2019 – 2020 Season

Sunday, July 21, 2019 ~ Tallahassee    
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, 2810 N. Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312
Performing Artists

Purple Martin String Quartet

Purple Martin String Quartet – A Tallahassee Music for Food Concert

PROGRAM:
Philip Glass String Quartet No. 3, “Mishima” (1985)
Robert Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1 (1842)

Monday, July 22, 2019 ~ Bloomington, IL    
Mennonite Church of Normal 805 South Cottage Avenue Normal, IL 61761
Performing Artists
Illinois Chamber Music Special Concert
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 ~ Blue Hill, ME    
Kneisel Hall Concert Hall
Performing Artists

Musicians from Kneisel Hall Summer Chamber Music Festival and School

Kneisel Hall Concert to Benefit Blue Hill Food Pantry
Friday, September 6, 2019. 7:30pm. ~ Notre Dame, IN    
Little Theater, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Performing Artists

Jennet Ingle, oboe, Jason Gresl, clarinet, Deborah Mayer, soprano, Daniel Stein, violin, Rose Wollman, viola, Lara Turner, cello, Paivi Ekroth & Geena Kam, piano

Indiana Music for Food Chamber Music Concert

Debussy–Syrinx
Ivanka Loudova–“Aulos”
Wagner–“Du bist der Lenz” from Die Walküre 
Korngold–“Marietta’s Lied” from Die Tote Stadt
Puccini–“Vissi d’arte” from Tosca
Bernstein–“Dream With Me” from Peter Pan
Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K 478

Sunday, September 8, 2019. 4PM ~ Tallahassee    
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, 2810 N. Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312
Performing Artists

Corinne Stillwell, Sommer Altier, and Megumi Terry, violins; Zoe Fernandez and Rossana Cauti, viola; Erica Kremer and Riley Beranak, cello.

MFF Tallahassee: Building Bridges

Beethoven String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1;

Beethoven String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “The Harp.”

Thursday, October 3, 2019 . 7:30 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114 Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

Juilliard Quartet: Areta Zhulla and Ronald Copes, violins, Roger Tapping, viola, Astrid Schween, cello

Chamber Music Series at Broadway Presbyterian Church: Juilliard Quartet

Mozart “Hunt” Quartet in B flat Major, K458
Kurtág Six Moments Musicaux. Op. 44
Brahms Quartet in a minor, Op. 51,#2

Sunday, October 6, 2019. 7:30PM. ~ Boston    
Theodore Parker UU Church, 1859 Centre Street. West Roxbury. MA
Performing Artists

Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, Sammy Andonian, Mari Nagahara, Audrey Chen

Boston Church Concert 1

Trios of Schubert and Villa-Lobos

Friday, October 11, 2019. 7:30PM ~ San Francisco    
Sol Joseph Recital Hall 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Performing Artists

Dimitri Murrath, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Tessa Lark, violin, guest artist
Kexin Ye ’21, violin
Alexandra Simpson ’20, viola
Christine Lee ’20, cello
Chloé Mendola ’21, cello
Jung-eun Kim ’20, piano
Heemin Park ’20, piano

MFF San Francisco. Tessa Lark and SFCM

Joseph Haydn
Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV:25 (“Gypsy”)

Edvard Grieg
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 45

Johannes Brahms
String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36

Sunday, October 20, 2019 . 7:30 PM ~ Boston    
New England Conservatory, Brown Hall . 7:30 PM
Performing Artists

Eureka Ensemble, Kim Kashkashian, Geneva Lewis, Maria Ioudenitch, Jing Peng, Andrew Samarasekara, Don Weilerstein, Vivian Weilerstein, Rachel Yi, Zhanbo Zheng

Eureka Ensemble

Telemann–Concerto for 4 Violins in G major, TWV 40:201
Betty Olivero–“Neharót Neharót”
Luke Hsu–Partita for violin and piano
Telemann–Viola Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9

Saturday, October 26, 2019. 3 PM. ~ Pittsburgh    
Campbell Memorial Chapel
Performing Artists

Roy Sonne, violin
Kathy Melucci, cello
Yeeha Chiu, piano

MFF Pittsburgh: Remembering the Tree of Life

Schubert’s Piano Trio in B flat major and other great chamber works

Sunday, October 27, 2019. 3PM ~ Boston    
Rivera Hall. Rivers Conservatory. 331 Winter St, Weston, MA 02493
Performing Artists

Ron Lowry, Cello
Lois Shapiro, Piano

Free Sunday Series | Beethoven’s Sonatas for Cello and Piano

Beethoven’s Complete Sonatas for Cello and Piano

Thursday, November 7, 2019 . 7:30 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114th Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

Laurie Smukler and Emily Daggett Smith, violin;
Hannah Burnett, viola;
Natasha Brofsky, cello
Kristina Bachrach, soprano
Qing Jiang, piano

Chamber Music Series at Broadway Presbyterian Church: Schumann, Schumann, and Mendelssohn

Clara Schumann Trio in g minor, Op. 17 and Two Songs
Schoenberg selections from Cabaret Songs (1901)
Mendelssohn Quartet in f minor, Op. 80

Sunday, November 10, 2019. ~ Calgary    
Calgary, Alberta
Performing Artists
Music for Food Calgary Inaugural Concert

Works by Mozart, Schnittke and Francaix

Friday, November 15, 2019 ~ Boston    
Walpole, MA
Performing Artists

Students from Walpole Middle and High Schools

Walpole School Concert for MFF
Saturday, November 16, 2019. 7PM. ~ Boston    
Rivers School, Weston, MA
Performing Artists

Chamber, Jazz, and Choir small ensembles from the Rivers School

Rivers School Concert for MFF

Music ranging from Appalachian Folk Tunes to Mozart to Thelonious Monk

Saturday, November 23, 2019. ~ Boston    
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 14 Cushing Ave. Dorchester, MA 02125
Performing Artists

David Rivera Bozón, Ron Williams, Abigail Whitney Smith, Molly Crookedacre, and Miles Fellenberg

St. Mary's Concert
Sunday, November 24, 2019. 7 PM ~ Pittsburgh    
James Laughlin Music Center
Performing Artists

Sopranos Kathy Soroka, Kelly Lynch, and Desirée Soteres, among others

Music for Food Vocal Recital
Sunday, November 24, 2019. 7 PM ~ Philadelphia    
Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music
Performing Artists

Jonathan Biss, Roberto Diaz, Kim Kashkashian, and Steven Tenenbaum, and the Vera Quartet

A Celebration of the Viola

Bartok Duos,
Beethoven String Quintet in C major, Op. 29,
Beethoven Piano Sonata (TBD)

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 3:00pm ~ Philadelphia    
American Philosophical Society
Performing Artists

Peter Wiley, Cello;
David Shifrin, Clarinet;
Anna Polonsky, Piano

PCMS Trios for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano

Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11
Rota: Clarinet Trio
Poulenc: Trio [Arr.]
Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op. 114

Saturday, December 14, 2019. 7:30PM ~ Boston    
Carriage House Violins
Performing Artists

Sarah Haines, Flute. Kit Lau, Saxophone.

Music for Food Boston Fellows Concert
Sunday, December 15, 2019 . 7:30 PM ~ Boston    
New England Conservatory, Brown Hall
Performing Artists

Phoenix Ensemble, Michael Block, Sandeep Das, Janny Joo

Phoenix

Bach–Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
“Masters of Tradition”–music for cello and tabla
Bach–Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048

Sunday, December 15, 2019. 3:00 PM ~ Washington, D.C.    
St Luke's Episcopal Church, 6030 Groversnor Lane, Bethesda, MD
Performing Artists

Tempo Giusto Ensemble
Ji Won Song, Violin

Tempo Giusto Ensemble and Ji Won Song

Handel: Concerto grosso, Opus 6, No. 2
Bach: Concerto for violin and orchestra in E major
Schubert: Rondo  for violin and orchestra in A major
Mendelssohn:  Sinfonia No. 10

Sunday, December 29, 2019 ~ Los Angeles    
Abril Bookstore, Glendale, CA
Performing Artists

Varty Manouelian, violin; Anoush Pogossian, clarinet; Cara Pogossian, viola; Edvard Pogossian, cello; Movses Pogossian, violin;

MFF LA at Abril Bookstore
Tuesday, January 7, 2020. 19:30. ~ Taiwan    
National Taichung Theater Playhouse. No. 101, Section 2 Huilai Rd, Xitun District. Taichung City
Performing Artists

Chi Yuan Chang, Conductor,
Albrecht Menzel, Violin,
Yi Fan-Chiang, Artemis Yen, Han-Wen Jennifer Yu, Wei-En Hsu, Piano;
Ensemble Taiwan

Ensemble Taiwan, Music for Food Concert 1

(台中場)
莫傑斯特.穆索斯基 – 展覽會之畫 (雙鋼琴)
Modest Mussorgsky – Pictures at Exhibition (Two Piano)
尚.西貝流士 – D小調小提琴協奏曲,作品47
Jean Sibelius – Violin Concerto, Op.47
票價:300 (學生票)/ 500/ 800/ 1000/ 2000/ 3000

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020. 19:30. ~ Taiwan    
Luzhou KHS Concert Hall. 24756, Taiwan, New Taipei City, Luzhou District, Zhongshan 2nd Rd, 162-2
Performing Artists

Albrecht Menzel, Violin;
Yi Fan-Chiang, Artemis Yen, Han-Wen Jennifer Yu, Wei-En Hsu, Piano;
Ensemble Taiwan

Ensemble Taiwan Music for Food Concert 2

安東尼.德弗札克 –第二號A大調鋼琴五重奏, 作品81
Antonín Dvořák – Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81
莫傑斯特.穆索斯基 – 展覽會之畫 (雙鋼琴)
Modest Mussorgsky – Pictures at Exhibition (Two Piano)
路德維希·范·貝多芬 – 《D小調第九交響曲“合唱”》,作品125 – 第四樂章 (雙鋼琴)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 – 4th mov.
票價

Thursday, January 9, 2020. 5:30PM ~ Los Angeles    
401 S. Hope Street Los Angeles, CA 90071
Performing Artists
MFF LA at the Ketchum YMCA
Sunday, January 12, 2020. 4PM. ~ Tallahassee    
Universalist Unitarian Church of Tallahassee, 2810 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312
Performing Artists

Corinne Stillwell, violin, with selected Florida State University College of Music Students

Building Bridges with Beethoven

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3 in D Major
Beethoven String Quartet Op. 135 in F Major

Sunday, January 26, 2020. 7PM ~ Pittsburgh    
James Laughlin Music Center
Performing Artists

Pauline Rovkah, piano
Yeeha Chiu, piano
Katherine Soroka, soprano
Guest Artists of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Happy Birthday, Mozart!
Sunday, February 9, 2020 . 3:00 PM ~ New York    
Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd 7420 Fourth Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11209
Performing Artists

Arte Quartet: Harriet Langley and Amelia Dietrich violins, Emily Liu, viola, Matthew Chen, cello
Catherine Cho, viola
Natasha Brofsky, cello

Music for Food in Bay Ridge: Beethoven and Brahms

Beethoven Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6,
Brahms Sextet in G Major, Op.36

Monday, February 10, 2020 ~ Philadelphia    
College of Physicians, 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA
Performing Artists

Marcy Rosen, Daniel Matsukawa, and students at the Curtis Institute of Music

Music for Winds and Strings

Rasmussen Wind quintet and Beethoven Septet for Winds and Strings

Tuesday, February 18, 2020. 7:30PM. ~ San Francisco    
Sol Joseph Recital Hall 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Performing Artists

Ian Swensen, Bonnie Hampton, Weicong Zhang and students of SFCM.

MFF San Francisco. Beethoven Celebration.

Mozart – Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 493
Takemitsu – A Bird Came Down the Walk
Beethoven – Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke”

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 . 8PM ~ Cleveland    
First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland (main sanctuary), 3630 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland, OH
Performing Artists

Marquise Bradley, Jeanelle Brierley, Mary Kay Fink, Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler, Richard King, Corbin Krebs, Jaime Laredo, Rachel Lauson, Shannon Lee, Sarah Miller, Melivia Raharjo, Isaac Ripple, Sharon Robinson, Frank Rosenwein, Joseph Skerik, Barry Stees, James Thompson, Alyssa Warcup, Afendi Yusuf

Cleveland Music for Food Concert

Camille Saint Saëns – Havanaise, Op. 83
Charles Gounod – Petite Symphonie
Felix Mendelssohn – String Octet, Op. 20

Thursday, February 20, 2020 . 7:30 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114 Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

Deborah Buck, Kristin Lee, Kenneth Renshaw, and Carmit Zori, violin;
Roger Tapping and Carol Rodland, viola;
Natasha Brofsky and Julia Lichten, cello;
Marija Stroke, piano

Chamber Music Series at Broadway Presbyterian Church: Beethoven, Ysaye, and Dvorak

Beethoven “Spring” Sonata in F Major , Op. 24
Ysaye String Trio
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A Major, Op.81

Sunday, March 1, 2020 . 7:30 PM ~ Boston    
New England Conservatory, Brown Hall
Performing Artists

Palaver Strings, Triple Helix, Soovin Kim, Ayano Nimomiya

Palaver Strings and Triple Helix

Vivaldi–Four Seasons: “Winter”
Arno Babadganian–Piano Trio
Bright Sheng–Piano Trio
Vivalidi–Four Seasons: “Spring”

Monday, March 16, 2020. 7:30 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114 Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

AIZURI QUARTET: Miho Saegusa and Emma Frucht, violins; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Karen Ouzounian, cello

Kim Kashkashian, viola

ARGUS QUARTET: Clara Kim and Giancarlo Latta, violins; Maren Rothfritz, viola; Joann Whang, cello

POSTPONED - Aizuri and Argus Quartets

Mozart Viola Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614
Knox Satellites for String Quartet
Mendelssohn Octet for Strings, Op. 20

Tuesday, March 24, 2020. 7:30PM ~ Sacramento    
Capistrano Hall, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819
Performing Artists

Sandra McPherson, Susan Lamb Cook, John Cozza, Sean Mori, Karina Tseng

CANCELED - New Millennium Concert for Music for Food

An evening of music by Brahms, including the A minor Clarinet Trio, Op. 114, and the Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 100

Friday, March 27, 2020. 7:30 PM ~ Boston    
Longy School of Music Pickman Hall 27 Garden St, Cambridge
Performing Artists

Fermata Chamber Orchestra with soloists:
Thomas Cooper, Joy Kuo, Minji Lee, Rachel Lim, Mary O’Keefe, Ji Won Song

Canceled - Fermata Chamber Orchestra presents the Bach Violin Concerti

The Bach Violin Concerti

Sunday, March 29, 2020. 7:30 PM. ~ Boston    
Theodore Parker UU Church, 1859 Centre Street. West Roxbury. MA
Performing Artists

Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, Mary O’Keefe, Sammy Andonian, Kevonna Shuford, Mari Nagahara

CANCELED - Boston Church Concert 2

Music of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Martinů

Wednesday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 7 ~ Boston    
Masco Auditorium, Masconomet School District, 20 Endicott Rd, Boxford, MA
Performing Artists

Masconomet High Band and Chorus

CANCELED - Masconomet High School Band and Chorus Concerts
April 19, 2020 ~ Boston    
View on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlinHa3CjbI
Performing Artists
  • Jonathan Biss
  • Vivian and Don Weilerstein
  • Lois Shapiro and Ron Lowry
  • Doug Perkins
  • Kim Kashkashian
  • Marcy Rosen and Diane Walsh
  • Miriam Fried and Paul Biss
  • Masuko Ushioda, Yura Lee, Dmitri Murrath, and Laurence Lesser
MFF Season Finale – Online Concert
Sunday, April 19, 2020 . 7:30 PM ~ Boston    
New England Conservatory, Brown Hall
Performing Artists

NEC Strings–an orchestra of New England Conservatory faculty and students, with sections lead by Donald Weilerstein, Paul Biss, Kim Kashkashian, and Yeesun Kim–and Robert Levin, playing Mozart Concerti.

Calvin Chin Martial Arts Academy,
Shuishan Yu

Canceled - NEC, Tai-Chi, and Robert Levin

Mozart–Piano Concerti, K. 414 and 449
Tai-Chi traditional exhibition performance

Pieces for Guqin:
Moon over the Mountain Pass關山月
Wild Geese Descending on the Beach 平沙落雁
Flowing Waters流水

Saturday, April 25, 2020 . 3:00 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114 Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet

CANCELED - Mimosa Ensemble and Jo-Ann Sternberg

Copland Clarinet Concerto,
Mahler Adagietto from Symphony No. 5,
Dvorak Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22

Thursday, May 7, 2020 . 7:30 PM ~ New York    
Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114 Street and Broadway
Performing Artists

Daniel Phillips, violin
Natasha Brofsky, cello
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
Abeo Quartet: Ludvig Gudim and Njioma Grevious, violins, James Kang, viola, Drew Cone, cello

Canceled - Chamber Music Series at Broadway Presbyterian Church: Mozart, Faure, Beethoven, and Schwantner

Mozart Quartet in D minor, K. 421
Faure Fantasie for Flute and Piano
Schwantner Black Anemones for Flute and Piano
Beethoven “Archduke” Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97

Sunday, May 17, 2020 . 3:00 PM ~ New York    
Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd 7420 Fourth Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11209
Performing Artists

Students from the Juilliard School
Sposa Quartet: Todd Phillips and Catherine Cho, violins, Roger Tapping viola, Natasha Brofsky, cello

Canceled - Music for Food in Bay Ridge 5/17/20

Program TBA

Friday, June 26, 2020 . 8PM EDT / 7PM CDT ~ Appleton    
View on YouTube at https://youtu.be/-_AR2ny9dfg
Performing Artists

Students of Lawrence University – Conservatory of Music

Lawrence University Online Concert