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Classic Maplewood Chamber Music at the Woodland

  • the Woodland 60 Woodland Road Maplewood, NJ, 07040 United States (map)

Program

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, #1 G Minor K478: Andante/Rondo

Robert Schumann, Eb op.47: Andante Cantabile/Scherzo

Luisa Adolpha Le Beau, F Minor, Op28: Adagio

Ludwig van Beethoven, Eb Op16: Andante Cantabile

Antonin Dvorak, #2 Eb Op87: Finale

Intermission

Furioso String Quartet - Danish Folk Melodies

Traditional Arrangement “Old Reinlender from Sonndala”

Fredrik Sjølin “Intermezzo”

Rune Tonsgaard Sorensen “Shine No More”

 Johannes Brahms, #3 C Minor Op60: Andante

Johannes Brahms, #1 G Minor Op25: Finale

 Claudia Schaer, violinist, Canadian recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician has performed has performed in England's prestigious Prussia Cove festival, in the Danish "Thy" Festival, and with Berlin Philharmonic members in Italy's "Barga Festival", among others. http://www.claudiaschaer.com

William Hakim, violist, has performed throughout the United States as well as England, Germany, France, Finland, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Japan, and New Zealand. Mr. Hakim has recorded with artists such as Renee Fleming, Chris Botti, Gene Bertoncini, BoyzIIMen, and Josh Groban. https://www.orionmusicinc.com/william-hakim.html

Leo Grinhauz, cellist, has performed throughout the Americas as a soloist, recitalist and ensemblist. Career highlights include his solo debut at Town Hall, concerts with the late Ruth Laredo, and membership in the Bronx Arts Ensemble. Leo has played in the orchestra for numerous Broadway shows and is a dedicated music educator. http://leogrinhauz.com/

Allison Brewster Franzetti, pianist, has received multiple Grammy® nominations and international acclaim from critics and audiences alike for her stunning virtuosity and musicality as soloist and chamber musician. She is currently Director of Chamber Music for the Extension Division, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. http://allisonbrewsterfranzetti.com/index.html

Musicians

Claudia Schaer, Violin

William Hakim, Viola

Leo Grinhauz, Cello

Allison Brewster Franzetti, Piano

Members Furioso String Quartet 

Gabriel Roth, Brandon Doubek; violins,

Jasper Thomas-Yount; viola

Felix Thomas-Yount, cello

The Furiosos String Quartet made up of students from South Orange Maplewood School District. these talented young musicians began performing together three years ago and are coached by Terrence Thornhill.

Growing up in a musical family, Gabriel Roth (10th grade) started playing violin in the 2nd grade, performed in the Youth Orchestras of Essex County (YOEC), and is currently a member of Ravina Youth Symphony and Harambee Chamber Orchestra. This past summer he was awarded a scholarship to attend Kinhaven Music School in Weston, VT.

Brandon Doubek lives with his parents, two older brothers, his dog and his pet bird. Aside from learning and playing violin, Brandon plays baseball, enjoys singing, plays guitar, and of course, loves video games.

Jasper Thomas-Yount (9th grade) plays viola and violin, played viola with the Varsity Orchestra for the past 3 years, and is currently a member of Ravina Youth Symphony and Harambee Chamber Orchestra. This summer he attended the ASTA Chamber Music Institute at Rutgers and the Montrose Summer Strings Intensive in South Orange NJ.

Felix Thomas-Yount (9th grade) has been playing cello since the 3rd grade and has played with the New Generation and Varsity ensembles of NNJYO for the past 5 years, and now performs in both the Ravina Youth Symphony and Harambee Chamber Orchestra. This past summer he spent time at the ASTA Chamber Music Institute at Rutgers and the Montrose Summer Strings Intensive in South Orange NJ.