2018 Season

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Salon Series

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 5 PM

Private Home | Portland

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11

      II. Andante cantabile

Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 7, Op. 108

Alexander Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D Major

Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Noriko Futagami, viola    Sunghae Anna Lim, violin    Rhonda Rider, cello

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Four By Four

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM

SPACE Gallery | Portland

Erwin Schulhoff String Quartet No. 1

Terry Riley G Song (1980) 

Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 108

John Harbison Thanks, Victor (1994)

Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Noriko Futagami, viola    Sunghae Anna Lim, violin    Rhonda Rider, cello

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Opening Night Celebration

Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Hannaford Hall, USM | Portland

Franz Joseph Haydn Trio for Piano and Strings in E Major, Hob. XV:28  

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Quintet for Guitar and Strings, Op. 143

Felix Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20

Rieko Aizawa, piano    Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Christine Grossman, viola    Alison Harney, violin    Thomas Kraines, cello    David Leisner, guitar    Sunghae Anna Lim, violin    Jesse Mills, violin    Peter Stumpf, cello    Jessica Thompson, viola

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Romantic Visions:

Falla, Primosch, and Dvořák

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Hannaford Hall, USM | Portland

Manuel de Falla Siete Canciones Populares Españolas for Guitar and Cello (arr. Leisner) 

James Primosch Quintet for Oboe, Strings & Piano (2017)* 

Antonín Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81 

*Maine premiere; Winsor Music co-commission 

Rieko Aizawa, piano    Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Christine Grossman, viola    Alison Harney, violin    Thomas Kraines, cello    David Leisner, guitar    Sunghae Anna Lim, violin    Peggy Pearson, oboe    Peter Stumpf, cello    Jessica Thompson, viola    Diane Walsh, piano

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Bach, Brahms, and 'Paganiniana'

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Hannaford Hall, USM | Portland

J.S. Bach Cantata, BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen

David Ludwig Concerto for Violin and Chamber Ensemble, "Paganiniana(2018)*

Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B flat Major, Op. 18

*Maine premiere; co-commission with Lake Champlain (VT) and Kingston (RI) Chamber Music Festivals and Lake George (NY) Music Festival

Tony Arnold, soprano    Jonathan Bagg, viola    Michael Beattie, harpsichord    Gabriela Diaz, violin    Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Laura Gilbert, flute    Alexander Hurd, baritone    Andrew Mark, cello    David McCarroll, violin    Todd Palmer, clarinet    Melissa Reardon, viola    Carol Rodland, viola    Robert Schulz, percussion    Brant Taylor, cello    Diane Walsh, piano

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Season Finale: Passing the Torch

Saturday, August 18, 2018at 7:30 PM

Hannaford Hall, USM | Portland

David Kirkland Garner, Stephen Jaffe, Eric Moe, Melinda Wagner A Forest Unfolding (2018)*

Antonín Dvořák String Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 97, “American”

*Maine premiere in collaboration with Electric Earth Concerts

Tony Arnold, soprano    Jonathan Bagg, viola    Gabriela Diaz, violin    Jennifer Elowitch, violin    Laura Gilbert, flute    Alexander Hurd, baritone    Andrew Mark, cello    David McCarroll, violin    Todd Palmer, clarinet    Richard Powers, narrator    Melissa Reardon, viola    Carol Rodland, viola    Brant Taylor, cello    Diane Walsh, piano

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Salon Series

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7 PM

Private Home | Portland

Clara Schumann Three Romances, Op. 22, arr. for Viola and Piano 

Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 for Piano 
Brahms Rhapsody in B Minor, Op. 79 No. 1 for Piano 
Robert Schumann Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73 for Viola and Piano 
R. Schumann Arabeske, Op. 18 for Piano
Brahms Sonata for Viola and Piano in F Minor, Op. 120

Diane Walsh, piano

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Searching For Home

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM

SPACE Gallery | Portland

Caroline Shaw Limestone and Felt (2012)

Nico Muhly Duet No. 1: Chorale Pointing Downwards (2003)

George Benjamin Viola, Viola (1997)  

Paul Wiancko American Haiku (2014)

Witold Lutosławski Bucolics for Viola and Cello

Paul Wiancko Vox Petra for 2 Violas & 2 Cellos (2018)*

Arr. Ayane Kozasa/Paul Wiancko Swedish Folk Songs

      Halling efter Per Löf
      Min Levnads

      Jojkpolskan

*PCMF commission, world premiere

Ayane Kozasa, viola    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello    Melissa Reardon, viola    Paul Wiancko, cello

 

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