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Virtual Event: Accordo, Monday June 1

Monday, June 1, 7:30 pm

Musicians of Accordo

Join us online for a virtual concert with Accordo! This program was originally performed and recorded in November 2017 at Plymouth Congregational Church. The full audio recording will be posted at 7:30 pm on Monday, June 1 and will be available to listen to on our website for a full week. 



  • Audio Recording: Michael Barone
  • Video Production: Galen Higgins
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Media Partner: Classical Minnesota Public Radio

Accordo is a string ensemble composed of present and former principal string players of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra. The group has been named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and “the dream team of chamber music” by Minnesota Monthly. Accordo has been performing since 2008 to consistently well sold and enthusiastic audiences.

The Fall 2017 issue of An Die Musik is available HERE. Program notes for Accordo begin on page XX.


Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959)
Three Madrigals for Violin & Viola
Poco allegro • Andante • Allegro
(Allifranchini, Albers)

Leon Kirchner (1919–2009)

John Novacek (b. 1964)
Four Rags for Violin and Piano
Intoxication • 4th Street Drag Cockles • Full Stride Ahead
(Novacek, Copes)

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904)
American Quartet in F Major, Opus 96
Allegro ma non troppo • Lento
Molto vivace • Finale: Vivace ma non troppo
(Allifranchini, Copes, Papach, Thomas)


Ruggero Allifranchini, violin
Steven Copes, violin
Rebecca Albers, viola
Maiya Papach, viola
Ronald Thomas, cello
John Novacek, piano