2018 June Concert Series

With JOAN TOWER (piano), CAROL WINCENC (flute) & BLAIR McMILLEN  (piano)

This special concert celebrates Grammy-winning composer Joan Tower on her 80th birthday year, with the Jasper String Quartet, flutist Carol Wincenc, pianist Blair McMillen, violinist Leonardo Pineda, and two of Joan Tower’s students — Christopher Beroes-Haigis and Corey Chang —  who have written short pieces for the occasion. The program will include premieres of three new compositions, one by Joan Tower and one each by Chang and Beroes-Haigis.

• Joan Tower: Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (for solo piano) (2014)
• Joan Tower: Big Sky (2000)
• Joan Tower: Wild Purple (1998)
• Joan Tower: Rising (for flute and string quartet) (2009)
• Christopher Beroes-Haigis: In Blue (2018, premiere)
• Corey Chang: Field of Shards (2018, premiere)
Joan Tower: Second String Force (2010)
• Joan Tower: Wild Summer (2018, preview)

Saturday, June 2  | 
8pm  | 
Olin Hall
$30 single tickets; $5 for students; $70 for all three June concerts
JSQ Photo: Dario Acosta
2018 June Concert Series

Jaime Laredo & Pamela Frank (violins), Nokuthula Ngwenyama & Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt (violas), and Keith Robinson & Sharon Robinson (cellos)

Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18
Brahms String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36

Saturday, June 9  | 
8pm  | 
Olin Hall
$30 single tickets; $5 for students; $70 for all three June concerts
Photos: Christian Steiner, Nicolas Lieber, Mark Morgan, Sophie Zhai, Christian Steiner, Tara McMullen
2018 June Concert Series
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in E flat major, Op. 70, No. 2
  • Bent Sørensen: Phantasmagoria for Piano Trio
  • Anton Arensky: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32
Saturday, June 30  | 
8pm  | 
Olin Hall
$30 single tickets; $5 for students; $70 for all three June concerts
Photo: Nikolaj Lund