September 16, 2016
Celebrated recitalist and chamber musician Cho-Liang Lin opens Chamber Music International's 2016-17 season with a special concert on September 18.
Performing alongside violinist Stephanie Jeong, violist Che-Yen Chen, cellist Clive Greensmith, and pianist Qian Wu, Lin leads a matinee of chamber masterworks. The program includes Mozart's Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, Arensky's Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, and Franck's Piano Quintet in F Minor.
August 22, 2016
The final week of SummerFest begins with a spotlight on woodwinds on the evening of August 23. The program features Haydn's String Quartet in B flat Major, Neilson's Wind Quintet in A Major, Britten's Six Metamorphoses for Solo Oboe and closes with Fauré's Piano Quartet in C Minor.
On August 24, Marc-André Hamelin brings a program of new works and audience favorites to SummerFest in the festival's penultimate performance. Hamelin performs the world premiere of his own work Four Perspectives with cellist Hai-Ye Ni, Liszt's Piano Sonata in B Minor, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A Minor with violinist Paul Huang and cellist Mischa Maisky.
SummerFest closes on August 26 with festival guests Maestro James Conlon and violinist Gil Shaham. The SummerFest Chamber Orchestra joins for Schubert's Symphony No. 5 in B flat Major, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor and Mozart's Symphony No. 34 in C Major.
August 17, 2016
After an evening of Dutilleux, Fauré, and Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, SummerFest audiences can enjoy a performance of Latin jazz works by Paquito D'Rivera on August 17.
On August 19 and 20, Mischa Maisky performs Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, playing all six suites over the two evenings. The following evening, Music Director Cho-Liang Lin joins SummerFest musicians for a program of quintets by Bolcom, Mozart, and Schumann.