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Programs for the 2008-2009 season
Programs for the 2007-2008 season
Programs for the 2005-2006 season
Programs for the 2004-2005 season
Programs for the 2003-2004 season
Programs for the 2002-2003 season
 

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Program Notes for the 2009 - 2010 Season
Compositions Performed

25-Oct-09 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet in E Flat major, (1732 – 1808) Op.76, No.6 (1797)
Francis Poulenc Sonata for Flute and Piano (1899 - 1963) (1956)
Alexander Borodin String Quartet in A Major (1833 - 1887) (1879)

13-Dec-09 - Download Program
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Trio Sonata in G Minor (1714-1788) for viola da gamba and keyboard (1759)
Maurice Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole for two pianos (1875 – 1937) (1907)
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in B Flat Major, (1770 – 1827) Op.18, No. 6 “La Malinconia” (1800)

31-Jan-10 - Download Program
Aleksandra Vrebalov Pannonia Boundless for string quartet (b. 1970, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia) (1997)
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy String Quartet No. 4 (1809 - 1847) in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2 (1837)
Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57 (1906-1975) (1940)

21-Mar-10 - Download Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C Minor (1756 – 1791) K. 546 for string quartet (1788)
Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 40 in F Major, (1732 – 1809) Op.50, No.5 “The Dream” (1787)
Hugo Wolf Italian Serenade for String Quartet (1860 – 1903) (1887)

16-May-10 - Download Program
Bohuslav Martinů Serenata II for 2 Violins and Viola (1890-1959) H216 (1932)
Gabriel Fauré Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and piano (1845 - 1924)
Antonin Dvoř á k String Sextet in A Major, Op.48 (1841-1904) Op.105 (1878)

Program Notes for the 2008 - 2009 Season
Compositions Performed

12-Oct-08 - Download Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quartet in E flat major, K.428 (1756 - 1791) (1783)
Béla Bartók String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85 (1881 – 1945) (1927)
Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13 (1809 – 1847) “Ist Es Wahr?” (1827)

14-Dec-08 - Download Program
Gideon Klein String Trio (1919 – 1945) (1944)
Paul Juon Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A minor Op. 17 (1872 - 1940) (1901)
Johannes Brahms String Quintet No. 1 in F Major, Op.88 (1833 – 1897) for two violins, two violas, and cello (1882)

22-Feb-09 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet in D major, Op.76, No.5 (1732 – 1809) (1799)
Robert Schumann Fantasiestücke (Fantasy Pieces) (1810 – 1856) for Cello and Piano, Op.73 (1849)
Sergei Prokofiev String Quartet No. 2 in F major (1891 – 1953) on Kabardian Themes, Op.92 (1942)

26-Apr-09 - Download Program
Jean Francaix Divertmento pour flűte et piano (1912 – 1997) (1953)
Antonin Dvorák Slavonic Dances for Piano Four Hands, (1841-1904) Op. 46 (1878). Op. 72 (1886)
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2 (1770 – 1827) (1800)

07-Jun-09 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn Divertimento in D Major for violin, viola & cello (1732 – 1808) Hob. XI, No. 114 (circa 1771-75)
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 8 in G Major, (1770 – 1827) Op.30, No.3 (1802)
Robert Schumann Quintet for Two Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano (1810-1856) in E Flat Major, Op.44 (1842)

Program Notes for the 2007 - 2008 Season
Compositions Performed

00-Oct-07 - Download Program
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16-Dec-07 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn Divertimento for String trio in G Major, (1732 - 1809) Hob.11, No.124
Sergei Rachmaninov Piano Trio No. 1 in G Minor Op. Posth. (1873-1943) (1892)
Franz Schubert String Quartet in D Minor, D.810 (1797 - 1828) “Death and the Maiden” (1824)

20-Jan-08 - Download Program
Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49 (1906-1975) (1938)
Claude-Achille Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor (1862 - 1918) (1915)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quartet in C Major, (1756 – 1791) K.465 “Dissonance” (1785)

00-Mar-08 - Download Program
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01-Jun-08 - Download Program
Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 7 in F Sharp Minor, Op. 108 (1906 - 1975) (1960)
John Zorn Cat o' Nine Tails for String Quartet (1953 - ) (1988)
Ludwig Van Beethoven String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132 (1770-1827) (1825)

Program Notes for the 2006 - 2007 Season
Compositions Performed

10-Jun-07 - Download Program
Igor Stravinsky L'Histoire du Soldat: Concert Suite (1882 - 1972) for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1919)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano (1756 - 1791) in E Flat Major K.498 "Kegelstatt" (1786)
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, (1770- 1827) Op.59, No 2 (1806)

1-Oct-06 - Download Program
Bohuslav Martinu (1890 - 1959) - Trio in F for Flute, Cello and Piano (1944)
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809) - String Quartet Op.50, No.5 in F major, "A Dream" (1787)
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - (1809 - 1847) - String Quartet No. 5 in E flat Major, Op.44, No.3 (1838)
 
3-Dec-06 -Download Program
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)  - Sonata for Flute and Piano (1956)
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)  – Chansons Madécasses for Mezzosoprano, Flute, Cello and Piano (1925-26)
Bevan Manson (1955- ) – Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano (2006)
Antonin Dvorak(1841 - 1904) – String Quintet in E Major Op. 97 "The American"

4-Feb-07 - Download Program
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) - Sonatensatz (Sonata Movement) for Violin and Piano (1853)
Joseph Marx (1882 - 1964) - Quartetto in Modo Classico (1941)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) - Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in B Flat Major (D 899) Op. 99 (1827)

1-Apr-07 - Download Program
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) - Sonatina in D major for Violin and Piano (1816)
Schulhoff - Five Pieces for String Quartet (1923)
Schumann - Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, in E flat Major, Op. 47 (1842)

 

Program Notes for the 2005 - 2006 Season
Compositions Performed

25-Sep-05 - Download Program
Alan Hovhaness (1911 - 2000) - Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op.30, Nos. 1-4 (circa 1930s)
 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) - Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3 (1795)
 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 - 1847) - String Quartet No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3 (1838)

11-Dec-05 - Download Program
Maurice Duruflé (1902 - 1986) - Prélude, Récitatif et Variations, Op.3 (1928) for flute, cello, & piano
 Bohuslav Martinu (1890 - 1950) - Bergerettes for violin, cello, & piano (1939)
 (Charles) Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) - Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op. 92 ( 1892)

5-Feb-06 - Download Program
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) - Sonata in G Major for Violin & Piano, Op. 78 (1878 -79)
 Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953) - Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Double Bass, Op.39 (1924)
 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) - Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581 (1789)

26-Mar-06 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 -1809) - String Quartet Op.50, No.6 in D Major “The Frog” (1787)
 Maurice Ravel (1875 -1937) - Ma Mčre l’Oye - 5 Pičces Enfantines for piano 4 hands (1908-10) and Rapsodie espagnole for piano 4 hands (1907-08)
 Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904 ) - Piano Trio No.3 in F Minor, Op.65 (1883)

21-May-06 - Download Program
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) - Selections from 25 Scottish Songs, Op. 108 (1816) (includes libretto)
 A Performance by the Mazmanians (no notes)
 Ernö (Ernst von) Dohnányi (1877-1960) - Piano Quintet No.1 in C minor, Op.1 (1894)


Program Notes for the 2004 - 2005 Season
Compositions Performed

24-Oct-04 - Download Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1754 – 1791) - String Quartet in G Major, K.387 (1782)
Serge Prokofiev (1891 – 1953) - Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major, Op.94 (1942)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847) - String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, Op.80 (1847)

19-Dec-04 - Download Program
Hugo Wolf (1860 – 1903) - Italian Serenade for String Quartet (1887)
 Sir Arthur Bliss (1891 - 1975) - Oboe Quintet (1927)
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) - Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn Op. 56b ( 1873) for Two Pianofortes

6-Feb-05 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) - String Quartet No. 29 in G major, Op.33, No.5 “How Do You Do?” (1781)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (1939- ) - Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano (1987)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115 (1891)

10-Apr-05 - Download Program
Gustav Mahler (1861 - 1911) - Songs
Paul Juon (1872 - 1940) - Trio-Miniaturen for Violin, Cello and Piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770- 1827) - String Quartet No. 9 in C Major Op.59, No.3 “Eroica” (1806)

15-May-05 - Download Program
Ernö Dohnányi (1877 - 1960) - Serenade in C for String Trio, Op.10 (1902)
Leos Janácek (1854- 1928) - Sonata for Violin and Piano (1914 - 21)
Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904) - Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello in E flat major, Op. 87 (1889)


Program Notes for the 2003 - 2004 Season
Compositions Performed

26-Oct-03 - Download Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) - Duo for Violin and Viola in B Flat, K. 424 (1783)
Paul Juon (1872 - 1940) - Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A minor Op. 17 (1901)
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) - String Quartet in F major (1902-03)

14-Dec-03 - Download Program
Benjamin Britten - Lord Britten of Aldeburgh (1913 - 1976) - String Quartet No. 1, Op. 25 (1941)
Paul Schoenfield (1947- ) - Café Music for violin, cello and piano (1986)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847) - Quintet in B flat, Op. 87 (1845)

8-Feb-04 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) - String Quartet No. 30 in E Flat major, Op.33, No.2 “The Joke” (1781)
Ingolf Dahl (1912–1970) - Concerto-a-Tre for Clarinet, Violin and Cello (1947)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 - 1957) - String Quartet # 2 in E Flat, Op. 26 (1934)

25-Apr-04 - Download Program
Bela Bartók (1881-1945) - Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (1938)
Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963) - Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon (1922, Revised 1945)
György Ligeti (1923 - ) - Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet (1953)
Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963) - Sextet for Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn ( 1932, revised 1939)

13-Jun-04 - Download Program
Luigi Boccherini (1743 -1805) - Quintet for Guitar & Strings in D Major "Fandango", G.448
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) - Sonata for Violin & Cello (1922)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Quintet for Two Violins, Viola, Cello & Piano in F minor, Op. 34 (1864)


Program Notes for the 2002 - 2003 Season
Compositions Performed

29-Sep-02 - Download Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1754-1791) - String Quartet No. 18 in A Major, K. 464 (1785)
Nino Rota (1911 – 1979) - Trio for Flute, Violin and Piano (1958)
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) - String Quartet in C Minor Op. 51, No. 1 (1873)

15-Dec-02 - Download Program
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) - String Quartet No. 32 in C major, Op.33, No.3 “The Bird” (1781)
Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937) - Sonata for Violin and Piano (1923-27)
Antonín Dvorák (1841 – 1904) - String Sextet in A minor, Op. 48 (1878)

26-Jan-03 - Download Program
Irving Fine (1914-1962) - Partita for Wind Quintet (1948)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Märchenerzählungen for clarinet, viola, and piano Op. 132 (1853)
Gunther Schuller (b.1925) - Suite for Wind Quintet (1945)
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) - Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E Flat Major, Op. 40 (1865)

13-Apr-03 - Download Program
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) - Two Pieces for String Quartet (1931)
Rebecca Clarke (1886 - 1979) - Sonata for Viola and Piano (1919)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) - String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 (1826)

8-Jun-03 - Download Program
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) - String Quartet No. 10 in A Flat Major, Op. 118 (1964)
Erwin Schulhoff (1894- 1942) - Hot Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano (1930)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Octet in E Flat, Op.20 (1825)

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