Concert 1 -Amour non Réciproque LAFAYETTE
a musical outpouring of love and longing 

Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:30 PM

Anton Reicha - Fugue- Fantasia for solo piano
Franz Liszt- Elegie No. 1 for cello and piano
Camille Saint-Saëns- Sonata No. 1 for cello and piano
César Franck- Piano Quintet in F minor for piano and strings

Grazia Raimondi, violin
Violinist TBD
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Luigi Piovano, cello
Bernadene Blaha, piano

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Concert 1 -Amour non Réciproque PIEDMONT
a musical outpouring of love and longing 

Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:00 PM

Anton Reicha - Fugue- Fantasia for solo piano
Franz Liszt- Elegie No. 1 for cello and piano
Camille Saint-Saëns- Sonata No. 1 for cello and piano
César Franck- Piano Quintet in F minor for piano and strings

Grazia Raimondi, violin
Violinist TBD
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Luigi Piovano, cello
Bernadene Blaha, piano

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Concert 2 - Dvořák's America LAFAYETTE
the impact of Spirituals and Native American music on Dvořák while in America

Saturday, November 7, 2020 7:30 PM

Antonín Dvořák- String Quintet, op. 97 "American"
Antonín Dvořák- String Quartet No. 12, op. 96 "American", Lento 
Mary Youngblood- Original Songs for native flute and strings
Negro Spirituals- Selections

Alexander String Quartet
Zakarias Grafilo, violin
Fred Lifsitz, violin
David Samuels, viola
Sandy Walsh-Wilson, cello
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Mary Youngblood, Native flute
Alexandra Anderson, soprano

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Concert 2 - Dvořák's America PIEDMONT

the impact of Spirituals and Native American music on Dvořák while in America

Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:00 PM

Antonín Dvořák- String Quintet, op. 97 "American"
Antonín Dvořák- String Quartet No. 12, op. 96 "American", Lento 
Mary Youngblood- Original Songs for native flute and strings
Negro Spirituals- Selections

Alexander String Quartet
Zakarias Grafilo, violin
Fred Lifsitz, violin
David Samuels, viola
Sandy Walsh-Wilson, cello
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Mary Youngblood, Native flute
Alexandra Anderson, soprano

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Concert 3 - Young Giants LAFAYETTE
early works by favorite composers

Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:30 PM

Johannes Brahms- Intermezzo for piano
Felix Mendelssohn- Piano Trio No. 1 op. 49
Richard Strauss- Piano Quartet, op. 13

Nadya Tichman, violin
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Julio Elizalde, piano

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Concert 3 - Young Giants PIEDMONT
early works by favorite composers

Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:00 PM

Johannes Brahms- Intermezzo for piano
Felix Mendelssohn- Piano Trio No. 1 op. 49
Richard Strauss- Piano Quartet, op. 13

Nadya Tichman, violin
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Julio Elizalde, piano

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Concert 4 -¡Caliente! LAFAYETTE
a sizzling exploration of Spanish favorites featuring SF Opera Principal Clarinetist, José González Granero

Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:30 PM

José González Granero-Canto y Danza for solo clarinet
José González Granero- Paisajes for clarinet and string quartet
Joaquin Turina- Piano Quartet, op. 67
"Manuel de Falla - ""3 Canciones Populares"" (from 7 canciones populares)"
Enrique Granados- Quintet for piano and strings

José González Granero, clarinet
Jennifer Cho, violin
Dian Zhang, violin
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Peter Myers, cello
Julie Nishimura, piano

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Concert 4 -¡Caliente! PIEDMONT
a sizzling exploration of Spanish favorites featuring SF Opera Principal Clarinetist, José González Granero

Sunday, March 7, 2021 4:30 PM


José González Granero-Canto y Danza for solo clarinet
José González Granero- Paisajes for clarinet and string quartet
Joaquin Turina- Piano Quartet, op. 67
"Manuel de Falla - ""3 Canciones Populares"" (from 7 canciones populares)"
Enrique Granados- Quintet for piano and strings

José González Granero, clarinet
Jennifer Cho, violin
Dian Zhang, violin
Pamela Freund-Striplen, viola
Peter Myers, cello
Julie Nishimura, piano

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Concert 5 - Miró Quartet Archive Project - Flonzaley 1929 LAFAYETTE
Presented in Partnership with the Bay Area Music Consortium

celebrating a pivotal moment in the historic chamber music

Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:30 PM

W. A. Mozart- String Quartet, K. 575
Bedrich Smetana- String Quartet No. 1 “From my Life”
Ernest Bloch- String Quartet No. 1, "Pastorale"
Encores- Deep River, Dohnanyi Scherzo, Irish Cradle Song

Miró Quartet
Daniel Ching, violin
William Fedkenheuer, violin
John Largess, viola
Joshua Gindele, cello

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