Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:30PM
Village Presbyterian Church
1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL
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OPENING NIGHT – THE GLORY OF VIENNA

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso”
– Allegro con brio
– Allegretto ma non troppo
– Allegro assai ma serioso – Piu Allegro
– Larghetto espressivo – Allegretto agitato – Allegro
Escher String Quartet

***intermission***

Franz Schubert

Octet in F major D. 803 for two violins, viola, cello, double bass, clarinet, bassoon and french horn
– Adagio – Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro vivace – Trio
– Andante con variazioni
– Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio
– Andante molto – Allegro
Vadim Gluzman, Lisa Shihoten, violin; Atar Arad, viola;
Mark Kosower, cello; Kurt Muroki, duble bass;
Ilya Shterenberg, clarinet; Catherine Chen, bassoon;
Eric Reed, french horn

Nachspiel Special

Johann Strauss/Anton Webern
Schatz Waltz

Angela Yoffe, Janice Clarissa, piano**; Vadim Gluzman,
Lisa Shihoten, violin; Atar Arad, viola; Mark Kosower, cello;
Kurt Muroki, double bass

**2019 Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund Recipient

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 6:00PM*
Village Presbyterian Church
1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL
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THE NEW GENERATION

Pre-concert performance showcasing Chicago area’s talented young musicians from the Betty Haag Academy of Music

* free with purchase of a ticket for the same day evening’s concert (June 14 at 7:30PM)

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7:30PM
Village Presbyterian Church
1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL
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MOZART IN PRAGUE

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Divertimento in D major, KV 136 (Salzburg Symphony No.1)
– Allegro
– Andante
– Presto
Escher String Quartet; Kurt Muroki, double bass

Anton Reicha

Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in B flat Major Op.89
– Allegro
– Andante
– Menuetto: Allegro
– Finale: Allegretto
Ilya Shterenberg, clarinet; Escher String Quartet

***intermission***

Atar Arad

“From Here To There” for String Trio*
– Sol-Re-Sol-!
– Mimi (Serenade)
– Humoresque
Vadim Gluzman, violin; Atar Arad, viola; Mark Kosower, cello

Antonín Dvořák

Piano Trio in E minor OP. 90 “Dumky”
– Dumka I. Lento maestoso – Allegro quasi doppio movimento
– Dumka II. Poco Adagio – Vivace non troppo
– Dumka III. Andante – Vivace non troppo
– Dumka IV. Andante moderato – Allegro scherzando
– Dumka V. Allegro
– Dumka VI. Lento maestoso – Vivace
Janice Clarissa, piano **;Vadim Gluzman, violin; Mark Kosower, cello

* World Premiere. Commissioned by the North Shore Chamber Music Festival
**2019 Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund Recipient

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 7:30PM
Village Presbyterian Church
1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL
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GRAND FINALE – VIRTUOSO PARADE

Felix Mendelssohn

String Octet in E flat Major, Op 20
– Allegro moderato con fuoco
– Andante
– Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo
– Presto
Vadim Gluzman, Lisa Shihoten, Adam Barnett-Hart,
Danbi Um, violin; Pierre Lapointe, Atar Arad, viola;
Brook Speltz, Mark Kosower, cello

***intermission***

Virtuoso Parade

Selection of extraordinary virtuoso pieces performed by the Festival Musicians, culminating with Shostakovich Waltz from Jazz Site No.1 (heard in Stanley Kubrick’s movie “Eyes Wide Shut”, starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman)

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