Upcoming Events

 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 / 3:00pm
Laidlaw Performing Arts Center
Main Campus, University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL

MOBILE CHAMBER MUSIC
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


OCTOBER 4, 2019 / 8:00pm
57 Chestnut Street
Boston, MA

HARVARD MUSICAL ASSOCIATION
with soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon
Jörg Widmann: "Versuch über die Fuge"
John Dowland: Selection of songs arr. by Steven Prutsman
Arnold Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2


OCTOBER 5, 2019 / 4:00pm
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

AIZURI MASTERCLASS AT VASSAR COLLEGE


OCTOBER 6, 2019 / 3:00pm
Belle Skinner Hall of Music
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

AIZURI AT VASSAR COLLEGE
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


NOVEMBER 19, 2019 / 8:00pm
Mary Seaton Room
Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo, NY

BUFFALO CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


NOVEMBER 20, 2019 / 4:00pm
Williams College
Williamstown, MA

AIZURI MASTERCLASS AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE


NOVEMBER 21, 2019 / 7:30pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Williams College
Williamstown, MA

AIZURI AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


NOVEMBER 23, 2019 / 7:30pm
Kiggins Auditorium in Slocum Hall
Emma Willard School
Troy, NY

FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC OF TROY
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


NOVEMBER 24, 2019 / 3:00pm
Port Washington Public Library
Port Washington, NY

AIZURI AT PORT WASHINGTON
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


DECEMBER 4, 2019 / 7:30pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie
New York, NY

CAG PRESENTS: AIZURI QUARTET
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


DECEMBER 9, 2019 / 7:30pm
Rinker Playhouse at Kravis Center
West Palm Beach, FL

YOUNG ARTISTS CLASSICAL SERIES
~LOCALLY SOURCED~
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


DECEMBER 15, 2019 / 11:00am
SubCulture
New York, NY

GATHERNYC
Selections from Music & Isolation


JANUARY 12, 2020 / 7:00pm
Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, D.C.

MUSIC AT DUMBARTON OAKS
~MUSIC & ISOLATION~
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131


JANUARY 13, 2020 / 8:00pm
Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, D.C.

MUSIC AT DUMBARTON OAKS
~MUSIC & ISOLATION~
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131


JANUARY 17, 2020 / 7:30pm
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

WINTER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
~MUSIC & ISOLATION~
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131


JANUARY 27, 2020 / 7:30pm
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX

DA CAMERA OF HOUSTON
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131


JANUARY 28, 2020 / 7:30pm
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX

DA CAMERA OF HOUSTON
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131


FEBRUARY 14, 2020 / 8:00pm
415 Westlake
Seattle, WA

EMERALD CITY MUSIC
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


FEBRUARY 15, 2020 / 8:00pm
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Olympia, WA

EMERALD CITY MUSIC
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


FEBRUARY 16, 2020
Bellingham, WA

EMERALD CITY MUSIC
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songsv
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


FEBRUARY 21, 2020 / 7:00pm
Sedona Performing Arts Center
Sedona, AZ

CHAMBER MUSIC SEDONA
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


FEBRUARY 23, 2020 / 3:00pm
Blue Hill, ME

AIZURI AT BLUE HILL
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


MARCH 1-8, 2020
Bay Area, CA

BAY AREA CONSORTIUM (CALIFORNIA TOUR)
The Gold Coast Chamber Players, The Noe Valley Chamber
Music series, Berkeley Chamber Performances, and The Mill
Valley Chamber Music Society


MARCH 5, 2020 / 7:30pm
Peace United Church
Santa Cruz, CA

DISTINGUISHED ARTISTS CONCERT & LECTURE SERIES
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


MARCH 22, 2020
Long Island, NY

EAST MEADOW PUBLIC .LIBRARY
Program TBD


MARCH 24, 2020
Princeton University,
Princeton, NJ


MARCH 29, 2020 / 3:00pm
Kilbourn Hall
Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY

EASTMAN-RANLET SERIES
~SONGS AND ECHOES OF HOME~
Antonín Dvořák: Selections of Songs from Cypresses
Lembit Beecher (b. 1981): “These Memories May Be True”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs
Rhiannon Giddens: “At the Purchaser’s Option”
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet “Voces Intimae”


APRIL 24, 2020
Bethlehem, PA

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF BETHLEHEM


APRIL 26, 2020 / 11:00am
Lincoln Center
New York, NY


APRIL 28, 2020
North Branford, CT

EVERGREEN WOODS
Program TBD



Past Shows

AUGUST 2, 2019 / 8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Skaneateles, NY
SKANEATELES FESTIVAL
Aizuri Quartet: Different Trains
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit (Looking at the Dove)
Steve Reich: Different Trains
Dvorák: Sextet in A Major, Op. 48


AUGUST 1, 2019 / 8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Skaneateles, NY
SKANEATELES FESTIVAL
The 40th - Opening Night
Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Caroline Shaw: Blueprint
Gabriella Smith: Carrot Revolution
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
with pianist Aaron Wunsch


JULY 21, 2019 / 4:00pm
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Katonah, NY
3RD ANNUAL CHAMBER FEAST
With Dimitri Murrath, viola & Andrew Tyson, piano
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Viola Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34


JUNE 29, 2019 / 7:30pm
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA
ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
With Paul Laraia, viola


JUNE 28, 2019 / 8:00pm
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA
ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Take This Waltz: presented by the Art of Time Ensemble


JUNE 27, 2019 / 8:00pm
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA
ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 68 No. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint

JUNE 11, 2019 / 7:00pm
Sundin Music Hall
Saint Paul, MN
CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA
The Return of the Aizuri Quartet
Program TBA


MAY 19, 2019 / 11:00am & 3:00pm
Astor Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
METLIVEARTS: MURASAKI’S MOON
A Chamber Opera based on Murasaki Shikibu’s novel, the Tale of Genji
Music composed by Michi Wiancko (b. 1976)
Libretto by Deborah Brevoort


MAY 18, 2019 / 2:00 & 6:00pm
Astor Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
METLIVEARTS: MURASAKI’S MOON
A Chamber Opera based on Murasaki Shikibu’s novel, the Tale of Genji
Music composed by Michi Wiancko (b.1976)
Libretto by Deborah Brevoort


MAY 17, 2019 / 4:00 & 6:30pm
Astor Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
METLIVEARTS: MURASAKI’S MOON
A Chamber Opera based on Murasaki Shikibu’s novel, the Tale of Genji
Music composed by Michi Wiancko (b. 1976)
Libretto by Deborah Brevoort


APRIL 6, 2019 / 8:00pm
Scholes Studio
Brooklyn, NY
INTRICATE MACHINES Live Taping
Co-curated by Daniel Temkin and Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor (b. 1989): of embers and aspen leaves
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Daniel Temkin (b. 1986): Intricate Machines


APRIL 5, 2019 / 8:00pm
DiMenna Center
New York, NY
INTRICATE MACHINES
Co-curated by Daniel Temkin and Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor (b. 1989): of embers and aspen leaves
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Daniel Temkin (b. 1986): Intricate Machines


APRIL 3, 2019 / 7:30pm
Rotunda
Philadelphia, PA
INTRICATE MACHINES
Co-curated by Daniel Temkin and Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor (b. 1989): of embers and aspen leaves
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Daniel Temkin (b. 1986): Intricate Machines


MARCH 31, 2019 / 2:00pm
Weis Center at Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
INTRICATE MACHINES
Co-curated by Daniel Temkin and Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor (b. 1989): of embers and aspen leaves
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Daniel Temkin (b. 1986): Intricate Machines


MARCH 29, 2019 / 7:30pm
Laughlin Hall at Frick Fine Arts Center
Pittsburgh, PA
INTRICATE MACHINES
Co-curated by Daniel Temkin and Phil Taylor
Co-presented by Alia Musica
Phil Taylor (b. 1989): of embers and aspen leaves
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Daniel Temkin (b. 1986): Intricate Machines


MARCH 22, 2019 / 7:30pm
Tenri Cultural Institute
New York City, NY
FIVE BOROUGHS MUSIC FESTIVAL
With Mary Bonhag, soprano
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Evan Premo: String Quartet No 1 “Deeply Known”
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs (arr. by S. Aslamazian)
Arnold Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10


MARCH 17, 2019 / 3:00pm
Brooks Museum
Memphis, TN
IRIS ORCHESTRA presents INON BARNATAN AND AIZURI QUARTET
Program Includes:
Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet Op. 81


MARCH 12, 2019 / 7:00pm
P.S. 321
Brooklyn, NY
NEIGHBORHOOD CLASSICS
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba Aspexit
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution


MARCH 11, 2019 / 7:00pm
Harding’s
New York City, NY
TERTULIA NYC
With James Austin Smith, oboe
~Cocktails & Amuse Bouche~
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit (arr. Fortes)
Benjamin Britten: Phantasy for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2
~Dinner~
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K. 590
~Dessert~


MARCH 9, 2019 / 8:00pm
Blind Whino SW Arts Club
Washington, D.C
BOULANGER INITIATIVE
WoCo LAUNCH FESTIVAL
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba Aspexit
Nina C. Young (b. 1984): Memento Mori - Phase I
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Sky Macklay (b. 1988): Many, Many Cadences
Katherine Balch (b. 1991): With Each Breathing
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution


JANUARY 27, 2019 / 7:30pm
Beckwith Recital Hall
University of North Carolina-Wilmington
Wilmington, NC
CHAMBER MUSIC WILMINGTON
PROGRAM:
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K. 590
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution


JANUARY 26, 2019 / 8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Morehead City, NC
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
PROGRAM:
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K. 590
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution


JANUARY 18, 2019 / 2:30pm
Westin New York at Times Square
New York, NY
CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA 2019 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Chamber Music Showcase
Komitas Vartabed: Yergink Ampel A (It's Cloudy), arranged by Sergei Aslamazian
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Sz. 67, II. Allegro molto capriccioso, excerpt
Komitas Vartabed: Shoushigi (For Shoushig), arranged by Sergei Aslamazian
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K. 590, IV. Allegro
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution


DECEMBER 17, 2018 / 8:00pm
Shapeshifter Lab
Brooklyn, NY
MATA CONTINUED: ILARI KAILA
MATA Festival presents an evening of chamber works by composer Ilari Kaila, with guest artists Isabel Gleicher & Adrienne Kim
PROGRAM:
Jouhet (WP)
Wisteria 
Kellojen Kumarrus (The Bells Bow Down)
Cameo 
Names of Snow 
Hum and Drum 
Taonta


NOVEMBER 26, 2018
Ramapo College
Mahwah, NJ
STRING QUARTET COMPOSITION RESIDENCY


NOVEMBER 8-10, 2018
Marshfield, VT
SCRAG MOUNTAIN MUSIC


OCTOBER 28, 2018 / 4:00pm
National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY
CLASSICAL SUNDAY SERIES
NYC Debut Album Release Show
Program to include full "Blueprinting" album:
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): RIPEFG
L
embit Beecher (b. 1980): Sophia's Wide Awake Dreams
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


OCTOBER 26, 2018 / 8:00pm
Rackham Auditorium
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
M-PRIZE GRAND PRIZE RECITAL
PROGRAM:
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs (arr. by S. Aslamazian)
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17, Sz. 67
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


OCTOBER 20, 2018 / 8:00pm
University Lutheran
3637 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
BOWERBIRD
Debut Album Release Show
PROGRAM:
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): RIPEFG
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 / 7:00pm
Recital Hall at University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
MUSICAL EXCURSIONS
Debut Album Release Show
PROGRAM:
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint
Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): RIPEFG
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
Ramapo College
Mahwah, NJ
STRING QUARTET COMPOSITION RESIDENCY


 AUGUST 31, 2018 / 8:30pm
Convento del Petreto
Scansano
Tuscany, ITALY
FESTIVAL MORENLLINO CLASSICA
PROGRAM:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major K590
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17, Sz. 67
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


AUGUST 26, 2018 / 9:15pm
Palazzo Chigi
San Quirico d'Orcia
Tuscany, ITALY
PAESAGGI MUSICALI TOSCANI 2018
PROGRAM:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major K590
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17, Sz. 67
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT


SEPTEMBER 8&9, 2017 / 8:00pm
Lembit Beecher’s Sophia’s Forest (World Premiere)
A chamber opera in 11 scenes with electronically controlled sound sculptures
Drexel University, URBN Center Annex Black Box Theatre in Philadelphia, PA

Libretto: Hannah Moscovitch
Director: Brian Staufenbiel
Conductor: Nicole Paiement
Cast featuring soprano Kiera Duffy along with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie, baritone Michael Weyandt, soprano Maggie Finnegan and actress Francesca Luzi.
Featuring the Aizuri Quartet and Eric Derr, percussion

A collaboration with Drexel University’s ExCITe Center along with architect Simon Kim and engineer Mark Yim of the University of Pennsylvania
Major support for Sophia’s Forest has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.


OCTOBER 17, 2017 / 6:30pm
Salon de Virtuosi Awards Concert
Kosciuszko Foundation in New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp,” 1st movement


OCTOBER 21, 2017 / 7:00pm
MetLiveArts 2017-2018 String Quartet-in-Residence
Residency Concert No. 1: Music and Mayhem
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Sofia Gubaidulina: String Quartet No. 4 (1993)
Steve Reich: Different Trains (1988)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”


OCTOBER 22, 2017 / 7:00pm
Evergreen Woods in North Branford, CT
PROGRAM:
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 No. 2
Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”


NOVEMBER 3, 2017 / 12:00pm
Tri-I Noon Recitals
Caspar Auditorium at the Rockefeller University in New York, NY


NOVEMBER 8, 2017 / 7:00pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Takaoka Bunka Hall in Toyama Prefecture, Japan

NOVEMBER 10, 2017 / 6:30pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Kunisaki Asuto Hall in Oita Prefecture, Japan

NOVEMBER 12, 2017 / 2:00pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Mashikichou Bunkakaikann in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 / 7:00pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Izumi Hall in Osaka, Japan

NOVEMBER 15, 2017 / 6:30pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Tottorishi Bunka Hall in Tottori Prefecture, Japan

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 / 6:30pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Shoubara Shiminkaikan in Hiroshima, Japan

NOVEMBER 19, 2017 / 2:30pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Mieken Bunkakaikan (Mie Prefecture Cultural Center) in Mie Prefecture, Japan

NOVEMBER 21, 2017 / 7:00pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Tsurumiku Sarubia Hall in Yokohama, Japan

NOVEMBER 23, 2017 / 2:00pm
Grand Prix Tour in Japan, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition
Toppan Hall in Tokyo, Japan


DECEMBER 1, 2017 / 7:00pm
MetLiveArts 2017-2018 String Quartet-in-Residence
Residency Concert No. 2: Music and Isolation
Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio), Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge Op. 133
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi


DECEMBER 9, 2017 / 8:00pm
Curtis Presents with Jonathan Biss, pianist
Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA
PROGRAM:
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 No. 2
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Carlo Gesualdo: “Io Parto” e non più dissi
Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 8
1


FEBRUARY 23, 2018 / 7:00pm
MetLiveArts 2017-2018 String Quartet-in-Residence
Residency Concert No. 3: Japan Across the World
with guest artist Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi player

Astor Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Kojiro Umezaki: (Cycles) what falls must rise
Akira Nishimura: String Quartet No. 5 "Shesha"
Paul Wiancko: LIFT


MARCH 31, 2018 / 2:00pm
MetLiveArts 2017-2018 String Quartet-in-Residence
Residency Concert No. 4: Seven Last Words
with guest artist Denice Frohman, poet
The Fuentidueña Chapel at The Met Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Joseph Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51


APRIL 28, 2018 / 7:30pm
AYANE KOZASA PRESENTS: CLASSICAL MAVERICKS AT THE EVERMAY CONCERT SERIES
Ryuji Ueno Foundation, Evermay Mansion
Washington, D.C.
PROGRAM:
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet
Paul Wiancko: LIFT for String Quartet


APRIL 29, 2018 / 7:00pm
TERTULIA CHAMBER MUSIC
Little Park
85 West Broadway
New York, NY
PROGRAM:
~Cocktails and Amuse-bouche~
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, "Harp” Mvt I
Gabriella Smith: Carrot Revolution
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp” Mvts III & IV
Paul Wiancko: LIFT for String Quartet Parts I and III
~Dessert~


MAY 23, 2018 / 7:30pm
SHENSON CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, DC
PROGRAM:
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution (2015)
Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): “These Memories May Be True” (2012)
Komitas Vardapet: Armenian Folk Songs
Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 74 “Harp”


MAY 31, 2018 / 7:30pm
LIVECONNECTIONS
World Cafe Live
Philadelphia, PA
PROGRAM:
with guest artist Kinan Azmeh, clarinetist & composer
Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): “These Memories May Be True” (2012)
Komitas Vartabed: Armenian Folk Songs, arr. Sergei Aslamazian
Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): “RIPEFG” (commissioned for the Aizuri Quartet by Curtis Institute of Music)
Kinan Azmeh (b. 1976): “The Fence, the Rooftop and the Distant Sea” (world premiere of new version for string quartet and clarinet)
Wang LuPauchi SasakiMichi Wiancko and Can Bilir: Suite of Micro-Commissions for String Quartet and Clarinet (world premiere)


JUNE 1, 2018 / 7:00pm
METLIVEARTS 2017-2018 STRING QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE
Residency Concert No. 5: Music and Migration
with guest artist Kinan Azmeh, clarinetist & composer
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium,
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
PROGRAM:
Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): These Memories May be True (2012)
Komitas Vardapet: Armenian Folk Songs
Kinan Azmeh (b. 1976): “The Fence, the Rooftop and the Distant Sea” (NY premiere of new version for clarinet and string quartet)
Wang LuPauchi SasakiMichi Wiancko and Can Bilir: Suite of Micro-Commissions for String Quartet and Clarinet (NY premiere)


JUNE 10, 2018 / 7:00pm
CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA
Metropolitan Museum of Art Residency Tasting Menu
Sundin Music Hall
St. Paul, MN     
PROGRAM:
Hildegard von Bingen/Carlo Gesualdo: Madrigal Selections
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT
Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): These Memories May be True (2012)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 74 “Harp”


JULY 21, 2018 / 6:00pm
ANTENNA CLOUD FARM
Gill, MA
PROGRAM:
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major K590
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2
Komitas Vardaped: Armenian Folk Songs


JULY 22, 2018 / 4:00pm
ANTENNA CLOUD FARM
Gill, MA
PROGRAM:
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major K590
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2
Komitas Vardaped: Armenian Folk Songs

 


JULY 26, 2018 / 7:30pm
METHOW VALLEY CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Signal Hill Ranch
Methow Valley, WA
PROGRAM:
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2
Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major Op. 20


JULY 28, 2018 / 7:30pm
METHOW VALLEY CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Signal Hill Ranch
Methow Valley, WA
PROGRAM:
Aleksandr Borodin: String Sextet in D Minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major K590