Full Schedule and Repertoire

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019

 

The schedule is listed below.

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Wednesday, December 26th

Lutheran Church of Good Shepherd

Great Basin Brass - $25
7:00 pm

A new opening night event for the Chamber Festival featuring Reno’s beloved brass quintet.

Program:
Renwick: Dance
Kevin McKee: Escape
Debussy: Le Petit Negre
Ewald: Quintet No. 1- Ewald
Copeland: Grover’s Corners
Just a Closer Walk with Thee: Traditional
Holborne: Fairy Round
Gershwin: Bess You Is My Woman Now
Collier Jones: Four Movements For Five Brass
Penella: El Gato Montes
Fats Waller: Ain’t Misbehavin
Yankee Doodle

Artists:
Paul Lenz
Jef Dederian, John Lenz
Jim Albrecht
Russ Dickman



Thursday, December 27th

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Baroque by Candlelight I: Violin Virtuosi - $60*

2:00 pm

Our popular ‘basically Bach’ series opens with a program featuring two works for four stellar violinists.

Program:


Vivaldi: Concerto for Four violins

Bach: Suite No. 5 for Solo Cello


Bach: Brandenburg 5

Telemann: Concerto for Four Violins

Bach: Violin Partita No. 3


Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

Artists:

Martin Chalifour, violin

Chee-Yun, violin

Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin

Ruth Lenz, violin

Mark Kosower, cello

James Winn, harpsichord

Rebecca Hang, violin; Jun-Ching Lin, violin

Jon Kimura Parker, piano.

*This event is not part of the festival pass but is offered separately.


Thursday, December 27th

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Baroque by Candlelight II: Perfect Pairings - $60*

 5:00 pm

Works for two soloists anchor this concert, including Bach’s renowned double concerto and Vivaldi’s two cello concerto.

Program:


Bach: Italina Concerto

Vivaldi: Double Concerto for Two Cellos


Bach: Brandenburg 6 for Two Violas

Scarlatti: Sonata in C major for violin and guitar

Vivaldi: Four Seasons "Winter"
Scarlatti: Sonata"Aria" K32 & Sonata K159 for solo guitar
Bach: Concerto for two Violins in D minot, BWV 1043

Artists:
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
Clive Greensmith, cello
Mark Kosower, cello; Dmitri Atapin, cello
Brian Schuldt, cello
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Martin Chalifour, violin
Aloysia Friedmann, viola
Mak Grgić, guitar
Chee-Yun, violin
Brian Schuldt, cello
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin.
*This event is not part of the festival pass but is offered separately.

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Friday, December 28th

South Reno United Methodist Church

Duets and Quintets - $25
3:00 pm

Boccherini’s lively and rhythmic ‘Fandango’ quintet for guitar and strings anchors this afternoon of music.

Program:
Boccherini: Quintet for Guitar and Strings
« Fandango »
Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano in F, op. 11 no 4
Mozart: duo for Violin and Viola in G major, K. 423 (Allegro)
Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat Major op. 44
Artists:
Mak Grgić, guitar
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Rebecca Hang, violin
Dustin Budish, viola
Brian Schuldt, cello
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Chee-Yun, violin
Mark Kosower, cello
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Aloysia Friedmann, viola
Jon Kimura Parker, piano

 

Friday, December 28th

South Reno United Methodist Church

Chamber music through the Ages - $45

7:00 pm

Enjoy a sampling of each era of music, from Baroque to 20th Century, with works by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Brahms & Ravel.

Program:


Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18


Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor

Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D major

Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87

Artists:
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Brian Schuldt, cello
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
Clive Greensmith, cello
Mak Grgić, guitar
Rebecca Hang, violin
Martin Chalifour, violin
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Chee-Yun, violin
Dmitri Atapine, cello


Saturday, December 29th

South Reno United Methodist Church

A Continental Tour - $25 * includes lunch *
11:00 am

Savor music from around Europe, including Spain, Poland, Austria and Hungary, and lunch provided after the performance.

Program:


Bacewicz: Quartet for Four Violins


Mozart: Trio in B flat major, K. 502

Kodaly: Serenade
Turina: Piano Quartet

Artists:
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Chee-Yun, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin
Rebecca Hang, violin
Jim Winn, piano
Brian Schuldt, cello
Martin Chalifour, violin
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Dustin Budish, viola
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Aloysia Friedmann, viola
Mark Kosower, cello

Saturday, December 29th

South Reno United Methodist Church

Centennial Celebrations - $45

3:00 pm

A wide-ranging program which includes the anniversary of string quartets by Joseph Jongen and Sir Edward Elgar.

Program:


Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor

Jongen: Serenade Tendre


Elgar: String Quartet Finale

Faure: Pavane


Brahms: String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111

Artists:
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
Martin Chalifour, violin
Dmitri Atapine, cello
Rebecca Hang, violin
Chee-Yun, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Clive Greensmith, cello
Mak Grgić, guitar
Ruth Lenz, violin
Dustin Budish, viola
Brian Schuldt, cello
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Aloysia Fiedmann, viola
Mark Kosower, cello


Sunday, December 30th

Nightingale Concert Hall

Fantasy and Flair - $25
3:00 pm

A dozen festival artists create a program including works by Haydn, Paganini, and classic movie theme arrangements performed on classical guitar.

Program:
Haydn: Piano Trio in G major "Gipsy"
Reinecke: Piano Quintet in A major (1st movement)
Guitar Solos: Selections TBA (featuring Mak Grgic)
Paganini: Sonata for Violin and Guitar MS112 Opus 64 NO. 1 in A major
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces op. 73 for cello and piano
Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat major for piano & strings, Opus 16

Artists:
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
Rebecca Hang, violin
Brian Schuldt, cello
Chee-Yun, violin
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Dmitri Atapine, cello
Mak Grgić, guitar
Clive Greensmith, cello
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Martin Chalifour, violin
Aloysia Friedmann, viola

Sunday, December 30th

Nightingale Concert Hall

Undiscovered Grieg - $45
7:00 pm

Quartets by C.P.E. Bach and Dvorak , a rare piano trio by Rebecca Clarke, and one of Grieg's greatest chamber music works: his soaring string quartet.

Program:


Clarke: Trio

Grieg: String Quartet No. 1 in G minor

C.P.E. Bach: Quartet in D Major, Wq. 94

Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 87

Artists:
Jim Winn, piano
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Brian Schuldt, cello
Martin Chalifour, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Mark Kosower, cello
Ruth Lenz, violin
Aloysia Friedmann, viola
Steven Vanhauwert, piano
Chee-Yun, violin
Rebecca Hang, viola
Dmitri Atapine, cello



Monday, December 31st

Nightingale Concert Hall

Piano Showcase - $25
3:00 pm

All four world-class festival pianists join in an afternoon of music from Frederic Chopin to Oscar Peterson and beyond.

Program:

Mozart: Piano Sonata in F major

Chopin: Ballades No.1 & No.4

Joplin: Solace


Peterson: Blues Etude

Saint-Saens: Mazurkas No. 1, 2 & 3, Op. 21

Ravel: Gaspard de le Nuit No. 1, "Ondine"

Liszt: Reminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418

Milhaud: Scaramouche

Artists:
Jim Winn, piano
Steven Vanhauwert, piano
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano

Monday, December 31st

Nightingale Concert Hall

New Year’s Night - $45
7:00 pm

Start your celebrations in style with everything from Piazzolla’s infectious tango to Mendelssohn’s grand Octet for strings.

Program:

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro

Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango

Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 2


Bacewicz: Cello Concerto

Mendelssohn: Octet or Sextet

Artists:
Rebecca Hang, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Brian Schuldt, cello
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Dustin Budish, violin
Mark Kosower, cello
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Dmitri Atapine, cello
Martin Chalifour, violin
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Clive Greensmith, cello


New Year’s Day

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch - $65
11:00 am
Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel

Breakfast fare and mimoasas! Join us at the Renaissance Hotel for brunch before heading to the New Year’s Day Festival Finale at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

A Viennese New Year - $25
2:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Waltz into 2019 with Brahms and Kreisler. The two hundred year anniversary of Schubert’s Trout quintet closes the festival.

Program:
Mozart or Haydn
Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52
Beethoven: Triple Concerto, 1st movement
Kreisler: Shorts

Artists:
Rebecca Hang, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Brian Schuldt, cello
Jun-Ching Lin, violin
Dustin Budish, violin
Mark Kosower, cello
Scott Faulkner, bass
Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Dmitri Atapine, cello
John Kimura Parker, piano
Martin Chalifour, violin
Aloysia Friedmann, viola
Clive Greensmith, cello

*Artists, venues and repertoire subject to change.