Seattle Chamber Music Society

James Ehnes, Artistic Director

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2008 Summer Festival //

July 7th - August 15th
Day-by-Day
Full Program

Monday, July 7, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Aaron Jay Kernis
Two Movements (with Bells) for Violin and Piano (US Premiere)
Concert
8:00 pm
Maurice Ravel
Ma mère l'oye (Mother Goose Suite) for Piano, Four Hands
Anton Arensky
Quartet for Violin, Viola and Two Celli in A minor, Op. 35
Johannes Brahms
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Charles Ives
Sonata No. 1 for Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Felix Mendelssohn
Quartet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19
Gabriel Fauré
Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 45

Friday, July 11, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Ernest Bloch
Three Nocturnes for Violin, Cello and Piano
Joaquín Turina
"Circulo...", Fantasia for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 91
Franz Schubert
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, D. 667 "Trout"

Monday, July 14, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Robert Schumann
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op. 105
Concert
8:00 pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 414
Ernest Chausson
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 3
Maurice Ravel
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in A minor

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" Choral from Cantata no. 147
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Sheep May Safely Graze" Aria from Cantata no. 208
LeoŇ° Janáček
Sonata October 1, 1905 "From the Street"
Concert
8:00 pm
Franz Schubert
Allegro for Piano, Four Hands in A minor, D. 947, Op. 144 "Lebensstürme"
Johannes Brahms
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 114
Antonín Dvořák
Quintet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 97

Friday, July 18, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Rebecca Clarke
Sonata for Viola and Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Frank Bridge
Phantasie Quartet for Piano and Strings in F-sharp minor
Heitor Villa-Lobos
"Assobio a Jato" (The Jet Whistle) for Flute and Cello
Francis Poulenc
Sextet for Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn
Antonín Dvořák
Quartet for Piano and Strings in D Major, Op. 23

Monday, July 21, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Jeffery Cotton
Six Departures: Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp
Concert
8:00 pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn in E-flat Major, K 452
Jeffery Cotton
"Six Departures" for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Robert Schumann
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Michèl Yost
Duet No. 2 in F Major for Two Clarinets
Eric Mandat
"So What Elsa's New" for Two B-flat Clarinets
Felix Mendelssohn
Concertpiece No. 2 in D minor for Clarinet, Bassett Horn and Piano, Op. 114
Concert
8:00 pm
Alexander von Zemlinsky
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 3
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn in E-flat Major, Op. 16
César Franck
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor

Friday, July 25, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Francis Poulenc
Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Benjamin Britten
Two Insect Pieces for Oboe and Piano
Eugène Bozza
Fantaisie pastoral for Oboe and Piano, Op. 37
Concert
8:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, Op. 11
Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme by Schumann for Piano, Four Hands in E-flat Major, Op. 23
Sergei Taneyev
Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 30

Monday, July 28, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano in F-sharp Major, Op. 78 "A Therese"
Olivier Messiaen
Le Baiser de l'Enfant-Jesus
Concert
8:00 pm
Frédéric Chopin
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 8
César Franck
Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major
Robert Schumann
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Family Concert
7:00 pm
"Blast! The Power of Brass"
Seattle Brass Company
Meet the instruments of the brass family - trumpet, french horn, trombone, and tuba - while exploring popular classical music from the last 300 years by the greatest composers of Western music. Enjoy a fun-filled introduction to the brass quintet and learn how a long tube and a mouthpiece can create glorious sounds! Musicians include some of the area's finest brass players including SCMS Festival horn player Jeffrey Fair. This 45-minute concert is especially suited for children ages 6-10, their parents and grandparents Free hotdogs and lemonade on the lawn at 6:00pm

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Edvard Grieg
Lyric Pieces for Piano, Op. 12
Concert
8:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2
Richard Strauss
Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 6
Dmitri Shostakovich
Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57

Friday, August 1, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Ernest Bloch
Suite No. 1 for Cello
György Ligeti
Sonata for Cello
Concert
8:00 pm
Franz Schubert
Trio for Strings in B-flat Major, D. 581
Béla Bartók
Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Sz 86
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Trio for Piano and Strings in D minor, Op. 9 "Elégiaque"

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Concert
8:00 pm
Antonín Dvořák
Terzetto for Two Violins and Viola in C Major, Op. 74
Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major, Op. 119
Edward Elgar
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84

Friday, August 8, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major, Op. 96
Concert
8:00 pm
LeoŇ° Janáček
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Dimitri Shostakovich
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in C minor, Op. 8
Franz Schubert
Quintet for Strings in C Major, Op. 163, D. 956

Monday, August 11, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano in E Major, Op. 109
Concert
8:00 pm
Maurice Ravel
Sonata for Violin and Cello
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quintet for Strings in B-flat Major, K. 174
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Family Concert
7:00 pm
"Blast! The Power of Brass"
Seattle Brass Company
Meet the instruments of the brass family - trumpet, french horn, trombone, and tuba - while exploring popular classical music from the last 300 years by the greatest composers of Western music. Enjoy a fun-filled introduction to the brass quintet and learn how a long tube and a mouthpiece can create glorious sounds! Musicians include some of the area's finest brass players including SCMS Festival horn player Jeffrey Fair. This 45-minute concert is especially suited for children ages 6-10, their parents and grandparents Free hotdogs and lemonade on the lawn at 6:00pm

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Duo for Violin and Viola in B-flat Major, K. 424
Concert
8:00 pm
Clara Schumann
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 17
Felix Mendelssohn
String Quintet in B-flat Major, Op. 87
Bedřich Smetana
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 15

Friday, August 15, 2008

Recital
7:00 pm
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19
Concert
8:00 pm
Vitĕzslav Novák
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano "Quasi Una Ballata" in D minor, Op. 27
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quintet for Strings in C Major, Op. 29
Johannes Brahms
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in B Major, Op. 8