Hoch Chamber Music Series 2011 - 2012

The Hoch Chamber Music Series has been offering world-class chamber music in lower Westchester County since 2001. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Lawrence Dutton of The Emerson String Quartet, the Hoch Chamber Music series presents world-renowned performers in an impeccable acoustic space - with accessible ticket prices.

2011-2012 Season:

All performances were held at the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts.

Saturday, October 22, 2011 7:00 PM

A Night Around the World

Lawrence Dutton, viola
Marija Ilic, piano
Jon Klibonoff, piano
Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violin
Susannah Chapman, cello
Kathryn Lockwood, viola
Stephen Sas, bass
Yousif Sheronick, percussion

Dvorak: Romantic Pieces, Op. 75
Bartok: Romanian Dances, Sz. 68
Vaughan Williams: Selections from the Suite
John Stamps: Strange Frenzy–The Dance of the Seven Veils
Mendelssohn: Sextet in D major, Op. 110

Saturday, January 28, 2012 6:00 PM

10th Anniversary Gala Concert

Marin and Jason's Symphony pictureMarin Mazzie, soprano
Jason Danieley, tenor                                           
Lawrence Dutton, viola
John Patitucci, bass
Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violin
Jee Sun Lee, violin
Julia Lichten, cello
and the Conservatory Chamber Strings

Chamber Music Favorites by Bach, Mozart and Dvorak, and show tunes and classic songs with chamber orchestra.

Together and individually Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, “Broadway’s Golden couple” (San Francisco Chronicle), who recently starred on Broadway in Next to Normal, have been delighting audiences around the country with their glorious voices, moving interpretations, and wonderful comic timing. Marin was recently seen performing as Guenevere with the New York Philharmonic’s Live at Lincoln Center production of Camelot, broadcast on PBS. Her Broadway credits include Monty Python’s Spamalot, Kiss Me, Kate, Ragtime, Passion, and Man of La Mancha; she has also performed in concert venues from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl. Jason is most recognized from his performance as Lt. Joe Cable in South Pacific of the PBS Great Performances airing at Carnegie Hall. Broadway credits include Curtains, Candide, and The Full Monty, and he has also performed in concert with many of the country’s leading orchestras, most recently with the Boston Pops.

Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:00 PM

Pacifica Quartet With Lawrence Dutton

Pacifica QuartetSimin Ganatra, violin
Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin
Masumi Per Rostad, viola
Brandon Vamos, cello
Lawrence Dutton, viola

Beethoven: Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 9
Dvorak: Quintet in E flat major, Op. 97

The Grammy-winning Pacifica Quartet has received international acclaim as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. Recent career honors include appointment as quartet-in-residence at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the position held for 43 years by the Guarneri String Quartet. In 2009, the Pacifica was named Ensemble of the Year by Musical America and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.

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