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Concerts

This page lists all our concerts this season, so you can see the good we do throughout the world. Listings from previous seasons are at the bottom of this page.

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MONDAY. JULY 24 . 2017 . 7:00 PM
Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 Cottage Ave., Normal, IL 61761
Performers

Illinois Chamber Music Festival

15TH ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, JULY 9-29

TBD

Performance is free; good-will donations are accepted!

All proceeds support Home Sweet Home Ministries.

Thursday . September 28 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

The Juilliard String Quartet

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

J. S. Bach, Sonata for Solo Violin No.2 in a minor, BWV 1003 (Joseph Lin, violin)
Haydn, String Quartet Opus 76, no. 5
Bartók, String Quartet No. 5

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.

Sunday . October 1 . 2017
Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, Room 300 CCM Village, University of Cincinnati
Performers

Lydia Brown, piano; Reilly Nelson,​ mezzo​-soprano​; James Tocco, piano; Matthew Worth, baritone; The Ariel Quartet

CCM BENEFIT CONCERT for Music for Food

Leonard Bernstein, Arias and Barcarolles for Mezzo, Baritone, and Piano 4-hands
Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, no. 2

In lieu of paid admission, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation. All proceeds benefit the Freestore Foodbank.

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

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

Saturday. October 21 . 2017 . 7:00pm
Field Concert Hall . Curtis Institute . 1726 Locust Street . Philadelphia . PA . 19103
Performers

Claire Bourg, violin; Ida Kavafian, violin; Lun Li, violin; Zachary Mowitz, cello; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Kunbo Xu, viola.

Music for Food comes to Curtis!

Dvořák, Terzetto for 2 Violins and Viola, Op. 74
Prokofiev, Sonata for 2 Violins, Op. 56
Mendelssohn, String Quintet in B-flat Major, Op. 87

Donation of $20+, $10+ students/seniors, collected at the door. This concert benefits Broad Street Ministry.

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

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

Thursday . November 16 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Renana Gutman, piano; Qing Jiang, piano; Alan Kay, clarinet; Daniel Phillips, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Lucy Shelton, soprano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

J. S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor for solo violin, BWV1004 (Phillips)
Susan Botti, Bird Songs
M. Ravel, Chansons Madécasses
J. Brahms, Clarinet Trio, Op. 114

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Sylvia Center.

19 November 2017
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage . 2929 Richmond Road . Beachwood . OH . 44122
Performers

JinJoo Cho, violin; Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Keith Robinson, cello; Eva Roebuck, cello; Sharon Robinson, cello; Michael Sachs, trumpet; Jason Vieaux, guitar.

Benefit Concert for Food Relief

Luigi Boccherini . Sonata in C Major for two cellos (Robinson, Robinson).
Carter Brey . Tango para Ilaria for solo cello (K. Robinson).
Johann Sebastian Bach . Prelude and Fugue (Vieaux).
Isaac Albéniz . Torre Bermeja (Vieaux).
Eugène Ysaÿe . Sonata No. 4 for solo violin (Cho).
Gabriel Fauré . Elégie, arranged for eight cellos (Locacelli).
Alan Hovhaness . Spirit of Trees for guitar and harp (Kondonassis, Vieaux).
Carlos Salzedo . Chanson dans la Nuit for harp (Kondonassis).
Sergiu Natra . Prayer for harp (Kondonassis).
George Gershwin . Prelude No. 2 (Kondonassis; Sachs).

This concert is the debut of LOCACELLI, Cleveland’s own all-cello ensemble!

The concert supports the Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry.
To purchase a ticket, please visit the pantry’s page for this concert.

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

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

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
Performers

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.

3 December 2017
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church . 4700 Whitehaven Parkway NW . Washington . DC .
Performers

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program: Julia Angelov, violin; Bethlehem Hagdu, viola; Bella Lorenzo-Giguere, cello; Steven Lu, viola; George Pekarsky, violin.
Special Guest: Jennifer Mondie, viola.

Sounds of Strings

J. S. Bach, Suite for Solo Cello in d minor, BWV1008 (Lorenzo-Giguere).

Beethoven, Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major, Op. 24, “Spring Sonata” (Angelov, Schmidt).

Telemann, Concerto for Two Violas in G Major, TWV52:G3 (Lu, Mondie, Schmidt).

Schubert, Sonata in a minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D.821 (Hagdu, Schmidt).

Brahms, String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 (Angelov, Pekarsky, Hagdu, Lu, Lorenzo-Giguere).

A program of chamber and solo string works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Telemann. Performed by members of the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program and with a special guest from the National Symphony Orchestra: Jennifer Mondie.

Suggested donation (collected at the door): $20+, $10+ seniors/students. All proceeds beenfit S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat).

8 December 2017 . 7:00pm
David Greer Recital Hall . Bloomingdale School of Music . 323 West 108th Street . New York City
Performers

Mark Mollica, guitar

True: Part 2 Electric

This concert features Bloomingdale School of Music faculty member Mark Mollica in works influenced by blues, rock, jazz, world music, and electronica.

This concert supports Broadway Community.

10 December 2017 . 4:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall . The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center . 8270 Alumni Drive, University of Maryland . College Park . MD 20742
Performers

Omer Quartet; Kim Kashkashian, viola

Music for Food at University of Maryland, College Park

Works by Schumann, Jalbert, and Mendelssohn.

Suggested donation $25+, $10+ students/seniors.

This concert benefits Elizabeth House.

Monday . 11 December . 2017 . 7:30pm
McRoskey Mattress Company Loft . 1687 Market Street, 3rd Floor Loft . San Francisco . CA . 94103
Performers

Bonnie Hampton, cello; Evan Kahn, cello; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Peter Myers, cello; Linda Numagami, viola; Alexandros Petrin, violin; Carly Scena, viola; Maria van der Sloot, violin; Ian Swensen, violin; Sam Weiser, violin.

Inaugural San Francisco Concert!

W.A. Mozart . String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K.515
E. Carter . Figment No. 1 for solo cello
J. Brahms . String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
Features musicians from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This concert will benefit St. Anthony’s Dining Room.

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

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

Saturday. 13 January 2018 . 7:30pm
Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Performers

Natalia Badziak, viola; Ani Bukujian, violin; Lena Tzuhui Ho, viola; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Evan Kahn, cello; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Linda Numagami, viola; Carly Scena, viola; Zhenwei Shi, viola; Maria van der Sloot, violin; Ian Swensen, violin; Sophia Inés Valenti, viola; Sam Weiser, violin.

Kim Kashkashian Residency at San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Leclair, Duo in e minor for 2 violins
Bartók, Duos for viola ensemble
Dvořák, Viola Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97

Music for Food concert in conjunction with Kim Kashkashian’s residency at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students.
This concert will benefit St. Anthony’s Dining Room.

Sunday . 14 January 2018 . 3:00pm
James Laughlin Music Hall . Chatham University
Performers

Catherine Cho, violin; Tina Faigen, piano

Chamber Music by by Fauré, Mozart, Phillips, Scarlatti, & Schultz

An afternoon of chamber music featuring works by Fauré, Mozart, Phillips, Scarlatti, and Schultz.

Co-sponsored by Chatham’s Music Department, The Women’s Institute and Falk School of Sustainability & Environment Food Studies Program.
Cash donations to benefit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

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

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).

Saturday . January 20 . 2018 . 7:00pm
First Unitarian Church . 2125 Chestnut Street . Philadelphia . PA . 19103
Performers

Jonathan Biss, piano; Ania Filochowska, violin; Joshua Halpern, cello; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon; Jennifer Montone, French horn; Cassie Pilgrim, oboe; Tania Villasuso, clarinet

Muisc for Food Philadelphia

Beethoven, Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano and Winds, Op. 16
Brahms, Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26

Donations of $20+, $10+ students/seniors, collected at the door. This concert benefits Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission.

Sunday . February 4 . 2018 . 3:00pm
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd . 7420 4th Ave . Brooklyn . NY 11209
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Catherine Cho, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang viola; Robert McDonald, piano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

F. J. Haydn, Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Hob.XV:30
L. v. Beethoven, String Trio in c minor, Op. 9, no. 3
J. Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

This concert benefits Reaching-Out Community Services, Inc.

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

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

Thursday . February 15 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Apollo Trio (Curtis Macomber, violin; Sophie Shao, cello; Marija Stroke, piano); Natasha Brofsky, cello; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Mary Marathe, mezzo-soprano; Edvard Pogossian, cello; Suzanne Schwing, mezzo-soprano.

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

W. A. Mozart, Piano Trio in B flat; K.502
Bruce Adolphe, The End of Tonight
J. Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1in B Major, Op. 8

Suggested Donation: $20+, $10+ students
Concert benefits West Side Campaign Against Hunger.

Thursday . 22 February 2018 . 8:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall . The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center . 8270 Alumni Drive, University of Maryland . College Park . MD 20742
Performers

Omer Quartet; Left Bank Quartet; Molly Jones; Sarah Kim; Timothy McDuff; Kenneth Slowik, harpsichord; Kei Sugiyama.

Music for Food at University of Maryland, College Park concert

J. S. Bach, Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 803 for harpsichord

D. Shostakovich, Octet

F. Mendelssohn, Octet

For more information, please visit the venue’s website.

Suggested donation $25+, $10+ students/seniors. Donations collected at the door.

This concert benefits University of Maryland Campus Pantry.

March 11, 2018
Rolling Hills, CA
Performers

Bernadene Blaha, piano; Glenn Dicterow, violin; Karen Dreyfus, viola; Benjamin Lash, cello; Mann-Wen Lo, violin.

Rolling Hills, CA Concert - March 11, 2018

Previous Seasons


Concerts Season 1
Concerts Season 2
Concerts Season 3
Concerts Season 4
Concerts Season 5
Concerts Season 6
Concerts Season 7