chamber music concerts

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Night Music

WCMS will be joined two acclaimed musicians: Rhonda Rider, cello (left) and Ashleigh Gordon, viola (right); and for a nocturnal program that examines the dark hours from a variety of angles. Arthur Foote’s dreamy A Night Piece and Franz Schubert’s elegant Notturno highlight its amiable sides. Meanwhile, Luigi Boccherini’s Night […]

Elegy

The final Main Stage concert of the season presents a set of musical memorials: Schubert’s Variations on ‘Trockne Blumen’ adapts one of the last songs from his great songs cycle Die schöne Müllerin. His D-minor String Quartet repurposes, in its slow movement, another of his lieder, “Death and the Maiden.” […]

Music at the Fair

The season’s final concert surveys festive music from three markedly different cultures, beginning with György Kósa’s evocations of rustic Hungary. Jessie Montgomery’s Strum provides a contemporary American perspective while Silvestre Revueltas’ Musica de feria serves as a tangy, Mexican chaser. Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:30 PM dinner seating, 7:45 PM […]

Of Birds and Flowers

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED As the seasons shift, celebrate the winding down of winter with music inspired by spring. Steven Snowden’s Bird Catching from Above and Haydn’s “Lark” Quartet spotlight avian songs and sounds, while Puccini’s only string quartet, I Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums), provides a pensive counterweight. Thursday, March 12, […]