SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019 AT 3 PM
IL QUARTETTO DI CREMONA
An Italian Journey
The inaugural concert of the 2019 – 2020 season will showcase the dynamic Quartetto di Cremona, one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage in an all-Italian program.
The Quartetto di Cremona exude phenomenal energy and momentum.” — BBC Music Magazine
BALLET & THEATER MUSIC
Including “A Soldier’s Tale”
This special event will feature music from three of Stravinsky’s iconic ballet and theater works: the dazzling Piano Suite from Petrouchka; the neoclassic Suite Italienne from his charming and witty score to Pulcinella; and a fully narrated, choreographed performance of Stravinsky’s seminal theater work, L’Histoire du Soldat, the Faustian tale of a young soldier who makes a deal with the Devil.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020 AT 3 PM
PAUL LEWIS, PIANO
Beethoven and Schubert
English pianist Paul Lewis is internationally regarded as one of the most poetic artists of his generation. He will perform three works by Beethoven, including the cherished “Moonlight” Sonata in C# minor, and Schubert’s valedictory Sonata in G Major, which Robert Schumann called “Schubert’s most perfect sonata in form and conception.”
“This was Schubert playing of a very high order.” — Chicago Tribune
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020 AT 3 PM
YING FANG, SOPRANO
KEN NODA, PIANO
The luminous Metropolitan Opera soprano Ying Fang is one of today’s fastest-rising young artists. She and the esteemed collaborative pianist Ken Noda will perform a selection of best-loved opera arias and songs by Händel, Mozart, Schubert, Bizet, and Rachmaninoff.
“A warm, agile, and appealing voice…a star in the making.” — Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times
SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020 AT 3 PM
PAUL JACOBS, ORGAN
Bach’s Birthday Concert
Celebrate 335th Bach’s birthday with America’s foremost organ virtuoso. The Grammy Award-winning artist will perform highlights from Bach’s towering masterpieces for The King of Instruments, including the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor, a selection of intimate chorale preludes, and other Bachian favorites.
“One of the major musicians of our time.” — Alex Ross, The New Yorker
PAUL HUANG & DANBI UM, VIOLINS
JUHO POHJONEN, PIANOTwo of today’s most scintillating young violinists will join forces with the superb Finnish pianist in an concert of rarely performed masterpieces. Their eclectic program will include exhilarating works by Beethoven, Erich Korngold, Pablo Sarasate, and a specially commissioned trio by the award-winning young American composer Chris Rogerson.
SATURDAY JUNE 6, 2020
SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2020
PINCHAS ZUKERMAN TRIO
WITH GUEST VIOLIST MATTHEW LIPMAN
Special All-Beethoven Weekend Residency
“Their combination of outsized string sound, exciting ensemble precision, and compelling interpretation puts them at the head of the Piano Trio division of the Chamber Music Major League.” — San Diego Union-Tribune
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