Fri Apr 24, 2020 | 7:30 pm

MENDELSSOHN & BRAUNSTEIN

April 24, 2020 | Music Hall, Wilks Studio

Program

Shostakovich: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Bartók: Contrasts
Francaix: 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 Series

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. Want more? A subscription to all four Chamber Players concerts is just $136.