A Musician-led Initiative to fight hunger in our local communities


Kim Kashkashian, Artistic Director
Save the dates for next season!

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018
  • Sunday, February 3, 2019
  • Sunday, April 7, 2019

These four concerts will be at 7:30pm in New England Conservatory, Brown Hall

2017 - 2018 Season

Sunday . April 29 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
Williams Hall . New England Conservatory . Boston . MA

Andrew Bass, horn; Lluís Claret, cello; Barret Ham, clarinet; Nicholas Hooks, bassoon; The Lee-Cho-Katz Trio (Catherine Cho, violin; Paul Katz, cello Pei-Shan Lee, piano); Aleksis Martin, clarinet; Tom Novak, bassoon; Andrew van der Paart, oboe; Rob Sheena, oboe; Jason Snider, horn

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Franz Schubert, “Arpeggione” Sonata, D.821
Rachmaninoff, Trio élégiaque in g minor, Op. 1
Daniel Strong Godfrey, Paginula
W. A. Mozart,  Serenade no. 11 in E-flat for wind octet, K.375

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place

Sunday . 22 April . 2018 . 8:00pm
Carriage House Violins Recital Hall

Johanna Bronk, mezzo-soprano & Music for Food Fellow; Javier Arrebola, piano; Sarah Darling, viola; Chelsea Whitaker, piano.

Britten, Brahms, Ravel, & Schumann

This recital by Johanna Bronk, Music for Food Fellow & mezzo-soprano, along with friends, will feature a selection of works by Britten, Brahms, Ravel, & Schumann.

All proceeds go to support Food Link Food Rescue in Arlington, MA.

Saturday . 31 March 2018 . 4:00pm
United Parish of Auburndale . 64 Hancock Street . Newton . MA

Veronica Yeracaris, viola

Veronica Yeracaris Senior Recital

J. S. Bach, Cello Suite No. 2 in d minor, BWV1008
E. Dohnányi, Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10
J. Sibelius, Rondo for Viola and Piano
Brahms, Sonata in E Major, Op. 120, no. 2

All donations support the hunger-relief programs of Waltham Fields.

Sunday . March 18 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
MIT . Killian Hall . 160 Memorial Drive . in the Hayden Library Building

Judith Gordan, piano; The Parker Quartet; Josh Quinn, bass-baritone;  Marcus Thompson, viola; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano  

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Franz Schubert, Lieder (selections):
      Fahrt zum Hades, D. 526
      Philoktet, D. 540
      Memnon, D. 541
      Nachtstück, D. 672
      Heliopolis II, D. 754
Peter Child, Sonata for Viola and Piano
Franz Schubert, String Quartet n°15 in G Major, Op. 161, D.887

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Caspar Homeless Shelter

Sunday . February 11 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
Brown Hall . New England Conservatory . Boston . MA

Damien Francœur-Krzyzek, piano; Gergana Haralampieva, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; David McFerrin, baritone; Jing Peng, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Peter Zazofsky, violin; Zhanbo Zhang, viola.

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Frank Bridge, Lament for Two Violas
Franz Schubert, Lieder
Amy Beach, Piano Quintet in f# minor, Op. 67

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place

Saturday . 20 January 2018 . 7:30pm
Theodore Parker Church . 1859 Centre Street . West Roxbury . MA . 02132

Eva Aronian, violin; Jamie Clark, cello; Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, piano; Danny Koo, violin; Leonid Plashinov-Johnson, viola.

Bloch, Beethoven, & Brahms

Beethoven, Violin Sonata Op. 12, no. 3
Brahms, Piano Quartet Op. 60
Bloch, Piano Quintet No. 1

All proceeds benefit the Roslindale Food Pantry.
Suggested donation: $25+; $10+ seniors/students (ollected at the door).

Sunday . December 17 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Northeastern University . Fenway Center . 77 St. Stephen Street . Boston . MA

Robyn Bollinger, violin;  Austin Canon, trombone; Brannon Cho, cello;  Sarah Darling, viola; Gabriela Díaz, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Edward Kass, double bass; Michael Norsworthy, clarinet; Changwon Park, trombone; Jacob Prokop, trombone; Sasha Scolnik-Brower, cello; Sophie Scolnik-Brower, piano; Julie Scolnik, flute;  Dina Vainshtein, piano; Marquis Wincher, trombone.

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Kathryn Salfelder, Elegy (for 4 trombones)
Elena Ruehr, Lucy
Franz Schubert, “Trout” Quintet in A Major, D.667

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place

Sunday . 26 November 2017 . 6:00pm
Carriage House Violins . 1039 Chestnut Street . Newton Upper Falls . MA 02464

Iris Hsu, piano; Zenas Hsu, violin; Janny Joo, violin; Timothy Paek, cello; April Sun, piano.

Music for Food Fellows Recital . Janny Joo & Friends

Schubert . Sonata for piano and violin in A Major, D.574
Ysaÿe . Sonata for two violins, Op. Posth.
Ravel . Sonata for violin and cello, M. 73
Bartók . Rhapsodie n°1 for violin and piano, Sz. 86

Music for Food Fellow Janny Joo presents A Thanksgiving Feast of Duos. All proceeds benefit Newton’s Centre Street Food Pantry.

Sunday . 26 November 2017 . 3:00pm
Symphony Hall . Boston

George Li, Piano; Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Benjamin Zander, conductor.

Wagner, Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev

Wagner, Tannhäuser Overture
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no.1
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet Suite (arr. Zander)

For more details, visit the BPYO website here.

All proceeds from this concert benefit The Tuesday Night Supper Program at Boston’s Church of the Advent.

Sunday . 19 November 2017 . 3:00pm
First Baptist Church . 848 Beacon Street . Newton Centre . MA 02459

The Lee Trio (Lisa Lee, violin; Angela Lee, cello; Melinda Lee Masur, piano). Ken-David Masur, conductor. Joseph Bozich, conductor. Jorge Soto, conductor.

A Musical Feast

Beethoven . Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C Major, “Triple Concerto,” Op. 56.
A. Dvořák . Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22.
R. Strauss . Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 7.

A special program featuring guest conductors Ken-David Masur and Jorge Soto, New Phil Assistant Conductor Joseph Bozich, and guest soloists The Lee Trio to benefit the four Newton food pantries.

For tickets, visit New Philharmonia Orchestra‘s website.

Sunday . November 12 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Brown Hall . New England Conservatory . Boston . MA

Michael Bukhman, piano; Rainer Crosett, cello; Luke Hsu, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Bayla Keyes, violin; Laurence Lesser, cello; Wenhong Luo, viola; Donald Weilerstein violin; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Luke Hsu, Piano Quartet
Yehudi Wyner, Day of Atonement
Franz Schubert, Quintet in C Major, Op. 163, D.956

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place

Sunday . October 8 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Brown Hall . New England Conservatory . Boston . MA

Paul Biss, viola; Jamie Clark, cello; Kendra Colton, soprano; Gabriela Díaz, violin; Jonah Ellsworth, cello; Luke Fieweger, bassoon; Adam Floyd, clarinet; Miriam Fried, violin; YooJin Jang, violin; Janny Joo, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Kristo Kondakçi, conductor; Nicholas Miller, French horn; Peggy Pearson, oboe; Aidan Phipps, double bass; Xingyuan Weng, double bass

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

J. S. Bach, Cantata 38, “Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir” Chorale
John Harbison, Chorale Cantata
Franz Schubert, Octet in F Major, D.803

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place