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 and Anthony Ross; and former SPCO principal cellist Ronald Thomas. The second program of the 2012-13 season will feature acclaimed pianist Benjamin Hochman.
The AN EVENING IN AUSTRIA-HUNGARY performance will take place tonight, October 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm and will feature 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, and Mozart: Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515.
Upcoming programs include A TRIBUTE TO DEBUSSY ON HIS 150TH with special guest Benjamin Hochman, piano on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm. It will feature pieces like Janácek: Sonata for Violin & Piano, Ravel: String Quartet in F major, Debussy: Selected Preludes for Solo Piano, and Fauré: Piano Quartet in c minor, Opus 15. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BACH on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7:30 pm which will feature Bach/Mozart: Prelude & Fugue for String Trio, K. 404a, Hindemith: String Quartet No. 4, Opus 22, and Brahms: String Sextet in B flat, Opus 18. INTIMATE VOICES which will take place on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 7:30 pm and feature Sibelius: String Quartet in d minor, Opus 56, 'Voces Intimae,' Kodály: Duo for Violin & Cello, Opus 7, and Dvo?ák: Viola Quintet in E flat Major, Opus 97.
Concerts are held on Mondays at 7:30pm at Christ Church Lutheran located on 3244 34th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3493. Tickets are priced at $24 adult, $22 senior/U of M Alumni, and $12 student. A Four Concert Subscription is $80. You may reach the Box office three ways: Online at www.schubert.org/accordo, By phone at 651-292-3268, or on Day of concert at Christ Church Lutheran, Monday, 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 courtesy of the Seward Co-op.
Thank you to Classical MPR for its support of Accordo's 2012-13 season.