SEASON Three

 

May 23, 2017
Bow and Hammer

a violin/piano duo that utilizes collaboration and live artistic performance to enrich the surrounding communities and educate the public on building and sustaining culture.

Mythes - Karol Szymanowski
Intermission
Violin Sonata - Francis Poulenc

Doors at 7:00
Music at 7:30

Featuring
Bow and Hammer
Kathryn Satoh, violin
Elizabeth Newkirk, piano

April 30, 2017
FAMILY QUARTET

Our founder, Benjamin Chakoian Jones, premieres a string quartet
themed around his relationship with his closest family members.

Appalachian Spring (excerpts) - Aaron Copland
Largo, Symphony no. 9 in E Minor - Antonin Dvořák
Intermission
Family Quartet - Benjamin Chakoian Jones

Doors at 7:00
Music at 7:30

Featuring
Travis Patton, violin
Bobby Chase, violin
Rose Rodgers, viola
Melodie Morris, cello

MARCH 2, 2017
The Marcin BELA Experience

A unique blend of classical, jazz, and electronic music including
 compositions by Bela, Chopin, and Beethoven

Doors at 7:00
Music at 7:30

Featuring
Marcin Bela, piano + vocals
Melodie Chase, cello
Charlotte McGoldrick, vocals

January 29, 2017
Sacred in Secret

a performance of Renaissance and Tudor-era choral music

Adorate Deo - Chant
Mass for Four Voices - William Byrd
Dextera Domini - Chant
If Ye Love Me - Thomas Tallis
O Nata Lux - Thomas Tallis
O Clap Your Hands - Orlando Gibbons

Doors at 7:30
Music at 8:00

Featuring
Vocal Arts Nashville
Matthew Phelps, conductor
Emma Jackson, soprano
Sarah Upchurch, soprano
Monica Coombs, alto
Colleen Phelps, mezzo-soprano
Derek Meler, tenor
Matthew Tambornino, tenor
Patrick Dunnevant, baritone
Ben Troxler, bass

SEASON TWO

 

December 9, 2016
Hymns and Carols vol. 2

our second-annual sing-along Christmas party benefiting our 2017 season and
 Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Featuring
Madeline May, piano

October 28, 2016
The Kobayashi/GRAY DUO

performing a program of women composers

Doors at 7:30
Music at 8:00

Featuring
The Kobayashi/Gray Duo

Laura Kobayashi, violin
Susan Keith Gray, piano

Deux Morceaux pour Violon et Piano: Nocturne and Cortege - Lili Boulanger
5 Stucke, Op.100: Piece #1 & #3 - Johanna Senfter
Blue Piece - Libby Larsen
BohemienneMarie de Grandval
Sonata No. 4 Grazyna Bacewicz: 
Six Pieces for Violin and Piano: Gavotte, Aria, and Polonaise - Rosalind Ellicott

july 13, 2016
SONUS

an evening of a cappella choral music by
Whitacre, Pärt, Lauridsen, Tchesnokov, Gjielo, Cierpke, and more  

Featuring
SONUS

May 25, 2016
CHRIS WALTERS

Featuring
Chris Walters, piano + accordion + vocals
Alicia Enstrom, violin
Emily Nelson, cello
Zebadiah Briskovich, bass
Chris Brown, drums

performing original, New Orleans-inspired jazz works

March 13, 2016
Christian Frederickson

an evening of music for strings and electronics by 
Christian Frederickson, viola

and a trio of string players 
performing works by Mark O'Connor, 
Nils Frahm, and Yann Tiersen

Featuring
Bobby Chase, violin
Larissa Maestro, cello
Benjamin Jones, bass

February 5, 2016
works for Six Strings

performed by the St. Louis-based trio, Nylönïcä

Mark Akin, guitar
Adam Gabbert, guitar
David Ferrara, guitar
performing works by Bach, Satie, Grieg, 
Bogdanović, Kleynjans, and Bellinati

Season one

 

december 12, 2015
HYMNS AND CAROLS

a sing-along Christmas party benefiting our 2016 season and
 Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Featuring
Madeline May, piano
Patrick Dunnevant, conductor

OCTOBER 29, 2015
WORKS FOR SOLO PIANO

a program of jazz, classical, and avant-garde works for solo piano
Halloween Song - Anthony Belfiglio
A Thousand Autumns - Bradford Marsalis
Announcement and Three Events - Michael Quintana
Intermezzo in G Minor - Will Padgett
He Behind the Royal Procession - Ben Jones
Rockhopper - Bill Alexson
Featuring
Bill Alexson, Anthony Belfiglio, Shelby Lock, and Will Padgett, piano

OCTOBER 6, 2015
TRACY SILVERMAN PRESENTS NICO MUHLY

Bowtruckle - Michael Quintana
Dust to Dust - Mark Volker
Seeing is Believing - Nico Muhly

Featuring
Tracy Silverman, electric violin

Aria Stiles, violin
Sarah Turbet, violin
Brett Shocker, viola
Melodie Morris, cello

JULY 1, 2015
NEUROTIC & LONELY: AN EVENING OF ART SONG AND LATIN JAZZ

Selections of standards and Latin jazz
Craigslistlieder - Gabriel Kahane

Featuring
Abigail York, mezzo-soprano
Patrick Dunnevant, baritone
Bill Alexson, piano
Jeff Burnham, piano

MAY 2, 2015
A NIGHT OF STRINGS & BRASS

Musica Ludunt - Patrick Dunnevant
Suite for Strings and Brass - Benjamin Jones
Lament, Triumph, and Postmodern Psalms (Three Settings of Frederick Ohler) - Kyle Baker

Featuring
Kyle Hayes, horn
Anthony Baird, trumpet
Melanie Joy Alvey, violin
Michael Lucarelli, viola
Larissa Maestro, cello

MARCH 14, 2015
THE HAPPY MALADIES

featuring a program of original songs and
works selected from their recent composition contest,
"Must Love Cats"

FEBRUARY 28, 2015
AN EVENING OF VOICES

featuring the Nashville Chamber Music Chorus and the Beltones at Belmont

Winter Haiku - Tim Rosko
There Let Me Find Yet Another - Patrick Dunnevant
Elegy - Daniel Elder

Beltones ICCA Set
Miracle - Kimbra (arr. Tim Rosko)
Lay Me Down - Sam Smith (arr. Greg Breal)
Home - Ingrid Michaelson (arr. Allie Senyard)

Come To The Water - John Foley, arr. Patrick Dunnevant
This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie, arr. Ben Jones

DECEMBER 10, 2014
THE FIRST NASHVILLE CHAMBER MUSIC PARTY

String Quartet - Benjamin Jones
Arrangements by Travis Patton

Featuring
Travis Patton, violin
Bobby Chase, violin
Rose Rodgers, viola
Melodie Morris, cello
Benjamin Jones, bass