MENDELSSOHN & BRAUNSTEIN
April 24, 2020 | Music Hall, Wilks Studio
Shostakovich: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Guy Braunstein, violin, CSO artist-in-residence
Anna Reider, violin
Mauricio Aguiar, violin
Dror Biran, piano
Christopher Philpotts, english horn
Ron Aufmann, bass clarinet
Hugh Michie, bassoon
Yang Liu, violin
Scott Mozlin, violin
Rachel Charbel, violin
Joanne Wojtowicz, viola
Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello
Alan Rafferty, cello
VenueMusic Hall, Wilks Studio
- CSO Artist-in-Residence Guy Braunstein is the youngest person ever appointed concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic.
- Bartók’s Contrasts emphasizes the composer’s promise to write “whatever he wanted” for commissioning artist Benny Goodman.
- Mendelssohn wrote his Octet as a birthday gift for his friend and violin teacher Eduard Ritz.
- Tickets are only $40. Want more? A subscription to all four Chamber Players concerts is just $136.