Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Tuesday Evening Concerts 2010-11

A Beethoven-Schubert program by the eminent English pianist Stephen Kovacevich, the REBEL Baroque Ensemble in "Harlequin Unmasked: Festive Music of the Carnival" and the Akademie für alte Musik Berlin in "Best of German Baroque" highlight the 2010-11 season of Charlottesville’s Tuesday Evening Concert Series.

The series, organized in 1948, presents visiting solo, chamber and early music artists at the University of Virginia.

Next season’s subscription-ticket prices are $65-$175. (There is frequently a waiting list for single tickets once the season gets under way.) For more information, call (434) 244-9505 or visit www.tecs.org

The 2010-11 schedule of artists and programs, all staged at 8 p.m. Tuesdays in U.Va.’s Old Cabell Hall:

Oct. 5 – REBEL Baroque Ensemble, with dancers. Works by Telemann, Vivaldi, Gluck, Charpentier, Campra, Biber and Schmelzer.

Oct. 26 – Aviv Quartet with Robert Kulek, piano. Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34; quartets by Haydn and Shostakovich.

Nov. 30 – Stephen Kovacevich, piano. Beethoven: Sonata in A flat major, Op. 110; Schubert: Sonata in B flat major, D. 960.

Feb. 15 – Orion Quartet and Windscape Wind Ensemble. Bach: "The Art of the Fugue" (Samuel Baron transcription).

March 15 – Akademie für alte Musik Berlin. Bach: "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 2, Violin Concerto No. 2; Telemann: Concerto in E minor for flute, recorder, strings and continuo. (Soloists TBA)

March 29 – Hugo Wolf Quartet. Beethoven: Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131; works by Haydn and Wolf.

April 12 – Augustin Hadelich, violin. Program TBA.