Apr
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

Spring Concert

Concert Program:

Romanian Folk Dances Bela Bartok
   I. Bot tánc / Jocul cu bâtă (Stick Dance)
   II. Brâul (Sash Dance)
   III. Topogó / Pe loc (In One Spot)
   IV. Bucsumí tánc / Buciumeana (Dance from Bucsum)
   V. Román polka / Poarga Românească (Romanian Polka)
   VI. Aprózó / Mărunțel (Fast Dance)

Decoherence (Premiere) Jonah Philion

Petite Suite Claude Debussy
   I. En bateau (Sailing): Andantino
   II. Cortège (Retinue): Moderato
   III. Menuet: Moderato
   IV. Ballet: Allegro giusto

Tickets available for purchase from members or online through the Harvard Box Office.

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Jan
25
4:00pm 4:00pm

Harvard Club of New York

Musicians of The River Charles Ensemble 

Six musicians from the River Charles Ensemble will engage in an intensive Chamber Music Workshop program in January to further develop chamber music performance within the orchestra. The winter residency in Cambridge will culminate in a tour to New York and a performance at the Harvard Club of New York.

Program

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

String Quartet No.64 in D Major, Op 76, No.5 “Largo"

i. Allegretto

ii. Largo. Cantabile e mesto

iii. Menuetto. Allegro

iv. Finale. Presto

Max Tan '15, Cecilia Yao '18, vln

Martine Thomas '18, vla

Lev Mamuya '18, vcl

 

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

String Trio in B-flat Major, D.471 (Unfinished)

i. Allegro

Cecilia Yao '18, vln

Martine Thomas '18, vla

Audrey Chen '18, vcl

 

~brief intermission~

 

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

String Sextet No.1 in B-flat Major, Op.18

i. Allegro ma non troppo

ii. Andante, ma moderato

iii. Scherzo: Allegro molto

iv. Rondo: Poco Allegretto e grazioso

Max Tan '15, Cecilia Yao '18, vln

Ellen Shrock '16, Martine Thomas '18, vla

Audrey Chen '18, Lev Mamuya '18, vcl

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Jan
17
to Jan 25

Wintersession Chamber Music Workshop

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Musicians of The River Charles Ensemble 

In further developing chamber music techniques and ensemble unity, six musicians of the River Charles Ensemble will engage in an intensive chamber music workshop program involving studies of three chamber music works as well as readings of repertoire cycles. The program will culminate in two performances in which the musicians will tour to New York.

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Nov
21
8:00pm 8:00pm

Lowell Lecture Hall

The River Charles Ensemble Orchestra

A celebration of the River Charles Ensemble's third season includes an ambitious and diverse new cycle of Classical repertoire.

Program

Mahler Adagietto from Symphony No.5

Wu Tea, Suite for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, world premiere, with soloist Cherie Hu '17

Schubert Incidental Music No.3 from Rosamunde

Mozart Piano Concerto No.17, K.453, with soloist Patrick Pan '18

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Oct
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Brown Hall, New England Conservatory

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Natalie Alper-Leroux, violist

Musicians of the River Charles Ensemble

Musicians from the River Charles Ensemble and Harvard University, the New England Conservatory, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Perlman Music Program join RCE violist Natalie Alper-Leroux in an exciting collaboration recital of Classical and folk music genres. Recital program features works by Bach, Faure, Debussy, and more. Reception to follow.

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