Seattle Chamber Music Society

James Ehnes, Artistic Director

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2011 Summer Festival //

July 5th to August 12th
The 7 PM pre-concert recitals are free and open to the public, a ticket is not required.
Day-by-Day
Full Program

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tuesday, July 5

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata for Piano in D Major, BWV 912
Franz Liszt
Toccata for Piano, S.197a
Robert Schumann
Toccata for Piano in C Major, Op. 7
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Alexander Glazunov
Quintet for Strings in A Major, Op. 39
Johannes Brahms
Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in C minor, Op. 101
Ernest Bloch
Three Nocturnes for Violin, Cello and Piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos in C Major, Op. 17

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Wednesday, July 6

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Anton Arensky
Quartet for Violin, Viola and Two Celli in A minor, Op. 35
César Franck
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dances for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 46
Maurice Ravel
La Valse, Poeme Choregraphique, for Two Pianos

Friday, July 8, 2011

Friday, July 8

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite for Cello in C Major, BWV 1009
Xi Wang
Rhapsody for Cello
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2
Josef Suk
Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 1
Antonín Dvořák
Quartet for Piano and Strings in D Major, Op. 23

Monday, July 11, 2011

Monday, July 11, limited ticket availability - please call 206-283-8808!

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Robert Schumann
Bilder aus Osten, 6 Impromptus for Piano Four Hands, Op. 66
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G Major, K. 564
Franz Schubert
Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in B-flat Major, D. 471
Claude Debussy
Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10
Richard Strauss
Quartet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 13

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Wednesday, July 13

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Franz Schubert
Fantasy for Piano in C Major, Op. 15, D. 760 "Wanderer"
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Zoltán Kodály
Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Bohuslav Martinu
Quartet for Piano and Strings, No. 1
Franz Schubert
Quartet for Strings in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden"

Friday, July 15, 2011

Friday, July 15

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Introduction to the World Premiere performance of Laura Kaminsky's Horizon Lines for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano free-admission Recital
Laura Kaminsky
Horizon Lines for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Luigi Boccherini
Quintet for Strings in C Major, G310, Op. 28, No. 4
Laura Kaminsky
Horizon Lines for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano
Johannes Brahms
Quartet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 26

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Family Concert - Rapunzel

Tickets are available at the door!

Family Concert
11:00 am
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Family Concert - Rapunzel
This delightful version of the beloved classic features lively narration by Marta Zekan and music for oboe, string trio, and piano. Experience this familiar tale in a new light, as musicians bring to life the adventure of the princess locked in a tower, later freed by the prince who climbs her long hair. This 40-minute concert is ideal for ages 4-9, and their parents and grandparents. Free pre-concert activity in Seattle! Musical instrument "petting zoo," provided by <a href="http://www.mcnw.org/">Music Center of the Northwest</a>, in the lobby at 10 AM.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sunday, July 17

Tickets will be available at the door!

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Charles Ives
Sonata No. 1 for Piano
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Vincent D'Indy
Quartet for Piano and Strings, Op. 7
Charles Ives
Largo for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
Johannes Brahms
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 114
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"

Friday, July 22, 2011

Friday, July 22

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Frederic Chopin
Preludes for Piano, from Book Two (selections)
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Franz Schubert
Introduction and Variations for Flute and Piano in E minor, D 802, Op. posth. 160 "Trockne Blumen"
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Assobio a Jato (The Jet Whistle) for Flute and Cello
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quartet for Strings No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp"
Johannes Brahms
Quartet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 60

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Saturday, July 23

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Francois Couperin, Marin Marais
Pieces for Flute and Harp
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
R. Murray Schafer
Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quintet for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and Cello in G minor, K. 516
Antonín Dvo&#345;ák
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in E minor, Op. 90 "Dumky"

Monday, July 25, 2011

Monday, July 25

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite for Cello in G Major, BWV 1007
Witold Lutoslawski
Sacher Variations for Cello
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Ernst von Dohnányi
Quintet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 1
Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata for Violin and Piano in F minor, Op. 80
Dmitri Shostakovich
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27

Recital
7:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
free-admission Recital
Frederic Chopin
Fantasie for Piano in A-flat Major
Frederic Chopin
Nocturne for Piano in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth.
Frederic Chopin
Andante Spinato and Grande Poloniase Brillante for Piano, Op. 22
Concert
8:00 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Felix Mendelssohn
Quartet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 2
Ernest Chausson
Quartet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 30
Robert Schumann
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Friday, July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29

Concert
7:30 pm
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
A Festive Concert Celebrating our 30th Anniversary Season and Tribute to Artistic Director Toby Saks
Richard Strauss, Johannes Brahms, Johann Sebastian Bach as well as works by Franz Josef Haydn, Pablo de Saraste, and Josef Suk.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wednesday, August 3

Recital
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
free-admission Recital
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
Concert
8:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, K. 493
Robert Schumann
Stucke im Volkstron for Cello and Piano, Op. 102
Johannes Brahms
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34

Friday, August 5, 2011

Friday, August 5

Recital
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
free-admission Recital
Johannes Brahms
Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 99
Concert
8:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Edvard Grieg
Two Elegiac Melodies for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 34
Johannes Brahms
Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann for Piano, Four Hands in E-flat Major, Op. 23
Antonín Dvo&#345;ák
Quartet for Strings in F Major, Op. 96
Robert Schumann
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Monday, August 8, 2011

Monday, August 8

Recital
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
free-admission Recital
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata for Piano in C minor, K. 457
Concert
8:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in G Major, Op. 9, No. 1
Edvard Grieg
Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, Op. 45
Edward Elgar
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Family Concert - Rapunzel

Family Concert
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Eastside Family Concert - Rapunzel
This delightful version of the beloved classic features lively narration by Marta Zekan and music for oboe, string trio, and piano. Experience this familiar tale in a new light, as musicians bring to life the adventure of the princess locked in a tower, later freed by the prince who climbs her long hair. This 40-minute concert is ideal for ages 4-9, and their parents and grandparents. Free pre-concert activity on the Eastside! Hotdog and lemonade picnic on the lawn at 6 PM.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday, August 10

Recital
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
free-admission Recital
Johannes Brahms
16 Waltzes, Op. 39
Concert
8:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Felix Mendelssohn
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 49
Rebecca Clarke
Sonata for Viola and Piano
Antonin Dvorak
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 81

Friday, August 12, 2011

Saturday, August 13

Recital
7:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
free-admission Recital
Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Major, Op. 94bis
Concert
8:00 pm
The Overlake School / Fulton Performance Hall
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 30, No. 1
Ernst von Dohnanyi
Serenade for String Trio in C Major, Op. 10
Johannes Brahms
Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 25