Full Schedule and Repertoire

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019

 

The schedule is listed below.

For a condensed and printable version of the schedule, please click here.


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
Traditional: Just a Closer Walk with Thee
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
Cohen: Yankee Doodle

Artists:
Paul Lenz
Jef Dederian

John Lenz
Jim Albrecht
Russ Dickman



Thursday, December 27th

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Baroque by Candlelight 1: 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 RV 553 in B flat major

            Allegro - Largo - Allegro

            Soloists: Martin Chalifour, Chee-Yun Kim, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Ruth Lenz

            (w/orchestra)

BACH        Suite No. 5 for Solo Cello:

            Prelude - Gavottes 1&2 - Gigue

            Mark Kosower, cello

BACH        Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 (orig. for Flute, violin, harpsichord)

            Allegro - Affetuoso - Allegro

            soloists: Martin Chalifour, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, James Winn

                    (w/ orchestra: R. Hang, D. Budish, D. Atapine, S. Faulkner)

- INTERMISSION -

TELEMANN     Concerto for Four Violins in D (without bass accompaniment)

           Adagio - Allegro Grave - Allegro

Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Rebecca Hang, Ruth Lenz, Jun-Ching Lin

BACH       Partita No. 3 in E major for Violin Solo 

          Prelude - Loure - Gavotte - Gigue

            Jun-Ching Lin, violin

BACH        Keyboard concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

         Allegro - Adagio - Allegro

            Jon Kimura Parker, piano - Orchestra

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 2: 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        Italian Concerto

          Intrada - Andante - Presto

            Ya-Fei Chuang, solo piano

VIVALDI    Concerto for two Cellos & Orchestra

         Allegro - Largo - Allegro

            soloists: Clive Greensmith vc1, Mark Kosower vc 2,

                for 2nd mvt: Dmitri Atapine, Brian Schuldt

            orchestra: all vlns, violas: A. Friedmann, D. Budish + S. Faulkner

BACH        Brandenburg Concerto no 6 for two Viola solos

          Allegro - Adagio ma non tanto - Allegro

            soloists: Che-Yen Chen, Aloysia Friedmann

                solo cello: Clive Greensmith

                Tutti celli: Schuldt (1), Atapine (2)

- INTERMISSION -

VIVALDI    Sonata in C major for violin and guitar (arr. Mak Grgic)

         Largo - Allegro - Largo e cantabile - Andante (fast)

            Martin Chalifour, Mak Grgić

VIVALDI     Four Seasons "Winter"

          Allegro non molto - Largo - Allegro

            soloist: Chee-Yun Kim, Violin

                solo cello: Brian Schuldt

                tutti: MC, SAS, RUTH, HANG, violins, B.Chen &D. Budish violas

                J. Winn, S. Faulkner

SCARLATTI    Sonata "Aria" K32 & Sonata K159 for Solo Guitar

            soloist: Mak Grgić, Guitar

BACH        Concerto for two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043

          Vivace - Largo ma non tanto - Allegro

            soloists: Jun-Ching Lin, Ruth Lenz

            orch: MC, SAS, Hang, Chee-Yun (vlns)- D. Budish (vla), M.Kosower, S.Faulkner, J. Winn

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 in D major for Guitar and Strings "Fandango" G. 448

          Allegro maestoso - Pastorale - Grave assai - Fandango 

            Mak Grgić, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Rebecca Hang, Dustin Budish, Brian Schuldt

HINDEMITH    Sonata for Viola and Piano in F, op. 11 no 4. (composed 1919) 

         Fantasy - Theme with Variations - Finale

            Che-Yen Chen, Steven Vanhauwaert

MOZART    Duo for Violin and Viola in G major , K. 423 

     First movement: Allegro

            Chee-Yun Kim, Dustin Budish

SCHUMANN    Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat Major opus 44

       Allegro brillante - in Modo d’una Marcia - Scherzo - Allegro ma non troppo

            Jon Kimura Parker, Jun-Ching Lin, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio,

            Aloysia Friedmann, Mark Kosower

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 opus 18 no 2

         Allegro - Adagio cantabile - Scherzo - Allegro molto, quasi presto

        Jun-Ching Lin, Ruth Lenz, Che-Yen Chen, Brian Schuldt

RAVEL        Piano Trio in A minor

         Modéré - Pantoum (Assez Vif) - Passacaille (très large) - Final (animé)

            Ya-Fei Chuang, Ruth Lenz, Clive Greensmith

- INTERMISSION -

VIVALDI    Concerto for Guitar and strings in D major

          Allegro - Largo - Allegro

            Mak Grgić, with Rebecca Hang, Martin Chalifour, Che-Yen Chen,

            Clive Greensmith

            

BRAHMS   Piano Trio no 2 opus 87 in C major

        Allegro moderato - Andante con moto - Scherzo: Presto - Finale: Allegro giocoso

            Steven Vanhauwaert, Chee-Yun Kim, Dmitri Atapine

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, Gražina   Quartet for Four Violins

           1- Allegretto allegro giocoso 2- Andante tranquillo 3- Molto allegro

                    Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Chee-Yun Kim, Ruth Lenz, Rebecca Hahn

MOZART, W.A.        Piano Trio K. 502

          Allegro - Larghetto - Allegretto

                    James Winn, Chee Yun Kim, Brian Schuldt

KODÁLY, Zoltán        Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12    

          Allegramente, Sostenuto ma no troppo- Lento ma non troppo- Vivo

                    Martin Chalifour, Jun-Ching Lin, Dustin Budish

TURINA, Joaquín        Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67

          Lento, Andante mosso - Vivo - Andante, Allegretto

                    Steven Vanhauwaert, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Aloysia Friedmann, Mark Kosower

Artists:
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Chee-Yun, violin
Ruth Lenz, violin
Rebecca Hang, violin
James 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 in C minor, Op. 66

          Allegro energico e con fuoco - Andante espressivo - Scherzo: Molto allegro quasi presto - Finale: Allegro appassionato 

                    Ya-Fei Chuang, Martin Chalifour, Dmitri Atapine

JONGEN            Serenade Tendre for String Quartet (composed 1918)

ELGAR                String Quartet- Finale (composed 1918)

                    

                    Rebecca Hang, Chee-Yun Kim, Che-Yen Chen,

                    Clive Greensmith

- INTERMISSION -

FAURE                Pavane (arr. for Guitar and strings)

                    Mak Grgić, Ruth Lenz, Rebecca Hang, Dustin Budish, Brian Schuldt, Scott Faulkner

BRAHMS            Quintet in G major op 111 for two violins, two Violas and Cello

          Allegro non troppo, ma con brio- Adagio - Un poco allegretto - Vivace, ma non troppo presto 

                    Jun-Ching Lin, Ruth Lenz, Aloysia Friedmann, Dustin Budish, Mark Kosower

DONOR / BOARD DINNER

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, UNR

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, Hob. XV/25 « Gipsy »

            Andante - Poco adagio, cantabile - Rondo l’Ongarese: Presto

                    Ya-Fei Chuang, Rebecca Hahn, Brian Schuldt

REINECKE            Piano Quintet in A major (1st movement)

            Lento ma non troppo, Allegro con brio

                    Ya-Fei Chuang, Chee-Yun Kim, Jun-Ching Lin,

                    Che-Yen Chen, Dmitri Atapine

PAGANINI            Sonata for Violin and Guitar MS112 op 64 no 1 in A minor

                    Introduzione: Larghetto - Rondoncino

                        Chee-Yun Kim,  Mak Grgić

  

GINASTERA             Canto & Final from Sonata for Guitar

BERNSTEIN            "Somewhere/ Tonight" from West Side Story

MORRICONE            The Good the Bad and the Ugly

                    featuring: Mak Grgić

            

- INTERMISSION -

 

SCHUMANN             Fantasy Pieces op. 73 for Cello (or Clarinet) and piano

                Zart und mit Ausdruck - Lebhaft, leicht - Rasch, und mit Feuer

                    Clive Greensmith, Ya-Fei Chuang

BEETHOVEN            Piano Quartet in E flat major for Piano & Strings, Op. 16

                Grave, Allegro ma non troppo - Andante cantabile - Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

                    (adapted from the Piano /woodwind Quintet)        

                        Jon Kimura Parker, Martin Chalifour,

                        Aloysia Friedmann, Clive Greensmith

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, Rebecca        Piano Trio in E-flat minor

       Moderato ma appassionato - Andante molto semplice - Allegro vigoroso

                    James Winn, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Brian Schuldt

GRIEG, E.            String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27

      Un poco andante, Allegro molto ed agitato - Romanze: Andantino - Intermezzo: Allegro molto marcato, Piu vivo e scherzando - Finale: Lento, Presto al saltarello

                    Martin Chalifour, Jun-Ching Lin, Che-Yen Chen,

                    Mark Kosower

- INTERMISSION -

BACH, Carl Phillip Emmanuel    Quartet for flute (violin), Viola, cello and Piano, WQ 94

                Allegretto- Sehr langsam und ausgehalten- Allegro di molto

                        James Winn, Ruth Lenz, Aloysia Friedmann,

                        Brian Schuldt

DVORAK                Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op 87

                Allegro con fuoco- Lento- Allegro moderato, grazioso- Finale: Allegro, ma non troppo

                        Steven Vanhauwaert, Chee-Yun Kim,

                        Rebecca Hang (viola), Dmitri Atapine

Artists:
James 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        Sonata for Piano four-hands in F major, K. 497

            Adagio, Allegro di molto - Andante - Allegro

                James Winn, Steven Vanhauwaert

CHOPIN, F.        Ballades no 1 and no 4

JOPLIN, Scott        Solice

PETERSON, Oscar    Blues Etude

                Jon Kimura Parker

- INTERMISSION -

SAINT-SAËNS        Mazurkas no 1, 2, 3

                Steven Vanhauwaert

RAVEL            Ondine

                James Winn

LISZT            Reminiscences of (Mozart’s) Don Juan

                Ya-Fei Chuang

MILHAUD        Scaramouche

                Ya-Fei Chuang and Jon Kimura Parker

Artists:
James 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        Overture from the Marriage of Figaro , arr. for Four Cellos

                Mark Kosower, Clive Greensmith, Dmitri Atapine, Brian Schuldt

PIAZZOLLA        L’Histoire du Tango , for violin and guitar

            Bordel (1900), Cafe (1930), NIghtclub (1960)

                Martin Chalifour, Mak Grgić

SAINT-SAENS        Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op. 92

            Allegro non troppo - Allegretto - Andante con moto - Grazioso poco allegretto - Allegro

                Steven Vanhauwaert, Jun-Ching Lin, Clive Greensmith

- INTERMISSION -

BACEWICZ        "Narration", from Concerto for Four Cellos

                Dmitri Atapine, Brian Schuldt, Mark Kosower, Clive Greensmith

MENDELSSOHN     Octet for Strings in E flat major, op 20

            Allegro moderato ma con fuoco - Andante - Scherzo: Allegro leggerissimo - Presto

                Chee-Yun Kim, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Rebecca Hang,

                Ruth Lenz, Che-Yen Chen, Dustin Budish, Dmitri Atapine,

                Brian Schuldt

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 mimosas! 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        Divertimento for Strings in D major K. 136

            Allegro - Andante - Presto 

                Rebecca Hang, Ruth Lenz, Che-Yen Chen, Brian Schuldt

BRAHMS        Liebeslieder Waltzes op. 52 (arr. Hermann)

                Jun-Ching Lin, Rebecca Hang, Dustin Budish, Mark Kosower,

                Scott Faulkner

BEETHOVEN        Triple Concerto for Violin , Cello and Piano (1st movement)

                Ya-Fei Chuang, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, Mark Kosower

                        (arr. by Reinecke)

- INTERMISSION -

KREISLER, F.        Caprice Viennois, arranged by Eric Leidzén

                Liebesfreud (Love’s Joy) arranged by Eric Leidzén

                Ruth Lenz, Rebecca Hang, Dustin Budish, Dmitri Atapine, Scott Faulkner

SCHUBERT        Trout Quintet (composed 1819)

            Allegro vivace - Andante - Scherzo: Presto - Andantino, Allegretto - Allegro guisto 

                Jon Kimura Parker, Martin Chalifour, Aloysia Friedmann

                Clive Greensmith, Scott Faulkner

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.