Chamber Series

2014: Our 85th Season!

Featuring works from our first year in 1930 plus audience favorites

In addition to our regular concerts, we have four benefit concerts in 2014 with the Emerson Quartet (June 6), the Juilliard Quartet (June 22), Peter Serkin & the Orion Quartet (July 20), and the Shanghai Quartet (August 31).

In our schedule, we have included a number in parentheses after each work in our Chamber Concert Series. It represents the number of times this work has been performed in concerts at Music Mountain since 1930.

Saturday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.

The 85th Season Opening Concert & Gala
All Tickets $75
(Includes a benefit voucher for a regularly priced 2014 Music Mountain concert)
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Emerson String Quartet
   Eugene Drucker, Violin
   Philip Setzer, Violin
   Lawrence Dutton, Viola
   Paul Watkins, Cello
Haydn: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3 (1772) (1)
Mendelssohn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 (1847) (4)
Schubert: Quartet D Minor, “Death and the Maiden” (1824) (29)
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

Sunday, June 15, 3:00 p.m.

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Enso String Quartet
Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano
Puccini: Chrysanthemums (1890) (3)
Ravel: String Quartet in F Major (1903) (43)
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, K. 493 (1786) (10)

Sunday, June 22, 3:00 p.m.

Benefit Concert
All Tickets $60

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Juilliard String Quartet
   Joseph Lin, Violin
   Ronald Copes, Violin
   Roger Tapping, Viola
   Joel Krosnick, Cello
Bach: Contrapunctus I-IV from Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 (1742-1750) (1)
Berg: Lyric Suite (1926) (1)
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Opus 59#3 (1896) (38)
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

Sunday, June 29, 3:00 p.m.

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Arianna String Quartet
Daniel Panner, Viola
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Minor, Opus 18 # 4 (1798-1800) (4)
Shostakovich: String Quartet # 3 in F Major, Opus 73 (1946) (8)
Brahms: Viola Quintet in F Major, Opus 88 (1882) (8)

Sunday, July 6, 3:00 p.m.

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Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet
Nicholas Canellakis, Cello
Michael Brown, Piano
Miranda Cuckson, Violin
Beethoven: Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano in B Flat Major, Opus 11 (1796) (3)
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time (Quatour pour la Fin du Temps) (1)

Sunday, July 13, 3:00 p.m.

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Dover String Quartet
Jonathan Yates, Piano
Beethoven: String Quartet in D Major, Opus 18 # 3 (1798-1800) (12)
Viktor Ullman: Quartet # 3 (1943) (1)
Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 (1785) (23)

Sunday, July 20, 3:00 p.m.

Benefit Concert
All Tickets $60

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Orion String Quartet
   Daniel Phillips, Violin
   Todd Phillips, Violin
   Steven Tenenbom, Viola
   Timothy Eddy, Cello
Peter Serkin, Piano
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Opus 76 # 5 (1796-1797) (9)
Brahms: Quintet for Piano & Strings in F Minor, Opus 34 (1864) (44)
Dvorak: Quintet for Piano & Strings in A Major, Opus 81 (1887) (44)
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

Sunday, July 27, 3:00 p.m.

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Misha Dichter & The Harlem String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet in E Flat Major, K.428 (1783) (12)
Chick Corea: Adventures of Hippocrates (2004) (1)
Schumann: Piano Quintet (1842) (40)

Sunday, August 3, 3:00 p.m.

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Penderecki String Quartet
Geoffrey Burleson, Piano
Mozart: Quartet in B Flat Major, K. 158 (1772-3) (1)
Fauré: Piano Quintet: # 1 in D Minor, Opus 89 (1906) (4)
Schubert: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 161, D. 887 (1826) (18)

Sunday, August 10, 3:00 p.m.

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St. Petersburg String Quartet
Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliveira, Viola
Bartok: Romanian Dances, BB 68 (1915) (1)
Borodin: String Quartet # 2 in D Major (1881) (24)
Dvorak: Viola Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 97 (1893) (5)

Sunday, August 17, 3:00 p.m.

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St. Petersburg String Quartet
Michelle LaCourse, Viola
Rhonda Rider, Cello
Shostakovich: Adagio &Allegretto (Elegy & Polka) (1931) (1)
Brahms: String Sextet in B Flat Major, Opus 18 (1860) (8)
Brahms: String Sextet in G Major, Opus 36. (1864) (6)

Sunday, August 24, 3:00 p.m.

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Blair String Quartet
Melvin Chen, Piano
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 77# 1 (1799) (14)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Opus 44 #1 (1838) (13)
Bloch: Piano Quintet # 1 (1923) (10)

Saturday, August 30, 6:30 p.m.

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Shanghai String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in A Major, Opus 18#5 (1798-1800) (17)
Verdi: String Quartet in E Minor (1872) (4)
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 18 #1 (1798-1800) (25)

Sunday, August 31, 3:00 p.m.

End of Season Benefit Concert & Reception
All Tickets $75
(Includes a benefit voucher for a regularly priced 2014 or 2015 Music Mountain concert)
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Shanghai String Quartet
   Weigang Li, Violin
   Yi-Wen Jiang, Violin
   Hanggang Li, Viola
   Nicholas Tzavaras, Cello
Haochen Zhang, Piano
Haochen Zhang Plays His Favorites.
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135 (1826) (26)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Opus 25 (1856-1857) (26)

Sunday, September 7, 3:00 p.m.

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Dover String Quartet
Roberto Diaz, Viola
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major Opus 76 # 1 (1796-1797) (10)
Shostakovich: String Quartet# 7 in F Sharp Minor, Opus 108 (1960) (10)
Brahms: Viola Quintet in G Major, Opus 111 (1890) (15)

Sunday, September 14, 3:00 p.m.

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Cassatt String Quartet
Ursula Oppens, Piano
Beethoven: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 18 # 2 (1798-1800) (21)
Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 96 “American” (1893) (23)
Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor (1878-1879) (41)

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