2015-2016


October 2-6, 2015  ||  YUZUKO HORIGOME & FRIENDS

October 2, 2015  at 1:30PM  ||  YOKOHAMA

Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
Mozart Violin Sonata No.25 in G major, K.301
Beethoven / Kreisler Rondino
Kreisler Liebesfreud, Liebesleid
Schuman / Kreisler Romance
Massenet Meditation (Thais)
Kreisler Chinese Tambourine
Falla / Kreisler Spanish Dance

Yuya Tsuda, piano
Yuzuko Horigome, violin
Deborah Pae, cello

Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall  ||  Tickets: Kanagawa Art Association 045-453-5080
2-3-6, Minato Mirai
Nishi-Ku, Yokohama
220-0012, Japan


October 3, 2015 at 2:00PM  ||  YAMAGATA

Mozart Violin Sonata No.25 in G major, K.301
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
Brahms String Quintet No. 1 in G major, Op. 111

Yuya Tsuda, piano
Yuzuko Horigome, violin
Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, violin
Ryo Sasaki, viola
Ryo Oshima, viola
Deborah Pae, cello

Cybele Arena  ||  Tickets: Gen Foundation 023-689-1166
2 Chome-1-3 Zaomatsugaoka
Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture
90-2338, Japan


October 4, 2015 at 2:00PM  ||  HYOGO

Brahms String Quintet No. 1 in G major, Op. 111
J.S. Bach Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E major, BWV.1016
J.S. Bach Partita No. 3 in E major BWV.1006

Yuzuko Horigome, violin
Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, violin
Ryo Sasaki, viola
Ryo Oshima, viola
Deborah Pae, cello

Hyogo Performing Arts Center (Recital Hall)  ||  Tickets: Hyogo Performing Arts Center 0798-68-0255
2-22 Takamatsucho
Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture
663-8204 Japan


October 6, 2015 at 7:00PM  ||  TOKYO

Brahms String Quintet No. 1 in G major, Op. 111
J.S. Bach Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E major, BWV.1016
J.S. Bach Partita No. 3 in E major BWV.1006

Yuzuko Horigome, violin
Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, violin
Ryo Sasaki, viola
Ryo Oshima, viola
Deborah Pae, cello

Hajuku Hall  ||  Tickets: Hakuju Hall 03-5478-8700
1 Chome-37-5 Tomigaya
Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0063
Japan


January 10, 2016 at 2:15PM  ||  MORTON ARBORETUM CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Mozart 'Hunt' Quartet No. 17
Shih-hui Chen Returning Souls
Beethoven 'Rasumovsky' Quartet Op. 59 No. 1

Formosa String Quartet
Deborah Pae, guest

Morton Arboretum
Arbor Room, Thornhill Education Center
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532


January 11, 2016 at 8:00PM  ||  LIVE ON WFMT CHICAGO RADIO

Mozart 'Hunt' Quartet No. 17
Shih-hui Chen Returning Souls
Beethoven 'Rasumovsky' Quartet Op. 59 No. 1

Formosa String Quartet
Deborah Pae, guest

Listen live on 98.7 WFMT


February 22, 2016 at 7:00PM||  MUSIC FOR FOOD BOSTON

Schubert Notturno in E-flat, D. 897
Bach Violin Partita No. 2 in D, BWV 1004
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8

Trio Modetre
Misha Namirovsky, piano
Tessa Lark, violin
Deborah Pae, cello
 
&
Soovin Kim, violin

Williams Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


March 19, 2016 at 9:00PM  ||  SPECTRUM NYC

Composers Portrait: Jeffrey Mumford
"Solos and Trios"

revisiting variazioni elegiaci . . . once more (2001)
in soft echoes  . . . a world awaits (2008)
an expanding distance of multiple voices (2005)
undiluted days (2000)

Deborah Pae, cello
Luosha Fang, violin
The Meadowlark Trio
Ensemble 212 Trio

Spectrum NYC
121 Ludlow St. #2
New York, NY 10002

$15.00 General Admission, $10.00 Students and Seniors


March 29, 2016 at 7:00PM  ||  ART OF ÉLAN 

Copland Threnodies I and II
Dana Wilson Hungarian Folk Songs
Lei Liang Song Recollections for String Quartet (World Premiere)

Formosa String Quartet

San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 90102


April 8, 2016 at 4:00PM  ||  MASTERCLASS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Strings and Piano Chamber Music Masterclass
For more inquiries, please click here.

 - Event is Free and Open to the Public -

Columbia University Music Performance Program
622 Dodge Hall
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 USA


April 10, 2016 at 4:00PM ||  DEBORAH PAE AND FRIENDS OF COLUMBIA

Beethoven Sonata Op. 5 No. 2 in G minor
Dong Won Lee, piano

Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D.795 - Der Müller und der Bach
Schubert: Heidenröslein, D. 257 (Op. 3/3)
Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D.343
Yong Abraham Murray, piano

Britten Sonata in C, Op. 65
Misha Namirovsky, piano

- Event is Free and Open to the Public - 

Teatro
Italian Academy
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027


April 15, 2016 at 10:00AM  ||  CHAMBER MUSIC LIVE @ QUEENS COLLEGE

Mozart Piano Trio in B-flat, K. 502
Daniel Temkin Bagatelles for Piano Trio
Schubert Notturno in E-flat, D. 897
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8

Trio Modetre
Misha Namirovsky, piano
Tessa Lark, violin
Deborah Pae, cello 

Choral Room
Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597


April 20, 2016 at 7:30PM  ||  UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO

Shih-Hui Chen Returning Souls
Dana Wilson Hungarian Folk Songs
Lei Liang Song Recollections

Formosa Quartet

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA


April 23, 2016 at 7:00PM  ||  CHARLESTON CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

Beethoven 'Rasumovsky' Quartet Op. 59 No. 1
Shih-hui Chen Returning Souls
Dana Wilson Hungarian Folk Songs

Formosa Quartet

Charleston Chamber Music Society  ||  Admission: $20
1221 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV


Théâtre municipal
3 rue des Unterlinden
68000 Colmar
France


May 4, 2016 at 8:30PM  ||  Musée Unterlieden - Colmar

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750)
Concerto Brandebourgeois N°3 en sol majeur BWV 1048
Liana Gourdjia, Martin Beaver, James Boyd, Léa Hennino, Deborah Pae, Marc Coppey, membres du Quatuor Kelemen, Kenneth Weiss

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Quatuor en ut majeur opus 59 n°3, Razoumovski
• Grande Fugue en si bémol majeur opus 133

Quatuor Kelemen

Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Quintette en sol majeur opus 111
Beaver, Gourdjia, Boyd, Hennino, Coppey


May 5, 2016 at 5:00PM  ||  Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, Logelbach

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750) 
• Prélude et Fugue en ré majeur BWV 874
• Prélude et Fugue en si mineur BWV 869

Kenneth Weiss
• Sonate en trio de l'Offrande musicale
Mercelli, Gourdjia, Pae, Weiss

Alfred SCHNITTKE (1934-1998) 
String Trio
Gourdjia, Hennino, Pae


May 5, 2016 at 8:30PM  ||  Théâtre Municipal, Colmar

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) 
Quatuor pour flûte et cordes en ré majeur K. 285
Mercelli, Beaver, Boyd, Coppey
• Fantaisie en ut mineur K. 475
Stern

Philip Glass (1937) 
Chaotic harmony, duo pour flûte et violoncelle
Mercelli, Coppey

François Meïmoum (1979) 
Perek Chera, Le chant de la Création, pour quatuor avec piano,
commande des Musicales de Colmar, création mondiale

Gourdjia, Hennino, Coppey, Margain

Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897) 
Quatuor en ut mineur opus 60
Gourdjia, Boyd, Pae, Stern


May 6, 2016 at 5:00PM  ||  Théâtre Municipal - Colmar

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750) 
Improvisation jazz sur Bach
Margain

Leo WEINER (1885-1960) 
Divertimento opus N°1
Quatuor Kelemen

Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) 
Quintette en si bémol majeur opus 87
Gourdjia, Beaver, Boyd, Hennino, Pae


May 7, 2016 at 11AM  ||  Eglise Saint Michel - Horbourg-Wihr

Solos, de Bach au XXIème siècle

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750)
Partita pour flûte en la mineur BWV 1013, transcription pour alto
Boyd

Enno POPPE (1969)
Zwölf, pour violoncelle
Coppey

Philippe HERSANT (1948)
Pavane
Hennino

Gérard Grisey (1946-1998)
Prologue pour alto
Hennino

Mayusumi
Bunraku, pour violoncelle
Pae

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750)
Partita n°2 pour violon en ré mineur BWV 1004 pour violon
Beaver


May 8, 2016 at 3:00PM  || Théâtre Municipal, Colmar

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) 
Concerto pour deux violoncelles en sol mineur
Coppey, Pae

Jean-Sébastien BACH (1685-1750) 
• Concerto pour violon et hautbois en ré mineur BWV 1060
Gourdjia, Giot
• Concerto en ré mineur pour deux violons BWV 1043
Beaver, Emmanuel Coppey

Orchestre du Festival, dir. Marc Coppey
• Cantate BWV 202 “Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten” pour soprano, hautbois, violons, alto et continuo
Sunhae Im, Sébastien Giot, Martin Beaver, Emmanuel Coppey, James Boyd, Marc Coppey, Kenneth Weiss


(New Date) May 26, 2016 at 8:00PM  ||  RECITAL @ OPUS 4

Britten Sonata in C, Op. 65
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D.795 - Der Müller und der Bach
Schubert: Heidenröslein, D. 257 (Op. 3/3)
Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D.343
Beethoven Sonata Op. 5 No. 2 in G minor

Deborah Pae, cello
Misha Namirovsky, piano

Opus 4 (Residentie Hertogenpark)
Desguinlei 90
2018 Antwerpen
Belgium

More dates to be announced.  Please check back again. 


May 29, 2016 at 8:00PM  ||  RECITAL @ DOMUSICA

Britten Sonata in C, Op. 65
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D.795 - Der Müller und der Bach
Schubert: Heidenröslein, D. 257 (Op. 3/3)
Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D.343
Beethoven Sonata Op. 5 No. 2 in G minor

Deborah Pae, cello
Misha Namirovsky, piano 

DoMusica Foundation  ||  Due to limited seating, please make reservations here.
Private residence
Brussels, Belgium


May 30, 2016 at 8:00PM  ||  RECITAL @ SERIES PRESTIGE

Britten Sonata in C, Op. 65
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D.795 - Der Müller und der Bach
Schubert: Heidenröslein, D. 257 (Op. 3/3)
Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D.343
Beethoven Sonata Op. 5 No. 2 in G minor

Deborah Pae, cello
Misha Namirovsky, piano

Haas Teichen Concert Hall
Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth
Chaussée de Tervuren 445
1410 Waterloo
Belgium

WATCH THE LIVE STREAM HERE AT 8:00PM (UTC / GMT +2) and on MUSIQ3 RADIO!


June 16, 2016 at 7:30PM  ||  NATIONAL THEATRE AND CONCERT HALL, TAIPEI

Grieg String Quartet in G minor
Gareth Farr Aotea (world premiere)
Debussy Danses for harp and string quartet
R. Murray Schafer Theseus for harp and string quartet

Formosa Quartet
Heidi Krutzen

National Theatre and Concert Hall
10048 21-1 Chung-Shan S. Road
Taipei, Taiwan


June 19 - July 3, 2016  ||  NYO CANADA RESIDENCY

Formosa Quartet
Faculty Chamber Ensemble-in-Residence

Wilfred Laurier University
75 University Ave. W
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada


June 24, 2016  ||  NYO CANADA MASTERCLASS

String Quartet and Quintet Masterclass

Formosa Quartet
Stephen Sitarski
Mark Fewer
David Hetherington

Maureen Forrester Recital Hall
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West; Waterloo, ON


August 5 - 7, 2016  ||  PIEDMONT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Friday, August 5: FOLK TRADITIONS
Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances
Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Antonin Dvorak: Gypsy Songs
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1

 

Saturday, August 6: BAY AREA COMPOSERS SHOWCASE
Anthony Cheung: Violin Sonata (2002)
William Bolcom: Second Piano Quartet (2003)
Jake Heggie: Newer Every Day for soprano and piano (2014)
John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances for string quartet and recorded prepared piano (1994)

 

Sunday, August 7: FINAL CONCERT
Claude Debussy: Premiere Rhapsodie for clarinet and piano
Ernest Chausson: Chanson Perpétuelle for soprano, piano, and string quartet
Pauline Viardot: Songs
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

Piedmont Center of the Arts  ||  More Info >>
801 Magnolia Avenue
Piedmont, CA


August 11-25, 2016  ||  FORMOSA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Formosa Quartet returns to the campus of
National Dong Hwa University
in Hualien, Taiwan
for two weeks of teaching, chamber music coaching, and performing.

Formosa Quartet
Ru-Pei Yeh, cello
Helen Huang, piano

National Dong Hwa University
974, Taiwan, Hualien County, Shoufeng Township


FORMOSA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL TOUR 2016

August 19, 2016 at 7:30PM ||  Hualien Cultural Center
August 26, 2016 at 8:00PM  ||  Taipei, Taiwan (Private Concert)
August 27, 2016 at 7:30PM  ||  Taichung National Symphony Hall (
台中市霧峰區國立臺灣交響樂團演奏廳)
August 28, 2016 at 7:30PM  ||  Taipei Eslite Performance Hall

Dana Wilson: Hungarian Folk Songs (FQ commission)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 44 No. 1
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C major

Formosa Quartet
Ru-Pei Yeh, cello
Helen Huang, piano