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With her beautifully shaped performace...Caroline Stinson captured full attention.--Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger

Concerts

2016-2017 Season

Poetica Musica: Viva La France!
Saturday, September 17th at 8:00PM, 2016
with Molly Morkoski, piano
Program includes: Cello Sonata, FP 143 by Francis Poulenc, the Sonata for Cello and Piano in d minor by Claude Debussy and the Cello Sonata in g minor, Opus 65 by Frédéric Chopin.
Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568

Lark Quartet: Residency Program
Saturday, September 24th, 2016
Program:
Zhou Long: Selections from Chinese Folk Songs; John Harbison: Presto; Andrew Waggoner: Genome of the Soul; Aaron J. Kernis: Sarabande Simple, Sarabande Double from String Quartet no. 2 Musica Instrumentalis (commissioned by Lark and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1998); Debussy: String Quartet

Masterclass will be held at 3pm.

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Lark Quartet: Residency with Yousif Sheronick, percussion
Sunday, October 16th to 21st, 2016
Program:
Sapo Perapaskero: Turceasca with percussion arr. Sheronick; Gershwin: 5 Pieces for String Quartet; Kenji Bunch: Megalopolis: Three Urban Landscapes for string quartet and percussion WORLD PREMIER (co-commissioned by the Lark Quartet and the UI String Quartet Residency Program); Nico Muhly: Big Time (commissioned by the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival for the Lark Quartet and Yousif Sheronick in 2012); Zhou Long: Selections from Chinese Folk Songs; Giovanni Sollima: Viaggio in Italia with percussion arr. Sheronick.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Lark Quartet: Chandler Center for the Arts
Friday, November 4th to 21st, 2016
Debussy: String Quartet; Zhou Long: Selections from Chinese Folk Songs; Gershwin: 5 Pieces for String Quartet; Dvorak: String Quartet opus 106 in G Major.

A masterclass will be held at the Upper Valley Music Center on Saturday November 5th.

Chandler Center for the Arts, 71 N Main Street, Randolph, VT 05060
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Principal Cello: Stamford Symphony
Saturday and Sunday, November 12th at 8:00PM and 13th at 3:00PM, 2016
Scottish Fantasy
P.M. Davies Orkney: Wedding with Sunrise with Peter Walker, bagpipe; Bruch: Scottish Fantasywith Caroline Goulding, violin; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Scottish with Benjamin Beilman, violin
Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT
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Lark Quartet: Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City
Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Debussy: String Quartet; Zhou Long: Selections from Chinese Folk Songs; Gershwin: 5 Pieces for String Quartet; Dvorak: String Quartet opus 106 in G Major.
Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lark City, UT
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Principal Cello: Stamford Symphony
Saturday and Sunday, February 11th at 8:00PM and 12th at 3:00PM, 2017
Vienna: City of Dreams
Hummel: Variations on "Ach! du lieber Augustin"; Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major with Karen Gomyo, violin; Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, The Great
Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT
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Masterclass at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Thursday, February 23rd 4:00PM - 6:00PM, 2017
Caroline works with students from the school's cello program.

Recital: Edmonton Recital Society
Sunday, February 26th at 7:30PM, 2017
with Sarah Ho, piano
Tanya Prochazka Tribute Recital
Poulenc: Sonata; Schumann: Fantasy Pieces; Chopin: Sonata; World premiere of Tanya a new work by John McPherson for cello and piano
Muttart Hall, Alberta College Conservatory of Music, 10050 MacDonald Drive
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Artist in Residence, Mount Royal College Conservatory, Calgary, Alberta
Monday, February 27th - Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Caroline works with students from the school's cello program.

Principal Cello: Stamford Symphony
Saturday and Sunday, March 4th at 8:00PM and 5th at 3:00PM, 2017
Venetian Carnival
Albinoni/Giazotto: Adagio in G minor; Gabrieli: Canzoni per sonar a quattro; Monteverdi: Orfeo - Sinfonie e ritornelli; Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5; Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite; Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 3 in D Major, Il gardellino with Elizabeth Mann, flute; Vivaldi: Gloria RV 589 with the Greenwich Choral Society
Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT
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Lark Quartet: Schulhoff Concerto for String Quartet
Friday, March 10th at 8:00PM, 2017
with the Chamber Orchestra of St. Matthew's
Vaughan Williams: Fantasy on a Theme of Thomas Tallis; Erwin Schulhoff: Concerto for String Quartet and Winds; Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA
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Lark Quartet: Afternoon Music in Summit New Jersey
Sunday, March 26th at 4:00PM, 2017
with Todd Palmer, clarinet
Debussy: String Quartet; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
The Unitarian Church in Summit, 4 Waldron Ave., Summit, NJ

Lark Quartet: Hempstead House on the Sands Point Preserve
Saturday, April 1st at 8:00PM, 2017
with Todd Palmer, clarinet
Wolf: Italian Serenade; Debussy: String Quartet; Zhou Long: Folk Pieces; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Hempstead House on the Sands Point Preserve, Sands Point, NY

Lark Quartet: Red Bank Chamber Music Society
Sunday, April 2nd at 4:30PM, 2017
with Todd Palmer, clarinet
Wolf: Italian Serenade; Debussy: String Quartet; Zhou Long: Folk Pieces; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Trinity Church Auditorium, 50 White Street Red Bank, NJ
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Principal Cello: Stamford Symphony
Saturday and Sunday, April 8th at 8:00PM and 9th at 3:00PM, 2017
Northern Lights
Sibelius Finlandia
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor with Conrad Tao, piano; Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major
Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Upstate Equinox
Saturday, April 15th at 7:30PM, 2017
with the Verona Quartet
Schubert: String Quintet; Harbison: Sextet for Solo Cello and Quartet plus Bass
The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Upstate Equinox
Saturday, April 17th at 7:30PM, 2017
with the Verona Quartet
Schubert: String Quintet; Harbison: Sextet for Solo Cello and Quartet plus Bass
Bathhouse Studios, 538E 11th St, New York, NY 10009
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Lark Quartet: Rhode Island Chamber Music Concerts
Wednesday, April 19th at 7:30PM, 2017
with Todd Palmer, clarinet
Wolf: Italian Serenade; Anna Weesner: Clarinet Quintet (WORLD PREMIERE); Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, Providence, RI
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Lark Quartet: Candlelight Concert Society
Saturday, April 29th at 7:30PM, 2017
with Mendelssohn Project with the Peabody Conservatory
Wolf: Italian Serenade; John Harbison: String Quartet No. 6 (WORLD PREMIERE); Debussy: String Quartet; Mendelssohn: Octet (first AND last mvts with students from the Peabody Conservatory)
Smith Theatre, Horowitz Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD
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Lark Quartet: Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Monday, May 1st at 8:00PM, 2017
with the Original Lark Quartet members Kay Stern, Robin Mayforth, Anna Kruger and Laura Sewell
Waggoner: String Octet - Ce morceau de tissu… (WORLD PREMIERE); John Harbison: String Quartet No. 6 (NY PREMIERE); Debussy: String Quartet; Mendelssohn: Octet
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY
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Harold Meltzer: World Premiere
Saturday, May 6th at 7:30PM, 2017
A new work for cello and piano by Harold Meltzer commissioned by pianist Terry Eder who will also perform the piece with Caroline. The New York Times has described Meltzer's works as "At once exhilarating and dangerous".

League of Composers Season Finale: Bielawa, Clement, Lerdahl, Pärt
Thursday, May 25th at 7:30PM, 2017
Louis Karchin, music director, David Fulmer, conductor, Andrew Armstrong, piano.

The League’s mission is to engage audiences by presenting performances of new music of the highest caliber written by emerging and established living composers in the context of 20th and 21st-century masterpieces.
Miller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
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Faculty Member: Taconic Chamber Music Intensive
June 19th to 25th, 2017
The intensive is open to 9 music majors ages 20-26 including: 4 violinists, 2 violists, 2 cellists and 1 pianist, forming three string quartets and one piano quintet.
Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester, VT
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Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: Appalachian Summer Festival
June 30th at 8:00PM, 2017
Presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts & Cultural Programs, this annual celebration of the performing and visual arts is held every July in venues across the university campus, and features a diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming. The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble is an extraordinary association of internationally acclaimed musicians which, in association with Reflections Series International, presents an alternative to the conventional approach to chamber music programming.
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC
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Faculty Member: NYU Summer Strings Program
June 26th to July 14th, 2017
The NYU Summer Strings Audition Workshop is open to today’s most talented and promising young musicians, offering intensive training for entrance auditions, orchestral auditions and competitions. Chamber music is central to the workshop, and students receive regular coachings in addition to private lessons.
NYU: Steinhardt School, New York, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Barn Raising
Saturday, July 15th at 5:00PM, 2017
A fabulous supper, wine, and music to kick off the season and help fund all that is WCM.
Program: Improvisations - A little light music for strings and piano.
with Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin; Andrew Waggoner, violin; Caroline Stinson, cello; Molly Morkoski, piano
Eddie Adams Barn, Jeffersonville, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Callicoon Farmers’ Market
Sunday, July 16th at 11:00AM, 2017
Listen while you shop and get the full schedule in hand
FREE FOR ALL TO JOIN!
with Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin; Andrew Waggoner, violin; Melia Watras, viola; Caroline Stinson, cello
Callicoon Farmers’ Market, 23 Dorrer Dr, Callicoon, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Cooperage Project
Sunday, July 16th at 4:00PM, 2017
Program: Improvisations; Jones Neither Am I A Bloodless Angel for cello and piano; Scriabin Poème Nocturne; Gallo Trio Sonatas; Stravinsky Suite Italienne
with Andrew Waggoner, violin; Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin; Melia Watras, viola; Caroline Stinson, cello; Molly Morkoski, piano
Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St, Honesdale, PA
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Music Talks!
Thursday, July 20th at 7:30PM, 2017
An evening of music and conversation with Composer in Residence Jesse Jones. Works for solo strings and the composer on mandolin! Program: Jones World Premiere - Work for Mandolin & Strings; Jones Phantasma; Jones Excerpt from String Quartet; Selected Sacred Music influencing Jesse Jones
with Jesse Jones, mandonlin; Michael Jinsoo Lim & Andrew Waggoner, violin; Melia Watras, viola; Caroline Stinson, cello
Catskill Distillin Company, 2037 NY-17B, Bethel, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Barn Concert
Saturday, July 22nd at 8:00PM, 2017
PRE CONCERT CHAT AT 7:00PM
The Four Bagatelles of Jesse Jones, funny, dance-inspired and deeply moving, sets in motion a journey through improvisation; our own Melia Watras’s Virgina Woolf-inspired Liquid Voices; the concentrated outpouring of soul that is the Cavatina from Beethoven’s Quartet Op. 130; and culminating in the power and passion of Brahms’ Piano Quartet in A Major, a work in which body and soul, head and heart, are all made one.
with Michael Jinsoo Lim & Andrew Waggoner, violin; Melia Watras, viola; Caroline Stinson, cello; Sarah Ho, piano
Eddie Adams Farm, 247 Jeffersonville North Branch Rd, Jeffersonville, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Music Talks! The Musical Soul
Saturday, July 27th at 7:30PM, 2017
A sounding of the soul through musical ecstasy and mysticism, with echoes of the Blues, Sufism, and the Sacred Harp.
Program: Jones New Work for Mandolin & strings; Bach from the cello suites; Biber Mystery Sonata; Improvisations (sacred; various styles); Sacred Harp sing-along
with Nurit Pacht, violin; Andrew Waggoner, violin & moderator; Caroline Stinson, cello
Catskill Art Society, 48 Main St, Livingston Manor, NY 12758
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Weekend of Chamber Music: Barn Concert
Saturday, July 29th at 8:00PM, 2017
PRE CONCERT CHAT AT 7:00PM & GALA RECEPTION TO FOLLOW
Four soul-expressions, from one of Jesse Jones’ most intimate works, to musical apparitions by Messiaen and Andrew Waggoner, to Beethoven’s crowning achievement for strings and piano, the Piano Trio in Bb, Op. 97, a work that plunges deep into the composer’s ever-expanding interior universe.
Program: Jones In Dulcet Tones for violin & piano; Messiaen Prelude, Les cloches d’angoisses et larmes d’adieu for solo piano; Waggoner La folie for solo piano; Beethoven Archduke Trio
with Nurit Pacht, violin; Caroline Stinson, cello; Gloria Cheng, piano
Eddie Adams Farm, 247 Jeffersonville North Branch Rd, Jeffersonville, NY
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Weekend of Chamber Music: At The Liberty
Sunday, July 30th at 3:00PM, 2017
WCM’s first appearance at the museum brings works of Jones, Messiaen and Beethoven to Liberty for a soulful Sunday afternoon.
Program: Messiaen Prelude, Les cloches d’angoisses et larmes d’adieu for solo piano; Jones In Dulcet Tones for violin & piano; Beethoven Archduke Trio
with Nurit Pacht, violin; Caroline Stinson, cello; Gloria Cheng, piano
The Liberty Museum, 46 S Main St, Liberty, NY
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Cellist and Co-Artistic Director: Weekend of Chamber Music
July 15th to 30th, 2017
Caroline continues in her role as Co-Artistic Director of this fast ground chamber music series with Ticketed events on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Held at venues throughout the Catskills, NY
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Faculty Member: Delphi Chamber Music Summer Academy
July 30th to August 6th, 2017
GYEM Foundation’s mission is to encourage children and young adults to define their passion and provide professional assistance and support to help maximize each individual’s potential.
European Cultural Center of Delphi, Delphi 330 54, Greece
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