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Lysander Piano Trio

Violin, Cello, Piano

Sunday, October 29, 2023, 3:00 pm

South Church Hall

1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

“Incredible ensemble, passionate playing, articulate and imaginative ideas.”

— The Strad

This vibrant ensemble opens the season with an inspiring program featuring a rediscovered gem by nineteenth-century Swedish violinist Amanda Maier and works by fellow Scandinavian Edvard Grieg and by Franz Schubert.

  • Edvard Grieg — Andante con moto

  • Amanda Maier — Trio in E-flat major

  • Franz Schubert — Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 100, D. 929

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Photo by Balazs Borocz

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Photo by Chris McGuire

Janice Carissa

Piano

Sunday, January 28, 2024, 3:00 pm

South Church Hall

1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

“[Her] fleet-fingered touch [is] particularly impressive.”

— Chicago Classical Review

For a midwinter lift, experience the expressive playing and powerful technique of this Indonesian native as she performs a wide range of music, from Beethoven and Liszt to Prokofiev and Rzewski.

  • Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Sonata Pathétique”

  • Frederic Rzewski — Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues​

  • Franz Liszt — Rhapsodie espagnole, S.254, R.90

  • Sergei Prokofiev — Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84

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Sugar Hill Salon

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon

Sunday, March 3, 2024, 3:00 pm

South Church Hall

1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

“[Their] excellence comes from…fresh instrumentations, hidden-gem composers, [and] diverse performing musicians.”

— St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

The consummate artists of this Harlem-based wind quartet bring us music from South America, France, and Germany, along with American compositions and Mozart. No winter blues with this lively program!

  • Scott Joplin — The Easy Winners

  • Karl Goepfart — Wind Quartet in D minor, Op. 93

  • Mauricio Murcia — Dímelo

  • Arthur Berger — Quartet for Winds in C major

  • Igor Stravinsky — Pastorale

  • Jean René Désiré Françaix — Wind Quartet

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Selections from The Magic Flute

  • Pixinguinha — Sensível

  • Diego Vega — Suite for Woodwind Quartet

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Photo by Ryan Brandenberg

Dalí Quartet

Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello

Sunday, April 28, 2024, 4:30 pm

South Church Hall

1052 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

“[The] beautifully prepared program…alternately glimmered and blazed.”

— The Philadelphia Inquirer

Acclaimed for their sensitive, balanced, and warm ensemble playing of the classical canon, this string quartet also shines in its exuberance and high-spirited performance of Latin American works. We get to enjoy both!

  • Astor Piazzolla — Tango Ballet

  • Juan Bautista Plaza — Fuga romántica 

  • Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga — String Quartet No. 1 in D minor

  • Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky — String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11

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