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March 2017

Chamber Music at the Clark: American String Quartet

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Peter Winograd, violin Laurie Carney, violin Daniel Avshalomov, viola Wolfram Koessel, cello Internationally recognized as one of the world’s foremost quartets, the American String Quartet celebrated its 40th season in 2015–16. Critics and col­leagues hold the quartet in high esteem, and many of today’s leading artists and composers seek out the ensemble for col­lab­o­ra­tions. The American String Quartet is also known for its performances of the complete quartets of Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schoenberg, Bartók, Mendels­sohn, and Mozart, as well as…

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April 2017

Chamber Music at the Clark: Lysander Piano Trio

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Lysander Piano Trio seats posts here on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Lottery registration closes Thursday, March 2, 2017. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Lysander Piano Trio Itamar Zorman, violin Liza Stepanova, piano Michael Katz, cello The Lysander Piano Trio, a winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, has been praised by the…

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Apostasy and Orthodoxy in Ireland, England, and the Hispanic New World: Imperial Circulations of Religious Masculinities

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture —Stephanie Kirk, Washington University in St. Louis Stephanie Kirk examines the parallel lives of the Irish Jesuit, Michael Wadding (1591–1644), and the Anglo-Irish Dominican, Thomas Gage (1597–1656), who—in radically different ways—contributed to the circulation of religious knowledge among England, Ireland, Spain, and the Hispanic New World. A study of their lives, writings, and personae facilitate an understanding of the comparative role of empire (for example, England’s role in Ireland and Spain’s empire in the Americas) and…

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May 2017

Chamber Music at the Clark: Ying Quartet

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ying Quartet in honor of Melvin Kaplan Robin Scott, violin Janet Ying, violin Philip Ying, viola David Ying, cello The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today’s world. Now in its second decade together, the group has established itself as an ensemble of the highest musical qualifications in its tours across the United States and abroad. Its performances regularly take…

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