PhiloSonia 2016-17 Season

Revelations

This season takes you on a journey through the struggles and triumphs of different composers as expressed through their masterpieces

Saturday, October 29th, 2016 7:30pm

The Old Stone House

336 Third Street, btw. 4th/5th Avenues, Brooklyn, NY 11215

...A heart-beat-like rhythm, melodies evoking a composer's native folklore; this concert looks at the different elements composers use to unify their works: Johannes Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1, Op 78, Edvard Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in c minor, Witold Lutoslawski Subito.

  Stanichka Dimitrova, violin            Spencer Myer, piano 

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 8:00pm

 

South Oxford Space 

138 South Oxford Street btw Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 

...reflects on composers’ conscious decision to break away from established norms and develop their own unique style: Schnittke String Quartet No. 3, Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet Op 59, No. 3.

Stanichka Dimitrova, violin              Chieh-Fan Yiu, viola

Igor Pikayzen, violin                          Michael Katz, cello

Friday, February 10th, 2017 7:30pm

The Old Stone House

336 Third Street, btw. 4th/5th Avenues, Brooklyn, NY 11215

...examines how composers look back into their lives through their work: Bedřich Smetana “From My Life", Franz Schubert String Quintet D.956 

Stanichka Dimitrova, violin       Chieh-Fan Yiu, viola      Adrian Daurov, cello

                        Igor Pikayzen, violin                    Michael Katz, cello

Saturday, April 8th, 2017  8:00pm

 

South Oxford Space 

138 South Oxford Street btw Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 

...explores how composers facing death find solace and redemption in the immortality of their works: Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 6, Op 80 in f minor, Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14, D.810,"Death and the Maiden".

 

Stanichka Dimitrova, violin       Chieh-Fan Yiu, viola

 

Yezu Elizabeth Woo, violin        Adrian Daurov, cello