Concert Season 2014-15

2014-15 Concert Season

Bach to Bandoneon

September 19, 2014

Glen Oaks Farm

7:00 PM

Join us for music and cocktails as we celebrate the launch of a new season of Concordia Chamber Players. Featuring JP Jofre on bandoneon, Yoni Levyatov on piano and artistic director, Michelle Djokic on cello, we will take you on an inspiring and whimsical musical journey from baroque selections to the newly written original compositions of JP Jofre. All this while you enjoy a cocktail in the timeless beauty of the fully restored barn from 1769 in Solebury, Pennsylvania.

Tickets are $75 which includes cocktails and light fare.

Subscription Concert I

A Tribute to Doro Kerr

November 9, 2014

Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury

3:00 PM

Hommage a J.S. Bach for solo clarinet
Bela Kovacs

String Quartet #21 in D major, K. 575
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Quintet in B minor Opus 115 for clarinet and strings
Johannes Brahms

Jose Franch-Ballester – clarinet, Emily Daggett Smith – violin,
Scott Yoo – violin, Milan Milisavljevic – viola, Michelle Djokic – cello

Annual Gala

A Match Made in Heaven


January 9, 2015

Cradle Valley Farm

7:00 PM

We are very pleased to present the piano duo team of powerhouses Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky in a program that demonstrates the chemistry that makes two function as one. Join us in the warmth and charm of Cradle Valley Farm for this dazzling performance by this husband and wife team complete with cocktails, a sumptuous dinner and dessert. Tickets for this event are $150.

Subscription Concert II


February 8, 2015

Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury

3:00 PM

Concordia Chamber Players’ second subscription concert will feature a brilliant young percussionist, Peter Ferry in works by Osvaldo Golijov, Michael Torke and Nick Didkovsky. With the marimba at center stage for the first time in Concordia history you will be amazed by the versatility and depth of color of this wonderful instrument. The program also includes the String Quartet No. 2 of Sergei Prokofiev (On Kabardinian Themes) a work based on folk themes and awash in its inherent rhythmic vitality.

Caught By the Sky With Wire – The Dance for cello and marimiba
Nick Didkovsky

String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Opus 92
Sergei Prokofiev

Mariel for marimba and cello
Osvaldo Golijov

Mojave for marimba, shaker and string quartet
Michael Torke

Peter Ferry – marimba, Kristin Lee – violin, Jesse Mills – violin,
Mark Holloway – viola, Michelle Djokic – cello

Subscription Concert III


April 12, 2015

Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury

3:00 PM

Our final subscription concert will explore the works of several pacifists, most notably, Frank Bridge, as we present his “Phantasie” for Piano Quartet. Also on this program you will hear the haunting Piano Trio in E minor of Dmitri Shostakovich. This program concludes the season with the uplifting and spirited Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor of Gabriel Faure. Concordia favorites, Carmit Zori, Robert Rhinehart and John Novacek will join me for this concert.

Phantasie in F sharp minor, H. 94 for piano quartet
Frank Bridge

Trio No. 2 in E minor, Opus 67 for piano, violin and cello
Dmitri Shostakovich

Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Opus 15
Gabriel Faure

John Novacek – piano, Carmit Zori – violin,
Robert Rinehart – viola,  Michelle Djokic – cello

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