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The Schumann Quartett
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The Schumann Quartett

Violin, Violin, Viola, and Cello
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
United Community Church South
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"The Schumann Quartett plays staggeringly well...with sparkling virtuosity and a willingness to astonish" — Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany

From Germany, we welcome brothers Erik, Ken, and Mark Schumann and Liisa Randalu as they open the season with a program of string quartets of the masters — Haydn, Schubert, and, of course, Schumann.

  • Joseph Haydn — Quartet in G Major, Op. 33 No. 5
  • Franz Schubert — Quartet in A Minor, D.804, Op. 29 No. 13, "Rosamunde"
  • Robert Schumann — Quartet in F Major, Op. 41 No. 2



Tempest Trio
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The Tempest Trio

Violin, Cello, Piano
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
United Community Church South
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"They make a huge impression, one that combined ebullience and insight." — Reading Eagle

Many will happily remember pianist Alon Goldstein and cellist Amit Peled from earlier series appearances. Joined by violinist IIya Kaler, they'll brighten a winter day with piano trios of Beethoven, Bernstein, and Mendelssohn.

  • Johannes Brahms — Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101
  • Leonard Bernstein — Piano Trio (1937)
  • Felix Mendelssohn — Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op.49



Jeffrey LaDeur
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Jeffrey Ladeur

Piano
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
United Community Church South
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"Glowing sound...assured virtuosity." — San Francisco Classical Voice

Jeff made such a fine impression here with the Delphi Trio two years ago, we knew a solo appearance was in order. Works of Rameau, Stravinsky, and Debussey will showcase his musical sensitivity and depth of understanding.

  • Jean-Philippe Rameau— Suite in A minor (1728)
  • Igor Stravinsky — Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka
  • Claude Debussy — Preludes, Book II



Windscape
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Windscape

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
United Community Church South
1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

"First-rate solo musicianship and standout ensemble work." — Palm Beach Daily Post

Five eminent woodwind soloists come together in Paprikash: Flavors of Eastern Europe, a program offering a taste of a characteristic place in the musical world. This is music to relish and savor.

  • Ferenc Farkas — Hungarian Dance Suite
  • György Ligeti — Six Bagatelles
  • Anton Reicha — Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 88
  • Antonín Dvořák — Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 51