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Celebrate Our 32nd Year of Beautiful Music
2013 Concert Series

A World at Our Fingertips:

Music of Mozart, Brahms, Debussy, and World Premiere of Martin Boykan Viola Sonata

In June, MEE premieres Martin Boykan's Sonata for Viola and Piano, written for Mark Berger. Framing this exciting new work is music of Mozart and Debussy, each work highlighting MEE performers. On the other side, the passion and exuberance of Brahms G Minor Piano Quartet. Be there!

Martin Boykan Sonata for Viola and Piano (2012) (written for Mark Berger, World Premiere) – New Music at the Edge 2013
Claude Debussy Sonata for Cello and PIano
Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart     G Major Duo, K. 423 for Violin and Viola

Mark Berger, Viola
Maria Benotti, Violin
Lynn Nowels, Cello
Naoko Sugiyama, Piano

Tuesday, June 18, 2:00 pm
Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers (Senior/Family Concert)

Friday, June 21, 8:00 pm
Home of John Archer, Danvers

Saturday, June 22, 8:00 pm
First Universalist Church of Essex

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HighJinks and SummerScapes

Strings Trios, Bassoon Quartets and Assorted Escapades

Mostly just for fun, this light summer program beats the heat with the bassoon chasing its string friends over a summery landscape dotted with surprises and delights. Enjoy a light-hearted musical flight, then return to earth gently as Beethoven's beguiling divertimento for strings provides a pleasing finish to a summer outing. Almost a picnic!

Ludwig van Beethoven     String Trio Op. 3, No. 1
François DevienneQuartet No. 1 in C for Bassoon and Sttrings
Eugène Bozza Duettino for Bassoon and Cello
Henry Purcell Fantasias: in Three and Four Parts

Joshua Peckins, Violin
Neil Fairbairn, Bassoon
Velléda C. Miragias, Cello
Maria Benotti, Viola

Monday, July 22, 7:00 pm
Peabody Institute Library, Peabody Center

Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 pm
Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers (Senior/Family Concert)

Saturday, July 27, 8:00 pm
North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester
Norbert and Francesca Benotti Memorial Concert

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Heartily August

Music of Schubert, Martinu and Hilary Tann for Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano

As MEE showcases cellist Jacques Lee Wood, 2013 Emerging Artist at the Edge, discoveries abound as music of Martinu and Tann compete for your attention with intriguing and unexpected twists and turns. The great B Flat Trio of Schubert makes a powerful statement uniting all our better angels. Not to be missed!

Bohuslav Martinu     Sonata for Flute, Violin and Piano
Hilary Tann Llef for Flute and Cello
Franz Schubert Piano Trio in B Flat, Op. 99

Orlando Cela, Flute
Naoko Sugiyama, Piano
Jacques Lee Woods, Cello – MEE Emerging Artist at the Edge 2013
Maria Benotti, Violin

Tuesday, August 20, 2:00 pm
Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers (Senior/Family Concert)

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
First Universalist Church of Essex

Saturday, August 24, 8:00 pm
Home of John Archer, Danvers

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Yet in September

String Quartets

Beginning with the warmth and charm of Fauré, through the elegance of Haydn and on to the earthy power of Dvorák, violinist Daniel Stepner returns to lead MEE's string quartet in a colorful and vigorous invitation to autumn. The music of friends, most certainly, and music assembled in a program to evoke memories and to inspire the future. Join us for an evening to remember.

Gabriel Fauré Quartet in E Minor, Op. 121
Franz Josef Haydn     Quartet Op. 76, No.6
Antonín Dvorák Quartet No. 14 in A Flat, Op. 105

Daniel Stepner and Maria Benotti, Violin
Mark Berger, Viola
Lynn Nowels, Cello

Monday, September 23, 7:00 pm
Peabody Institute Library, Peabody Center

Tuesday, September 24, 2:00 pm
Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers (Senior/Family Concert)

Saturday, September 28, 8:00 pm
North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester

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All programs are subject to change without notice.


 
   


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