2017-18 Season

Sundays at 3:00 p.m., Comstock Hall at University of Louisville School of Music

Pre-concert talks at 2:00 p.m., Classroom 130 at the School of Music building


October 8, 2017

EMERSON STRING QUARTET

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Robert Schumann, Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3 “Clara”

Anton Webern, Bagatelles, Op. 9

Béla Bartók, Quartet No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127

With almost 40 years of performing experience, the Emerson String Quartet has been long-revered for its polished and authoritative performances.


November 19, 2017

MORGENSTERN TRIO

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Ernest Bloch, Three Nocturnes

Ilhan Baran, Dönösümler (Transformations) for Piano Trio*

Pierre Jalbert, Piano Trio No. 2*

Frank Bridge, Fantasy Trio in C Minor

Formed in 2005, the German-based Morgenstern Trio has emerged as one of the world’s principal musical trios performing with its imagination and impeccible technique.

*-indicates a first presentation for the Society


February 11, 2018

MUSIC FROM COPLAND HOUSE

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Kevin Puts, Living Frescoes (First Light)*

Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time

The acclaimed resident ensemble at Aaron Copland’s National Historic home in New York. The ensemble is our “..paramount keeper of Copland’s flame.” (American Record Guide)

*-indicates a first presentation for the Society


March 18, 2018

AMERICAN BRASS QUINTET

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The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time, celebrated for peerless leadership in the brass world. The program will feature a variety of selections from the brass quintet repertoire, including Ingolf Dahl’s “Music for Brass Instruments.”


April 22, 2018

MOMENTA QUARTET

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Joseph Haydn, Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4 “Sunrise”

Claude Baker, String Quartet No. 3*

Julian Carrillo, Dos Bosquejos (Two Sketches)*

Benjamin Britten, Quartet No. 3 in G, Op. 94 “Death in Venice”

The youthful and eclectic Momenta Quartet delivers their vision of contemporary music alongside great music from the standard repertory.


*-indicates a first presentation for the Society

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