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2015-16 Chamber Music Series

Chameleon Up Close
Recital Series


Clarinets & Piano
March 6, 2016

Violin & Piano
April 17, 2016

Special Events

June 4, 2016

Concert Archive

2015-2016 Season at a Glance

The Chameleons

 

Concert Times:
Saturday evening performances begin at 8 PM
Sunday afternoon performances begin at 4 PM

Venues:
Please note location when ordering your tickets
First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Goethe-Institut, 170 Beacon Street, Boston

Download the 2015-2016 season programs and ticket order form (PDF)

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Seating is reserved for all performances.

 
 

concert 1: echoes of celestial song

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, October 11, 2015, 4 PM
, First Church in Boston

  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Sonata in D Major for oboe & piano, Op. 166
  • Igor Stravinsky, Duo Concertant for violin & piano
  • Elliott Carter, Sonata for flute, oboe, cello & harpsichord (1952)
  • Per Nørgård, The Well-Tempered Percussionist
  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. 57

concert 2: each to each impart

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, November 8, 2015, 4 PM
, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata No. 2 in D Major for cello & piano, Op. 58
  • Steven Stucky, Partita Pastorale after J.S.B. for clarinet, string quartet & piano
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6 for flute & bassoon
  • Witold Lutoslawski, Partita for violin & piano
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 49

concert 3: Brandenburg Concertos - special event!

Saturday, December 5, 2015, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, December 6, 2015, 4 PM
, First Church in Boston

  • J. S. Bach, Complete Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046–1051

concert 4: here and there, in paths apart

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Robert Schumann, Drei Romanzen for oboe & piano, Op. 94
  • Onutė Narbutaitė, Winterserenade for flute, violin & viola
  • John Harbison, November 19, 1828: Hallucination in Four Episodes for piano quartet
  • Franz Schubert, Octet in F Major, D. 803, Op. Post. 166

Chameleon Up Close Recital Series: 1

Gary Gorczyca and Kelli O'Connor, clarinets & Vivian Choi, piano
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Felix Mendelssohn, Konzertstück No. 2 for two clarinets & piano, Op. 114
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op. 167
  • Francis Poulenc, Sonata for two clarinets
  • Gary Kulesha, Mysterium Coniunctionis for clarinet, bass clarinet & piano
  • Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2

concert 4: a voice of love and twilight

Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 4 PM, First Church in Boston

  • Robert Kahn, Serenade in f minor for oboe, French horn & piano, Op. 73
  • Judith Shatin, Werther for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
  • Jake Heggie, The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love for soprano, flute & piano
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Romance for viola & piano
  • Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor, Op. 60

Chameleon Up Close Recital Series: 2

Kristin Lee, violin & Gloria Chien, piano
Sunday, April 17, 2016, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Claude Debussy, Sonata in g minor
  • Gyorgy Kurtag, Tre Pezzi, Op. 14e
  • Béla Bartók, Sonata No. 2, Sz. 76, BB 84
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 Kreutzer

concert 5: songs of earth and sky

Saturday, May 21, 2015, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, May 22, 2016, 4 PM
, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Ernest Bloch, Baal Shem, Three Pictures of Chassidic Life for violin & piano
  • Elena Firsova, Meditation in a Japanese Garden for flute, viola & piano
  • Olivier Messiaen, Chants de terre et de ciel for soprano & piano
  • David Ludwig, Haiku Catharsis for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op. 92

free family concert

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2 PM

Join the Chameleons for an afternoon of exploration and discovery for kids and adults. Program and details to be announced.

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