Sunday, January 26, 3 p.m.
Symphoria returns to Hamilton College with Lawrence Loh, conductor, and Jillian Honn, oboe, for a program that includes Beethoven’s Große Fuge, Op.133, Jennifer Higdon’s Oboe Concerto, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter.”
Friday, February 7, 7:30 p.m.
A budding superstar in the classical realm, Tessa Lark has been consistently praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, and musical elegance. This program for violin and piano includes Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances,Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 5, and Grieg’s Sonata No. 3, among other pieces.
The Quartet Reimagined
Friday, February 28, 7:30 p.m.
Sō Percussion has redefined the scope and role of the modern percussion ensemble. The Quartet Reimagined takes a new look at a percussion quartet, taking the audience from Julia Wolfe’s Forbidden Love (written for Sō), to clinking wine glasses, to Bryce Dessner’s new electric string instruments, to a hybrid piece of percussion and dance.
Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Among the best-known piano trios, the Eroica Trio is also one of the most successful all-women chamber ensembles in the world. Erika Nickrenz, piano; Sara Parkins, violin; and Sara Sant’Ambrogio, cello; perform Beethoven’s Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost,” Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise (arranged by Eroica Trio), Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess Fantasy, and Fanny Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 11.
Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Hailed as “the standout vibraphonist of his generation” by The New Yorker, Stefon Harris’s passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him to the forefront of the jazz scene. Heralded as “one of the most important artists in jazz” (The Los Angeles Times), Harris is a recipient of the 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards, one of the most prestigious programs in the arts.