2014 Concert Preview: Emerson, Juilliard, Serkin/Orion, Shanghai

Autumn_200_150The summer is over, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t busy preparing for next summer!

2014 will be our 85th season, and it is shaping up to be filled with wonderful concerts.

Anchoring the Chamber Series are four special benefit concerts:

  • The Emerson Quartet on Saturday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. Buy Tickets Online
  • The Juilliard Quartet on Sunday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. Buy Tickets Online
  • Peter Serkin & The Orion Quartet on Sunday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. Buy Tickets Online
  • The Shanghai Quartet on Sunday, August 31 at 3:00 p.m.Buy Tickets Online

Our advance schedules are posted for you to peruse, and we will be updating them as details for the full schedule are finalized.

We look forward to seeing you!

June 7, 2014: 85th Season opens with The Emerson String Quartet

The Emerson String Quartet. Photo Credit: Lisa Mazzucco

The Emerson String Quartet. Photo Credit: Lisa Mazzucco

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)
Mendelssohn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 (1847)
Schubert: Quartet D Minor, “Death and the Maiden” (1824)
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

June 22, 2014: Benefit Concert with The Juilliard Quartet

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

The Juilliard String Quartet. Photo by Simon Powis

The Juilliard String Quartet. Photo by Simon Powis

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
Berg: Lyric Suite (1926)
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Opus 59#3 (1896)
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

July 20, 2014 – Benefit Concert with Peter Serkin & The Orion String Quartet

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

orion-serkinBenefit 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
Brahms: Quintet for Piano & Strings in F Minor, Opus 34
Dvorak: Quintet for Piano & Strings in A Major, Opus 81
(Underwritten by an Anonymous Donor)

August 31, 2014 – End of Season Benefit with Shanghai Quartet

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

Shanghai Quartet (formal)
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
with Haochen Zhang, Piano
Haochen Zhang Plays His Favorites.
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135 (1826)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Opus 25 (1856-1857)
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