NEXUS Concert 1: Call of the Birds
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm CDT$10 – $40
Guarneri Hall is delighted to welcome NEXUS Chamber Music Chicago back to the Hall for its second season. With four concerts planned August 28th through September 6th, 2019, NEXUS has programmed a wide variety of chamber works, from standard classics to lesser-known pieces that justly deserve a place in the canon. Co-artistic directors Brian Hong and Alexander Hersh are joined by a roster of talented young musicians (a different group each week). Also, this year NEXUS has extended fellowships to two outstanding Chicago College of the Performing Arts students who will join guest artists on the programs.
Each NEXUS concert has a different theme. Concert 1 is entitled “Call of the Birds.”
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet Op. 33 No. 3 in C major, “The Bird”
Toru Takemitsu: A Bird Came Down the Walk for Viola and Piano
Gabriel Fauré: Romance for Cello and Piano
Olivier Messiaen: Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44
Brian Hong, violin
Alexi Kenney, violin
Zoë Martin-Doike, viola
Alexander Hersh, cello
Victor Asuncion, piano
Fellow: Gabriela Lara, violin
Most live performances are livestreamed as well. Check the individual event pages for details.