Concert Classics Series

Fayetteville Chamber Music is taking its very successful, very popular brand of chamber music to surrounding communities. 
With funding through a matching grant program by The Frank and Jean Raymond Foundation, Fayetteville Chamber Music is performing three series of concerts in Columbus, La Grange and Round Top.

Aeolus String Quartet

Aeolus String Quartet

Concert Classics Series #1

Aeolus String Quartet  
Håkan Rosengren, clarinet

PROGRAM: Weber: Introduction, Theme and Variations; Copland: Two Pieces; Heinrich Baermann: Adagio; Schubert: Quartettsatz; Reger: Poco allegretto; Barber: Adagio; Bolcom: Three Rags

THURSDAY  September 15, 7pm
Live Oak Art Center in Columbus

FRIDAY  September 16, 7pm
Celebrations on the La Grange Square 

SUNDAY  September 18, 4pm
Henkel Hall in Round Top

The first Concert Classics Series of the season features the Aeolus String Quartet and Håkan Rosengren, the Fayetteville Chamber Music Artistic Director, on clarinet. The Series will include concerts at the Live Oak Art Center in Columbus, Celebrations on the Square in La Grange, and Henkel Hall in Round Top.

The Aeolus Quartet — cellist Alan Richardson, violinists Nicholas Tavani and Rachel Shapiro, and violist Gregory Luce —  has performed across North America, Europe, and Asia in venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Library of Congress and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. In 2011, the Austin Critics’ Table named the Aeolus Quartet their “Best Ensemble.” The Aeolus Quartet has released two critically acclaimed albums of classical and contemporary works which are available on iTunes, Amazon and retailers worldwide.

Internationally acclaimed clarinetist Håkan Rosengren is the Artistic Director and founder of Fayetteville Chamber Music.  He has performed as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician all over Europe, the United States, Israel, Brazil and Asia, including with the Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic, Lisbon Metropolitan, Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, and Israeli Chamber Orchestra.  He has recorded over a dozen CDs, several nominated for international prizes. The New York Times wrote about his New York City recital debut “Rosengren has an immediately memorable musical personality.” He is Professor & Artist in Resident at California State University School of Music in Fullerton and makes his home in Round Top.

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Bion Tsang

Bion Tsang

Concert Classics Series #2

Håkan Rosengren, clarinet
Bion Tsang, cello
Phillip Bush, piano

PROGRAM: Schumann: Adagio and Allegro; Emil Hartmann: Serenade; Berg: Four Pieces; Honegger: Sonatine; Schumann: Fünf Stucke in Volkston 

THURSDAY  November 17, 7pm
Live Oak Art Center in Columbus

FRIDAY  November 18, 7pm
Celebrations on the La Grange Square 

The second Concert Classics Series of the season features the Aeolus String Quartet and Håkan Rosengren, the Fayetteville Chamber Music Artistic Director, on clarinet, Bion Tsang on cello and the Phillip Bush on piano. The Series will include concerts at the Live Oak Art Center in Columbus and Celebrations on the Square in La Grange.

Internationally acclaimed clarinetist Håkan Rosengren is the Artistic Director and founder of Fayetteville Chamber Music.  (See bio under Series #1).

Cellist Bion Tsang is internationally recognized as one of the outstanding instrumentalists of his generation and has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the New York, Moscow, Hong Kong, Atlanta, Hollywood Bowl and National Symphony Orchestras. He was bronze medalist in the 9th Tchaikovsky Competition.

Phillip Bush is a pianist of uncommon versatility with a repertoire extending from the 16th century to the 21st. His active and unconventional career has taken him to many parts of the globe, from his New York recital debut at the Metropolitan Museum in 1984 to Europe, Asia and across North America.From 1991-1999, he performed over 250 concerts in Japan with Typhoon Piano Quartet and recorded five CDs with the group for Epic/Sony, all of which reached the top of the Japanese classical charts. 

 

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Håkan Rosengren

Håkan Rosengren

Concert Classics Series #3

Håkan Rosengren, clarinet
Diana Cohen, violin
Roman Rabinovich, piano

PROGRAM: Adolf Busch: Duo no. 1 for violin and clarinet; Bartok: Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano; Franck: Sonata for violin and piano  

THURSDAY  March 9, 2017, 7pm
Live Oak Art Center in Columbus

FRIDAY  March 10, 2017, 7pm
Celebrations on the La Grange Square

The third Concert Classics Series of the season features Håkan Rosengren, the Fayetteville Chamber Music Artistic Director, on clarinet, joining Diana Cohen on violin and Roman Rabinovich on piano. The Series will include concerts at the Live Oak Art Center in Columbus and Celebrations on the Square in La Grange.

Internationally acclaimed clarinetist Håkan Rosengren is the Artistic Director and founder of Fayetteville Chamber Music.  (See bio under Series #1).

Diana Cohen was appointed concertmaster of the Kalamazoo Symphony in 2007. She has also appeared as soloist and served as concertmaster of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra and as guest concertmaster with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Phoenix Symphony. She has also been soloist with the Hilton Head and Valdosta Symphonies, among others. Currently dividing her time between chamber music, solo performances, and orchestral work, Diana performs regularly in concerts in New York and across the globe.

Praised by the New York Times for his “uncommon sensitivity and feeling,” the eloquent young pianist Roman Rabinovich is the winner of the 2008 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition. Mr. Rabinovich has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Israel in such prestigious venues as Wigmore Hall in London, Leipzig’s Gewandhaus, Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, as well as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Cité de la Musique in Paris and the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.