Chamber Music Tulsa Begins 2016-17 Season
DOVER QUARTET: Standing with Chamber Music Tulsa Executive Director Bruce Sorrell, third from left, is the Dover Quartet, who opened Chamber Music Tulsa’s 2016-2017 season in September. From left, they are violinist Joel Link, violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, cellist Camden Shaw and violinist Bryan Lee.
On Sept. 9, Chamber Music Tulsa kicked off its 2016-2017 season with the Dover Quartet, who sweeped the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition.
The Dover Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music and continued their studies as Graduate Quartet-in-Residence at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music from 2011-13.
On Oct. 8-9, Trio Solisti, called “the most exciting piano trio in America” (The New Yorker), will perform two shows.
Founded in 2001, Trio Solisti has performed on major concert series such as the Great Performers at Lincoln Center, People’s Symphony Concerts at Town Hall NY, Washington Performing Arts Society at Kennedy Center, Seattle’s Meany Hall and La Jolla’s Revelle Series.
On Nov. 12-13, the Modigliani Quartet returns for its second appearance in Chamber Music Tulsa’s series since first appearing in 2015.
The Modigliani Quartet was formed by four close friends in 2003. In 2004, they won the Frits Philips String Quartet competition in Eindhoven; in 2005, they took first prize at the Vittorio Rimbotti competition in Florence; and they won the Young Concert Artists Auditions in New York in 2006.
The Miro Quartet will make its fourth Chamber Music Tulsa appearance Feb. 17-26 with a performance of all 16 of Beethoven’s string quartets in six concerts. Season subscribers can select one or two Beethoven concerts to include in their subscription and can purchase the rest of the series at a discount.
The Miro Quartet was formed in 1995 and is based in Austin, Texas. They are consistently praised for their musical interpretations, exciting performances and thoughtful programming.
April 1-2, Hermitage Piano Trio will make its debut appearance in Tulsa. A rarity in the chamber music world, the Hermitage Trio is comprised of three musicians who are noted soloists in their own right: Misha Keylin, Sergey Antonov and Ilya Kazantsev.
Lysander Piano Trio will make its second appearance with Chamber Music Tulsa April 29-30.
The New-York-based Lysander Piano Trio is winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition and has received top honors at the 2010 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, grand prize at the 2011 Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition and first prize at the 2011 J. C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition.