Sunday, May 1, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
**This concert is sponsored by the Markley family, in loving memory of Landis Markley, a passionate lover of chamber music and supporter of Valley Classical Concerts.**
Sato Matsui: String Quartet
Schubert: String Quartet in A Minor, D. 804, Op. 29, “Rosamunde”
Amy Beach: Piano Quintet in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 67
Apple Hill String Quartet
Taken from Apple Hill String Quartet’s website:
Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. As resident musicians and Co-Artistic Directors at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, winner of the 2016 CMAcclaim award from Chamber Music America, the Quartet serves as the Music Directors and core faculty for Apple Hill’s Summer Chamber Music Workshop attended by 300 students of diverse ages, levels, and backgrounds. During the regular concert season, in conjunction with Apple Hill’s Playing for Peace program, the Quartet performs concerts and conducts residencies locally in New Hampshire, nationally in major U.S. cities, and internationally around the globe in venues as diverse as the Ketermaya refugee camp outside of Beirut, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the Conservatorio National de Musica in Lima, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and UCLA. Read more on their website.
Taken from Judith Gordon’s website:
Pianist Judith Gordon gave her New York recital debut recital at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on their Introductions Series. She has been soloist in works by Mozart, Ravel and Saint-Saëns with the Boston Pops Orchestra, and played Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Hindemith, Berg, Boulez and more with ensembles that include the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. She has premiered and recorded music by Martin Brody, Peter Child, Alan Fletcher, John Harbison, Lee Hyla, Libby Larsen, Peter Lieberson, Salvatore Macchia, James Matheson, James Primosch, Eric Sawyer and Donald Wheelock, among many others.