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    CBS s Sunday Morning Cerovsek performs on the Milanollo Stradivarius of 1728 an instrument played among others by Nicolò Paganini MR CEROVSEK S WEBSITE Peruvian German cellist Claudio Bohórquez has performed with the Vienna Symphony the Orchestre de Paris the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande the Tonhalle Orchestra the Academy of St Martin in the Fields the Czech Philharmonic and the Russian National Orchestra as well as the Boston Symphony Chicago Symphony Cleveland Orchestra Detroit Symphony L A Philharmonic the National Symphony and the Philadelphia Orchestra He has collaborated with such conductors as Daniel Barenboim Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Christoph Eschenbach Sir Neville Marriner and Leonard Slatkin MR BOHOQUEZ WEBSITE Greek Russian pianist Katia Skanavi performs with such artists as Yuri Bashmet Gidon Kremer and Truls Mørk Recently she has had recital and orchestral engagements in Amsterdam Concertgebouw Berlin Philharmonie London Vienna Musikverein and Konzerthaus Luxembourg Madrid Tokyo Suntory Hall Moscow Paris and La Roque d Anthéron festival In the United States she has given New York Ravinia and Washington and had concerto appearances with the symphony orchestras of Cincinnati Dallas Indianapolis and San Francisco MS SKANAVI S WEBSITE Purchase the Full Series Create Your Own Mini Series HERE Purchase Single Tickets HERE NELSON GOERNER piano San Francisco Debut SUNDAY APRIL 17 2016 at 3 PM HANDEL Chaconne in G Major SCHUMANN Davidsbundlertanze Op 6 CHOPIN Barcarolle CHOPIN Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor Op 39 CHOPIN Two Nocturnes Op 55 CHOPIN Polonaise in A flat Major Op 53 Goerner combines lucid intellectuality undeniable depth and technical ease 8212Ambito Financiero Buenos Aires A meticulous yet warm hearted artist Nelson Goerner has performed with such orchestras as the Philharmonia Orchestra the Deutsche Symphonie Orchestra of Berlin under Andrew Davis the London Philharmonic Orchestra the Hallé Orchestra under Mark Elder the Suisse Romande with Neemi Jarvi and Raphael Fruhbeck de Burgos the Orchestra of the 18th Century with Frans Bruggen the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and the NHK Symphony Orchestra of Tokyo under Fabio Luisi Festival appearances include the Salzburg Festival La Roque d Anthéron La Grange de Meslay Edinburgh Schleswig Holstein and Verbier as well as the BBC Proms In the 2013 14 season Nelson Goerner was awarded an Artist Portrait series at Wigmore Hall for which he gave four recitals His 2014 15 season included recitals in London Amsterdam Paris Montpellier Geneva Reykjavik Vancouver Washington DC Minneapolis and Buenos Aires A keen chamber musician Nelson Goerner has collaborated with artists such as Martha Argerich Janine Jansen Steven Isserlis and Gary Hoffman Mr Goerner enjoys a long association with the Chopin Institute in Warsaw where he is a member of the artistic advisory committee and for whom he recently made recordings on pianos by Pleyel and Erard dating from 1848 and 1849 his recording of the Ballades and Nocturnes earned a Diapason d Or His discography includes recordings of Chopin Rachmaninov Liszt and Busoni and a DVD of repertoire by Beethoven and Chopin in a live performance from the Verbier Festival His Chopin recording on the Wigmore Hall Live label was Instrumental Choice of the Month in BBC Music Magazine and his recording of Debussy for the Outhere ZigZag Territoires label was awarded the Diapason d Or of the Year 2013 Nelson Goerner s recent Schumann recording was BBC Music Magazine s Recording of the Month in March 2015 and his next recording project will feature repertoire by Beethoven Born in San Pedro Argentina in 1969 Nelson Goerner has established himself as one of the foremost pianists of his generation He was awarded First Prize in the Franz Liszt Competition in Buenos Aires in 1986 which led to a scholarship to work with Maria Tipo at the Geneva Conservatoire and in 1990 he won the First Prize at the Geneva Competition Mr Goerner lives in Switzerland with his wife and young son He is professor of piano at the High School of Music in Geneva ARTIST S WEBSITE Purchase the Full Series Create Your Own Mini Series HERE Purchase Single Tickets HERE LIZA FERSCHTMANN violin San Francisco RECITAL Debut with ROMAN RABINOVICH piano SUNDAY APRIL 24 2016 at 3 PM BACH Unaccompanied Sonata No 1 in G minor BRAHMS Sonata No 1 in G Major Op 78 PROKOFIEV Five Melodies STRAUSS Violin Sonata The concert was nothing short of a revelation Ms Ferschtman brought laserlike purity and intensity to her performance 8212The New York Times Dutch violinist Liza Ferschtman is known for her passionate performances interesting programs and communicative qualities on stage She is equally at home on the concert stage with concertos chamber music recitals and solo works In 2006 she received the highest accolade awarded to a musician in the Netherlands the Dutch Music Prize Born into a family of Russian musicians Liza Ferschtman was constantly surrounded by music She received her formal training from Herman Krebbers at the Amsterdam Conservatory Ida Kavafian at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and David Takeno in London In recent years Liza Ferschtman has performed with all significant Dutch Orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw and the Rotterdam Philhamonic She has been soloist of the Orchestre National de Belgique Yomiuri Nippon Orchestra Malaysian Philharmonic Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra Bremen Philharmonic Radio Symphony Orchestra of Prague Malmö Symphony and Bergen Philharmonic Conductors she has worked with include Frans Bruggen Christoph von Dohnanyi Neeme Järvi Leonard Slatkin Thomas Sondergard and Jaap van Zweden An avid chamber musician Ms Ferschtman collaborates regularly with artists such as Inon Barnatan Jonathan Biss Nobuko Imai Elisabeth Leonskaja Enrico Pace Christian Poltera Lars Anders Tomter and Alisa Weilerstein In addition to appearances at numerous international chamber music festivals she has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center the Library of Congress Wigmore Hall the Vienna Musikverein as well as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam Liza Ferschtman has been the artistic director of the Delft Chamber Music Festival since 2007 one of the most reputable festivals in Europe During her tenure the festival has become widely known for adventurous programming with dynamic performances by

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  • Chamber Music San Francisco
    the concerts you want IMPORTANT you must choose a minimum of four concerts or your order will be void That s it Check out and pay with your credit card or with PayPal OR ORDER BY PHONE 415 759 1756 SINGLE TICKETS CREATE YOUR OWN MINISERIES add 4 or more concerts FULL SERIES best value by far Szymanowski Quartet Sun Feb 14 at 3 pm 48 Purchase HERE 44 save 4 36 save 12 purchase below Arnaldo Cohen Sun Feb 28 at 3 pm 58 Purchase HERE 51 save 7 36 save 22 purchase below Sarah Chang Sat March 12 at 8 pm 65 Purchase HERE 57 save 8 36 save 29 purchase below Cerovsek Trio Sun March 27 at 7 pm 48 Purchase HERE 44 save 4 36 save 12 purchase below Nelson Goerner Sun April 17 at 3 pm 48 Purchase HERE 44 save 4 36 save 12 purchase below Liza Ferschtman Sun April 24 at 3 pm 48 Purchase HERE 44 save 4 36 save 12 purchase below Brandenburg Concertos Sun May 8 at 3 pm 48 Purchase HERE 44 save 4 36 save 12 purchase below Mischa Maisky Mon May 9 at 8 pm 58 Purchase

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    Street Exit At the end of the exit ramp turn left onto 9th St Continue northbound across Market Street You are now on Larkin Street At the third traffic light turn left onto McAllister Continue two blocks to Van Ness Avenue and turn left From the East Bay Take I 80 West via the Bay Bridge to the 9th Street Civic Center Exit Stay right on the exit ramp Turn

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    a personal conversation between you the performer and the composer and Mozart and Beethoven were most interesting people We choose our performers not only for their musical abilities but for their ability to connect with audiences Otherwise you may as well stay home and listen to CDs The thrill of the live concert experience derives from the fact that it is real people performing for real people Our belief is that the combination of three key ingredients top notch musicians a willing audience and an intimate theater produces an exhilarating experience Further we believe that whenever a person performs in front of a live audience there is an element of theatre which is intrinsic to the performance This belief on our part is a thread running through our seasons and influences our programming even subtly We are enthusiastic about presenting this kind of music which is not only easy to understand but also happily embodies the most personal and heartfelt utterances of the great composers We strive to have each of our concerts be a memorable event Besides presenting concerts in San Francisco since 2004 we have had one satellite concert series in Walnut Creek since 2007 and another on

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    34th Avenue San Francisco CA 94122 415 759 1756 415 759 1211 fax daniel at chambermusicsf dot org Why Support Us For those who love chamber music this is a chance to help bring something wonderful to the Bay Area In addition our intent is to build new audiences for this unique art form which we consider to be one of the great treasures of Western culture It s an exciting time right now for this new concert series as we become known and build our core support in the community We welcome your participation please do consider being part of it Donor Benefits No matter what level of donation you can provide to us your gift is highly valued donors earn acknowledgment and special benefits commensurate with level of participation Donors of 100 and above are acknowledged in the programs There is a range of benefits that accrue for donations of 1 000 and above There are sponsorship opportunities available such as underwriting specific artists performances It is possible for a donor to be a significant part of the organization and have fun doing it We host private events for our top supporters that are very special For further

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    the Naughtons at the keyboard were the very picture of poise professionalism and purity of purpose They have a great future awaiting them Read the full review HERE The Chronicle gives the Beaux Arts Trio a lovely sendoff for its final concert here April 2008 before retiring I overheard one patron say to her husband in strikingly heartfelt tones That is a concert I will never forget It wasn 146t hard to understand why It s rare to hear chamber music delivered with such an intoxicating blend of silky tonal beauty and expressive vigor even without a rueful sense of the occasion Sunday s recital would have been one for the books Read the full review HERE 2007 Pascal Rogé gets the nod from the Chronicle See the San Francisco Chronicle s review here of the brilliant French pianist s recital for us on March 3 2007 Some excerpts plenty of sensuously full bodied sound it was the first book of Debussy s Preludes that elicited not only Roge s most beautiful but also his most intellectually probing response From the superbly differentiated chords of the opening Danseuses de Delphes to the rhythmically deliberate Minstrels at the end Rogé seemed determined to leaven the richness of his keyboard touch with meticulous clarity and dramatic directness Hellooooooooooo Walnut Creek In Spring 2007 we began presenting performances in Walnut Creek We are delighted to be serving a new constituency 2006 Imogen Cooper s recital makes the Chronicle s Top 10 On December 31 2006 the Datebook ran the Chronicle s picks for the best of 2006 in film dance etc and we are delighted and honored to report that Ms Cooper s recital presented by Chamber Music San Francisco was included in the classical music category We couldn 146t agree more it was a stunning debut Congrats to Ms Cooper and to those lucky patrons who were there click here to read the article The San Francisco Chronicle sent Imogen Cooper a love letter for her recital debut in May 2006 nothing in her recorded work quite prepared a listener for the stormy brilliance and dramatic clarity of her thrilling debut recital Sunday afternoon Her keyboard sound was big and brawny with a wide dynamic range that favored the louder end of the spectrum without ever sounding bombastic or overstated And by crisply outlining the rhythmic and textural underpinnings of even the most intricate writing she endowed her performances with a structural armature strong enough to sustain her scaled up rhetoric That fundamental solidity in turn gave her room to bring sweetness and grace to the lyrical passages without allowing them to drift away In Schumann s Kreisleriana for example the exquisitely turned close to the fourth movement seemed to linger in a timeless world of pure shimmering beauty one made possible by the fastidious clarity of everything that had come before But the afternoon s most splendid stroke came at the end with an expansive and hugely eloquent account of Schubert

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    the upper right corner of your screen If you give us your address and email address or just your email address if you prefer we will keep you posted about news and upcoming events Or compose an email to us SUBSCRIPTIONS PRESS INQUIRIES GENERAL BUSINESS Daniel Levenstein Director Chamber Music San Francisco 1314 34th Avenue San Francisco CA 94122 415 759 1756 415 759 1211 fax daniel at chambermusicsf dot

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    and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam Ms Chang has played chamber music with such artists as Pinchas Zukerman Vladimir Ashkenazy Yefim Bronfman Martha Argerich Leif Ove Andsnes Stephen Kovacevich Yo Yo Ma Lynn Harrell Lars Vogt and the late Isaac Stern Besides winning such prestigious awards as the Avery Fisher Career Grant and Gramophone s Young Artist of the Year award Ms Chang has had some extraordinary recognition Yale University has named a chair in Sprague Hall in her honor in 2006 Newsweek named her as one of the Twenty Top Women in Leadership and in 2008 she was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum In June 2004 she carried the Olympic Torch in New York and in the same month became the youngest person ever to receive the Hollywood Bowl s Hall of Fame award In 2011 Ms Chang was named an official Artistic Ambassador by the United States Embassy American pianist Julio Elizalde has performed throughout the United States Europe Asia and Latin America He has collaborated with such artists as violinist Pamela Frank composers Osvaldo Golijov and Stephen Hough and members of the Juilliard Cleveland Kronos and Brentano string quartets Mr Elizalde is a founding member of the New Trio winner of both the Fischoff and Coleman National Chamber Music Competitions MS CHANG S WEBSITE Concert sponsored by the Diablo Regional Arts Association COREY CEROVSEK TRIO SATURDAY MARCH 26 2016 at 2 30 PM PROGRAM to be announced Grammy nominated violinist Corey Cerovsek performs with conductors such as Zubin Mehta Charles Dutoit Michael Tilson Thomas and Neeme Järvi His North American performances have included concertos with the orchestras of Boston Philadelphia San Francisco Detroit Cincinnati St Louis Atlanta Baltimore Montreal Vancouver and Toronto and he has toured in Australia Canada Denmark Japan China Austria the Netherlands Brazil and Spain Chamber music partners include Jean Yves Thibaudet Thomas Quasthoff Joshua Bell Jeremy Denk Leonidas Kavakos Alexandre Tharaud Truls Mørk Isabelle Van Keulen and Leif Ove Andsnes Cerovsek has given recitals at such prestigious venues as the Gardner Museum Boston Kennedy Center Washington Lincoln Center and the Frick Collection New York the Place des Arts Montreal Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco Wigmore Hall London and the Theâtre du Châtelet Paris He has been featured twice on NBC s Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Jay Leno on the David Frost Show on the PBS special Musical Encounters and on CBS s Sunday Morning Cerovsek performs on the Milanollo Stradivarius of 1728 an instrument played among others by Nicolò Paganini MR CEROVSEK S WEBSITE Russian cellist Alexander Kniazev has played under such conductors as Rostropovitch Järvi and Masur His chamber music partners include Evgeny Kissin Vadim Repin Boris Berezovsky Denis Matsuev and Nikolai Lugansky and he has performed throughout the world at such venues as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam Wigmore Hall Lincoln Center the Musikverein in Vienna Salle Pleyel the Salzburg Festival and at the Lugano Festival at the invitation of Martha Argerich His recordings have earned

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