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CMI is proud to present a lovely tribute dedicated to the memory of the beautiful harpist Deborah Hoffman written by her brother Joel Hoffman and co-commissioned by Chamber Music International. The program also includes the fiery and Gypsy-inspired G Minor Piano Quartet of Johannes Brahms.


Program:Sonatina for Violin and Piano, Op. 100....Antonín Dvořák
Dance sacrée et danse profane for Harp and String Quartet....Claude Debussy
‘of Deborah, for Deborah’....Joel Hoffman
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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Season 30 Overview

Concert 1Saturday, September 12, 2015St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Sunday, September 13, 2015Moody Performance Hall
Concert 2Sunday, October 11, 2015Moody Performance Hall
Concert 3Friday, December 4, 2015Moody Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 13, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, March 5, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, April 23, 2016Moody Performance Hall
Concert 7Saturday, May 21, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2017-2018 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo."


Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano



CONCERT #2
"Violinist Cho-Liang Lin and pianist Jon Kimura Parker present three of Beethoven's greatest works for piano and violin."


Program:Sonata No. 6 in A Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 7 in C Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 2....Ludwig Van Beethoven


Performances:Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano



CONCERT #3
"Experience the scintillating magic of Mozart, the elegant-delicious sonata of Fauré and the dramatic fun of Dohnányi's Opus 1."


Program:Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, K. 493....Wolfgang Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 13....Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quintet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 1....Ernő Dohnányi


Performances:Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano



CONCERT #4
"Join us for Mozart's "Michael Haydn Impersonation", Clancy Newman's Collision Course and the great Gypsy-inspired piano quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms."


Program:Duo for Violin & Viola in G Major, K.423....Wolfgang Mozart
Collision Course for Clarinet, Cello & Piano....Clancy Newman
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet



CONCERT #5
"Back by popular demand ˗˗ Three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré."


Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....Wolfgang Mozart
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45....Gabariel Fauré


Performances:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Sheryl Staples - Violin
Cynthia Phelps - Viola
Carter Brey - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #6
"Here come the winds with pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a Trio of Mendelssohn, a Quintet of Beethoven, and a Sextet of Ludwig Thuille."


Program:Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano....Felix Mendelssohn
Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sextet in B♭ Major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 6....Ludwig Thuille


Performances:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute
Katie Wolber - French Horn
James Ryon - Oboe
Cynde Iverson - Bassoon





Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
One of the finest virtuoso violinists in the world today.
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Winner of two 1st prizes in the prestigious German Youth Music Competition, 2nd prize of the International Chamber Music Competition “Charles Hennen” in the Netherlands.
Toby Hoffman - Viola

Featured Artist
Bion Tsang - Cello
Winner of an Avery Fisher grant and Bonze Medallist in the IX Tchaikovsky Competition.
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano
Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and Professor of Piano at The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston
Nancy Allen - Harp
Principal Harpist of the New York Philharmonic


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1. Sonatina for Violin and Piano, Op. 100
2. Dance sacrée et danse profane for Harp and String Quartet
3. ‘of Deborah, for Deborah’
4. Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25


1. Antonín Dvořák
2. Claude Debussy
3. Joel Hoffman
4. Johannes Brahms


What was that Brahms piece that Leon Fleischer played way back in February of 2003? Now there's a way to find out the answer to all those burning questions you've had about previous seasons right here!