Concordia Chamber Players

at Nakashima Woodworks Studio

January 1, 2021

As we close out this extraordinarily unusual year, we are feeling ready for some fresh beginnings. With that in mind, Concordia would like to invite you to watch a premiere of a very special concert in New Year’s Day from the comfort of your home.

Recently filmed at Nakashima Woodworks Studio the concert features artistic director and cellist Michelle Djokic, along with violinist Alexi Kenney, performing a musical program which beautifully reflects the serenity and profound design aspects of the Nakashima art studio. Works by Thomas Morley, Pēteris Vasks, John Corigliano, J.S. Bach, Zoltán Kodály, Enescu, and Glière will be performed.

The video recording became available on our website starting at 1:00 pm, New Year’s Day, 2021. So find a quiet moment in your day, get cozy, settle in and enjoy the magical sounds of Concordia.


  • Thomas Morley – La Sirena 
  • Peteris Vasks – Castillo Interior
  • John Corigliano – Fancy on a Bach Air
  • J. S. Bach – G Major Suite BWV 1007 – Sarabande
  • George Enescu – Impressions d’Enfance, Op. 28 – Menetrier
  • J.S. Bach – Partita No. 2 BWV 1004 – Sarabande
  • Pal Hermann – Duo – Andante
  • Zoltan Kodaly – Duo Opus 7 – III Maestoso e largamente, ma non troppo lento – Presto
  • Reinhold Gliere – Huit Morceaux – Berceuse and Canzonetta

Following the concert we will be hosting a post-concert Zoom chat with Michelle & Siwoo to close out the 2020-21 Season.

Please join us at 6:00 pm by clicking on the button. 

This film is free to the public, however, any small amount that you feel comfortable contributing towards our continuing efforts to bring chamber music to the public will be greatly appreciated. 

This concert is partly underwritten by: 

I would have to say I was stunned, in fact left quite breathless when I saw your performance at the Nakashima Studios. Having been to the studio and to your concerts at the Church, the combining of these were truly a work of art. That video needs to be seen by the entire art world as I am sure it would win many awards for its artistry.

— T. Hildwein

About Nakashima Woodworks Studio

The Nakashima grounds are the site of both an active business and private residence; as such, we welcome visitors only during designated Studio Hours.

Our Showroom, Finishing Room, Conoid Studio, and Chair Shop are open to the public on Saturday afternoons between 1:00pm and 4:30pm, no appointment needed. Alternatively, design appointments can be made during our Saturday hours or Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 4:30pm by calling (215) 862-2272.

All other buildings are only open to guided tours prearranged through the Nakashima Foundation for Peace. For more information or to schedule a tour, please visit the Nakashima website


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