All events will be held in the Lafayette Library Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette. Pre-concert talks 30 minutes before each performance.
Advance sales close 5 hours prior to concert & resume at the box office one hour prior to concert.
Program 1 -Oboe-Centric
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten – Phantasy Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Viola, Cello
Handel-Halvorsen – Passacaglia for Violin and Cello
Joseph Rheinberger – Quartet in F for Oboe, Viola, Cello and Piano
Gabriel Faure – Piano Quartet in c minor, op. 15 for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello
Laura Griffiths, oboe
Livia Sohn, violin
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Robert Howard, cello
Yana Reznik, piano
Program 2 – Verona
Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Ludwig von Beethoven- String Quartet op. 59 no. 2
Dmitri Shostakovich- String Quartet no. 7
W.A. Mozart, Quintet in g minor, k. 516 for Two Violins, Two Violas, Cello
Jonathan Ong, Dorothy Ro, violins
Abigail Rojansky, viola
Warren Haggerty, cello
With Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Program 3 – Intermezzo
Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Gustav Mahler (arranged by Amon Zimra) – excerpt from Symphony no. 4, for voice,
clarinet and piano
Max Bruch- selections from Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano
Charles Loeffler- Four Poems, op. 5 for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola, Piano
Frank Bridge- 3 songs for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola, Piano
Francis Poulenc- Clarinet Sonata in B flat for Clarinet and Piano
Program 4 – Threads
Dedicated to the memory of Susan Groag Bell.
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30PM (not part of Lafayette Series)
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
600 Colorado Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. (Lafayette)
Lafayette Library Community Hall
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Music by female composers for piano, strings, and voice.
Hildegard von Bingen – Songs for Voice and Viola
Lili Boulanger – Piece for Violin and Piano
Clara Schumann – Romance No. 2 for Violin and Piano
Nadia Boulanger – Three pieces for Cello and Piano
Jennifer Higdon – Piano Trio
Geraldine Mucha – “For Erika” for Viola and Piano
Thea Musgrave- Selected Songs for voice and piano
Amy Beach – Quintet for Piano and Strings
Program 5 – Tango Twist
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Felicia Enrique Saborido (arr Cohen)
Milonga del Angel Astor Piazzolla (arr Asarnow)
Comme Il Faut Eduardo Arolas (arr Cohen)
Gallo Ciego Augustin Bardi (arr Cohen)
Derecho Viejo Eduardo Arolas (arr Asarnow)
Oblivion Astor Piazzolla (arr Asarnow)
Tango Toscana Jeremy Cohen
La Jumba Osvaldo Pugliese (arr Cohen)
Al Colon Jeremy Cohen
Quejas de Bandoneon Juan de Dios Filiberto (arr Asarnow)
Melodia en La / Libertango Astor Piazzolla (arr Cohen)
Fuga y Misterio Astor Piazzolla
Tangos Patrick Horn
Jeremy Cohen’s Quartet San Francisco
Seth Asarnow, Bandoneon