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2016-2017 Chamber Music Series

Chameleon Up Close
Recital Series


Flute & Piano
February 12, 2017

Piano Trio
March 26, 2017

Special Events

June 3, 2017

Concert Archive

2016-2017 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

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View our 2016-2017 season brochure

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Seating is reserved for all performances.

 
 

concert 1: moon dreams

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 4 PM
, First Church in Boston

  • Rebecca Clarke, Morpheus for viola & piano (1917)
  • Brett Dean, Night Window for clarinet, viola & piano
  • Ernest Bloch, Violin Sonata No. 2 “Poème mystique”
  • John Woolrich, In the Mirrors of Asleep for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
  • Arnold Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht for string sextet, Op. 4 “Transfigured Night”

concert 2: with infinite refrain

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 4 PM
, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Variations for cello & piano on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen,” Op.66
  • Elliott Carter, Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwind quartet (1949)
  • Michael Colgrass, Variations for four drums & viola
  • Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 1 in g minor, Op. 25

Chameleon Up Close Recital Series: 1

Deborah Boldin, flute & Vivian Choi, piano
Sunday, February 12, 2017, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Samuel Barber, Canzone, Op. 38a
  • Francis Poulenc, Sonata, FP 164
  • Jeremy Gill, Parabasis
  • Claude Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (arr. Gustave Samazeuilh)
  • Franz Schubert, Variations on Trockne Blumen from Die schone Mullerin, Op. 160, D. 802

concert 3: shadows of their voices

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, March 5, 2017, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Gordon Jacob, Sextet in B-flat for piano & winds, Op. 6
  • Luciano Berio, O King for voice, flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
  • Simon Bainbridge, Four Primo Levi Settings for voice, clarinet, viola & piano
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in a minor, Op. 50 “In memory of a great artist"

Chameleon Up Close Recital Series: 2

Ayano Ninomiya, violin; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello & Elizabeth Schumann, piano
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 4 PM, Goethe-Institut Boston

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
  • Leon Kirchner, Trio I (1954)
  • Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

concert 4: proud music of the storm

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4 PM, First Church in Boston

  • Gerald Finzi, Five Bagatelles for clarinet & piano, Op. 23 (1945)
  • Erwin Schulhoff, Concertino for flute, viola & double bass (1925)
  • David Bruce, Gumboots for clarinet & string quartet
  • Michael Berkeley, Fierce Tears I for oboe & piano
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29 “The Storm"

concert 5: from the painter's hand

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8 PM, First Church in Boston
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4 PM
, First Church in Boston

  • Francis Poulenc, Le travail du peintre for soprano & piano, FP. 161
  • Laura Schwendinger, World Premiere for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
  • Maurice Ravel, Sonata for violin & cello
  • Morton Feldman, For Franz Kline for soprano, violin, cello, French horn, chimes & piano
  • Robert Schumann, Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

free family concert

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 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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