Friday, March 7, 2014

Tuesday Evening Concerts 2014-15

The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet with the American pianist Jon Nakamatsu will open the
2014-15 season of Charlottesville’s Tuesday Evening Concerts chamber-music series.

The season also will feature performances by pianist Marc-André Hamelin with the Canadian string orchestra Les Violons du Roy, the English Concert Baroque Orchestra, the Prazak and Jerusalem string quartets, violinist Augustin Hadelich with pianist Joyce Yang and pianist Nikolai Demidenko.

All concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. (a new time) in Old Cabell Hall at the University of Virginia.

Season subscriptions, $65-$195, are now on sale. For more information, call (434) 244-9505 or visit

Dates, artists and programs for the coming season:

Oct. 14 – Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet with Jon Nakamatsu, piano. Mozart-Hasel: Fantasy, K. 608, for mechanical organ; Mozart: Quintet in E flat major, K. 452; Hindemith: “Kleine Kammermusik,” Op. 24, No. 2; Thuille: Sextet in B flat major, Op. 6.

Oct. 28 – English Concert Baroque Orchestra, Harry Bicket directing. J.S. Bach: Sinfonia, BWV 42 (“Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats”); Telemann: Suite in F major for two horns and strings; Graun: Concerto for horn and oboe d’amore; J.S. Bach: Suite in C major.

Nov. 11 – Prazak Quartet. Jakub Jan Ryba: String Quartet No. 2 in D minor; Janaček: Quartet No. 2 (“Intimate Letters”); Smetana: Quartet No. 1 in E minor (“From My Life”).

Feb. 17 – Jerusalem Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in G minor (“Rider”); Erwin Schulhoff: “Five Pieces;” Schubert: Quartet in D minor (“Death and the Maiden”).

March 17 – Les Violons du Roy with Marc-André Hamelin, piano. Mozart: Rondo in A major, K. 386; Haydn: Piano Concerto in D major; Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor (“Farewell”).

March 31 – Augustin Hadelich, violin, and Joyce Yang, piano. Stravinsky: “Suite Italianne;” Kurtág: “Tre Pezzi;” Schumann: Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105; Franck: Sonata in A Major; Sarasate: “Carmen Fantasy.”

April 21 – Nikolai Demidenko, piano. Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 664; Schubert: Sonata in A minor, D. 784; Chopin: “Polonaise-Fantasy;” Chopin: Barcarolle; Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor.