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Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Tuesday evening November 17

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

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

Higdon, Voices

Beethoven, Quartet in A Minor, op. 132

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Photo: Gary Norman

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

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. 

       Photo: Dario Acosta



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

through Sunday evening, September 27

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

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

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Rescheduled: Saturday, September 12, 2020, 7:30 PM

through Monday evening, September 14


Formed in 1961, the Dorian Wind Quintet is known worldwide as one of chamber music's preeminent and longest continuously-active ensembles. Tickets for the April 2020 concert date are valid for this performance.


H. Isaac (et al), Renaissance Suite (Arr. Roseman)

Jacques Ibert, Trois pièces brèves

Billy Childs, Ecosystems (U.S. Premiere)

J.S. Bach, Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 (Arr. Rechtman)

Samuel Barber, Summer Music, op. 31

Paul Hindemith, Kleine Kammermusik, op. 24, no 2

Dorian Wind Quintet recording session on September 12, 2020 in the Frederick Marvin and Ernst Schuh Recital Hall at Onondaga Community College. We thank OCC for hosting this concert.

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