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Events

2014 Kent/Blossom Music Festival Season

 Concert Series Performance featuring Sundet, King and Fusco

2014 Chamber Players Series

2014 Chamber Players Series 1

Concert #1 – Saturday, July 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in C major, Op. 76, No. 3 “Emperor”                                                   
Moritz Moszkowski  - Suite for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 71                                                        
Francis Poulenc - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, FP 43 (1926)                                                   
Ludwig van Beethoven - Septet for Winds and Strings in E-flat major, Op. 20                                  


*Hudson Library Concert – Sunday, July 6 at 2:00 p.m.
August Klughardt - Quintet for Winds in C major, Op. 79                                                                      
Luigi Boccherini -Quintet for Two Violins, Viola and Two Cellos in C major
Ludwig van Beethoven - Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D major, Op. 25                          
Edvard Grieg - Four Lyric Pieces for Wind Octet (arranged by Willard Elliot)                                         


Concert #2 – Sunday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano, Op. 61                                      
Olivier Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time (1940-1941)                                              
Antonín Dvořák - Terzetto for Two Violins and Viola in C major, Op. 74                                
Felix Mendelssohn - Octet for Strings in E-flat major, Op. 20                                          


Concert #3 – Monday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Paul Hindemith - Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2                                             
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Quintet for Piano and Strings in C minor (1903)                             
Walter Piston - Quintet for Flute and Strings (1942)                                                
Ernst von Dohnányi - Quintet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 1, No. 1                         
    

2014 Chamber Players Series 2

Concert #1 – Friday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
György Ligeti - Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano ‘Homage à Brahms’ (1982)                                        
Dmitri Shostakovich - Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57 (1940)                                
Ingolf Dahl - Concerto a tre for Clarinet, Violin and Cello (1946)                                             
Arnold Schoenberg - Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 9 (1906)                                      
    

Concert #2 – Saturday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Jean Françaix - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano (1994)                                     
Antonín Dvořák - Quintet for Strings No. 2 in G major, Op. 77                                        
Eric Ewazen - Ballade, Pastorale and Dance for Flute, Horn and Piano (1993)                                 
Reinhold Glière - Octet for Strings, Op. 5 (1900)                                                


*Hudson Library Concert – July 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Pierre Gabaye - Sonatine for Flute and Bassoon (1959)                                  
Arthur Foote - Nocturne and Scherzo for Flute and String Quartet (1918)                                        
Erwin Schulhoff - Five Pieces for String Quartet (1923-1925)                                                               
Samuel Barber - Quartet for Strings in B minor, Op. 11 (1936)                                      
Dmitri Shostakovich - Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11 (1924-1925)                             


Concert #3 – Sunday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Ernst von Dohnányi - Serenade for String Trio in C major, Op. 10 (1902)                             
Felix Mendelssohn - Trio for Violin, Viola and Piano No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66                           
Charles Loeffler - Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola and Piano (1901)                                     
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade for Winds in C minor, K. 388                                      

All concerts are in Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts
1325 Theatre Drive in Kent
Unless otherwise noted

*Hudson Library
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236

All programs are subject to change
ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE

2014 Faculty Concerts

2014 Faculty Concert Series
A Summer Partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra



Subscriptions and Tickets

The six-concert subscription is only
$72 for adults and $60 for seniors.
That’s an $18 savings!

Single tickets are also available at $15 adults,
$13 seniors and $5 college students with
a valid ID.

We offer FREE tickets for students 18 and under.

Subscriptions and tickets are available after
June 2
. For more information, please call
330-672-ARTS (2787) or visit www.kent.edu/blossom

All faculty concerts take place at 7:30 p.m.,
in Ludwig Recital Hall,
Center for the Performing Arts,
1325 Theatre Drive in Kent.

Wednesday, June 25 at 7:30
Spencer Myer, piano; Frank Rosenwein, oboe; and, Barrick Stees, bassoon

Robert Schumann - Three Romances for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94                           
Robert Schumann - Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17                                                          
Ludwig van Beethoven - 12 Variations on Handel’s “See the Conquering Hero Comes” from Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45
Paul Hindemith - Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1938)                                                  
William Bolcom - From The Garden of Eden 


Tuesday, July 1 at 7:30
Miami String Quartet

Antonín Dvořák - Miniatures for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 75a/B 149
Erwin Schulhoff - Five Pieces for String Quartet
Felix Mendelssohn - Quartet for Strings No. 4 in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2


Thursday, July 3 at 7:30
Kulas Guest Artist, Ida Kavafian, violin and Glauser String Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring”
Richard Strauss - Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 18
Ernest Chausson - Concert for violin, piano & string quartet in D major, Op. 21


Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30
Jung-Min Amy Lee, violin and Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola

Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita No.2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004
Essa-Pekka Salonen - 'Lachen Verlernt' for Solo Violin
Eugene Ysaÿe - Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27, No. 4 in E minor
Astor Piazzolla - Selections from Tango Etudes for Solo Violin
Johan Halvorsen - 'Sarabande con variazioni' in G minor (on a theme of Handel)


Wednesday, July 16 at 7:30
Mark Kosower, cello
An all-Brahms program 
         
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38                      
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in G major, Op. 78             
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in F major, Op. 99  


Wednesday, July 23 at 7:30
Katherine Bormann, violin; Jeffrey Zehngut, violin; Stanley Konopka, viola;
Richard Weiss, cello; Joela Jones, piano; Barrick Stees, bassoon; and, Danna Sundet, oboe

Gary Schocker - Sonata for Bassoon and Piano (1992)
Manuel de Falla - Canciones Populares Españolas for Cello and Piano
Theodore Lalliet - Terzetto for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, Op. 22
Béla Kovács - Hommage à Manuel de Falla for Clarinet and Piano
Edward Elgar - Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84 

Side-by-Side Concert with The Cleveland Orchestra


Side-by-Side Concert

The Kent/Blossom Music Festival Chamber Players take the
stage with The Cleveland Orchestra at
Blossom Music Center — Saturday, July 26, 2014
 

The Cleveland Orchestra
John Storgards, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano
with
Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra
Brett Mitchell, conductor

beginning at 7 p.m. with the Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra:

WAGNER - Siegfried Idyll

RAVEL - La Tombeau de Couperin

beginning at 8 p.m. with The Cleveland Orchestra:

BEETHOVEN - Overture to Fidelio

LISZT - Piano Concerto No. 1

and then with both ensembles playing side-by-side:

SIBELIUS - Symphony No. 2