The Boston Chamber Music Society is an ensemble of superb musicians who come together in different combinations to prepare and perform chamber music.
C. Schumann, Harbison, and Brahms - October 20, 2019 at 7:30pm
Program includes Clara Schumann, Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846); John Harbison, Sonata for Viola and Piano (2018) (Boston Premiere); Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet in A major, Op. 26 (1861).
Schubert, Dutilleux, and Elgar - November 17, 2019 at 7:30pm
Program includes Franz Schubert, Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C major, D. 934 (1827); Henri Dutilleux, Les Citations, for Oboe, Double Bass, Harpsichord and Percussion (1985; 2010 Version); Edward Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (1918).
Schubert, Arensky, and Tchaikovsky - January 5, 2020 at 3:00pm
Program includes Franz Schubert, Sonata in A minor for Viola and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione” (1824); Anton Arensk, Quartet in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35 (1894); Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (1882). .
Beethoven, Bartók, and Fauré - February 16, 2020 at 3:00pm
Program includes Ludwig van Beethoven, String Trio in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3 (1797–98); Béla Bartók, Violin Sonata No. 1, Sz. 75 (1921); Gabriel Fauré, Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 15 (1876–1879; rev. 1883).
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Kodály, and Dvořák - March 22, 2020 at 3:00pm
Program includes Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 11 (1840); Zoltán Kodály, Duo for Violin and Cello (1914); Antonín Dvořák, Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 87 (1889).
R. Schumann, Tower, and Dvořák - April 26, 2020 at 7:30pm
Program includes Robert Schumann, Märchenerzählungen, for Oboe, Viola and Piano, Op. 132 (1853); Joan Tower, Viola Quintet, “Purple Rain” (BCMS commission / World premiere); Antonín Dvořák, Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81 (1887).
Brahms, Bruch, Bartók, and Bacewicz - May 10, 2020 at 7:30pm
Program includes Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38 (1862–65); Max Bruch, Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op. 83 (1910); Béla Bartók, Contrasts, for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, Sz. 111 (1938); Grażyna Bacewicz, Piano Quintet No. 1 (1952).
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