Accordo, established in 2009, is a Minnesota-based chamber group. Its fourth season (2012-13) will be presented by The Schubert Club, Northrop Concerts and Lectures, and Kate Nordstrum Projects at the National Historic Landmark Christ Church Lutheran, one of the Twin Cities' great architectural treasures designed by the esteemed architect Eliel Saarinen and his son Eero Saarinen.
Accordo includes a string octet composed of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra principal players Rebecca Albers, Ruggero Allifranchini, Steven Copes, Erin Keefe, Kyu-Young Kim, Maiya Papach, Anthony Ross, and Ronald Thomas.
Accordo: Season 4 programs
Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 7:30 pm
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 77 No. 1
Bartók: Duos for Two Violins
Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio in C Major, Opus 10
Mozart: Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515
Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 7:30 pm
Janácek: Sonata for Violin & Piano
Ravel: String Quartet in F major
Debussy: Selected Preludes for Solo Piano
Fauré: Piano Quartet in c minor, Opus 15
Benjamin Hochman, piano
Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 7:30 pm
Bach/Mozart: Prelude & Fugue for String Trio, K. 404a
Hindemith: String Quartet No. 4, Opus 22
Brahms: String Sextet in B flat, Opus 18
Mon, May 6, 2013, 7:30 pm
Sibelius: String Quartet in d minor, Opus 56, 'Voces Intimae'
Kodály: Duo for Violin & Cello, Opus 7
Dvorák: Viola Quintet in E flat Major, Opus 97
Concerts: Mondays at 7:30pm
Venue: Christ Church Lutheran, 3244 34th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3493
Tickets: $24 adult, $22 senior/U of M Alumni, $12 student
Four Concert Subscription: $80
ON SALE JULY 23, 2012
By phone: 651-292-3268
In person: Schubert Club Office, 302 Landmark Center, 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Day of concert: Christ Church Lutheran, 3244 34th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3493
Mon, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Pending availability.
Post concert, musicians and patrons gather in the Luther Lounge after each Accordo concert for complimentary drinks and small bites.
Rebecca Albers is among the Minnesota Orchestra's newest members, having joined the ensemble in 2010 as assistant principAl Viola. She also continues to tour with the Albers Trio, a string ensemble she and two sisters formed. She previously toured with fiddler Mark O'Connor's Appalachia Waltz Trio and was a member of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra and Phoenix Quartet. As a substitute musician, she has performed with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. For her European recital debut in 2008, she performed a program at Paris' Auditorium du Louvre.