Previous Concerts

37th season 2017-2018


Gala Fundraiser

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Tanna Schulich Hall – McGill University
527 Sherbrooke Street West

Lee Haberkorn
Master of Ceremonies


Auction & Cocktail Dînatoire: 6pm
Concert: 7pm
Wine & Dessert: 8pm


Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Antoine Bareil Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Works by Glick & Mendelssohn

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Surprise concert!

Thursday, October 26, 2017 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Antoine Bareil Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
Johannes Brahms Three Intermezzi
(arranged by Simon Aldrich
for clarinet and strings)

Op. 117, No. 1 in Eb Major
Op. 119, No. 1 in B minor
Op. 118, No. 2 in A Major
Felix Mendelssohn Piano Quartet No. 2 in f minor, Op. 2
Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in Bb Major, Op. 18
(arranged by Theodor Kirchner and Simon
Aldrich for clarinet, cello and piano)

Thursday, November 2, 2017 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Yukari Cousineau Jean René Tim Halliday
Franz Schubert Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in B Flat Major, D.471
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, K.493
Dmitri Shostakovich Four Pieces for Two Violins and Piano (arranged by Simon Aldrich for clarinet, violin and piano)
Franz Waxman Auld Lang Syne Variations
for piano and strings
Canadian Première: Program Notes
Thursday, January 25 2018, 8 PM
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Friedrich Wilhelm Voigt Nocturno Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 75
Antonio Polzelli Trio Concertante for Clarinet, Viola and Cello
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Welsh Hymn Tune “Crug-Y-Bar” for Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Cello
Ralph Vaughan Williams Quintet in D Major for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Cello and Piano

Thursday, February 15 2018, 8 PM
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Antoine Bareil Alexander Lozowski Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Sonata no. 1 for Violin and Piano in G Major, op. 78
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Clarinet Sonata in Eb Major, op. 120 no. 2
(arranged for clarinet and string quartet by Simon Aldrich)
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Piano Quartet no. 2 in A Major, op. 26

Thursday, March 15 2018, 8 PM
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(1714-1788)
Pastoral for clarinet, cello and piano
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Wind Sextet in Eb Major, op. 71
(arranged for violin, clarinet and cello by Mordechai Rechtman)
Béla Bartók
(1881-1945)
Duos for 2 Violins
(arranged for 2 violas by William Primrose)
Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)
Quartet in E flat major, op. 47 for violin, viola, cello and piano

Thursday, May 10, 2018 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Alexander Lozowski Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Joaquin Turina
(1882-1949)
Scène Andalouse for Piano, String Quartet and Viola (arranged by Simon Aldrich for Piano, String Quartet and Clarinet)
Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Le Tombeau de Couperin (arranged for String Quartet and Clarinet)
Dmitri Shostakovich
(1906-1975)
Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola and Cello in G minor, op. 57


36th season 2016-2017


Gala Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tanna Schulich Hall – McGill University
527 Sherbrooke Street West


Special guest
Ewald Cheung, violin

Master of Ceremonies
Jonathan Goodman


Auction & Cocktail Dînatoire: 6pm
Concert: 7pm
Wine & Dessert: 8pm


Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Eugène Ysaÿe
(1858 – 1931)


Théodore Dubois
(1837 - 1924)

Pablo de Sarasate
(1844 – 1908)
Sonata in E minor, Op. 24, No. 4 – 1st movement
for solo violin

Quintet in F major
for piano, clarinet and strings

Zigeunerweisen, "Gypsy Airs", Op. 20
for violin & piano

Thursday, October 27, 2016 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Marco Tajčević
(1900-1984)
7 Balkan Dances for clarinet, cello and piano
Peter Schickele
(1935-)
Quartet for piano, clarinet, violin and cello
Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)
Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47 for violin, viola, cello and piano

Friday, November 18, 2016 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Lyne Allard Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
Felix Mendelssohn
(1809-1847)
Three pieces for clarinet, cello and piano
W. A. Mozart
(1756–1791)
Piano Quartet in Eb major, K. 493
Gustav Mahler
(1860-1911)
Quartet for piano, violin, viola and cello in A minor (1876)
Aaron Copland
(1900-1990)
Appalachian Spring

For piano, clarinet, violin and cello


Thursday, February 9, 2017 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Giacomo Puccini
(1858-1924)
Chrysanthemums for clarinet, violin, viola and cello (arranged by Simon Aldrich)
Nino Rota
(1911-1979)
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano (1973)
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor, op. 60

Thursday, March 23, 2017 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola viola cello double bass
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Jean René Sheila Hannigan Reuven Rothman
Gerald Finzi
Eclogue, Op. 10 for piano, strings, and clarinet (arranged by Simon Aldrich)
Felix Mendelssohn
Sextet Op. 110 for piano, violin, two violas, cello and double bass
John Ireland
Threnody for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and double bass (arranged by Simon Aldrich)
Franz Schubert
Piano quintet in A major, Op. 114 “The Trout”

Thursday, May 4, 2017 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Alexander Lozowski Amélie Benoit Bastien Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
W.A. Mozart
Adagio in B flat Major, K. 411
(Arranged for clarinet and strings by Simon Aldrich)
Johannes Brahms
Scherzo for violin and piano in c minor,
WoO posth.2 Sonatensatz
W.A. Mozart
Quintet for clarinet and strings in B flat major,
K. 516c
Robert Schumann
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44


35th season 2015-2016


Gala Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tanna Schulich Hall – McGill University
527 Sherbrooke Street West

In tribute to Rosalind Goodman

Special guest
Suzie LeBlanc suzieleblanc.com, Soprano

Master of Ceremonies
Dennis Trudeau


Auction & Cocktail Dînatoire: 6pm
Concert: 7pm
Wine & Dessert: 8pm


Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Franz Schubert
(1797-1828)

Gustav Mahler
(1860-1911)


Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)
Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D.965
For soprano, clarinet and piano

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
For soprano, clarinet and strings
(arranged by Simon Aldrich)


Piano quartet, op.47

Thursday October 15, 2015 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
W. A. Mozart
(1756-1791)
Quartet for piano and strings in Eb major, K. 493
Allegro
Larghetto
Allegretto
Alexander Scriabin
(1872-1915)
Étude Op. 2 No. 1
Nocturne Op. 5 No. 1

for piano, violin and cello
Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872-1958)
Quintet in D major for
clarinet, strings and piano

Allegro moderato
Intermezzo: Allegretto
Andantino
Finale: Allegro molto

Thursday November 12, 2015 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
W. A. Mozart
(1756-1791)
Trio in E flat major, KV 498, “Kegelstatt"
for clarinet, viola and piano
Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)
Sonata No. 1 in A minor for violin and piano
Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)
Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47
for piano, violin, viola and cello

Thursday February 11, 2016 8pm
Tanna Schulich Hall – McGill University
527 Sherbrooke Street West
piano clarinet violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Brian Bacon Sheila Hannigan
Paul Juon
(1872-1940)
4 Miniatures for piano, clarinet and cello
Franz Schreker
(1878-1934)
Der Wind
Quintet for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Quartet in A Major, Op. 26
for piano, violin, viola and cello

Thursday March 10, 2016 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano clarinet violin violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Simon Aldrich Elvira Misbakhova Amélie Benoit Bastien Pierre Tourville Sheila Hannigan
Alexander Glazunov
(1865-1936)
Rêverie Orientale for clarinet and string quartet
Dmitri Shostakovich
(1906-1975)
Trio No. 1 Op. 8 in c minor
for piano, violin and cello
Antonin Dvorák
(1841-1904)
Quartet in Eb major, Op. 87
for violin, viola, cello and piano
Sergei Prokofiev
(1891-1953)
Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34
for clarinet, piano and string quartet

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8pm
Redpath Hall - McGill University
3461 McTavish Street
piano violin violin viola cello
Dorothy Fieldman Fraiberg Yukari Cousineau Marie-Claire Cousineau Jean René Sheila Hannigan
Antonin Dvorák
(1841-1904)
Bagatelles, Op. 47
for piano, two violins and cello
Louis Spohr
(1784-1859)
Duo, Op. 67
for two violins
Gavin Bryars
(1943-)
The North Shore
for viola and piano
Antonin Dvorák
(1841-1904)
Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
for piano and string quartet