Ilya Yakushev & Thomas Mesa

Sunday, September 11, 2022 – 3:00 pm

Yakushev: “…rapturous lyricism and dramatic flair.” – San Jose Mercury News

Mesa: “…musical intensity that was commanding in every detail.” New York Concert Review

  • Yakushev – Winner of the 2005 World Piano Competition
  • Thomas – First Prize in the 2016 Sphinx Competition

Two world-class soloists combine for a powerhouse duo with international flair. Ilya Yakushev is known for his musical pyrotechnics on the piano, and Thomas Mesa is heralded as one of the most charismatic and engaging cellists of his generation. Classical Piano and Cello Duo.

Pauline Yang

Friday, October 14, 2022 – 7:00 pm

“…sensitive interpretations and contagious flair…” – Salt Lake Tribune

  • Glamour Magazine’s 2008 Top Ten College Women of the Year
  • U.S. Arts Envoy

Pauline Yang won her first international competition at the age of seven. She has a master’s degree in piano performance from USC as well as International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Performing works by, Bach, Scarlatti, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Rachmaninoff, this is truly an evening of grace, style and classical music. Classical Pianist.

Seraph Brass

Friday, March 17, 2023 – 7:00 pm

“A great blend of fresh sounds and strong musicality.” Jose Sibaja, Boston Brass

  • Winners of the 2018 Silver Medal Global Music Award
  • Performed with Adele on her North American Tour

Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass ensemble drawing from a roster of America’s top brass players. They present a diverse body of repertoire that includes newly commissioned works and well-known classics. Enthusiastic about education, Seraph Brass has developed strong relationships with universities all over the country. Brass Quintet.

Balourdet String Quartet

Friday, May 5, 2023 – 7:00 pm

“…technically accomplished and assured…” – The Boston Musical Intellingencer

  • Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild
  • Gold Medal in the 202 Fishcoff National Chamber Music Competition

The Balourdet String Quartet is one of the hottest new string quartets on the classical music scene. Formed in 2018 at Rice University in Houston, Texas, they have won numerous top awards and are now based in Boston, Massachusetts as part of the New England Conservatory. Their program is mix of familiar works by Beethoven, Debussy, Haydn and more. Classical String Ensemble.

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 3:00 pm

Rodney Marsalis effortlessly mixes classical, big band swing, New Orleans jazz and straight- ahead jazz…– Trevor Stottlemyer, The Global Cafe

Internationally-acclaimed brass ensemble, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, is composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone. The group is especially dedicated to reaching out to the world’s youth and inspiring them to reach for their dreams. Performances by The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass include favorites from every genre, like Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus,” songs from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story, Southern culture staples like “When The Saints Go Marching In,” and even songs made famous by pop and rock artists like Elvis Presley and Tim Olt.

Trio Confero

Friday, October 25, 2019 – 7:00 pm

“…clarity that’s viscerally breathtaking” –  Lucid Culture

  • Graduates from Julliard School and Yale School of Music
  • Prize winners of numerous international competitions

Trio Confero takes you on a journey through two centuries of music written for one of the most beautiful instrumental chamber music combinations – clarinet, cello and piano. Featuring selections by Bizet, the majestic clarinet trio by Brahms and a few intriguing surprises. Chamber music rising stars.

The Maxwell Quartet

Thursday, February 6, 2020 – 7:00 pm

“…enthralling musical experience.” –  The Herald Scotland

  • 1st Prize Winner – Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, Norway 2017
  • One of Britain’s finest string quartets

This Glasgow based quartet broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio Scotland, performs at many festivals and venues across Europe with notable performances at London’s Wigmore Hall. Their program highlights selections by Beethoven, Hayden as well as original arrangements of Scottish folk music. Celebrated quartet with international flair.

Duo Aliada

Friday, April 17, 2020 – 7:00 pm

“Thoroughbred musicians” –  Matthias Keller, Radio BR KLASSIK

  • Performances at Carnegie Hall and the Hermitage Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • “Artist of the Year 2014” – 12th Annual Fidello Wettberb Awards

Saxophonist Michal Knot and accordionist, Bogdan Laketic form an unlikely alliance drawing from their experiences living in Eastern and Western Europe. Their program offers an impressive range of repertoire spanning from the 17th to the 20th century. Unique highly skilled classical duo.

Ilya Yakushev

Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 3:00 pm

“…superb control…” –  New York Times

  • Astounds and Mesmerizes Audiences
  • Featured Soloist with International Symphony Orchestras

Ilya is an award-winning Russian pianist whose program will feature compositions by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin as well as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Featuring a multi-media presentation, Ilya’s performance is a visual and technical spectacular.

Five Sax

Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 7:00 pm

“…simply wonderful…” –  Cinemusical

  • Creative Choreography
  • Unique Arrangements

A modern-style international saxophone quintet performing a repertoire rooted in classical music, venturing into American jazz, South American Latin styles and European folk music. Adding a theatrical element, Five Sax creates a strong connection with the audience and a spontaneous approach to making music. Imaginative programing mirroring the diversity of its members.