2021 April 18th CMI Concert

Welcome to EYSO’s Livestreamed April CMI Concert!

On Sunday, April 18th at 1PM the livestreamed concerts will feature performances by our Chamber Music Institute Ensembles.

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Message from the Chamber Music Institute Director


It’s here!

We’re at the culminating recital for the 20-21 CMI season, and what a day to celebrate. We’re back in our “home” space in the Spartan with three live-streamed performances, showing off two semesters of precious in-person rehearsal.

Thank you to all of our students and coaches for putting in the time and the effort and the imagination to create music this year. While I can’t wait to resume traditional performances with live audiences, I hope CMI families will take advantage of the ease of sharing the livestream and show off this performance to friends near and far. This is a moment worth sharing! Despite masks, distancing, and all the challenges of this year, we have 21 ensembles who can all be proud of their growth together today.

I treasure the commitment and daring of the 20-21 CMI cohort. Thank you to the parents and the community for supporting EYSO and the students in their music-making. I hope chamber music has given students many joyful memories through the year - now that it’s concert time, let’s add one more!

Roslyn Green
Chamber Music Institute Director

Program Listing


1:00PM Concert


One Four-Headed Quartet Monster

Michel Rondeau (b. 1948) Suite No. 1 in G major
V. Gigue

David Stone (b. 1922) Second Miniature String Quartet
I. Allegro

Imperium Brass Quintet

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) The Art of Fugue
Contrapunctus III

John Cheetham (b. 1939) Scherzo

Five of a Kind

Charles Lefebvre (1843-1917) Suite for Woodwind Quintet No. 1, Op. 57
I. Canon: Moderato

Adrian Barthe (1828-1898) Passacaille

Nonamé Quartet

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) String Sonata No. 2 in A major
II. Andante
III. Moderato

Green Wind Trio

Georg Friedrich Fuchs (1752-1821) Trio No. 1 in G major
II. Rondo allegro

Nocturne Brass Trio

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Sonata for Horn, Trumpet, and Trombone
I. Allegro moderato

Earl Clemens Wind Quintet

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24 No. 2
I. Lustig. Mäßig schnell Viertel
V. Sehr lebhaft


3:30PM Concert


The Untitled

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Gigue
arr. Irma Clarke III. Menuetto

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Quartet No. 4 in C major, K157
I. Allegro

The 3 and 1 Group

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) String Quartet No. 4 in C Major, K157
III. Presto

Five on the Floor

Paul Taffanel (1844-1908) Quintet for Winds
I. Allegro con moto

Paquito D'Rivera (b. 1948) Aires Tropicales
VI. Contradanza

Cardinal Quartet

Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) Five Novelettes for String Quartet Op. 15
III. Interludium in modo antico

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) Eight Pieces Op. 44, No. 3
Mvt. 8: Moderately fast, carefree

Six Feet Apart

George Onslow (1784-1853) String Quintet No. 28, Op 72
I. Adagio non troppo -Allegro moderato

Burgundy Wind Trio

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Serenade No. 1
arr. Oliver Seeley I. Allegro
III. Adagio

Sterling Brass Quintet

Eric Ewazen (b. 1954) Frost Fire
II. Gentle and Mysterious

Anthony DiLorenzo (b. 1967) Fire Dance


7:10PM Concert


Persimmon String Quartet

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) String Quartet #2 in D major
III. Notturno: Andante

Cole Porter (1891-1964) Begin the Beguine
arr. M. Naughtin

The Blue Courtet

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G major, BWV 1048
arr. M. Naughtin I. Allegro

The VM Quartet

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11
II. Andante cantabile

Maud Powell String Quartet

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) String Quartet in F major
II. Assez vif

Hanson String Quartet

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73
I. Allegretto

Slate String Quartet

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
III. Allegro

Purple Trio

Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960) Serenade in C Major, Op. 10, for String Trio
I. Marcia: Allegro
IV. Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto

Student Roster

Special Thanks

Anthony Riani - videographer and Volunteer of the Year (Illinois Council of Orchestras)

Ed and Joyce Dlugopolski, Maud Powell String Quartet sponsors

Drs. Jeffrey and Leslie Hecht, Earl Clemens Wind Quintet sponsors

The family of Sterling (Stu) Ainsworth, Sterling Brass Quintet sponsors

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