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Trio con Brio Copenhagen: January 16-17, 2012 at 7:30pm – Lincoln Hall

“Accomplished and sensitive musicians.”  —The New York Times

Monday program

Haydn Piano Trio in G Major, Hob. XV:25, “Gypsy”

Frank Martin Trio on Irish Folk Tunes

Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50

Tuesday program

Sørensen Phantasmagoria

Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66

Arensky Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32

*Brooklyn Rider: January 28, 2012 at 7:30pm – Kaul Auditorium *

The contextualizing of old and new is a hallmark of Brooklyn Rider’s work. You’ll hear Beethoven‘s Op. 131 as a startlingly new-sounding piece of music alongside an original composition by Brooklyn Rider and some of Philip Glass‘ most intimate music contained in his Quartets.

Brooklyn Rider Seven Steps

P. Glass Suite for String Quartet from Bent

C. Jacobsen Sheriff’s Leid, Sheriff’s Freude

J. Zorn Kol Nidre

Beethoven Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

*Parker Quartet: March 12 – 13, 2012 at 7:30pm – Lincoln Hall *

“Passages that demand ensemble precision were flawlessly balanced, perfectly tuned and sheathed in lustrous textures.”  —The New York Times

Monday program

Mendelssohn Quartet in F minor, Op. 80

Janáček Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters”

Schumann Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

Tuesday program

Mozart Quartet in F Major, K. 590

Kirchner Quartet No. 3

Debussy Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

About the Ticket Supplier: Friends of Chamber Music

Friends of Chamber Music, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to presenting the highest quality chamber ensembles in concert, and providing educational outreach to further chamber music in our community. Friends of Chamber Music (FOCM) is honored with the distinction of being the longest non-interrupted chamber music series in Oregon and one of the longest running in the country.