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Mallarmé Chamber Players present “Young Felix” | Nov 1

Felix Mendellsohn as a youth

Felix Mendelssohn as a youth

Mallarmé Chamber Players, in partnership with the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra, present their second concert of the 2009-10 season: Young Felix

November 1, 2009 at 3:00 pm

University United Methodist Church, 150 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill

Celebrating Mendelssohn’s 200th birthday with works of chamber music for strings and piano, all written when Mendelssohn was a teenager. In keeping with this youthful theme, students from the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra will play side-by-side with Mallarmé artists in a movement of the famous Octet as well as perform a movement from the Piano Quartet Op. 1, No. 1.

This concert is co-sponsored by Chapel Hill Violins

CONCERT LISTING AND TICKET INFORMATION
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 3:00 pm – Young Felix

University United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill

PROGRAM:

Felix Mendelssohn:

  • Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 1 (4th movement)
  • Sextet for piano and strings, Op. 110
  • String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13
  • Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20 (1st movement)

ARTISTS:
Jacqueline Wolborsky, Dovid Friedlander, Nathan Heath*, Max Ramage*,
Leah Bar-On Simmons*, violin
Anton Jivaev, Suzanne Rousso, Graeme Durovich*, Caroline Buse*, viola
Lisa Shaughnessy, Young-Eun Hyun*, Keiran Campbell*, cello
Craig Brown, bass
Jeremy Thompson, Mendel Nguyen*, piano

*Member of the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra

Patrons are invited to attend a pre-concert conversation at 2:15 pm with Dr. R. Larry Todd, author of “Mendelssohn: A Life in Music.”

Ticket Information: Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at www.mallarmemusic.org or by calling 919-560-2788. Students with ID pay $5 at the door.

For more information about Mallarmé’s programs visit their website at www.mallarmemusic.org or call the office at (919) 560-2788.
For more information about the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra go to www.mycomusic.org

The Mallarmé Chamber Players is a flexible ensemble of professional musicians based in Durham, North Carolina, whose mission is to enrich the lives of the community through outstanding chamber music performance. The ensemble distinguishes itself in the community by its innovative educational programs, its commitment to creative collaboration with other organizations, its creation of significant new work and its dedication to serve a diverse population.

Founded in 2005, the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra is a pre-professional program for students ages 11 to 18. The program focuses on orchestral and chamber music performance, and is based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Directed by Yoram Youngerman, MYCO’s orchestra rehearses on a regular basis, and students are also coached in string quartets and other small chamber groups by professional chamber musicians and rehearse with supervision by highly experienced musicians from the community.

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