Oct 7

Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth

SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, October 7, 2018

Praised by the New York Times as “astonishing, with an extraordinary unity of sound and purpose,” the Jerusalem Quartet partners with husband-and-wife duo Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth for a program of lush, late romantic works. Strauss’ Sextet is a richly textured recreation of baroque chamber music from the beginning of his final opera, Capriccio. Transfigured Night reflects Schoenberg’s creative shift from the influence of Brahms to Wagner. Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence is a melody-laden showcase for string sextet.

Program

R. Strauss String Sextet from Capriccio
Schoenberg Transfigured Night
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

Performers

Mar 17

Anne-Sophie Mutter

SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, March 17, 2019

Anne-Sophie Mutter, renowned for her “immense technical security, brilliance and tonal purity, overlaid with romanticized touches” (Chicago Tribune), returns with a program that pairs Ravel’s dreamlike Violin Sonata with Poulenc’s own passionate Violin Sonata, written in memory of Federico García Lorca. Also featured is Beethoven’s ethereal Ghost Trio, inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Program

Mozart Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304
Ravel Violin Sonata
Currier Trio
Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 (Ghost)
Poulenc Violin Sonata

Performers

Apr 14

Midori & Jean-Yves Thibaudet

SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, April 14, 2019

Midori, whose “ethereal phrasing gives the audience a glimpse into her inner world” (Bachtrack), and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, celebrated as “commanding and precise, with a buoyant simplicity and charm” (Los Angeles Times), come together for a performance of music brimming with romanticism that ranges from the turbulent to the quirky to the intoxicatingly atmospheric.

Program

Schumann Violin Sonata No. 1
Fauré Violin Sonata No. 1
Debussy Violin Sonata
Enescu Violin Sonata No. 3 (in Romanian Folk Style)

Performers

May 1

Itzhak Perlman & Evgeny Kissin

SCP Chamber

8:00 PM Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Celebrated worldwide for his singular talent, as well as his charm and humanity, Itzhak Perlman partners with Evgeny Kissin, whom The Telegraph calls “a rare and miraculous piano legend.” Experience this truly remarkable collaboration of two of the foremost interpreters of violin and piano repertoire.

Program

Mozart Violin Sonata in D Major, K. 306
Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 47 (Kreutzer)

Performers

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