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2018 Concert Schedule

FACULTY CONCERT SERIES

Concerts in this series are ticketed through the Box Office and can be purchased by clicking here.
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Concert No. 1
Tuesday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m.  Ludwig Recital Hall - Buy Tickets
Mark Kosower, cello with Jee-Won Oh, piano

12 Variations in F Major on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” from
Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Op. 66 
Bridge, Cello Sonata, H.125 (1913-1917)
Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6
Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004 (arr. Kosower)
Ludwig van Beethoven

Frank Bridge
Samuel Barber
J. S. Bach

Concert No. 2
Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Ludwig Recital Hall - Buy Tickets
Miami String Quartet with Spencer Myer, piano

String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2
String Quartet No. 3 (1995)
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 5
Franz Joseph Haydn
Pēteris Vasks

Antonín Dvořák

Concert No. 3
Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. - Ludwig Recital Hall - Buy Tickets 
Kulas Guest Artist: Emerson String Quartet with Jerry Grossman, cello

Adagio for String Quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet, Op. 11
String Quartet No. 3 in C-sharp Major, Sz. 85
String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
String Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Op. posth. 163
Samuel Barber
Béla Bartók
Dmitri Shostakovich
Franz Schubert

Concert No. 4
Wednesday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. -  Ludwig Recital Hall - Buy Tickets
Jeffrey Rathbun, oboe; Daniel McKelway, clarinet; Barrick Stees, bassoon; Jerry Wong, piano

Divertimento for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, K. Anh 229/439b
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K. 452
Serenade in E-flat Major, K. 375
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concert No. 5
Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. -  Ludwig Recital Hall - Buy Tickets
Marisela Sager, flute; Jeffrey Rathbun, oboe; Danna Sundet, oboe; Alan DeMattia, horn; Richard Weiss, cello; Elizabeth DeMio, piano and Joela Jones, piano

Partita in A Minor for Solo Flute
Duo for Flute and Oboe, Op. 13 (1945)
Trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano
Sonata for cello & piano in A major, Op. 80
Johann Sebastian Bach
Alberto Ginastera
Jean-Michel Damase
Charles-Marie Widor


STUDENT CONCERT SERIES

Concerts in this series are FREE and open to the public

Recital No. 1
Friday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

Summer Music for Wind Quintet, Op. 31
Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV/25 “Gypsy” 
String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 12
Threnodies (2), for Flute and String Trio
Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost”
Samuel Barber
Franz Joseph Haydn
Felix Mendelssohn
Aaron Copland
Ludwig van Beethoven

Recital No. 2
Saturday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, K. 458 “Hunt”
Rocky River Music for Octet 
Five pieces for Two Violins and Piano   
Piano Quintet in F Minor  
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Jeffrey Rathbun
Dmitri Shostakovich
César Franck

Recital No. 3
Saturday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

Quintet for Winds & Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Sonata for Two Violins and Piano, Op.15
Nonet No. 2, H.374 (1959)
Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Ludwig van Beethoven
Darius Milhaud
Bohuslav Martinů
Johannes Brahms

Recital No. 4
Sunday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m. - Free
Hudson Library & Historical Society

Miniatures for Two Violins and Viola,  Op. 75a
String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3 “Emperor”
Metamorphosen arr. for String Septet by Rudolf Leopold (1995)
Antonín Dvořák
Franz Joseph Haydn
Richard Strauss

Recital No. 5
Tuesday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m. - Free
Reed Memorial Library, Ravenna OH

Quintet, Op. 43
Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, K. 516
Carl Nielsen
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Recital No. 6
Thursday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

Quintet for Oboe and Strings
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 27
Quartet for the End of Time
Arnold Bax
Edvard Grieg
Olivier Messiaen

Recital No. 7
Friday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m. - Free
Laurel Lake Retirement Community

“From a Train Window”
Quartet for Bassoon, Viola and Cello in C Major,  Op. 73, No. 1
Suite for Two Violins and Piano in G Minor, Op. 71
Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 452
String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87  
Margaret Griebling-Haigh
François Devienne
Moritz Moszkowski
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Felix Mendelssohn

Recital No. 8
Friday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

Terzetto for Two Violins and Viola in C Major, Op. 74
Divertimento for Bassoon & String Quintet
Trio in D Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Wind Quintet No. 2  
Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57 
Antonín Dvořák
Jean Françaix
Ludwig van Beethoven
Miguel del Aguila
Dmitri Shostakovich

Recital No. 9
Saturday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m. - Free
Hudson Library & Historical Society

Phantasy Quartet in F Minor, Op. 2
Quintet for Horn and String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 85  
Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Two Horns and Bassoon, Op. 271
Benjamin Britten
York Bowen
Carl Reinecke
 

Recital No. 10
Saturday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m. - Free
Ludwig Recital Hall

Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano 
String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11
Trio for Flute, Violin and Piano   
Piano Quintet in C Minor
Leo Smit
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Nino Rota
Ralph Vaughan Williams

KBMF CHAMBER ORCHESTRA AND SIDE-BY-SIDE CONCERT

This concert is ticketed through The Cleveland Orchestra.

Concert Date and Time Location
KBMF Chamber Orchestra Performance conducted by Vinay Parameswaran
Prokofiev - Classical Symphony (Symphony No. 1)
Falla - Suite No. 1 from The Three-Cornered Hat
Saturday, July 21
7 p.m.
Blossom Music Center
KBMF Side-by-Side with The Cleveland Orchestra
Berlioz - Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Saturday, July 21
8 p.m.
Blossom Music Center