The second season of the Chamber @ Ravenscroft series opens with Inspiration, featuring musical masterpieces composed by Brahms, Higdon, Mahler, and Martinů. The innovative program will feature four leading, creative artists from around the globe, grouped together in contrasting ways, offering different instrumentations and fresh soundscapes throughout the evening.
Rolf Haas, violin
Nancy Buck, viola
Yoshiko Masuda, cello
Miki Aoki, piano
Piano Quartet in A minor, Gustav Mahler
Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, Bohuslav Martinů
Piano Trio, Jennifer Higdon
Piano Quartet, No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60, Johannes Brahms
About the artists…
Violinist Rolf Haas has performed around the world in various musical settings, including appearances in England, Germany, Poland, Spain, and the United States, where he has been featured as a soloist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Nancy Buck is Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber @ Ravenscroft series and serves on Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance, and Theatre faculty as a Professor of Viola. A winner of national competitions on three continents, cellist Yoshika Masuda has performed throughout Australia, Japan, China, Mexico, the USA, the UK, and much of western Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. Widely recognized for her diverse abilities as a collaborative artist, pianist Miki Aoki has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall in New York City, St. Martin-in-the Fields, the Royal Festival Hall, Laeizhalle Hamburg, Munetsugu Hall (Japan), and St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall (Russia).
Before the concert, please join us in Jazzbird for an hour of piano and bass music and choose from a fine selection of wine, local craft beers, and catered dinner options available for purchase. Doors open for dining, bar service, and live music at 5:30 pm.
Student tickets are available to all Chamber @ Ravenscroft performances at the reduced price of $10.00. To purchase a student ticket or inquire about group sales to any Chamber @ Ravenscroft event, please contact the Ravenscroft Box Office at: (800) 785-3318.