Upcoming Concerts

 

October 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Rameau’s Thétis in Moeser Auditorium, UNC Chapel Hill

October 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Unraveling Beethoven: Premieres of commissions by Robert Honstein and Allen Anderson in Moeser Auditorium, UNC Chapel Hill

October 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

The Sebastians: Via Amsterdam at First Church of Christ, Scientist, NYC

October 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Early Music New York at First Church of Christ, Scientist, NYC

October 31, 2017

Guest masterclass at University of Michigan

November 5, 2017 @ 4 pm

The Sebastians at the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, New Haven, CT

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Violins of Hope: Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht at Judea Reform Temple, Durham, NC

Mallarmé Chamber Players

Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Sibelius Concerto with the UNC Symphony Orchestra, Tonu Kalam, conductor

in Memorial Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Dec 10, 2017 @ 4 pm

The Sebastians and Friends in Collinsville, CT


Past 2017-18 Concerts

August 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Ciompi Quartet Presents at Duke Gardens: Mozart, Biber, Schubert with Fred Raimi, Max Raimi, and Mimi Solomon

August 28-September 3, 2017

Chanterelle Trio in residence at Oxford, ENG: Transorming C19 HIP

September 9-14, 2017

in residence at Ensemble-Akademie Freiburg, GER


2016-17 Season

September 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

St. Paul’s German Lutheran Church, Chelsea, NYC

Brandenburg Concerti 2-6, The Sebastians

September 30, 2016 @ 8 pm

UNC Process Series, Kenan Music Building, Chapel Hill, NC

Unraveling Beethoven: Beyond the Canon

World Premieres of commissions by Tonia Ko and Jesse Jones, along with performances of Beethoven op. 96 and op. 12 no. 3 with Mimi Solomon, piano

October 1, 2016 @ 8 pm

UNC Process Series, Kenan Music Building, Chapel Hill, NC

Unraveling Beethoven: Beyond the Canon

World Premieres of commissions by Tonia Ko and Jesse Jones, along with performances of Beethoven op. 96 and op. 12 no. 3 with Mimi Solomon, piano

October 9, 2016 @ 3 pm

Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Martinu Trio with Lindsay Leach-Sparks, flute, and Mimi Solomon, piano

October 16, 2016 @ 3 pm

Kenan Rehearsal Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Ginastera Pampeana No. 1 with Mimi Solomon, piano

October 18-22, 2016

Avaloch Residency with The Sebastians exploring the Six Sonatas and Partitas of JS Bach

October 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Early Music New York, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St.

Genius of England: Henry Purcell & Contemporaries

November 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Newman Series, including Bach Coffee Cantata with Jeanne Fischer, soprano, Marc Callahan, baritone, Timothy Sparks, tenor, Lindsay Leach-Sparks, traverso, Brent Wissick, cello, and Elaine Funaro, harpsichord

November 13, 2016

Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Chamber Music of Haydn featuring the Baryton: Octets, Quintets, Trios, and Duos for the Esterhazy Court, co-sponsored by Mallarmé Chamber Players

Featuring Ken Slowik (Smithsonian guest) and Brent Wissick, barytons; Nicholas DiEugenio and Leah Peroutka, violins; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello; Robbie Link, bass; Will Thauer, oboe; Rebecca Troxler, flute; Celeste Holm, Rick Seraphinoff and Pamela Burleson, horn; in honor of distinguished Cornell University Haydn scholar, John Hsu

Guest Speaker: James Webster, Cornell University

November 20, 2016 @ 3 pm

Raleigh Art Museum, SECU Auditorium, East Building

Sights and Sounds on Sundays presented by Chamber Music Raleigh and NCMA

The Chanterelle Trio, Nicholas DiEugenio, violin, Hannah Collins, cello, Mimi Solomon, piano in works of Beethoven, Schumann, and Dvorak

December 9, 2016 @ 8 pm

Person Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Baroque Ensemble, with Brent Wissick (director) and Daniel S Lee, violin

December 11, 2016 @ 4 pm

First Congregational Church, Collinsville, CT

Music for a Joyous Season, with Daniel S Lee, violin, and Brent Wissick, cello

December 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Music in the Stable, 770 Old Academy Rd., Fairfield, CT

The Sebastians: Bach Ciaconna, Vivaldi Four Seasons and commissioned work by Tawnie Olson

December 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

All Angels Episcopal Church, 251 W. 80th St., New York, NY

The Sebastians, Vivaldi Four Seasons and commissioned work by Tawnie Olson

January 8, 2017 @ 4 pm

First Unitarian Church, Ithaca, NY

Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble, including Steven Stucky’s Piano Quintet

February 12, 2017 @ 3 pm

The Cedars, Chapel Hil, NC

Dreams and Dances with Mimi Solomon, piano

February 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Newman Series Celebrating the 450th Birthday of Claudio Monteverdi

February 26, 2017 @ 3 pm

Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

The Complete Violin Sonatas of Johannes Brahms, with Mimi Solomon, piano

March 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Early Music New York, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St.

Mozart Moniker: Wolfgang’s Counterparts

March 17, 2017 @ 8 pm

Emerald City Music, 415 Westlake, Seattle, WA

Bridget Kibbey, harp, with The Sebastians

March 18, 2017, 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music, Saint Michael’s Westside Church, Olympia, WA

Bridget Kibbey, harp, with The Sebastians

March 20, 2017, 1 pm

Bach at 1, St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Wall Street

New York Baroque Incorporated, Brandenburg 5, BWV 9, Buxtehude BuxWV54, Heinichen

March 23-26, 2017, 7 pm, 12 pm, 7 pm, 4:15 pm

St. Paul’s German Luther Church, Chelsea, NYC

Bach St. John Passion with TENET and The Sebastians

April 9, 2017, 7:30 pm

Moeser Auditorium at Hill Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Piano Quintets of Schumann and Brahms

April 20, 2017, 7:30 pm

Quodlibet Ensemble in NYC

Featuring works by Handel, Britten, Muffat, Vivaldi, and Patrick Castillo (WORLD PREMIERE)!
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, New York, NY (map)
Tickets are $20 or pay what you can.  www.ensembleq.com

April 24, 2017 7:30 pm

Cathedral of St. John The Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave at 112th St., NYC

Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo of J.S. Bach, The Sebastians

May 6, 2017, 7:30 pm

Early Music New York, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St.

Bach Brotherhood: Johann Sebastian’s Peers

May 19, 2017, 7:30 pm

Capital City Concerts

Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, Middlebury, VT

Brahms and Schoenberg Sextets with Laurie Smukler, violin, Joel Krosnick, cello, Gwen Krosnick, cello, Doris Lederer, viola, and Jesse Morrison, viola

May 20, 2017, 7:30 pm

Capital City Concerts

Unitarian Church of Montpelier, VT

Brahms and Schoenberg Sextets with Laurie Smukler, violin, Joel Krosnick, cello, Gwen Krosnick, cello, Doris Lederer, viola, and Jesse Morrison, viola

May 22-28, 2017

Richard Luby Violin Symposium at UNC Chapel Hill

10th Anniversary Festival, featuring guest artists Donald and Vivian Weilerstein in recital, Person Hall, UNC Chapel Hill, May 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm

June 9-10, 2017

Chelsea Music Festival 2017

New York Premiere of Tonia Ko’s Tribute (Axis II) with Mimi Solomon, piano

St. Paul’s German Lutheran Church, Chelsea, NYC, 7:30 pm both nights

June 14 and 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

MYCO Summer Festival Faculty Concerts, Chapel Hill, NC

with Joseph Lin, Raman Ramakrishnan, Melissa Reardon, Mimi Solomon

June 23 and 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kneisel Hall Continuum Concerts, Blue Hill, ME

Brahms and Schoenberg Sextets with Laurie Smukler, violin, Joel Krosnick, cello, Gwen Krosnick, cello, Doris Lederer, viola, and Jesse Morrison, viola

July 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Music School and Festival, Weston, VT

Schumann op. 63 Trio with Mimi Solomon, Adam Grabois

July 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Music School and Festival, Weston, VT

Tonia Ko Escape-Landscape for String Quartet, with Shannon Thomas, Ken Kwo, Adam Grabois

July 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Music School and Festival, Weston, VT

Mendelssohn Octet, with Debbie Buck, Shannon Thomas, Tim Kantor, Aundrey Mitchell, Ken Kwo, Adam Grabois, Tomoko Fujita

July 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Music School and Festival, Weston, VT

Ravel String Quartet, with Tim Kantor, Aundrey Mitchell, Adam Grabois

July 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Music School and Festival, Weston, VT

Stravinsky Danses Concertantes


2015-16 Season

September 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Works of Erlebach, Schmelzer, Rosenmuller, Muffat, and Buxtehude with Brent Wissick, viola da gamba, and Elaine Funaro, harpsichord

September 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

All Angels Church, NYC (map)

The Sebastians, featuring Daniel S. Lee, Nicholas DiEugenio, and Alexander Woods in music for three violins

October 4, 2015 @ 4 pm

Music in the Somerset Hills with The Sebastians and Antioch Choir

October 10, 2015 @ 8 pm

Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC

Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Director

October 14-18, 2015

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire in Miami, Coral Gables, Naples, Miami Beach and Ft. Lauderdale

October 24, 2015 @ 8 pm

Handel’s Israel in Egypt at the Norwalk Concert Hall in Norwalk, CT

October 25, 2015 @ 4 pm

The Sebastians at the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments

“Orfeo del Violino” featuring works of Corelli, Stradella, Fontana, Colista, Handel, and Vivaldi

November 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Newman Concert Series at UNC Chapel Hill, Gerrard Hall

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 2, 4, and 5 with Nicholas DiEugenio, violin, Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute, and UNC music faculty and students

November 15, 2015 @ 5 pm

Music in the Somerset Hills with The Sebastians and Antioch Choir

Bach’s Magnificat

November 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

All Angels Church, NYC

“Romance and Wrath” featuring The Sebastians with Awet Andemichael, soprano

December 13, 2015 @ 4 pm

Collinsville Congregational Church

Music for a Joyous Season with The Quodlibet Ensemble

December 18-20, 2015

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale

Handel’s Messiah

January 10, 2016 @ 4 pm

First Unitarian Church, Ithaca, NY

Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble

Schumann Piano Quartet

January 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

All Angels Church, NYC, 80th and Broadway

The Sebastians, “Orfeo Del Violino”

January 23, 2016 @ 8 pm

Person Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Newman Series Recital with Mimi Solomon, piano

Pop-Up Textures: Mozart, Janacek, Jones, Palmer

February 6, 2016 @ 8 pm

Synod Hall, Pittsburgh

The Sebastians, “Orfeo Del Violino”

February 12-14, 2016

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire in Miami, Coral Gables, Naples, Miami Beach and Ft. Lauderdale

Mozart Requiem, completion by Gregory Spears

February 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

St. Paul’s Episcipal, Washington, DC

Mozart Requiem, completion by Gregory Spears

February 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

Trinity Wall St., New York

Mozart Requiem, completion by Gregory Spears

February 18, 2016 @7:30 pm

The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

St. Clement’s Episcopal, Philadelphia

Mozart Requiem, completion by Gregory Spears

February 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Historic Playmaker’s Theatre, UNC Chapel Hill

Handel’s Serse

February 28, 2016, @ 3 pm

Historic Playmaker’s Theatre, UNC Chapel Hill

Handel’s Serse

March 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian, NYC

The Quodlibet Ensemble

March 5, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

First Church of Christ, Scientist, NYC

Early Music New York

March 12, 2016 @ 3 pm

Mallarme Chamber Music

Undressing Beethoven: Beyond the Canon

with Mimi Solomon, piano

featuring a new work by D.K. Garner

March 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Holy Trinity Church, New York, 66th & Central Park West

The Sebastians

April 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Gerrard Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

with Brent Wissick, cello, Donald Oehler, clarinet, and Thomas Otten, piano

April 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

with guest artist David Bowlin, violin

May 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

First Church of Christ, Scientist, NYC

Early Music New York

May 15-22, 2016

UNC Chapel Hill

Luby Violin Symposium, director

Faculty and Guest Artists include Fabian Lopez, Kevin Lawrence, Ara Gregorian, Aaron Berofsky, Hye-Jin Kim, Kevork Mardirossian, and Daniel S. Lee

May 28, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

All Angels’ Church, NYC, 80th & Broadway

The Sebastians

June 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Chelsea Music Festival Gala Concert, Ken-David Masur and Melinda Lee Masur, directors

June 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Chelsea Music Festival, NYC

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with Ken-David Masur

June 13, 2016 @ 3 pm

Mallarme Youth Chamber Orchestra opening concert, Chapel Hill, NC

June 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Mallarme Youth Chamber Orchestra faculty concert, Chapel Hill, NC

Haydn Gypsy Trio with Mimi Solomon, piano, and Grace Anderson, cello

June 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Mallarme Youth Chamber Orchestra faculty concert, Chapel Hill, NC

Dvorak Piano Quintet with Eric Pritchard, violin, Yoram Youngerman and Atar Arad, violas, Fred Raimi, cello, and Mimi Solomon, piano

July 2, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Faculty Concert, Weston, VT

Schumann Piano Quartet with Aundrey Mitchell, viola, Adam Grabois, cello, and Adrienne Kim, piano

July 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Faculty Concert, Weston, VT

Beethoven String Quartet in F major, op. 135 with Tim Kantor, violin, Ken Kwo, viola, and Tomoko Fujita, cello

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Faculty Concert, Weston, VT

Schoenberg Ode To Napoleon with Michael Friedmann, speaker, Deborah Buck, violin, Kek Kwo, viola, Tomoko Fujita, cello, and Mimi Solomon, piano

July 30, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Kinhaven Faculty Concert, Weston, VT

Haydn String Quartet in D major, op. 76 no. 5, with Shannon Thomas, violin, Aundrey Mitchell, viola, and Tomoko Fujita, cello

August 23, 2016 @ 4 pm

UNC Chapel Hill Annual Convocation

Tonia Ko Plush Earth in Four Pieces (2014) with Mimi Solomon, piano


 2014-15 Season

William S. Newman Artists Series at UNC Chapel Hill

Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803

with Leah Peroutka, violin; Amy Mason, viola; Brent Wissick, cello; Robert Anderson, bass; Donald Oehler, clarinet; John Pederson, basson; and Andrew McAfee, horn

Newman Series Info

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      7:30 pm                Hill Hall Auditorium (map)

La Loingtaine Concert Series

Ives, Messiaen, and Beethoven

with Mimi Solomon, piano

La Loingtaine Info

Sunday, October 19, 2014      4:00 pm                La Loingtaine (map)

Knight Concert Series in Miami

Vivaldi Gloria

as a member of The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

Seraphic Fire Info

Friday, November 7, 2014      7:30 pm                Gusman Concert Hall (map)
Saturday, November 8, 2014      8:00 pm          All Saints Episcopal (map)
Sunday, November 9, 2014      4:00 pm             Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (map)

Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity in New York

Bach Cantata 115, Mache Dich, mein Geist, bereit

with The Sebastians

Bach Vespers Info

Sunday, November 16, 2014      5:00 pm                Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, NYC (map)

All Angels Concert Series

Vivaldi Four Seasons

with The Sebastians and featuring violinists Daniel S. Lee, Nicholas DiEugenio, and Dongmyung Ahn

Sebastians Info

Saturday, December 13, 2014      4:00 pm                All Angels Church, NYC (map)

Collinsville Concert Series

Corelli Concerti Grossi, Telemann Viola Concerto

with The Quodlibet Ensemble

Quodlibet Info

Sunday, December 14, 2014      4:00 pm                Collinsville Congregational Church (map)

Knight Concert Series in Miami

Handel Messiah

as a member of The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

Seraphic Fire Info

Friday, December 19, 2014           7:30 pm                Broward Center for Performing Arts (map)
Saturday, December 20, 2014      8:00 pm               Trinity Cathedral (map)
Sunday, December 21, 2014        4:00 pm                Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (map)

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mendelssohn Octet

as a member of New York Baroque Incorporated

Wednesday, January 7, 2015             2:30 pm                   Robert Lehman Wing Court (map)

Music of the Jewish Diaspora: Ghetto to Court

as a member of New York Baroque Incorporated

Thursday, January 8, 2015               7:30 pm                         St. Ignatius of Antioch, NYC (map)

Knight Concert Series in Miami

as a member of The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

Friday, February 13, 2015           8:00 pm                                  Miami Shores Presbyterian (map)
Saturday, February 14, 2015      8:00 pm                    All Saints Episcopal Ft. Lauderdale (map)
Sunday, February 15, 2015         4:00 pm                    South Miami-Dade Cultural Center (map)

Seraphic Fire Info

William S. Newman Artists Series at UNC Chapel Hill

with Mimi Solomon, piano

Dreams and Dances
Violin Sonatas of Debussy, Enesco, and Steven Stucky

Sunday, March 1, 2015                  3:00 pm                                 Hill Hall, UNC Chapel Hill (map)

William S. Newman Series Info, including tickets

Age of Reason — 18th Century Enlightenment

as a member of Early Music New York

Haydn, Mozart, W.F. Bach

Saturday, March 7, 2015          7:30 pm                   First Church of Christ, Scientist, NYC (map)

Early Music New York info, including tickets

The Sebastians with SF in Miami

Mozart Ave Verum Corpus and works of Palestrina, Bach

as a member of The Sebastians with Seraphic Fire

Wednesday, March 11, 2015   7:30 pm                                 St. Sophia Cathedral Miami (map)
Friday, March 13, 2015            7:30 pm                     St. Philip’s Episcopal Coral Gables (map)
Saturday, March 14, 2015       8:00 pm                   All Saints Episcopal Ft. Lauderdale (map)
Sunday, March 15, 2015          4:00 pm                       All Souls Episcopal Miami Beach (map)

Seraphic Fire info

Family Secrets

A world premiere song cycle featuring the music of Daniel Thomas Davis and seven authors.

with Andrea Moore, soprano, and Mimi Solomon, piano

Sunday, March 29, 2015                 7:30 pm                                Hill Hall, UNC Chapel Hill (map)

More info on Family Secrets

UNC Symphony Orchestra

with Tonu Kalam, conductor

Barber Violin Concerto

Wednesday, April 22, 2015         7:30 pm                        Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, NC (map)

Info and Tickets

Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble

Music of Brahms, Debussy, and Dana Wilson

Sunday, May 10, 2015               4:00 pm                       First Unitarian Church, Ithaca, NY (map)

Luby Violin Symposium

Prokofiev Duo with Ani Kavafian

Wednesday, May 18, 2015          7:30 pm                Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

Luby Violin Symposium

Faculty Recital: works of Enescu and Tonia Ko with Mimi Solomon, piano

Thursday, May 19, 2015                  7:30 pm                         Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill

All Angels Concert Series

as a member of The Sebastians

Saturday, May 30, 2015                   7:30 pm                             All Angels Church, NYC (map)

BEMF Fringe Concert

F.A.E. Duo

Music of Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, and Joachim

Wednesday, June 10, 2015             3:00 pm                                     Old South Meeting House

Music From Penn’s Woods Festival

with Gerardo Edelstein, conductor

Barber Violin Concerto

Saturday, June 20, 2015         7:30 pm              Esber Recital Hall, Penn State University (map)