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Concert 5

Thrill to Clara Jumi Kang, one of the greatest young violin virtuos0s of today, in a concert that will include the gypsy-inspired G Minor Piano Quartet of Brahms.



Program:Sonata in G Minor “Devil’s Trill” for Violin and Piano....Giuseppe Tartini
Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures) for Viola and Piano....Robert Schumann
Caprice Ten (Robert)....Atar Arad
Sonata in F Minor, Op. 80 for Violin and Piano....Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

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2022-23 Season Concerts

Concert 1Saturday, October 1, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, October 21, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, December 3, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, February 11, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, March 11, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, April 22, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 7Saturday, May 20, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church


2022-23 Season Concert Details

Concert 1

The incomparable pianist Jon Kimura Parker presents a luxurious medley of Beethoven, Ravel, Schubert, and Liszt, followed by jazz greats from America and Canada.
Program:Piano Sonata #14 in C# Minor, Op. 27, # 2, "Moonlight"....Ludwig van Beethoven
Jeux d’Eau....Maurice Ravel
Fantasy in C Major, Op. 15, D. 760 “Wanderer Fantasy”....Franz Schubert
Petrarch Sonnet 104
Americana/Canadiana!....Franz Liszt
“Got a Match?”....Chick Corea
“Memories in an Ancient Garden”....Alexina Louie
“Blues Etude”....Oscar Peterson
“China Gates”....John Adams
“Wizard of Oz” Fantasy....Harold Arlen, Arr. William Hirtz

Performances:Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Kimura Parker - Piano


Concert 2

The fabulous Iwasaki family returns to CMI with an unforgettable evening of Glière, Mozart, and Schubert.
Program:Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 39....Reinhold Glière
Sonata for Piano and Violin in B♭ Major, K. 454....W.A. Mozart
Piano Trio # 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 100....Franz Schubert

Performances:Friday, October 21, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Yurie Iwasaki - Piano


Concert 3

Three masterpieces of Bach seasoned with the Romanticism of Schumann and Brahms and the Impressionism of Debussy.
Program:Sonata for Violin and Piano #3 in E Major, BWV 1016....Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata for Violin and Piano #4 in C Minor, BWV 1017....Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor....Claude Debussy

Performances:Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Juho Pohjonen - Piano


Concert 4

Another marvelous composition from the pen of Atar Arad, a work of Shostakovich that infuriated Stalin, and one of Brahms most ethereal works.
Program:Chaconne for Solo Viola....Atar Arad
Piano Trio #2 in E Minor, Op. 67....Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Quartet #2 in A Major, Op. 26....Johannes Brahms

Performances:Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 5

The delicious juxtaposition of Bach, Bartók, and Brahms.
Program:Violin Sonata #3 in C Major, BWV 1005....Johann Sebastian Bach
Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano....Béla Bartók
Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op. 114....Johannes Brahms

Performances:Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Kimberly Cole-Luevano - Clarinet


Concert 6

A rare and spellbinding Solo Violin Recital played by Augustine Hadelich--one of the greatest of his generation.
Program:Partita #3 E Major, BWV 1006....Johann Sebastian Bach
Blue/s Forms....Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Sonata Op. 27 #2 (“Obsession”), for Jacques Thibaud....Eugène Ysaÿe
Partita #2 in D Minor, BWV 1004....Johann Sebastian Bach

Performances:Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Augustin Hadelich - Violin


Concert 7

A ghost, a work of "changing moods", and a quartet of Brahms as he contemplates suicide.
Program:Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70 #1, “Ghost”....Ludwig van Beethoven
The Piano Trio #4 in E Minor, Op. 90, “Dumky”....Antonín Dvořák
Piano Quartet #3 in C Minor, Op. 60....Johannes Brahms

Performances:Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Taeguk Mun - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano




Artists in the Concert

Clara-Jumi Kang - Violin
Winner of the 2010 Gold Medal at the 8th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis where she also won five additional special prizes.
Featured Artist
Atar Arad - Viola
Distinguished soloist in prestigious festivals worldwide and Professor of Viola at the University of Indiana at Bloomington.
Norman Fischer - Cello
Distinguished chamber music artist and professor of cello at Rice University
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano
Pianist Chih-Yi Chen´s versatile qualities as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist have distinguished her as a rarity amongst pianists.

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1. Sonata in G Minor “Devil’s Trill” for Violin and Piano
2. Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures) for Viola and Piano
3. Caprice Ten (Robert)
4. Sonata in F Minor, Op. 80 for Violin and Piano
5. Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op 25


1. Giuseppe Tartini
2. Robert Schumann
3. Atar Arad
4. Sergei Prokofiev
5. Johannes Brahms

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