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Concert 3

Join CMI for a beautiful deception of Mozart followed by a dark and intense journey through 19th-- century Russia.



Program:Duo for Violin and Viola, K. 423....Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 35....Anton Arensky
Sourvenir de Florence, Op. 70....Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Performances:Friday, December 6, 2019 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

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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

Aaron Boyd - Violin

Award-winning violinist Aaron Boyd, a member of the acclaimed Escher String Quartet,  enjoys a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader, recording artist, lecturer, and teacher. Since making his New York recital debut in 1998, he has concertized throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Formerly a member of the Escher String Quartet, he was a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Martin E. Segal prize from Lincoln Center, and was also awarded a Proclamation by the City of Pittsburgh for his musical accomplishments. 

Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
One of the finest virtuoso violinists in the world today.
Toby Hoffman - Viola
The only two time winner of the Juilliard Viola Concerto Competition
Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt - Viola

Praised by Strad magazine as having "lyricism that stood out...a silky tone and beautiful, supple lines," violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt has established herself as one of the most sought-after violists of her generation. In addition to appearances as soloist with the Tokyo Philharmonic, the Jacksonville Symphony, and the Sphinx Chamber Orchestra, she has performed in recitals and chamber-music concerts throughout the United States, Latin America, and Europe, including an acclaimed 2011 debut recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, which was described in Strad as being "fleet and energetic...powerful and focused".   

Nicholas Canellakis - Cello

Hailed by The New Yorker as a “superb young soloist,” Nicholas Canellakis has become one of the most sought-after and innovative cellists of his generation, captivating audiences throughout the United States and abroad. In The New York Times his playing was praised as "impassioned ... the audience seduced by Mr. Canellakis's rich, alluring tone."

Bion Tsang - Cello
Winner of an Avery Fisher grant and Bonze Medallist in the IX Tchaikovsky Competition.
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1. Duo for Violin and Viola, K. 423
2. String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 35
3. Sourvenir de Florence, Op. 70


1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2. Anton Arensky
3. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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