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The September 25th concert was rescheduled from the 2019-2020 season.
The 2020-2021 season begins on October 3 with the performance of the Junction Trio.

       Photo: Dario Acosta

THE JUPITER and JASPER QUARTETS

Rescheduled: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Sunday evening, September 27

Beethoven, String Quartet no. 10, op. 74, "Harp" (Jupiter)

Auerbach, Frozen Dreams, from 4 Seasons | 4  Composers (Jasper)

Tower, Wild Summer, from 4 Seasons | 4  Composers (Jasper)

Mendelssohn, Octet in E Flat Major, op. 20

The wonderful Jupiter and Jasper String Quartets will each perform separately in the first half of the concert.  Then four local stars--Peter Rovit, Sonya Williams, Arvilla Wendland, and Heidi Hoffman--will join forces with the Jasper Quartet to play the much-loved Mendelssohn Octet. Tickets for the May 2020 concert date are valid for this performance.

Concert Co-Sponsors:

CNY Arts

Syracuse Sounds of Music Association

CONCERTS INCLUDED IN OUR 2020-2021 SEASON

THE JUNCTION TRIO
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening, October 5


Three world-famous, visionary artists of the next generation combine talents in this eclectic new piano trio: pianist Conrad Tao, violinist Stefan Jackiw, and cellist Jay Campbell. 

Zorn, Ghosts

Ives, Piano Trio 

Schumann, Piano Trio no. 1 in D Minor, op 63

Photo: Shervin Lainez

We are fortunate to have the Junction Trio playing in place of the originally scheduled Montrose Trio, whose members are unable to get together and record during the pandemic. 

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Photo: Gary Norman

AKROPOLIS REED QUINTET
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening, October 19


This lively and adventurous ensemble featuring oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, and bassoon has won seven national chamber music prizes.

Marc Mellits, Splinter

Jeff Scott, Homage to Paradise Valley

Stacy Garrop, Rites for the Afterlife

Gershwin, An American in Paris

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Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

PACIFICA QUARTET
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening November 16


The Pacifica Quartet has garnered international accolades throughout its 25-year career. This is their fifth appearance with SFCM.
 

Beethoven, Quartet in F Major, op 18, no. 1

Higdon, Voices

Beethoven, Quartet in A Minor, op. 132

CLASSIC SONATAS
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2021, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening, February 8

Concert Sponsor: Eastern Security Services 

John Oberbrunner has planned another exciting program for us, featuring outstanding Central New York musicians Xue Su, Sar-Shalom Strong, Peter Rovit, and Ida Tili-Trebicka.
 

Prokofiev, Flute Sonata in D, op. 94

Franck, Violin Sonata in A Major, M.8

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038

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SHANGHAI QUARTET
FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening March 28


The Shanghai Quartet melds impressive technique and emotional breadth while moving seamlessly among masterpieces of western music, Chinese folk traditions, and contemporary works.
 

Haydn, Quartet in G Minor, op. 74, no. 3, "Rider"

Tan Dun, Feng Ya Song (2019 version)

Schubert, Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden"

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RUSSIAN RENAISSANCE
SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021, 7:30 PM

Through Monday evening, April 19

 

Russian Renaissance plays “world music with a Russian soul.” Performing on traditional folk instruments, the group explores new expressive techniques and genres to extend the repertoire for this instrumentation. Russian Renaissance presents compositions by composers such as Astor Piazzolla, Richard Galliano, and Tyuichi Skakmoto, along with arrangements of works by western masters like Bach, Schnittke, and Tchaikovsky.

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Photo: Roy Cox

DOVER QUARTET
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2021, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening May 3


Having catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition—they won every prize—the Dover has become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world. 
 

Mendelssohn, Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 12

Ligeti, Quartet no. 1, "Metamorphoses Nocturnes"

Dvorák, Quartet in G Major, op. 106

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Our concerts are made possible with support from CNY Arts, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and Syracuse Sounds of Music.

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