Spoleto Chamber Music Series
Sundays @ 6PM

Every spring for more than 30 years, the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival has showcased world-class musicians in the historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces of Charleston, South Carolina.  This radio series features the renowned St. Lawrence String Quartet, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, clarinetist Todd Palmer, pianist Inon Barnaton, flutist Tara Helen O'Connor, violist Daniel Philips, and violinists Livia Sohn and Benjamin Beilman.  Also participating is composer in residence Osvaldo Golijov, who presents the world premiere of his "Drag Down the Sky."  Host Lisa Simeone brings listeners thoughtful commentary and historical background on the pieces, composers, and artists featured on the series.

9/23

Olivier Messiaen:  "Louange a l'Eternite de Jesus" from Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Frederic Chopin:  Polonaise Brilliante in C Major, Op.3
Sergei Rachmaninoff:  Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 - II.
Samuel Barber:  Cello Sonata
Alisa Weilerstein, cello;  Inon Barnatan, piano

9/30

Antonio Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in D Minor, RV 454
James Austin Smith, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violin; Meena Bhasin, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Mikhail Glinka: Divertimento brillante on themes from Bellini’s La sonnambula
Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violin; Meena Bhasin, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Louise Farrenc: Piano Quintet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 30
Inon Barnatan, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

10/7

Antonio Vivaldi: "Non ti lusinghi la crudeltade" from Tito Manlio, RV 738
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor; James Austin Smith, oboe; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Suzanne Farrin: "l'onde della non vostra"
James Austin Smith, oboe

Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D 667 "The Trout"
Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Owen Dalby, violin; Meena Bhasin, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

10/14

Johann Sebastian Bach: Oboe and Violin Concerto in C minor, BWV 1060
James Austin Smith, oboe; Livia Sohn, violin; Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violins; Meena Bhasin, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Ernest Chausson: Violin, Piano, and String Quartet Concerto in D Major, Op. 21
Livia Sohn, violin; Inon Barnatan, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet

10/21

Carl Stamitz: Clarinet Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 8 No.4
Todd Palmer, clarinet; Livia Sohn, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Thomas Ades: Catch
Todd Palmer, clarinet; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Joshua Roman, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Francis Poulenc:  Clarinet Sonata
Todd Palmer, clarinet; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Andre Messager (arranged by Todd Palmer): Theme & Variations, "Tzigane" from Les Deux Pigeons

St. Lawrence String Quartet; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Anthony Manzo, bass; Pedja Muzijevic, piano
10/28

Antonio Vivaldi: "Vedro con mio diletto" from Giustino, RV 717
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor; Luri Lee, Jeffrey Dyrda, Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violins; Hezekiah Leung, viola; Jonathan Lo, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; Joshua Roman,cello

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Rolston String Quartet