Hoch Chamber Music Series 2018-2019

A Night of Borders & Boundaries

Saturday, October  27   7:00 pm

A Night of Borders & Boundaries

Chamber music that explore the boundaries of music in the 20th century through Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4, and Richard Strauss’ String Quintet from Capriccio Op. 85, a work composed in 1942 when he and his wife were forced escape to Vienna in reaction to the Nazi leadership in his home of Germany. 

Richard Strauss: Selected Songs
Richard Strauss: String Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op.4 

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violin
Jee Sun Lee, violin
Lawrence Dutton, viola
Kathryn Lockwood, viola
Nickolas Canellakis, cello
Andrew Janss, cello 
Sheri Hammerstrom, soprano
Rina Jung Kim, soprano
Jon Klibonoff, piano                          


Greatest Hits: Concordia Conservatory Gala

Saturday, February 9        6:00 pm

Greatest Hits: Concordia Conservatory Gala 

Cabaret and Chamber Music Greats

Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade
Alexander Borodin: Quartet No. 2 -  Scherzo
D. Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3  - Allegro non troppo
W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 -  Larghetto
G. Puccini Crisantemi

Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violin
Emanouil Manolov, violin
Catherine Gatewood, clarinet
Lawrence Dutton, viola
Andrew Janss, cello

Christine Ebersole in Cabaret

For over 30 years, two-time Tony Award winning actress Christine Ebersole has captivated audiences on the Broadway stage, television series and specials, films, concert appearances, and recordings. She will bring her greatest hits to the Concordia stage.

Pacifica Quartet 

Saturday, April 27 7:00 pm

Pacifica Quartet

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, the Pacifica Quartet has achieved international recognition as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. The Quartet is the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and received a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance and was appointed to lead the Center for Advanced Quartet Studies at the Aspen Music Festival and School. Formed in 1994, the Pacifica Quartet quickly won chamber music’s top competitions, including the 1998 Naumburg Chamber Music Award, Chamber Music America’s Cleveland Quartet Award, the Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was named “Ensemble of the Year” by Musical America.

Simin Ganatra, violin
Austin Hartman, violin
Mark Holloway, viola
Brandon Vamos, cello

with Lawrence Dutton, viola