The Chicago Ensemble: Program I

Lecture Series

Sunday, February 14, 2021

3:00 PM

Online

The International House chamber music ensemble-in-residence returns with a five part virtual concert series taking place once a month on Sundays through June 2021. The first program will focus on the classical period and feature music on strings, oboe, and piano.

Tickets: $15 | $60 for the five concert series
Purchase tickets here.
This program is open to the public.


Program I - Classical Period: Sunday, February 14
Ensemble member: Mathias Tacke, violin
Haydn: Piano trio in E minor – 3
Mozart: Oboe quartet in F major – 1
Mozart: Piano quartet in G minor – 1
Beethoven: Piano trio in Eb major, op. 70 no. 2 – 2
Beethoven: Piano trio in D major, op. 70 no. 1 – 1

Program II - German Romantic: Sunday, March 7
Ensemble member: Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
Spohr: Songs with clarinet – No. 1
Schubert: Piano trio in Bb major – 2
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Schumann: Violin sonata in A minor – 1
Schumann – Du bist wie eine Blume
Mendelssohn: Grüss
Wolf: Verborgenheit
Brahms: Piano quartet in G minor – 4

Program III - French: Sunday, April 11
Ensemble member: Andrew Snow, cello
Franck: Violin sonata in A major – 1
Chausson: Pièce for cello
Duparc: Phydilé
Fauré: La bonne chanson – 1
Fauré: Piano quartet in G minor – 4
Debussy: Violin sonata – 2
Ravel: Chansons madécasses – 1
Poulenc: Fleurs
Milhaud: Suite - 4

Program IV - 20th Century European: Sunday, May 16
Ensemble member: Elizandro Garcia-Montoya, clarinet
Hindemith: Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello and piano – 3
Prokofiev: Violin sonata in F minor – 2
Berg: Clarinet pieces – 1
Shostakovich: From Jewish Folk Poetry – Lament
Stravinsky: Histoire du soldat – Tango-Waltz-Rag
Bartók: Contrasts – 1

Program V - 20th Century American: Sunday, June 13
Ensemble members: Michelle Areyzaga, soprano and Elizandro Garcia-Montoya, clarinet
Piston: Piano quintet – 1
Etler: Clarinet sonata – 1
Barber: Knoxville
Copland: Sextet – 1
Bernstein: Clarinet sonata – 2
Gottlieb: Impulsive

Presented by the International House Global Voices Performing Arts Series and The Chicago Ensemble.