CANCELED

CANCELED

MENDELSSOHN & BRAUNSTEIN

Fri April 24, 2020 | 7:30 pm | Music Hall, Wilks Studio

CANCELED

This concert is canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Ticket info.

Program

Shostakovich: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Bartók: Contrasts
Françaix: Divertissement
Mendelssohn: Octet

Artists

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

Venue

Music Hall, Wilks Studio

Series

Chamber Players 

What's Interesting

  • 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, general admission seating in beautiful and intimate Wilks Studio.