Music in Action: school concerts
May
16
to May 18

Music in Action: school concerts

Violinists Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violist Ariel Rudiakov and cellist Nathaniel Parke bring music to area schools, talk about the composers and the string instruments.
Works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Dvorak.

May 16:
9am Manchester Elementary Middle School
10:15am Dorset Elementary School

May 17:
10:30am Maple Street School, Manchester
1:30pm Sunderland Elementary

May 18:
10:10am Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester
 

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Music from the Shelves at MCL
May
16
4:00 PM16:00

Music from the Shelves at MCL

Heather Braun-Bakken, Joana Genova, Ariel Rudiakov and Nathaniel Parke perform selected string quartets movements by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Dvorak, along with pieces composed by students from Long Trail School and Burr and Burton Academy. Featuring Letters from Home by Geoffrey Gee.
Free and open to the public. The concert is appropriate for ages 7 and up.

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Masterclass – The Shanghai Quartet
Jun
22
2:00 PM14:00

Masterclass – The Shanghai Quartet

Masterclasses allow the audience to experience firsthand how chamber music is refined and brought to a whole new level. A visiting artist, ensemble, or faculty member will work with student groups, offering insights on interpretation and style. Renowned for passionate musicality and impressive technique, members of the Shanghai Quartet  will work with students from our Chamber Music Intensive, offering insights on interpretation and style. Renowned for passionate musicality and impressive technique, the Shanghai Quartet has become one of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles. They have performed throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and have an extensive discography of more than 30 recordings. The ensemble celebrated its 34th Anniversary in 2017.

Admission $10 at the door.

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Festival Opening Concert –  Beethoven, Jiang, Mendelssohn
Jun
23
7:30 PM19:30

Festival Opening Concert – Beethoven, Jiang, Mendelssohn

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Beethoven, String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Yi-Wen Jiang, Selections from Chinasong
Mendelssohn, String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

THE SHANGHAI QUARTET: Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, violins, Honggang Li, viola, Nicholas Tzavaras, cello. Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Thomas Landschoot, cello.

GENERAL ADMISSION:
Adults $25; Students and children $10
ADVANCE PURCHASE DISCOUNT:
Adults $20 purchased online or by phone prior to 2pm the day of the concert.

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Masterclass – Enso String Quartet
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Masterclass – Enso String Quartet

Masterclasses allow the audience to experience firsthand how chamber music is refined and brought to a whole new level. Members of the Enso String Quartet will work with students from our Chamber Music Intensive, offering insights on interpretation and style. The Quartet has been described by Strad magazine as “thrilling,” and praised by the Washington Post for its “glorious sonorities.” The quartet has won numerous awards and has performed in many of the United States’ most prestigious venues, including the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center. The New York-based quartet has made a number of critically acclaimed recordings for the Naxos label and has held residency positions at Rice University in Houston, Texas, with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra in Minnesota, and at Northern Illinois University.

Admission $10 at the door.

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Festival Concert II –  Elgar, Turina, Harrison, Beethoven
Jun
30
7:30 PM19:30

Festival Concert II – Elgar, Turina, Harrison, Beethoven

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Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for Strings, op. 47
Turina, Piano Quartet in A Minor, op. 67
Harrison, Varied Trio for Violin, Piano and Percussion
Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, op. 13

ENSO STRING QUARTET: Susie Park and Ken Hamao, violins, Melissa Reardon, viola, Richard Belcher, cello. Matthew Gold, percussion; Joana Genova, violin; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Thomas Landschoot, cello; Steven Moran, double bass; Jon Klibonoff, piano. Featuring students from our Chamber Music Intensive.

GENERAL ADMISSION:
Adults $25; Students and children $10
ADVANCE PURCHASE DISCOUNT:
Adults $20 purchased online or by phone prior to 2pm the day of the concert.

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NextGen Concert I
Jul
1
4:00 PM16:00

NextGen Concert I

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Program TBA

Performed by participants in our Chamber Music Intensive

Nine talented young musicians, ages 20–26 will participate in our Chamber Music Intensive, June 18–July 15, 2018, studying with experienced coaches and performing complete works.

Suggested Donation: Adults $10 at the door; Students and children free. 

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Masterclass – Horszowski Trio
Jul
6
2:00 PM14:00

Masterclass – Horszowski Trio

Masterclasses allow the audience to experience firsthand how chamber music is refined and brought to a whole new level. Members of the Horszowski Trio will work with students from our Chamber Music Intensive, offering insights on interpretation and style. Hailed by The New Yorker as “destined for great things,” the Horszowski Trio (Hor-SHOV-ski) takes inspiration from musicianship, integrity, and humanity of its namesake, the great pianist Mieczysław Horszowski. Concert engagements have taken them on tour throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and Hong Kong. The Trio is based in New York City, and is Ensemble-in-Residence at Boston's Longy School of Music.

Admission $10 at the door.

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Festival Concert III –  Mozart, Ravel, Vaughan Williams
Jul
7
7:30 PM19:30

Festival Concert III – Mozart, Ravel, Vaughan Williams

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Mozart, String Quintet in C Minor, K.406
Ravel, Piano Trio in A Minor
Vaughan Williams, Piano Quintet in C Minor

HORSZOWSKI TRIO: Jesse Mills, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano. Joana Genova, violin; Amadi Azikiwe and Ariel Rudiakov, violas; Steven Moran, double bass.

GENERAL ADMISSION:
Adults $25; Students and children $10
ADVANCE PURCHASE DISCOUNT:
Adults $20 purchased online or by phone prior to 2pm the day of the concert.

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Masterclass – The Indianapolis Quartet
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Masterclass – The Indianapolis Quartet

Masterclasses allow the audience to experience firsthand how chamber music is refined and brought to a whole new level. Members of The Indianapolis Quartet will work with students from our Chamber Music Intensive, offering insights on interpretation and style. The Indianapolis Quartet, ensemble-in-residence at the University of Indianapolis, is an elite ensemble of widely acclaimed musicians whose global reputations and history of performance successes have established the Quartet as a quintessential example of musical excellence in the Midwest. Founded in 2016 through a collaboration between esteemed University faculty and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Quartet has since performed to capacity crowds and continues to expand its performance collaborations.

Admission $10 at the door.

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Festival Concert IV –  Debussy, Brahms
Jul
14
7:30 PM19:30

Festival Concert IV – Debussy, Brahms

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Debussy, String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Brahms, String Sextet in B-flat Major, Op.18

THE INDIANAPOLIS QUARTET: Zachary DePue and Joana Genova, violins; Michael Isaac Strauss, viola; Austin Huntington, cello. Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Sophie Shao, cello.

GENERAL ADMISSION:
Adults $25; Students and children $10
ADVANCE PURCHASE DISCOUNT:
Adults $20 purchased online or by phone prior to 2pm the day of the concert.

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NextGen Concert II
Jul
15
4:00 PM16:00

NextGen Concert II

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Program TBA

Performed by participants in our Chamber Music Intensive

Nine talented young musicians, ages 20–26 will participate in our Chamber Music Intensive, June 18–July 15, 2018, studying with experienced coaches and performing complete works.

Suggested Donation: Adults $10 at the door; Students and children free. 

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Chamber Music Concert
Mar
18
4:00 PM16:00

Chamber Music Concert

An afternoon of chamber music with Joana Genova, violin Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Nathaniel Parke, cello and GIli Melamed-Lev, piano.

Beethoven: Serenade for violin, viola and cello in D Major, op. 8
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25
Kreisler: Londonderry Air for piano trio

$15 suggested donation at the door.

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Music In Action: School-time Concerts
Mar
15
to Mar 16

Music In Action: School-time Concerts

Taconic Chamber Players brings music to area schools. 
Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins;
Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Nathaniel Parke, cello

March 15:
10:30am Long Trail School, Dorset – workshop with composition students
1:30pm Red Fox Community School, Manchester

March 16:
11:45am Concert of student compositions at Long Trail School, Dorset.
2pm Monument Elementary School in Bennington

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New Year's Celebration at the Veterans' Home
Jan
2
2:00 PM14:00

New Year's Celebration at the Veterans' Home

Taconic Chamber Players will ring in the New Year with a special performance sponsored by Vietnam veteran Garry DuFour of Dorset. Violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violist Ariel Rudiakov and cellist Elisa Kohanski will perform festive selections from Mozart and Strauss to jazz, tango and rock arrangements.

The concert is free and open to the public.

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Thanksgiving Concert
Nov
25
4:00 PM16:00

Thanksgiving Concert

Deborah Buck and Joana Genova, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Sophie Shao, cello; Oren Fader, guitar and Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano perform music by Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Angulo, Boccherini and others.

$15 suggested donation at the door.

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The Great American Songbook
Oct
8
4:00 PM16:00

The Great American Songbook

Enjoy the music from 1920s-1950s created for Broadway musical theater and Hollywood musical films performed by Taconic Music and Cantor Scott Buckner.

Champaigne reception following the performance.

Advance tickets $40
At the Door $50
Students under 18 $18
VIP priority seating $150

Phone (802) 362-4578
office@icmvt.org

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Music in Action: School Concerts
Sep
12
to Sep 15

Music in Action: School Concerts

Violinist Heather Braun-Bakken and percussionist Matthew Gold visit area schools and perform music by Bartok, Piazzolla, Cage, Cowell and others.

Tuesday, September 12
Williamstown Elementary School

Thursday, September 14
The Mountain School at Winhall
Jamaica Village School
Long Trail School

Friday, September 15
Burr and Burton Academy
 

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Sundays on the Hill
Sep
10
4:00 PM16:00

Sundays on the Hill

Music from North and South America with Taconic Chamber Players. 

Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Liam Veuve, cello and Matthew Gold, percussion perform works by Peck, Akiho, ViIla-Lobos, Piazzolla and others.


Admission is only $5 for adults, thanks to generous support from Patrons of Sundays on the Hill and other anonymous donors. Children under 12 may attend at no charge. Please be aware that there are no reserved seats, no advance tickets, and admission is paid at the door. 

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BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?
Sep
2
7:30 PM19:30

BENEFIT – Maxine Linehan: What Would Petula Do?

Special benefit concert with singer Maxine Linehan and live band. 

International concert and recording artist Maxine Linehan has been hailed as an incredible talent by the thousands of audiences who have witnessed her performances. Ms. Linehan made her Paris debut at Théâtre du Châtelet with the wildly acclaimed What Would Petula Do?, a tribute to Petula Clark.  As a concert performer she has enraptured crowds in venues large and small, from New York’s Lincoln Center and The Town Hall, to Feinstein’s/54 Below and Birdland, to cities across America.  Her ability to emotionally engage throughout a stunning vocal performance is unparalleled. 

Tickets $40, Limited VIP Tickets $100
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Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn
Jul
16
4:00 PM16:00

Season Finale Concert – Bach, Dvorak, Mendelssohn

Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violins; Amadi Azikiwe and Ariel Rudiakov, violas and Sophie Shao, cello. Special guests: Keiko Sekino, piano and Steven Moran, double bass. Featuring our Chamber Music Intensive program students. 

  • Johann Sebastian Bach—Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major, BWV 1048
  • Antonin Dvořák— String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat Major, op. 97
  • Felix Mendelssohn—Piano Sextet in D major, op. 110


Adults $25. Students and children $10
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Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin
Jul
11
3:00 PM15:00

Masterclass with Carmit Zori, violin

Award-winning violinist, Assistant Professor of Music at SUNY Purchase and Rutgers University and internationally acclaimed artistic director of the Brooklyn Chamber Music Society Carmit Zori will offer insights to help the musicians refine their interpretation and style, as the audience experiences firsthand how chamber music is brought to a whole new level.

Admission $10 at the door

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Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Festival: Concert III – Brahms, Chausson

Horszowski Trio: Jesse Mills, violin, Raman Ramakrishnan, cello and Rieko Aizawa, piano. Joana Genova, violin and Ariel Rudiakov, viola. Special guest: Carmit Zori, violin

  • Johannes Brahms—Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, op. 87
  • Ernest Chausson—Concerto in D Major for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, op. 21

Adults $25. Students and children $10
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Family Concert
Jul
8
2:00 PM14:00

Family Concert

The talented students from our Chamber Music Intensive will play a 45-minute program of string quartets by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Sibelius, and talk about the instruments.

Free-will donation at the door will benefit the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, raising money to buy strings, rosin and other necessary supplies.
Read more about the all-female orchestra:
http://www.npr.org/…/all-female-orchestra-from-afghanistan-…

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Summer Festival: Concert II - Beethoven, Vladigerov, Still, Schumann
Jul
2
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Festival: Concert II - Beethoven, Vladigerov, Still, Schumann

Joana Genova and Austin Hartman, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola, Nathaniel Parke and Thomas Landschoot, celli; Molly Morkoski, piano. Special guests: Elizabeth Wright, piano and Todd Palmer, clarinet. 

  • Ludwig van Beethoven—Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, op. 11
  • Pancho Vladigerov—Chant for Violin and Piano, op. 21
  • William Grant Still—Suite for Violin and Piano
  • Robert Schumann—Quintet for piano and strings in E-flat Major, op.44

Adults $25. Students and children $10
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