Tania León, Composer in Residence
2017-2018 Season

January 21, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

May 6, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

June 3, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

August 27, 2017
Sunday,  - 3:00 pm

Cantata Profana

Jacob Ashworth, violin
Bixby Kennedy, clarinet
Lee Dionne, piano

Darius Milhaud: Suite for clarinet, violin, and piano, Op. 157b
Stravinsky; Duo Concertante
Brahms:  Clarinet Sonata
Stravinsky: Histoire du
soldat trio
Elspeth Davis, mezzo-soprano
Drew Vella,
Caleigh Drane,
t.b.a, violins

The Juliet Letters

Eric Umble, clarinet
Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, flute
Paul Kerekes, piano

Performing works by:
Paul Kerekes
Belinda Reynolds
Barry Sharp
Elliott Carter
Aaron Helgeson
Derek Bermel

Concert postponed until May 20th  

February 11, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

Katie Hyun, violin
Mayuki Fukuhara, violin
Andrew Gonzalez, viola
Jiwon Kim, viola
Nick Pauly, viola
Caeli Smith, viola
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Eric Umble, clarinet
Kate Umble, trumpet
Julie Lee, flute

Robert Sirota: Epimetheus
Tania León: String Quartet No. 2
Brahms: Viola Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111

September 17, 2017
Sunday - 3:00 pm

*denotes premiere
Concerts dates and programming subject to change. 
Basses Loaded
Nanci Belmont, bassoon
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Ava Nazar, piano

Mozart: Sonata for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat Major, K. 292
Hindemith: Four Pieces for Bassoon and Cello
Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, L. 135
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 4, Op. 102, no. 1

March 4, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

October 8, 2017
Sunday - 3:00 pm

Nanci Belmont, bassoon
Rosie Gallagher, 
Stuart Breczinski, 
Bixby Kennedy, 
Patrick Jankowski, 

Joan Tower: Island Prelude
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon
Tania León: De Memorias
George Rochberg: Duo for Oboe and Bassoon
Gyorgi Ligeti: Six Bagatelles 

Merz Trio

Brigid Coleridge, violin
Julia Yang, cello
Lee Dionne, piano

Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2
Schubert: Notturno in E-flat Major, Op. 148
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 

October 29, 2017
Sunday - 3:00 pm

March 25, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

Sheng-Ching Hsu, violin
Brian Bak, violin
Maren Rothfritz, viola
Benjamin Larsen, cello​
Daniel Epstein, piano

Tania León: Elegia a Paul Robeson for piano trio
Robert Sirota: String Quartet No. 2, 'American Pilgrimage'
Brahms: Piano Quartet No.2 in A Major, Op. 26

  Sandbox Percussion
Jonny Allen
Victor Caccese
Ian Rosenbaum
Terry Sweeney

Melissa Baker, flute

Victor Caccese: Bell Patterns
Caroline Shaw: Taxidermy
Allison Loggins-Hull: Hammers
David Crowell: Music for Percussion Quartet
Viet Cuong: Water, Wine, Brandy, Brine
Steve Reich: Music for Pieces of Wood

November 19, 2017
Sunday - 3:00 pm

Linda Chesis, flute
Junghyun Kim, 

And the flute flock:
Di Cao
Kelly Catlin
Hector Gonsalez-Saez
Cierra Hall
Jingping He
Beomjae Kim
Megan Trach
Michelle Whitmore

Peter Schickele: Monochrome 1
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier: Concerto, op 15 No 3
Gabriel Fauré: Fantaisie
Charles Griffes:  Poem
Francis Poulenc: Sonata
John Luther Adams: Strange Birds Passing
Olivier Messiaen: Le Merle Noir
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite (arranged by Ary van Leeuwen)

April 15, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm
Benefit Gala

Annual Fundraiser Benefit Concert

Mélanie Clapiès, violin
Deborah Song,
Lynn Bechtold, 
Sun Young Hwang, 
Nick Pauly, 
Benjamin Larsen, 
Dara Bloom, 
Dylan Ward, 
Eric Umble, 
Terry Sweeney
 and Victor Caccese, percussion
Yinfei Wang, 

Michal Raymond Massoud, 

Janáček: String Quartet No. 1
Tania León: Toque
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 929

Regular $40
Student $25 (with ID)

June 17, 2018
Sunday - 3:00 pm

Voices of Latin America

Domenic Salerni, violin
Nick Pauly, viola  
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Yinfei Wang, 

Tania León: A Tres Voces
Roberto Sierra: Fuego de angel
Beethoven: Piano trio version of Symphony No 2, Op. 36
Concerts on the Slope is a monthly concert series performed at
St. John's Episcopal Church
139 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, New York,  11217
Suggested donation $20. We encourage you to give a free will offering--proceeds go directly to the artists. (Admission is free.)
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