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Saturday, December 4, 1999 at 7:30 pm

Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC

Sunday, December 5, 1999 at 3:30 pm

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD

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SCHWENDINGER      New Work written for TCP

DAVIDOVSKY             Quartetto No. 2 for oboe and strings

BARTÓK             Third String Quartet

BRAHMS             Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60

Join composers Laura Schwendinger and Mario Davidovsky with the Theater Chamber Players for two new brilliant, virtuosic works. David Salness, Sally McLain, Katherine Murdock, and Evelyn Elsing bring us Béla Bartók's Third Quartet, and Leon Fleisher joins in the great C minor Piano Quartet by Hohannes Brahms. William Montgomery plays flute, Mark Hill, oboe, and Edward Walters, clarinet.

December Program Notes



Saturday, January 22, 2000 at 7:30 pm

Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC

Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 3:30 pm

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD

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AMY         Cuivres - Fanfare Anniversaire

VARČSE           Octandre

BABBITT          Vision and Prayer

STRAVINSKY   Octet

MOZART           String Quartet in C, K. 465

A brilliant fanfare from the French composer, Gilbert Amy, introduces the new century and a program of new sounds from great masters. Leon Fleisher conducts Varčse and Stravinsky, Phyllis Bryn-Julson sings Babbitt's new revision of his classic voice and tape piece, and I-Fu Wang, Sally McLain, Robert Dan, and Evelyn Elsing play Mozart's extraordinary "Dissonant" Quartet.

January Program Notes



Saturday, February 12, 2000 at 7:30 pm

Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC

Sunday, February 13, 2000 at 3:30 pm

Lewis Theater, Holton-Arms School, 7303 River Road, Bethesda, MD

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ROBB          Summoning Dawn

CRUMB            Mundus Canis

MARTIN          Quintet - "Charred Beloved"

HINDEMITH   Die Serenaden

BEETHOVEN String Quartet in F, Op. 135

Birds, dogs, and an Arshile Gorky painting evoded by three current composers - Magnus Robb, George Crumb, and Robert Martin -- Hindemith's cantata on Romantic texts, and Beethoven's question to the perennial question "Must it be?" The performers: Patricia Green, mezzo-soprano, William Montgomery, flute, Mrk Hill, oboe, William Anderson, guitar, Albert Merz, percussion, David Salness and Sally McLain, violin, Katherine Murdock, viola, Evelyn Elsing, cello, and Joel Lazar conducting the Martin Quintet.

February Program Notes



Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 7:30 pm

Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC

Sunday, March 26, 2000 at 3:30 pm

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD

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KOSTON          A Different Story of O

APERGHIS       Etude d'harmoniques

SCHOENBERG    Second String Quartet

BRAHMS    String Quintet in G, Op. 111

 

Phyllis Bryn-Julson sings a new piece written for her by Dina Koston, and with David Salness, Sally McLain, Katherine Murdock, and Evelyn Elsing bring us the luxuriant Second String Quartet by Arnold Schoenberg. Greek composer Georges Aperghis gives us another unique work, this time for strings, and Naoko Tanaka leads the majestic G major Quintet by Johannes Brahms.

March Program Notes