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      Spoleto Chamber Music Series

      For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolina’s historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers. The festival presents dozens of events including opera, theater, dance; and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz concerts. Since its launch in 1977, Spoleto Festival USA has grown into one of America’s premiere performing arts festivals.


      Spoleto Dock St. Theatre

      Program Schedule

      Sundays at 5:00 unless otherwise noted

      October 5, 2014

      Brahms' Piano Quintet

      Fasch: Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor
      Livia Sohn, violin solo; James Austin Smith, oboe solo; Geoff Nuttall and Mark
      Steinberg, violins; Misha Amory, viola; Nina Lee, cello; Anthony Manzo, double-bass;
      Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord
      Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
      Pavel Kalesnikov, piano; Brentano String Quartet

      October 12, 2014

      Featured Strings

      Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
      Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano
      Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Op 59, No. 1
      St. Lawrence String Quartet

      October 19, 2014

      Vivaldi, Weber, Bax

      Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, Spring
      Livia Sohn, violin; Anthony Manzo, double-bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord; St. Lawrence String Quartet
      Bax: Sonata for Viola and Piano in G Major
      Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Pedja Muzijevic, piano
      Weber: Grand Duo Concertant, Op. 48
      Todd Palmer, clarinet; Pavel Kaleskinov, piano

      November 9, 2014

      Two Pianists, Two Violinists, One Cellist, One Sextet

      Ravel: La Valse
      Pedja Muzijevic and Pavel Kaleskinov, piano
      Bartok: Excerpts from Forty-Four Duos
      Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violins
      Bach: Suite No. 1 in G Major for Unaccompanied Cello
      Christopher Costanza, cello
      Guillaume Connesson: Sextet (1998)
      James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Livia Sohn, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Anthony Manzo, double-bass; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

      November 16, 2014

      French Baroque and More

      LeClair: Sonata for Two Violins in A Major, Op. 3, No. 2
      Daniel Phillips and Livia Sohn, violins
      Couperin: Concert Royal No. 2 in D Major
      Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon;
      Daniel Phillips, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
      Haydn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
      St. Lawrence String Quartet
      Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6
      Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Peter Kolkay, bassoon

      November 23, 2014

      A Quartet and an Octet

      Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47
      Daniel Phillips, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pavel Kaleskinov, piano
      Bruch: String Octet in B-Flat Major
      Scott St. John, Daniel Phillips, Geoff Nuttall, and Livia Sohn, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang
      and Lesley Robertson, violas; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double-bass

      November 30, 2014

      Haydn and Mendelssohn

      Mendelssohn: Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2
      St. Lawrence String Quartet
      Haydn: Symphony #94 in G Major, Surprise, chamber version
      Tara Helen O’ Connor, flute; Anthony Manzo, double-bass, Pedja Muzijevic, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet

      December 7, 2014

      A Quintet and a Fantasy

      Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
      Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Brentano String Quartet
      Britten: Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2
      James Austin Smith, oboe; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello

      December 14, 2014

      All Schubert

      Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956
      Brentano String Quartet; Alisa Weilerstein, cello
      Schubert: Song, Die Forelle (The Trout)
      Tyler Duncan, baritone; Inon Barnatan, piano

      December 21, 2014

      One Duo, One Trio

      Bottesini: Grand Duo Concertant
      Livia Sohn, violin; Anthony Manzo, double-bass, Pedja Muzijevic, piano
      Chausson: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 3
      Geoff Nuttall, violin; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Pavel Kaleskinov, piano

      December 28, 2014

      From Vivaldi to Golijov

      Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Violin, and Continuo in G Minor
      Tara Helen O’ Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Daniel Phillips, violin; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord
      Golijov: Mariel
      Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Steven Schick, marimba
      Lanner: Die Romantiker Waltz, Op. 167
      Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violins; Misha Amory, viola; Anthony Manzo, double-bass
      Prokofiev: Quintet in G Minor, Op. 39, from the ballet Trapeze
      Todd Palmer, clarinet; James Austin Smith, oboe; Livia Sohn, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Anthony Manzo, double-bass