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Virtual Performance: Accordo

Monday, April 6, 7:30 pm


Accordo May 2017

Join us for our second virtual concert with Accordo! This performance was originally performed and recorded on May 15, 2017 at Plymouth Congregational Church. The full performance will be posted at 7:30 pm on Monday, April 6 and will be available to listen to on our website for one week.

Special Thanks to:

  • Audio Recording: Cameron Wiley
  • Photography: Jayme Halbritter
  • Video Production: Galen Higgins
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Media Partner: Classical Minnesota Public Radio

Community and foundation partners:
Arts Midwest Touring Fund; Boss Foundation; Greystone Foundation and Walt McCarthy and Clara Ueland; Minnesota State Arts Board; Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation; Saint Anthony Park Home; St Olaf College; Thrivent Financial Matching Gift Program; and Trillium Foundation.

ABOUT ACCORDO
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.

READ FULL BIOS AND PROGRAM NOTES
The Spring 2017 issue of An Die Musik is available HERE. Program notes for Accordo begin on page 24.

Program

Schumann: Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales), Op. 132 (feat. Polonsky, Fiterstein, Papach)
Hindemith: Clarinet Quartet (feat. Polonsky, Fiterstein,Copes, Thomas)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26 (feat. Polonsky, Copes, Papach, Thomas)

Musicians

Steven Copes, violin
Maiya Papach, viola
Ronald Thomas, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
Guest artist: Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet