Saturday, June 2, 7:30 p.m.
Violin, Cello, Piano
Cardinal Trio members Marjorie Bagley, Michael Carrera, and Gail Berenson are faculty members at the Ohio University School of Music. Program: Johannes Brahms, Franz Josef Haydn, Bohuslav Martinu, and Miklos Rozsa.
Saturday, June 9, 7:30 p.m.
Traverser Saxophone Quartet
The Quartet comprises Jonathan Brink, Curtis Johnson, Michael Sakash, and David Wright; they have toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe. Their eclectic repertoire ranges from classical to jazz and funk.
Saturday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.
West Virginia Chamber Ensemble
Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Piano
Olivier Messaien’s “Quartet for the End of Time” is an apocalyptic work that was composed and first performed in the Stalag VIII prison camp in 1941. The ensemble comprises West Virginia University music faculty Margaret Cooper, William Skidmore, John Weigand, and James Miltenberger.
Saturday, June 23, 7:30 p.m.
Baltimore Mandolin Quartet
Mandolins, Mandola, Guitar
A quartetto romantico in the Italian tradition featuring Jonathan Jenson, David Evans, and Laura and Tony Norris. Classical works by mandolin masters as well as arrangements and original compositions by Jonathan Jenson.
Saturday, July 7, 7:30 p.m.
Violin, Baroque Violin, Harpsichord, Piano
The resident chamber ensemble of the Phillips Gallery, Washington D.C. Members Elizabeth Field and Steven Silverman will present a program of duets including Beethoven’s lovely “Kreutzer” Sonata, as well as sonatas by Bach, Brahms, and Biber.
Saturday, July 14, 7:30 p.m.
Aime Sposato, Soprano & Karen Keating, Piano
A welcome return visit by singer Aime Sposato and pianist Karen Keating.
Saturday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.
Chan Kiat Lim
Dr. Lim received his music certifications in piano from the Royal School of Music and the Trinity College of Music, London, UK. Works by Handel, Mozart, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, and 20th century composer Robert Muczynski.
Saturday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.
I Venti Semplice
Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, English Horn
Based in Washington D.C., I Venti Semplice has performed in the U.S. and Europe. A program of Vivaldi, Mozart, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Gordon Jacob, Robert Muczynski, and Johann Wendt.
Saturday, August 11, 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Kohn, Double Bass & James Miltenberger, Piano
Mr. Kohn and Dr. Miltenberger are faculty members at West Virginia University. An eclectic program featuring works by J.S. Bach, Ludvig Hegner, Giovanni Bottesini, Paul Hindemith, and Betsy Jolas.
Saturday, August 18, 7:30 p.m.
Red and Murphy & Co.
Mandolin, Banjo, Guitar, Bass, Voice
Red and Murphy Henry, veteran husband-and-wife bluegrass team of over 30 years, are now joined by daughter Casey and son Chris. In a family show that includes original songs, old bluegrass favorites, and plenty of high powered picking.
Saturday, August 25, 7:30 p.m.
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon & Pei Sien Lim, Piano
Mr. Kolkay holds a Doctorate from Yale University; Dr. Lim, a native of Malaysia, earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance at West Virginia University and was the winner of the WVU Young Artist competitions in 1998 and 2000. Duet and solo works by Johannes Brahms, Carl Maria von Weber, Franz Berwald, George Perle, and Lowell Liebermann.
Saturday, September 1, 7:30 p.m.
Oxford String Quartet
Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Piano
Based at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, the quartet comprises faculty members Harvey Thurmer, Mary E.M. Harris, Pansy Chang, and pianist Lydia Brown. The program will consist of: Mozart’s E flat major piano quartet and Faure’s C minor piano quartet.
Saturday, July 28 Workshop
Masterclasses in woodwind instruments by members of I Venti Simplice.
Schrock Memorial Concert
September 8, 7:30 PM
Christina Webster & Ya-Ting Liou: Piano & Flute
Soyeon Kim & Hyunju Song: Piano & Voice
These young artists tied for First Prize in the 2006 Garrison Piano Competition (Duo Section) in Washington DC, sponsored by the Alta Schrock Memorial Fund, dedicated to the support and encouragement of young classical musicians.