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Benaroya Hall, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Between 2nd Ave and 3rd Ave 200 University Street Seattle, WA 98101
206-215-4747
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 03 2012

Great concert! We had seats in the third row, so we were close to the performers. The musicians and the choice of music were fantastic!

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 29 2012

After listening to Chamber music in some of the top places of the world, I have to say that this Seattle Chamber Music Festival is plain wonderful. The performers are world class quality. The spirit of the director and staff behind it shines...continued

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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 18 2012

The music was transcendent and the musicians top notch. The pre-concert performance by Adam Neiman was wonderful! I had a great second-row seat. I highly recommend this chamber music fest!

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Quotes & Highlights

Read Goldstar member reviews from the 2011 festival.
For pre-concert recital information, please see the full program .

Description

**Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations for Violin, Cello and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Béla Bartók: Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano, Sz. 75

Johannes Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34

**Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, K.305

Gabriel Fauré: Quartet No. 2 for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 45

Franz Schubert: Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, D. 667, “Trout”

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Friday, July 6, 2012 at 8:00pm

**César Franck: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56

Piotr Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11

**Monday, July 9, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Felix Mendelssohn: Andante and Allegro Brilliant for Piano, Four Hands in A Major, Op. 92

Ludwig van Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D Major, Op. 25

Manuel de Falla/Maurice Marechal: Suite populaire espagnole

Maurice Ravel: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in A minor

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 8:00pm *

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento for Violin, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, K. 254

Antonin Dvorak: Miniatures for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 75a

Béla Bartók: Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos for Two Pianos, Sz. 108

Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche Suite for Two Pianos, Op. 165b

Felix Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 1 for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 1

**Friday, July 13, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K.448

Claude Debussy: En blanc et noir for Two Pianos

Dmitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20

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Monday, July 16, 2012 at 8:00pm **

Frank Bridge: Phantasy for Piano and Strings in F-sharp minor

Antonín Dvořák: selections from Cypresses for String Quartet, B. 152

Claude Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor

Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances for Two Pianos, Op. 45

**Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Sergei Taneyev: String Quintet in G Major, Op. 14

John Adams: Hallelujah Junction

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano, Four-Hands in D Major, Op. 6

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

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Friday, July 20, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Claude Debussy: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G Major

Gary Kulesha: Quartet for Piano and Strings

Antonín Dvořák: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in F minor, Op. 65

Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 8:00pm

Franz Schubert: Rondo for Violin and Piano in B minor, D.895

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano in E minor, Op. 38

William Walton: Quartet for Piano and Strings

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Friday, July 27, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Oboe and Strings in F Major, K. 370

Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, Op. 45

Erwin Schulhoff: Duo for Violin and Cello

Béla Bartók: Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano Sz. 111

**Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 8:00pm

**Sergei Rachmaninov: Trio No. 1 for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor “Elegiaque”

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G Major, Op. 1 No. 2

Sergei Prokofiev: Trapeze (Complete Ballet)

*Programs subject to change.

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