National Chamber Ensemble Will Perform Works By Amy Beach

National Chamber Ensemble – Concert 4 “American Landscape” will feature AMY BEACH’s Piano Trio, Op. 150 & 3 Compositions for Violin and Piano, Op. 40, and works by Aaron Copland, Lowell Liebermann and Andreas Makris will also be performed.

The event will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent Street (off Wilson Blvd.), Arlington, VA 22209.

Tickets are $33 Adult and $17 Student and may be purchased or at box office one hour before show.

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Ballet Concert on February 3, 2012
Ballet Concert on February 3, 2012

Orion Ensemble Will Play Amy Beach Piano Quintet in F-sharp Minor in Summer 2016

The Orion Ensemble will perform Amy Beach’s Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67 as well as works by Dvořák and Brahms.  The ensemble’s fourth and final program entitled “Musical Enchantments” will take place at three Chicago-area venues:

  • First Baptist Church of Geneva, 2300 South Street in Geneva, IL on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7 p.m.
  • PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, IL on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Single tickets are $26, $23 for seniors and $10 for students; children 12 and younger are free.  A four-ticket flexible subscription provides a 10 percent savings on full-priced tickets.  For more information and to buy tickets, click here.


Lara Downes will continue her Artist Sessions with violinist Rachel Barton Pine

Lara Downes will continue her Artist Sessions with violinist Rachel Barton Pine almost half a year after its predecessor at the end of this past August. At this next event Downes will engage in both conversation and music-making with violinist Rachel Barton Pine.

The topic will celebrate rarities of the duo repertoire for violin and piano by significant women from the Romantic period, AMY BEACH and Clara Schumann as well as African-American composers, William Grant Still, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Daniel Roumain.

This installment of The Artist Sessions will take place on Tuesday, February 23, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Salon Room of the Hotel Rex located at 562 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA. General admission will be $50; and it will include hors d’oeuvres and a drink ticket as well as admission to the event. Tickets may be purchased in advance through a Brown Paper Tickets event page. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

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Downes & Pine Postcard

Beach Piano Trio, Op. 150 Performance in Stockholm, Sweden

Daniela Bonfiglioli (violin), Marie Macleod (cello) and Karin Haglund (piano) will perform the Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 150 by Amy Beach (1867-1944), My Fleeting Angel by Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor “Dumky,” Op. 90 by Antonin Dvořák.

The concert will take place in the Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset): Grünewaldsalen located at Hötorget 8, Stockholm, 103 87, Sweden on Sunday 21 February 2016 at 15:00. Tickets are 190 SEK.

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Marie Macleod