

      • GORDON JACOB: Four Fancies for Flute and Strings
      • SAINT-SAËNS: Romance, Op. 37 for Flute and Piano
      • SAINT-SAËNS: Tarantelle, Op. 6 for Flute, Clarinet and Piano
      • BEETHOVEN: Trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 11 for Piano, Clarinet and Cello
      • HERBERT HOWELLS: Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 21

Program III. July 29th The Demon

      • JOHN CORIGLIANO: Voyage for Flute and Strings
      • HINDEMITH: The Demon, Tanzpantomime for 10 instruments
      • DVOŘÁK: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Program IV. August 5th  Classics

      • MOZART: String Quartet in D Major, K.499
      • MENDELSSOHN: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 1
      • BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2

Program V. August 12th Circus

      • MOZART: Quartet in F major, K.370 for Oboe and Strings
      • PHIL SALATHÉ: Three Street Pieces for Clarinet and Double Bass
      • MORTON GOULD: Benny’s Gig for Clarinet and Double Bass
      • PROKOFIEV: Quintet, Op. 39 for Violin, Viola, Oboe, Clarinet and Double Bass
      • KORNGOLD: String Sextet in D Major, Op. 10
Susan Rotholz, flute July 22, 29
Stephen Taylor, oboe Aug 10, 12
Carmelo Galante, clarinet July 22, 29
Alan Kay, clarinet Aug 10, 12
Thomas Parchman, clarinet July 15
Janet Polk, bassoon July15
John Boden, horn July 15, 29
Joseph Foley, trumpet July 29
Mihae Lee, piano July 29, Aug 3, 5
Stephen Manes, piano July 15, 22
Alice Hallstrom, violin July 15
Gerry Itzkoff, violin July 22, 29, Aug 10, 12
Timothy Lees, violin Aug 10, 12
Varty Manouelian, violin Aug 3, 5
Philip Palermo, violin July 29, Aug 3, 5
Movses Pogossian, violin Aug 3, 5
Maureen Gallagher, viola Aug 10, 12
Laurie Kennedy, viola July 15, 22, 29, Aug 3, 5, 10, 12
Elizabeth Anderson, cello July 15
Eliot Bailen, cello July 22, 29
Lindy Clarke, cello Aug 10, 12
Bonnie Thron, cello July 29, Aug 3, 5, 10, 12
Anthony D’Amico, bass July 29
Joseph Holt, bass July 15
Volkan Orhon, bass Aug 10, 12
41st Season – 2013
July 16, 2013

Program I. Beethoven and the Mendelssohns

  • BEETHOVEN: String Quartet Op. 18 No. 6
  • FANNY MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 11
  • FELIX MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet in B-Flat Major, Op. 87
July 23, 2013

Program II. Passioni di Italia

  • BOCCHERINI: String Trio in D Major, Op. 47, No. 5
  • ROSSINI: Quartet for Flute and Strings in B-Flat Major
  • NINO ROTA: Trio for Flute, Violin and Piano
  • CHOPIN: Variations on a Theme by Rossini for Flute and Piano
  • VERDI: String Quartet in E Minor (200th anniversary of birth)
July 30, 2013

Program III. Mahler and Brahms

  • WAGNER/BAERMANN: Adagio for Clarinet and Strings
  • STRAUSS: Kaiser Waltz (arr. by Schoenberg)
  • MAHLER: Songs of a Wayfarer (arr. by Schoenberg)
  • BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
August 6, 2013

Program IV. Kreutzer Sonata

  • DVOŘÁK: Cavatina and Capriccio for Two Violins and Viola from Op. 75a
  • JANÁČEK: String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
  • BEETHOVEN: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 9, Op .47 “Kreutzer” (Movement 1)
  • DVOŘÁK: Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65
August 13, 2013

Program V. Fantasies

  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Phantasy Quintet for Strings
  • FRED LERDAHL: Waltzes for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass
  • SCHUBERT: Octet in F Major, D. 803 for Strings, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn
Baritone
David Kravitz; July 30Violin
Elsa Brown; August 4, 6
Dovid Friedlander; August 4, 6
Gerry Itzkoff; August 12, 13
Varty Manouelian; July 16, 22, 23
Kurt Nikkanen; July 28, 30
Philip Palermo; July 28, 30,
August 4, 6, 12, 13
Movses Pogossian; July 16, 22, 23Viola
Maureen Gallagher; August 12, 13
Laurie Kennedy; July 16, 22, 23,
28, 30, August 4, 6, 12, 13
Julie Whitton; July 16
Cello
Elizabeth Anderson; July 16
Eliot Bailen July 22, 23, 25, 30
Joel Noyes; August 12, 13
Bonnie Thron; July 28, 30,
August 4, 6Bass
Anthony D’Amico; July 28, 30
Volkan Orhon; August 12, 13Bassoon
Janet Polk; August 12, 13Flute
Susan Rotholz; July 22, 23, 25, 30
Clarinet
Carmelo Galante; July 28, 30,
August 12, 13Piano
Mihae Lee; July 30, August 4, 6
Stephen Manes; July 16, 22, 23Percussion
Bill Solomon; July 30 Horn
John Boden; August 12, 13Harmonium
Gary Chapman; July 30

2012 Programs

Program I. July 17, 2012,  Jerusalem Mix

  • POULENC: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
  • WILLIAM BOLCOM: Let Evening Comefor Soprano, Viola and Piano
  • AVNER DORMAN: Jerusalem Mix for Piano and Winds
  • BEETHOVEN: Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 16 for Piano and Winds

Program II. July 24, 2012,  Cafe Music

  • MOZART: Flute Quartet in D major, K.285
  • BRAHMS: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op.60
  • HUMMEL: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano in A Major, Op. 78
  • PAUL SCHOENFIELD: Café Music for Violin, Cello and Piano

Program III. July 31, 2012,  Debussy at 150

  • GEORGE WALKER: Molto Adagio from String Quartet No.1
  • DEBUSSY: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50

Program IV. August 7, 2012, SLLMF 40th Anniversary

  • SCHUBERT: Fantasie in F Minor for Piano 4-Hands, D.940
  • COPLAND: Suite from Appalachian Spring (13 instruments)
  • GOLIJOV: Doina and Lullaby
  • BRUCH: Octet for Strings

Program V. August 14, 2012, Russian Finale

  • PROKOFIEV: Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, Strings and Piano
  • KHACHATURIAN: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No.11, Op. 122
  • GLINKA: Grand Sextet for String Quartet, Bass and Piano

2012 Artists

  • Soprano
    Lisa Saffer, July 17
  • Flute
    Susan Rotholz, July 24, Aug 7
  • Oboe
    Theodore Baskin, July 17
  • Clarinet
    Eric Thomas, July 17, Aug 7, 14
  • Bassoon
    Janet Polk, July 17
    Nicolasa Kuster, Aug 7
  • Horn
    John Boden, July 17
  • Piano
    Yuri Funahashi, July 17
    Mihae Lee, July 24, 31, Aug 7
    Stephen Manes, Aug 7, 14
  • Violin
    Charles Dimmick, July 24
    Gerry Itzkoff, Aug 14
    Timothy Lees, July 31, Aug 7
    Varty Manouelian, Aug 7
    Philip Palermo, July 31, Aug 7, 14
    Movses Pogossian, Aug 7
  • Viola
    Maureen Gallagher, Aug 7
    Laurie Kennedy, July 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14
  • Cello
    Eliot Bailen, July 24, Aug 7
    Jonathan Golove, Aug 14
    Bonnie Thron, July 31, Aug 7
  • Bass
    Karl Doty, Aug 14
    Volkan Orhon, Aug 7

 

2011 Programs

Program I. July 12, 2011, Hungarian Connection

  • KODALY: Intermezzo for String Trio
  • BARTOK: Duos for Two Violins
  • LISZT: Forgotten Romance for Viola and Piano
  • BARTOK: Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Piano
  • BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25

Program II. July 19, 2011, Voice of the Whale

  • GEORGE CRUMB: Voice of the Whale for Flute, Cello and Piano
  • BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 “The Harp”
  • REBECCA CLARKE: Piano Trio

Program III. July 26, 2011, Mahler Remembered

  • MAHLER: Piano Quartet in A Minor
  • DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, arranged by Benno Sachs
  • MAHLER: Symphony No. 4, arranged by Erwin Stein for 12 Instruments and Soprano/li>

Program IV. August 2, 2011, Wind Song

  • MOZART: String Quartet in B-Flat major, K. 589
  • SCHUBERT: Romanza from The Conspirators, D. 787 for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano
  • SCHUBERT: Shepherd on the Rock, D.965 for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano
  • FIBICH: Quintet in D Major, Op. 42 for Piano, Clarinet, Horn, Violin and Cello

Program V. August 9, 2011, Full Circle

  • HAYDN: Piano Trio in G Major, Hob. XV:25
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op.73
  • SCHUBERT: Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, D. 898

2011 Artists

  • Soprano
    Lisa Saffer, July 26, Aug 2
  • Flute
    Susan Rotholz, July 19, 26
  • Oboe
    Theodore Baskin, July 26
  • Clarinet
    Carmelo Galante, July 26, Aug 2
  • Horn
    William Purvis, Aug 2
  • Piano
    Yuri Funahashi, July 12
    Mihae Lee, Aug 2, 9
    Stephen Manes, July 19, 26
  • Harmonium
    Gary Chapman, July 26
  • Violin
    Charles Dimmick, July 19, 26
    Timothy Lees, Aug 2, 9
    Varty Manouelian, July 12, 19, 26
    Philip Palermo, Aug 2, 9
    Movses Pogossian, July 12, 19, 26
  • Percussion
    Bill Solomon, July 26
    Jennifer Torrence, July 26
  • Viola
    Laurie Kennedy, July 12, 19, 26 Aug 2, 9
  • Cello
    Eliot Bailen, July 19, 26
    Joel Noyes, July 12
    Bonnie Thron, Aug 2, 9
  • Bass
    Anthony D’Amico, July 26

 

2010 Programs

Program I. July 13, 2010, Chanson Perpetuelle

  • RAMEAU: Rossignols amoureux, Arietta for Soprano, Flute, Cello and Harpsichord
  • HANDEL: Sweet Bird from the Oratorio L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55,
    for Soprano, Flute, Cello and Harpsichord
  • SAINT-SAËNS: Une flûte invisible, for Voice, Flute and Piano
  • FRANÇAIX: String Trio
  • EARL KIM: Three Poems in French for Soprano and String Quartet
  • CHAUSSON: Chanson Perpetuelle Op. 37, for Soprano, String Quartet and Piano
  • FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15

Program II. July 20, 2010, Summer Music

  • BARBER: Summer Music, Op. 31 for Wind Quintet (1953)
  • MOZART: Quintet in E-Flat Major, K. 452 for Piano and Winds
  • BARBER: Adagio for Strings (1936)
  • BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

Program III. July 27, 2010, In Foreign Lands, (in memory of Elsa Parshley Brown)

  • CRUSELL: Quartet for Clarinet and Strings in E-Flat Major, Op. 2
  • DVOŘÁK: String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 97 “American”DEBUSSY:
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: String Sextet in D Minor, Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence”

Program IV. August 3, 2010, Schumann at 200
(Suzanne Nance, host)

  • CLARA SCHUMANN: Three Romances, Op. 22 for Violin and Piano
  • ROBERT SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47
  • BRAHMS: Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 for Clarinet and Strings

Program V. August 10, 2010, Dumka – Eloquence and Passion

  • HAYDN: String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2
  • ARENSKY: Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51
  • DVOŘÁK: Piano Trio in E Minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”

2010 Artists

  • Host/narrator
    Suzanne Nance, Aug 3
  • Soprano
    Lisa Saffer, July 13
  • Flute
    Susan Rotholz, July 13, 20
  • Oboe
    Theodore Baskin, July 20
  • Clarinet
    Carmelo Galante, July 20, 27, Aug 3
  • Bassoon
    Janet Polk, July 20
  • Horn
    Edward Brown, July 20
  • Harpsichord
    Michael Sponseller, July 13
  • Piano
    Mihae Lee, Aug 3, 10
    Stephen Manes, July 13, 20
  • Viola
    Laurie Kennedy, July 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10
    Maureen Gallagher, July 27
  • Violin
    Mauricio Aguiar, Aug 3, 10
    Elsa Brown, July 27
    Gabriella Diaz, July 13
    Charles Dimmick, July 13
    Timothy Lees, Aug 3, 10
    Varty Manouelian, July 20, 27
    Movses Pogossian, July 20, 27
  • Cello
    Eliot Bailen, July 13, 20
    Jonathan Golove, July 13
    Katie Kennedy, July 27
    Bonnie Thron, July 27, Aug 3, 10