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Trio Solisti
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Trio Solisti

Violin, Cello, and Piano
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
South Church Hall
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"The most exciting piano trio in America." — The New Yorker

We open the season con brio, featuring the superb musicians of the Trio Solisti. With their demanding schedule, we're lucky to have them back to perform Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, and Chausson.

  • Joseph Haydn — Trio No. 45 in E-flat major, Hob XV:29
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff — Trio Élégiaque No. 1 in G minor
  • Ludwig van Beethoven — Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost"
  • Ernest Chausson — Trio in G minor, Op. 3

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Shai Wosner
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Shai Wosner

Piano
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
South Church Hall
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"Agility and insight...dexterity and interpretive subtlety." — San Francisco Chronicle

This Israeli virtuoso, known for his sensitive Schubert interpretations, performs an unusual and enticing program pairing works of Scarlatti and Rzewski, along with one of Schubert's most-loved sonatas.

  • Ludwig van Beethoven — Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op.28 "Pastoral"
  • Guiseppe Domenico Scarlatti — Sonatas K.141 in D minor, K.9 in D minor, K.230 in C minor, K.39 in A major
  • Frederic Rzewski — Nano Sonata No. 36 "To A Young Man", Nano Sonata No.38 "To A Great Guy", Nano Sonata No. 12
  • Franz Schubert — Sonata in Bb major, D.960



Eddie Arron and Jeewon Park
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Arron–Park Duo

Cello, Piano
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
South Church Hall
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"Glittering...lyrical phrasing...pearly tone quality. (Park)" — Charleston Post & Courier
"Gifted...accomplished...superb. (Arron)" — New York Times

As a young musician, Eddie first appeared on our Series 19 years ago. Now at the height of his artistic career, he returns with his wife, pianist par excellence Jeewon Park, in works of Beethoven, Janáček, Schumann, and Mendelssohn.

  • Ludwig van Beethoven — 12 Variations on "See the conqu'ring hero comes" (from Handel's Judas Maccabeus)
  • Leoš Janáček — Pohádka (A Tale)
  • Robert Schumann — Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102
  • Felix Mendelssohn — Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op.58

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Van Kuijk Quartet
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Van Kuijk Quartet

Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello
Saturday, April 25, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
South Church Hall
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"Style, energy, and a sense of risk...these four young Frenchmen made the music smile" — The Guardian

These gifted Parisians come to St. Johnsbury after a stop at Carnegie Hall. We welcome spring and wind up the season on a very high note, with Mozart, Bartók, and Schumann.

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K. 421
  • Béla Bartók — String Quartet No. 4, Sz.91
  • Robert Schumann — String Quartet No. 3, Op. 41 No. 3

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