Jon Nakamatsu, pianist, always a CMSFW favorite, returns to perform on this unique concert along with regulars, Michael Klotz, viola and Gary Levinson, violin. New to the series is cellist, Carter Brey, who currently serves as Principal Cello for the New York Philharmonic. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Brey has made regular appearances with the Tokyo and Emerson String quartets as well as The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Bass player, Nicolas Tsolainos, who currently serves as Principal Bass for the Dallas Symphony will collaborate with Gary Levinson on a work by Behzad Ranjbaran, Dance of Life, for Violin and Contrabass that was commissioned and recorded by Gary Levinson and his father, Eugene Levinson, former Principal Bass for the New York Philharmonic.
Ranjbaran: Dance of Life
Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Cello in E minor, Op. 38
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 Trout