—from The Times of Trenton – November 07, 2014 On Sunday at 3 p.m., Concordia Chamber Players will perform Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K. 575, and Johannes Brahms’ autumnal masterpiece, the Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115. The concert will feature violinists Emily Daggett Smith and Scott Yoo, violist Milan Milisavljevic, and cellist Michelle Djokic. The clarinetist, Jose Franch-Ballester, will also open the concert with Béla Kovács’ “Hommage à J.S. Bach.” The event will be held at the picturesque Trinity Church in Solebury Township, Bucks County, just past New Hope,
He was one of the great film composers. But before that, he was the toast of Vienna. On Sunday afternoon, the Concordia Chamber Players will offer an opportunity to discover why. Erich Wolfgang Korngold was born in Brünn, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1897. He was one of the most amazing composer prodigies who ever lived. He produced works of remarkable maturity from a very early age. The earliest masterpiece to be composed by a former prodigy is generally held to be Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings. Mendelssohn was 16 at the time. By 15, Korngold had already written his first la
Guests at “From Buenos Aires with Love,” were treated to a magical evening at Cradle Valley Farm of live tango inspired music as well as a sumptuous meal featuring food and wines of the region. Special thanks to the wonderful musicians, Nick Danielson, Emilio Solla, J.P. Jofre, and Pablo Aslan as well as the volunteers who cooked and helped to make the evening one we won’t soon forget! Pablo Aslan’s award winning Quartet with J.P. Jofre on bandoneon, playing jazz tango at the Annual fundraiser for Concordia Chamber Players, “From Buenos Aires with Love.”
At the first subscription concert of the year on November 10th, we were truly honored when Roy Chaliff presented a beautiful hand-crafted music stand to Michelle Djokic. He said it was his way of thanking her for these concerts we bring to New Hope. Many thanks to all who came out to support us! Wishing you peace and harmony with the promise of future gatherings in the celebration of music and community.