Previous Seasons

The 2015-16 Season

7:30 PM Friday, September 11, 2015 Manhatten Piano Trio
  • Faure Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 120
  • Paul Schoenfield Cafe Music (1986)
  • Arno Babadjanian Piano Trio in F-sharp Minor (1952)
7:30 PM Friday, October 30, 2015 Escher String Quartet
  • Janacek String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
  • Schubert String Quartet in C Minor, D. 703, “Quartettsatz”
  • Zemlinsky String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15
7:30 PM Friday, November 20, 2015 Cuarteto Quiroga
  • Haydn String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3
  • Mozart String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465, “Dissonant”
  • Brahms StringQuartetNo.1,Op.51 in C Minor
7:30 PM Friday, February 19, 2016 Danish String Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131
7:30 PM Friday, March 11, 2016 Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio
  • Pierre Jalbert Piano Trio (1998)
  • Brahms Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87
  • Schumann Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 63
3:00 PM Sunday, April 3, 2016
Adaskin Trio with Thomas Gallant, Oboe,
Sally Pinkas, Piano, and Pascal Archer, Clarinet
  • Crusell (1775-1838) Quartet in E-flat Major for clarinet and string trio, Op. 2
  • Randall Thompson Suite for Oboe, Clarinet and Viola
  • Martinu Quartet for oboe, violin, cello and piano, H. 315 (1947)
  • Saint-Saëns Piano Quartet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 41
7:30 PM Friday, April 22, 2016 Amphion String Quartet
  • Haydn String Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1
  • Britten String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25
  • Grieg String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27

The 2014-2015 Season

7:30 PM Friday, September 5, 2014 Horszowski Trio
  • Schubert Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 28
  • Bright Sheng Four Movements for Piano Trio (1990)
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50
7:30 PM Friday, October 10, 2014 Arianna Quartet
  • Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, Op. 80
  • Arnold Van Wyk Five Elegies for String Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in Eb Major, Op 127
3:00 PM Sunday, November 9, 2014 Alexander Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
  • Kodály String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 2
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 68
7:30 PM Friday, February 13, 2015 Auryn Quartet
  • Haydn String Quartet No. 48 in C Major, Op. 64, No. 1
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4
  • Beethove String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1
7:30 PM Friday, March 13, 2015 Vienna Piano Trio
  • Haydn Piano Trio in Eb Major, H. XV:30
  • Beethoven Variations on “Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu,” Op. 121a
  • Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht, Op 4 (arr. Steuermann)
  • Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8 (Original Version)
7:30 PM Friday, April 17, 2015 Moscow String Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2
  • Mozart String Quartet No. 16 in Eb Major, K. 428
  • Schnittke String Quartet No. 2 (written for and premiered by the Moscow String Quartet)
7:30 PM Sunday, May 17, 2015 Wister Quartet with Marcantonio Barone, Piano
  • Griffes Sketch Based on Indian Themes (unpublished)
  • Griffes Two Sketches Based on Indian Themes
  • Verdi String Quartet in E Minor
  • Elgar Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84

The 2013-2014 Season

7:30 PM Friday, September 13, 2013 Borromeo String Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135
  • Auerbach String Quartet No. 7
  • Dvořák String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51
3:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2013 Peabody Trio
  • Beethoven Piano Trio No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 1
  • Hersant Variations sur “la Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviѐve-du Mont” de Marin Marais
  • Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 929
7:30 PM Friday, November 8, 2013 Modigliani String Quartet
  • Haydn String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1, H. III:75
  • Dohnányi String Quartet No. 3 in A minor, Op. 33
  • Debussy String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
7:30 PM Friday, March 14, 2014 Cuarteto Quiroga
  • Haydn String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 20, No. 1
  • Mozart String Quartet No. 18 in A Major, K. 464
  • Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2
7:30 PM Friday, April 11, 2014 Daedalus Quartet
  • Purcell Three Fantasias
  • Britten String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 & Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
7:30 PM Friday, April 25, 2014 Gryphon Trio
  • Haydn Piano Trio in C Major, H. XV:27
  • Dvořák Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, “ Dumky,” Op. 90
  • Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
7:30 PM Friday, May 16, 2014 Walden Chamber Players
  • Bach & Mozart Two Preludes & Fugues for String Trio, K. 404a
  • Hindemith Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello & Piano
  • Schumann Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) Op. 132 for Clarinet, Viola & Piano
  • Brahms Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 40

 

The 2012-2013 Season

 

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 14, 2012 Escher String Quartet with Benjamin Hochman, piano
  • Mendelssohn Quartet Op. 44, No. 3 in E-flat Major
  • Benjamin Britten Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 in C Major
  • Amy Beach Piano Quintet in f# minor Op. 67
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 19, 2012 Concertante
  • Elgar Serenade in e minor Op. 20
  • Frank Bridge Sextet in E-flat Major H. 107
  • Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
4:00 PM Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 Adaskin String Trio with Ensemble Schumann
  • Beethoven String Trio, Op.9, No.2 in D Major
  • Mozart Quartet for Oboe and Strings in F Major, K. 370
  • Loeffler Deux Rhapsodies for Piano, Viola, and Oboe
  • Fauré Piano Quartet No.1 in c minor, Op.15
8:00 PM Friday, Jan 18, 2013 Utrecht String Quartet
  • Verhulst String Quartet No. 1 Op. 6 in d minor
  • Mendelssohn Four pieces for String Quartet Op. 81
  • Brahms String Quartet No. 1 Op 51 in c minor
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 1, 2013 Vienna Piano Trio
  • Haydn Piano Trio in C Major, Hob XV/27
  • Beethoven Piano Trio E-flat Major, Op.70, No.2
  • Saint-Saëns Piano Trio #2 in e minor, Op.92
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 12, 2013 Bennewitz Quartet
  • Ravel String Quartet in F Major
  • Martinu String Quartet, No. 3
  • Schumann String Quartet, Op. 41, No.3 in A Major
8:00 PM Friday, May 3, 2013 Claremont Trio
  • Mozart Trio in E Major, K. 542
  • Gabriela Lena Frank New Work (2012)
  • Mendelssohn Trio in c minor, Op.66

 

The 2011-2012 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 30, 2011 Moscow String Quartet
  • Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K. 575
  • Sofia Gubaidulina String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No. 2 in A Major Op. 68 (1944)
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 21, 2011 Carducci String Quartet
  • Haydn String Quartet No. 63 in B-flat Major Op. 76 #4, H. III:78 (Sunrise)
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat Major Op 118 (1964)
  • Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 6 in f minor Op.80
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 11, 2011 Pacifica Quartet
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 3 in D Major Op. 18 #3
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 9 in C Major Op. 59 #3 (Hero)
  • Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major Op. 127
8:00 PM Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 Leipzig String Quartet
  • Haydn String Quartet No. 27 in D Major, Op. 20, #4, H. III:34
  • Schubert String Quartet No. 13 in a minor, Op. 29 #1, D. 804 (Rosamunde)
  • Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 44 #3
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 16, 2012 Manhattan Piano Trio
  • Haydn Trio No. 28 in D Major H. XV:16
  • Behzad Ranjbaran Shiraz (2006)
  • Brahms Trio No. 1 in B Major Op. 8
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 13, 2012 Claremont Trio
  • Mozart Trio in B-flat Major, K. 502
  • Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Trio in d minor Op. 11
  • Smetana Trio in g minor, Op. 15
3:00 PM Sunday, May 13, 2012 Wister Quartet with David Fay, contrabass and Natalie Zhu, piano
  • Rossini Duo for Cello & Contrabass in D Major (1824)
  • Louise Farrenc Quintet No. 1 in a minor, Op. 30
  • Schubert Quintet in A Major Op. 114, D. 667 (Trout)

 

The 2010-2011 Season

3:00 PM Sunday, Sep 26, 2010 Arianna String Quartet
  • Dvořák: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp minor, Op. 108
  • Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 (Death and the Maiden)
3:00 PM Sunday, Oct 17, 2010 Peabody Trio
  • Shulamit Ran: Soliloquy (1997)
  • Mendelssohn: Trio No. 1 in D minor , Op. 49
  • Schubert: Trio in E-flat Major, D. 929
3:00 PM Sunday, Nov 7, 2010 Daedalus Quartet
  • Mozart: String Quartet No 23 in F Major K. 590
  • Berg: Lyric Suite
  • Schumann: String Quartet No 1 in A minor, op 41 No. 1
8:00 PM Friday, Feb 11, 2011 Borromeo String Quartet
  • J. S. Bach: Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (arr. Kitchen)
  • Lera Auerbach: String Quartet No. 4 (Findings, 2007)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 18, 2011 Gryphon Trio
  • Haydn: Piano Trio in A Major, H. XV:18
  • Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 (Archduke)
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 1, 2011 Bennewitz String Quartet
  • Suk: Meditation on the Czech hymn “Saint Wenceslas”, Op. 35a
  • Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 (Intimate Letters)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 29, 2011 Walden Chamber Players
  • Haydn: Piano Trio in G Major, H. XV:25 (Gypsy)
  • Bartók: Contrasts (clarinet, violin, and piano}
  • Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
  • Dohnányi: Sextet (clarinet, horn, violin, viola, cello, piano)

 

The 2009-2010 Season

3:00 PM Sunday, Sep 13, 2009 Mendelssohn String Quartet
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13
  • Bartók: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 17
  • Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 16, 2009 Claremont Trio with Beth Guterman, Viola
  • Dvořák: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 87
  • Beethoven: Trio in C minor, No. 3, Op. 1
  • Nico Muhly: Common Ground (2008)
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 6, 2009 Moscow String Quartet
  • Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 22
  • Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
3:00 PM Sunday, Feb 21, 2010 Vienna Piano Trio
  • Mozart: Piano Trio in E Major, K. 542
  • Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 88
  • Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 5, 2010 Escher String Quartet with Benjamin Hochman, Piano
  • Dvořák: Selections from “Cypresses”
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2
  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, B. 155
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 9, 2010 Jupiter String Quartet with Ben Kim, Piano
  • Haydn: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 76 No. 2
  • Bartók: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
8:00 PM Friday, May 14, 2010 Fountain Ensemble
  • Schubert: Octet in F Major, D. 803
  • Françaix: Octet for winds and strings

 

The 2008-2009 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 12, 2008 St. Petersburg String Quartet
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in a minor Op. 13
  • Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 92
  • Borodin: String Quartet No. 1 in A Major
8:00 PM Saturday, Oct 18, 2008 Concertante
  • Martinu: String Sextet H. 224
  • Schoenberg: String Sextet “Verklärte Nacht”, Op. 4
  • Brahms: String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 7, 2008 Wister Quartet with Allen Krantz, Guitar
  • Glazunov: Alla Spagnola
  • Piazzolla: Adios Nonino
  • Krantz: Tango Noir (2008) World Premiere
  • Villoldo: El Choclo
  • Gardel: Por una Cabeza
  • Gade: Tango Jalousie
  • Boccherini: Fandango for String Quartet and Guitar
  • de Falla: Danse Espagnole
3:30 PM Sunday, Mar 1, 2009 Bennewitz String Quartet
  • Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5
  • Janáček: Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
  • Schubert: String Quartet in a minor, Op. 29, D. 804, “Rosamunde”
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 3, 2009 Biava Quartet with Gabriela Martinez, Piano
  • Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 in Bb Major, K 458 “The Hunt”
  • Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1 Op. 20
  • Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor, M. 7
8:00 PM Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 Amernet String Quartet
  • Schubert: String Quartet No. 10 in Eb Major D87, Op. 125 No. 1
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4 in e minor, Op. 44 No. 2
  • Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D Major Op. 11

 

The 2007-2008 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 7, 2007 Weilerstein Trio
  • Mozart: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, K. 254, “Divertimento”
  • Janáček: Arrangement for Piano Trio of String Quartet No. 1
  • Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in g minor, Op. 110
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 5, 2007 Borromeo String Quartet
  • Haydn: Quartet in D Major, Op. 76 No. 5
  • Shostakovich: Quartet No. 7 in f-sharp minor, Op. 108
  • Beethoven: Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 & Grosse Fuge in B-flat Major, Op. 133
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 19, 2007 Amati String Quartet
  • Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 33 No. 3, “The Bird”
  • Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 13
  • Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
3:00 PM Sunday, Mar 9, 2008 Peabody Trio
  • Zhou Long: Spirit of Chimes (1999)
  • Schubert: Trio No. 1 in Bb Major, Op. 99
  • Ravel: Trio in a minor
3:00 PM Sunday, Apr 20, 2008 Pavel Haas Quartet
  • Haydn: Quartet in d minor, Op. 42
  • Prokofiev: Quartet No. 1 in b minor, Op. 50
  • Smetana: Quartet No. 1 in e minor, “From My Life”
3:00 PM Sunday, May 18, 2008 Walden Chamber Players
  • Michael Haydn: Divertimento for Flute, Horn, Violin, Viola, and Cello in G Major, Perger # 94
  • Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 40
  • Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings in A Major, K. 298
  • Fauré: Quartet for Piano and Strings No. 1 in c minor, Op. 15

 

The 2006-2007 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 15, 2006 Adaskin Trio with Thomas Gallant, oboe
  • Josef Fiala: Quartet for oboe and strings in F
  • Beethoven: String Trio Op. 9, No. 1
  • Dohnanyi: String Trio
  • Mozart: Quartet for oboe and strings
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 6, 2006 The Bach and Handel Ensemble with Jeffrey Solow
  • J. S. Bach: Concerto in g minor, BWV 1056
  • Prince Johann Ernst: J. S. Bach: Concerto No. 1 in G Major, BWV 592
  • J. S. Bach: Air from the Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068
  • G. F. Handel: Concerto in g minor, HWV 287
  • Alessandro Marcello: J. S. Bach: Adagio in d minor, BWV 974
  • J. S. Bach: Concerto in A Major, BWV 1055
  • J. S. Bach: Aria from the Pastorale for organ in F Major, BWV 590
  • G. F. Handel: Feuermann: Adagio & Allegro in g minor, Op. 4/3
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 27, 2006 Auryn String Quartet
  • Haydn: String Quartet No. 29 in G major, Op. 33/5, H. 3/41
  • Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat major, Op. 67
  • Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G major, Op. 161, D. 887
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 13, 2007 Biava String Quartet
  • Haydn: Quartet Eb major, Op. 33 No.2 “Joke”
  • Bolcom: Three Rags (1989)
  • Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 80 in f minor
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 20, 2007 Claremont Trio with Ida Kavafian, viola
  • Haydn: Trio in E major Hob. XV:28
  • Arensky: Trio No. 1 in d minor, Op. 32
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet c minor, Op. 60
8:00 PM Friday, May 18, 2007 Fountain Ensemble
  • Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in b minor, Op. 115
  • Keren: Techouf Omuri (Clarinet Quintet, 2005)
  • Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major, Op. 34

 

The 2005-2006 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 30, 2005 Concertante
  • Strauss: String Sextet, Capriccio Op. 85
  • Dvorak: Sextet Op. 48 in A Major
  • Brahms: Sextet Op. 18 in B Flat Major
3:00 PM Sunday, Oct 23, 2005 Gryphon Trio
  • Mozart: Trio in B Flat, K. 502
  • Hatzis: Old Photographs
  • Dvorak: Trio #4 in E Minor “Dumky” Op. 90
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 18, 2005 American Chamber Players
  • Rossini: Quartet #2 for Flute and Strings in A Major
  • Dring: Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano (1968)
  • Bruch: Four Pieces for Violin, Viola, and Piano Op. 83
  • Villa-Lobos: Jet Whistle for Flute and Cello
  • Faure: Quartet #2 in G Minor for Piano and Strings
3:00 PM Sunday, Mar 5, 2006 Leipzig String Quartet
  • Beethoven: Quartet #2 in G, Op. 18 #2
  • Janacek: Quartet #1 “Kreutzer”
  • Brahms: Quartet #2 in A Minor, Op. 51 #2
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 24, 2006 Pavel Haas Quartet – 1st Prize Winner of the 2005 Borciani Competition
  • Smetana: Quartet No. 2 in d minor
  • Pavel Haas: Quartet No. 2, Op. 7 “from the Monkey Mountains”
  • Janacek: Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters”
8:00 PM Friday, April 28, 2006 Jerusalem String Quartet with Benjamin Hochman, Piano
  • Beethoven: Quartet Op. 18 #6
  • Shostakovich: Quartet #1
  • Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F Minor Op. 34

 

The 2004-2005 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 10, 2004 Shanghai String Quartet
  • Beethoven: Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 #3
  • Barber: Quartet for Strings, Op. 11
  • Dvorak: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, “American”
3:00 PM Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 at Wesley Methodist Church, Bethlehem Quartetto Bernini
  • Bach: Art of the Fugue Counterpoints #s 1-6-9
  • Mozart: Quartet in D minor, KV 421
  • Puccini: Elegia per Quartetto d’archi (“Crisantemi”)
  • Respighi: Quartet
  • Sollima: Viaggio in Italia (2000) L’isola Ferdinandea
3:00 PM Sunday, Nov 21, 2004 Amadeus Trio
  • Haydn: Trio Hob. XV # 27
  • Mendelssohn: Trio in D minor, Op. 49
  • Shostakovich: Trio Op. 67
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 4, 2005 Calder Quartet
  • Mozart: String Quartet in Eb, K. 428
  • Debussy: String Quartet in G minor
  • Schubert: Quartet # 14 in D minor (“Death and the Maiden”)
8:00 PM Friday, Apr 8, 2005 Brentano String Quartet with Elisabeth Keusch, Soprano
  • Gesualdo: Motets (arr. Bruce Adolphe)
  • Schoenberg: Quartet #2
  • Beethoven: Quartet in A minor, Op. 132
8:00 PM Friday, May 6, 2005 Wister Quartet with Marcantonio Barone, Piano
  • Griffes: Two Sketches based on Indian Themes
  • Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K 465 (“Dissonant”)
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in Eb Major

 

The 2003-2004 Season

7:30 PM Friday, Oct 17, 2003 Amadeus Trio with David Jones, Clarinet and Cora Hook, Narrator
  • Gaspar Cassado: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello
  • Igor Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Trio in C Minor, Op. 66
7:30 PM Friday, Oct 24, 2003 at Wesley Methodist Church, Bethlehem Wister Quartet with Marcantonio Barone, Piano and David Kim, Violin
  • Arvo Part: Fratres for Violin solo and String Quartet
  • Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
  • Ernest Chausson: Concerto for Violin solo, String Quartet and Piano
7:30 PM Friday, Nov 14, 2003 Andres Diaz, Cello and Alan Morrison, Piano
  • Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
  • Martinu: Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano
  • Lutoslawski: Grave-Metamorphoses for Violoncello and Piano
  • Rachmaninov: Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19
7:30 PM Friday, Feb 6, 2004 Philharmonia-Quartett Berlin
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor,Op.122
  • Robert Schumann: String Quartet in F, Op. 41, No. 2
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 74, “The Harp”
7:30 PM Friday, Feb 27, 2004 Sequenza Piano Trio
  • Robert Schumann: Trio in F Major, Op. 80
  • Michael Hersch: Variations on a Poem (World Premier commissioned by Sequenza)
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 (“Archduke”)
3:00 PM Sunday, May 2, 2004 Satori
  • Luigi Boccherini: Sextet for Flute and Strings, Op. 15, No. 6 (1773)
  • John Corigliano: Voyage
  • W. A. Mozart: Quintet in Eb Major for French horn and strings, KV 407(386c)
  • F. Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings Op. 20

The 2002-2003 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 20, 2002 Borealis Wind Quintet with pianist Leon Bates
  • Charles Lefebvre: Suite, Op. 67
  • Debussy: Petite Suite
  • A. Roussel: Divertissement
  • V. D’Indy: Sarabande and Minuet
  • Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
  • Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds
8:00 PM Friday, Oct 11, 2002 Scott St. John, violin and viola, with Lydia Wong, piano
  • Beethoven: Sonata in D Major for Violin and Piano, op. 12 no. 1
  • R. Strauss: Sonata in E-flat Major for Violin and Piano, op. 18
  • Milhaud: Sonata for Viola and Piano No. 1, op. 240
  • Enesco: Concert Piece for Viola and Piano
  • Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen for Violin and Piano, op. 20
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 8, 2002 Musicians from Malboro (string quartet + piano and double bass)
  • Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, No. 2
  • Shostakovich: Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57
  • Dvorak: String Quintet in G Major, B. 49, Op. 77
3:00 PM Sunday, Feb 23, 2003 Wister Quartet with pianist Marcantonio Barone
  • Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 1 No. 1 “La Chasse”
  • Lloyd Smith: String Quartet, Op. 3 (2000)
  • Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 21, 2003 Johannes String Quartet
  • Mozart: String Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428
  • Berg: String Quartet, Op. 3
  • A. Webern: Five Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5
  • Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K. 465, “Dissonant”
8:00 PM Friday, May 2, 2003 American Chamber Players ( piano quartet + flute )
  • Mozart: Excerpts from Don Giovanni arr. for Flute and Strings
  • Frank Bridge: Phantasy in F-sharp minor for Piano Quartet
  • Philippe Gaubert: Three Watercolors, for Flute, Cello, and Piano
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25

The 2001-2002 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 21, 2001 Philadelphia Brass
  • P. Dukas: Fanfare before “La Peri”
  • J. S. Bach: “My Spirit Be Joyful”; Fugue V, Well Tempered Claviar, Book II
  • Eric Ewazen: Colchester Fantasy for Brass Quintet
  • J. Brahms: Three Motets
  • G. Gershwin: I Got Rhythm Variations
  • A. Copland: Simple Gifts; A Copland Overture
  • Eugene Bozza: Sonatina for Brass Quintet
  • F. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody # 2
3:30 PM Sunday, Oct 21, 2001 Guarneri String Quartet
  • L. Beethoven: Quartet # 5 in A Major, op. 18 #5
  • Witold Lutoslawski: String Quartet
  • A. Dvorak: Quartet # 11 in C Major, op. 61
3:30 PM Sunday, Nov 18, 2001 Wister Quartet
50th Anniversary Re-creation of First Concert

  • W. Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458, “The Hunt”
  • P. Hindemith: Eight Pieces, op. 44 #3
  • L. Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 74, “Harp”
3:30 PM Sunday, Feb 17, 2002 Vadim Gluzman, Violin and Angela Yoffe, Piano
  • Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata in G Minor, op. 1 no. 10 “Didona Abandonata”
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in A Major, Op. 47, “Kreuzer”
  • Lera Auerbach: 10 Preludes for Violin and Piano, Op. 46 (of 24 composed for Gluzman)
  • Bela Bartok: Six Romanian Folk Songs, Sz. 56
  • Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen from Gypsy Airs, Op. 20
8:00 PM Friday, Mar 22, 2002 Borromeo String Quartet
  • Mozart: Quartet in E-flat Major, K.428
  • Bartok: Quartet no. 4, Sz. 91
  • Beethoven: Quartet in C Major, op. 59 no. 3, “Hero”
8:00 PM Friday, April 12, 2002 Miro Quartet
  • Haydn: Quartet in D Major, op. 50 no. 6, “The Frog”
  • Shostakovich: Quartet no. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
  • Grieg: Quartet in G Minor, op. 27

The 2000-2001 Season

8:00 PM Friday, Sep 22, 2000 Eberli Ensemble
  • Laudes: A Suite On Early Music, arr. Michael Finckel, clarinet, cello, and piano
  • Yehudi Wyner: Tanz And Maissele (Dance and a Little Story), violin, clarinet, cello, and piano
  • Joseph Haydn: Trio in E Minor, Hob. XV (12), for violin, cello, and piano
  • Johannes Brahms: Trio Op. 114 in A Minor, for piano, cello, and clarinet
3:30 PM Sunday, Oct 22, 2000 Amadeus Trio
  • Beethoven: Trio Op. 121a, Ten Variations on “Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu”
  • Joaquin Turina: Trio #2 Op. 76
  • Tchaikovsky: Trio Op. 50
8:00 PM Friday, Nov 17, 2000 Chilingirian String Quartet
  • Mozart: String Quartet # 15 in D Minor, K421
  • Janacek: String Quartet # 1, “Kreuzer”
  • Beethoven: String Quartet # 9 in C Major, Op. 59 # 3
8:00 PM Friday, Feb 23, 2001 Vadim Gluzman, Violin and Angela Yoffe, Piano
  • Brahms: Sonata for violin and piano No.1 op.78 in G major
  • Brahms: Scherzo written 1853
  • Poulenc: Sonata for violin and piano
  • Dvorak: Four Romantic Pieces
  • Rossini/Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Figaro
8:00 PM Saturday, Mar 31, 2001 Miami String Quartet with Ann Marie McDermott
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 #1
  • Petris Vasks: String Quartet # 3
  • Dohnanyi: Piano Quintet # 1 in C Minor, Op. 1
3:30 PM Sunday, May 13, 2001 Cavani String Quartet
  • Haydn: String Quartet Op. 33 # 3, “The Birds”
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet # 9 in E Flat Major, Op. 117
  • Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10

The 1999-2000 Season

September 17, 1999 Chester String Quartet and Friends
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major K. 493
  • Schumann: String Quartet in A Major Op. 41 No. 3
  • Schubert: The Trout Quintet Op. 114
October 15, 1999 Amadeus Trio
  • Beethoven: Trio in D Major Op. 70 No. 1, “Ghost”
  • Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez: Trio Brasileiro Op. 32
  • Dvorak: Trio in F Minor Op. 65
November 19, 1999 Amernet Quartet with Ida Kavafian
  • Paul Ben-Haim: String Quartet
  • Mozart: Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515
  • Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
February 18, 2000 Laurel Festival String Quartet
  • Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat Major, K 563
  • Tchaikovsky: Quartet in D Major, Op. 11
March 17, 2000 Laurel Festival Piano Trio
  • Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
  • Kodaly: Duo Op. 7 for Violin and Cello
  • Schumann: Trio in D Minor, Op. 63
April 21, 2000 Laurel Festival Piano Quartet
  • Beethoven: Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3 for Strings
  • Brahms: Quartet in A Major, Op. 26

The following information was copied from the 50th Anniversary Program of the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem, November 18, 2001.

The 1998-1999 Season

September 18, 1998 Wister Quartet
October 16, 1998 Bach Aria Group
November 23, 1998 Chester String Quartet
February 19, 1999 Amernet Quartet
March 19, 1999 Amadeus Trio
April 16, 1999 Kandinsky Trio

The 1997-1998 Season

September 19, 1997 Lark Quartet
October 10, 1997 Orion String Quartet
November 21, 1997 Amernet String Quartet
March 6, 1998 Brentano String Quartet
March 27, 1998 Miami String Quartet
April 18, 1998 Bachman-Klibonoff-Fridman Trio

The 1996-1997 Season

September 20, 1996 Takacs Quartet
October 11, 1996 Philadelphia Trio
November 8, 1996 Borromeo String Quartet
February 7, 1997 Shanghai String Quartet
March 7, 1997 Quartetto Gelato
April 4, 1997 American Chamber Players

The 1995-1996 Season

September 22, 1995 Angeles Quartet
October 10, 1995 Kiev Chamber Orchestra
November 17, 1995 Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
February 16, 1996 Haydn Trio Vienna
March 8, 1996 Amernet String Quartet
April 26, 1996 Musicians from Marlboro

The 1994-1995 Season

September 23, 1994 Colorado Quartet
October 21, 1994 Musicians from Marlboro
November 18, 1994 Alexander String Quartet
February 24, 1995 Daniel Quartet
March 24, 1995 Ying Quartet
April 28, 1995 Kandinsky Trio

The 1993-1994 Season

October 15, 1993 Cassatt String Quartet
November 19, 1993 Kiev Chamber Orchestra
March 11, 1994 Musicians from Marlboro
April 15, 1994 Portland String Quartet
May 6, 1994 Wister Quartet

The 1992-1993 Season

September 25, 1992 Peabody Trio
October 30, 1992 Tokyo String Quartet
January 22, 1993 Essex Quartet & Sam Bartos, piano
February 19, 1993 Ysaye Quartet
March 19, 1993 An Die Musik
April 16, 1993 Shanghai Quartet

The 1991-1992 Season

October 18, 1991 Wister Quartet & Marcantonio Barone, piano
November 15, 1991 Finlandia Trio
February 28, 1992 Haydn Trio
March 20, 1992 Mendelssohn Quartet
April 24, 1992 Laurentian Quartet
May 15, 1992 Ridge Quartet

 

The 1990-1991 Season

October 26, 1990 Audobon String Quartet
November 30, 1990 Orion String Quartet & Robert Routch
January 25, 1991 Warsaw Wind Quintet & Michiko Otaki
February 15, 1991 Montclaire String Quartet
March 1, 1991 Lark String Quartet
April 26, 1991 Janus Trio

 

The 1989-1990 Season Calendar

October 20, 1989 Arista Piano Trio
December 1, 1989 Mendelssohn String Quartet
January 26, 1990 Smithson String Quartet
February 23, 1990 Fresk String Quartet
March 16, 1990 Eder String Quartet
April 20, 1990 Wister String Quartet & Cheryl Hill, clarinet

 

The 1988-1989 Season Calendar

October 5, 1988 Mendelssohn String Quartet
November 9, 1988 Concentus Hungaricus
January 25, 1989 Warsaw Wind Quintet & Michiko Otaki
February 15, 1989 Manhattan String Quartet
March 15, 1989 Audobon String Quartet
April 12, 1989 Lark String Quartet

 

The 1987-1988 Season Calendar

October 21, 1987 Manhattan String Quartet
November 11, 1987 Daniel String Quartet
January 27, 1988 American String Quartet
February 3, 1988 Vienna String Sextet
March 9, 1988 Quartet Montage
April 27, 1988 Penderecki String Quartet

 

The 1986-1987 Season Calendar

October 22, 1986 Arcadia Piano Trio
November 20, 1986 Kodaly String Quartet
January 21, 1987 Manhattan String Quartet
February 12, 1987 Cleveland Octet
March 18, 1987 Cantilena Piano Quartet
April 29, 1987 Emerson String Quartet

 

The 1985-1986 Season Calendar

October 30, 1985 Sequoia String Quartet
November 20, 1985 Eder String Quartet
January 22, 1986 Emerson String Quartet
February 19, 1986 Joachim String Quartet
April 23, 1986 New Prague Piano Trio

 

The 1984-1985 Season Calendar

October 1, 1984 Abegg Piano Trio
November 14, 1984 Sequoia String Quartet
January 9, 1985 Sylvan Woodwind Quartet
February 27, 1985 Delos String Quartet
April 10, 1985 New Budapest

 

The 1983-1984 Season Calendar

October 22, 1983 Lindsay String Quartet
November 30, 1983 Delos Quartet
January 18, 1984 Alard Quartet & Dimitri Toufexis
February 22, 1984 Alberni String Quartet
April 26, 1984 Gorjan Trio

 

The 1982-1983 Season Calendar

October 7, 1982 Kodaly String Quartet
November 17, 1982 Delos Quartet
December 2, 1982 Alard Quartet
February 17, 1983 Trio Ravel
April 21, 1983 Medici String Quartet

 

The 1981-1982 Season Calendar

October 14, 1981 Lindsay Quartet
December 2, 1981 Alard Quartet
February 24, 1982 Prescoli Quartet
April 21, 1982 Alard Quartet
May 19, 1982 Delos Quartet

 

The 1980-1981 Season Calendar

October 29, 1980 Franz Schubert Quartet
December 10, 1980 Alard Quartet
March 4, 1981 Prescoli Quartet
April 15, 1981 Alard String Quartet

 

The 1979-1980 Season Calendar

October 5, 1979 Curtis String Quartet
November 23, 1979 Lenape Chamber Ensemble
December 10, 1979 Alard String Quartet
March 20, 1980 Curtis String Quartet
April 24, 1980 Alard String Quartet

 

The 1978-1979 Season Calendar

October 19, 1978 Lenape Chamber Ensemble
December 7, 1978 Curtis String Quartet
February 16, 1979 Amado String Quartet
April 5, 1979 Curtis String Quartet

 

The 1977-1978 Season Calendar

October 13, 1977 Temple Trio
February 2, 1978 Curtis String Quartet
April 13, 1978 Curtis String Quartet

 

1951 to 1977 Seasons

All concerts prior to the 1977-1978 Season were played by the Curtis String Quartet

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