2020-2021 Concert Schedule

2020-2021 | Season 15 Concert Schedule

“Susan and I are still ebullient in the wake of the extraordinary concert yesterday afternoon. From our point of view, it was music-making of the highest order and full of so many rich nuances, phrasings, and never-ending soaringly musical and exquisitely timed moments!”

The group of musicians playing

Horizons

Streaming Premiere April 25 at 4:00 PM
Available On-Demand April 26-June 30

Recorded at Mechanics Hall

With guest Aaron Engebreth, baritone

Samuel Barber Dover Beach
Hilary Tann Llef
Ludwig van Beethoven “Archduke” Piano Trio

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Rohan Gregory and Tracy Kraus

Annual Senior Concert

The Dr. Ted Conna Memorial Concert

Streaming Premiere: Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Recorded at Briarwood Retirement Community
Available on-demand through June 30

All-Mozart Program
String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 “Dissonance”
Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285

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Family Concert performance at Mechanics Hall

Virtual Free Family Concert

A FREE encore performance (2018) recorded live from Mechanics Hall
On-Demand March 4-30, 2021
Premiere: Sunday,  March 7, at 3:00 pm with Zoom “Meet and Greet”

Peter and the Wolf
Narrated by Rohan Gregory

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Rohan Gregory at pre-concert talk

WCMS Talk Series

Thursdays at 7:30 PM   Zoom
Free, registration is required

WCMS musicians share thoughts on their personal musical influences and inspirations. The virtual talks include musical demonstrations and discussion.

David Russell – February 11, 2021
With Renewed Strength: Beethoven’s Heiliger Dankgesang in the Age of Covid (“Holy Thanksgiving” from String Quartet, Op. 132)

Rohan Gregory – February 25, 2021
A discussion of fiddle traditions from Appalachia to the Aegean.

Randall Hodgkinson – March 4, 2021 (new date)
Reflections on Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

Krista Buckland Reisner – March 25, 2021
Gut Reaction: What’s the fuss about Baroque period performance?

The Spotlight Concerts

Thursdays at 7:30 PM    
Live-streamed from Shapiro Hall at Joy of Music
Available On-Demand through June 30

Mark Berger, viola and Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream October 8, 2020

Tracy Kraus, flute | Ariana Falk, cello |  Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream October 22, 2020

David Russell, cello
Live Stream November 5, 2002

Krista Buckland Reisner and Rohan Gregory, violins
Live Stream November 19, 2020

Peter Sulski, viola and Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream January 28, 2021

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Resonance

Sunday, September 20, 2020  Live-streamed
4:00 pm

Available On-Demand through June 30

Eleanor Alberga String Quartet No. 2
George Walker String Quartet No. 1, second movement*
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, “Ghost”

*also known as Lyric for Strings

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Rohan Gregory and Peter Sulski playing while looking at each other

Bach and Brahms

Premiere: December 11, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Recorded live from Mechanics Hall          
Available On-Demand through June 30

With guest Mark Mummert, harpsichord

Johannes Brahms Trio for viola, cello and piano in A minor
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite No. 2 in B minor for flute and strings
Arcangelo Corelli  “Christmas” Concerto Grosso in G minor

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