2014-2015 Season


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First Unitarian Church
536 Linton Street
Cincinnati, Ohio

Sundays at 4 PM



Congregation Beth Adam
10001 Loveland-Maderia Road
Loveland, Ohio

Mondays at 7:30 PM

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 4 PM           Monday, October 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Grand Opening: The Variation Trio & Benjamin Hochman

The Variation Trio
    Jennifer Koh, violin*
    Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
    Wilhelmina Smith, cello
Benjamin Hochman, piano
* Due to illness, Jennifer Koh is unable to perform these concerts. We are grateful to violinist Arnaud Sussmann who has graciously agreed to perform on this program.

Please note the program has been changed and no longer includes Penderecki's Trio for Strings.

Beethoven         Trio for Strings No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 9
Poul Ruders        Romances for Viola & Piano
Martinu               Three Madrigals for Violin & Viola
Brahms               Quartet for Piano & Strings No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26 


Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 4 PM               Monday, November 3, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Eclectic Previn - Nostalgic Dvořák - Dynamic Schumann

The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
    Joseph Kalichstein, piano
    Jaime Laredo, violin
    Sharon Robinson, cello
Timothy Lees, violin
Steven Tenenbom, viola

André Previn      Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No. 2      
Dvořák                 Trio for Piano Violin & Cello in G Minor, Op. 26 
Schumann           Quintet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello in E-flat Major, Op. 44

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Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 4 PM               No Monday Performance

Strings of Passion

Augustin Hadelich, violin
Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Christian Colberg, viola
Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

Rodrigo                 Invocación y danza for Solo Guitar
Roland Dyens      Tango en Skäi for Solo Guitar
Piazzolla               Histoire du Tango for Violin & Guitar
Ysaÿe                    Sonata for Solo Violin No. 6 in E Major, “Manuel Quiroga”
Takemitsu            Rocking Mirror Daybreak for Two Violins
Ravel                     Quartet for Strings in F Major

Due to very limited availability, tickets to this Sunday, Nov. 30 concert may no longer be purchased online and must be purchased over the phone. Please call 513.381.6868.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 4 PM               Monday, February 2, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Inspired by Friendship and Nature


Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano
William Preucil, violin
Benny Kim, violin
Philip Dukes, viola
Eric Kim, cello  

Mozart                 Duo for Violin & Viola in G Major, K. 423                            
Brahms                 Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87
Elgar                     Quintet for Piano & Strings in A Minor, Op. 84

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 4 PM               Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The Return of Jasmine Choi and Debut of Alon Goldstein

Jasmine Choi, flute
Jaime Laredo, violin
Ida Kavafian, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Alon Goldstein, piano

Mozart                 Quartet for Flute & Strings in D Major, K. 285
Dohnanyi             Serenade Trio for Strings in C Major, Op. 10
Brahms                 Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello No. 3 in C Minor, Op.60 

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Please note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the originally programmed performances of Leon Fleisher and the Korngold Suite and Dwight Parry and the Mozart Oboe Quartet have been postponed to a future season.



Bella Hristova, violin
Amy Yang, piano

Bach                     Partita for Violin No. 1 in B Minor,BWV 1002
Ysaÿe                    Sonata for Solo Violin No. 4 in E Minor, “Fritz Kreisler”
Joan Tower         New work for Solo Violin (Midwest premiere)
Beethoven          Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96

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Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 4 PM                              Monday, May 18, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Going for Baroque!

Featuring members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Michael Chertock, harpsichord
Randolph Bowman, flute
Jennifer Roig-Francoli & Cheryl Benedict, violins
Christian Colberg & Denisse Rodriguez-Rivera, violas
Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello
Owen Lee, double bass

Bach                     A Musical Offering: Trio Sonata for Flute, Violin & Continuo in C Minor, BWV 1079
Telemann           Concerto for Viola and Strings in G Major, TWV 51:G9
Bach                    Orchestral Suite for Flute and Strings No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067

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