Trinity Chamber Concerts

…presenting the finest of Northern California's emerging musicians

2015-201642nd Season

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:00pm

Daniel Lewin and Dmitriy Cogan

  • Daniel Lewin, violin
  • Dmitriy Cogan, piano
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French composers created a wealth of beautiful music for violin and piano. This recital by the Lewin-Cogan Duo will present great sonatas by the Impressionistic composers Ravel and Fauré. The penultimate composition by Debussy, his short masterpiece sonata, will also be performed, as well as an early work by Messiaen.

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 8:00pm

Ensemble For These Times

  • Nanette McGuinness, soprano
  • Adaiha Macadam-Somer, 'cello
  • Dale Tsang, piano
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Ensemble For These Times celebrates the release of their new CD Surviving: Women's Words on Centaur Records, part of the ensemble's Jewish Music & Poetry Project.  The program will feature excerpts of music by David Garner from the new CD and the world premiere of a new commission by emerging composer Emma Logan, plus highlights from the ensemble's 2015/16 season repertory, including works by Pulitzer Prize winner Melinda Wagner, and rising stars Sarah Kirkland Snider and Gabriela Lena Frank.

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 8:00pm

Isaac Pastor-Chermak & Friends

  • Isaac Pastor-Chermak, 'cello
  • Miles Graber, piano
  • with special guests
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A recital of music by Elliott Carter (the Sonata for Cello and Piano) and Robert Schumann (the Piano Quintet). The Carter sonata is an energetic and approachable contemporary masterpiece, while the Schumann is chock-full of great tunes and virtuoso flourishes. For more information, visit www.isaacpastorchermak.com.

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