Complementing the world-class chamber music programming that distinguishes Music@Menlo’s internationally acclaimed summer festival, the Winter Series offers unique year-round opportunities to explore the vast richness of the chamber music literature, interpreted by some of classical music’s most commanding performers.

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Winter Series

Complementing the world-class chamber music programming that distinguishes Music@Menlo’s internationally acclaimed summer festival, the Winter Series offers unique year-round opportunities to explore the vast richness of the chamber music literature, interpreted by some of classical music’s most commanding performers.

The 2014–2015 Winter Series features three exciting concerts that showcase a varied range of repertoire. The lineup includes performances by the Musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Jerusalem Quartet, and a two-clarinet program performed by David Shifrin and Romie deGuise-Langlois.

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  • Dvořák in Context

    Concert Program I: Dvořák in Context

    The 2014 season begins on a festive note, as Mozart’s delightful Serenata notturna leads seamlessly to Dvořák’s pastoral Opus 51 Quartet. Dvořák’s powerful utilization of folk idioms is a tradition inherited by Martinů and ...

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  • Viennese Roots

    Concert Program II: Viennese Roots

    Complementing the irresistible influence of his Czech musical heritage, Dvořák likewise aspired to write music of broader, more universal appeal. The foundation of Viennese Classicism that Dvořák drew upon, including the traditions of Haydn, ...

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  • Viennese Roots

    Concert Program II: Viennese Roots

    Complementing the irresistible influence of his Czech musical heritage, Dvořák likewise aspired to write music of broader, more universal appeal. The foundation of Viennese Classicism that Dvořák drew upon, including the traditions of Haydn, ...

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  • Lobkowicz Legacy

    Concert Program III: Lobkowicz Legacy

    Members of the Lobkowicz family, one of the most prominent Bohemian lineages dating back to the fourteenth century, have ranked for generations among the Western world’s most significant arts patrons. The seventh Prince Lobkowicz, ...

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  • Lobkowicz Legacy

    Concert Program III: Lobkowicz Legacy

    Members of the Lobkowicz family, one of the most prominent Bohemian lineages dating back to the fourteenth century, have ranked for generations among the Western world’s most significant arts patrons. The seventh Prince Lobkowicz, ...

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  • Beethoven’s Friends

    Concert Program IV: Beethoven’s Friends

    In the orbit of such a universal genius as Ludwig van Beethoven existed numerous composers who captured the attention of Vienna. Anton Reicha, a Czech forebear to Antonín Dvořák and an intimate of Beethoven’s ...

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  • Beethoven’s Friends

    Concert Program IV: Beethoven’s Friends

    In the orbit of such a universal genius as Ludwig van Beethoven existed numerous composers who captured the attention of Vienna. Anton Reicha, a Czech forebear to Antonín Dvořák and an intimate of Beethoven’s ...

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  • American Visions

    Concert Program V: American Visions

    Having achieved great renown for cultivating a distinctly Czech musical idiom, Antonín Dvořák accepted an invitation in 1891 to lead the National Conservatory in New York and guide a rising generation of American composers. ...

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  • Transitions

    Concert Program VI: Transitions

    Concert Program VI presents the parallel unfolding of Viennese and Bohemian traditions at the turn of the nineteenth century. Although some chided Brahms in his final years as old-fashioned, works like his Six Intermezzi ...

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  • Transitions

    Concert Program VI: Transitions

    Concert Program VI presents the parallel unfolding of Viennese and Bohemian traditions at the turn of the nineteenth century. Although some chided Brahms in his final years as old-fashioned, works like his Six Intermezzi ...

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  • Hungarica

    Concert Program VII: Hungarica

    Alongside Dvořák and his countrymen, who were fueled by their interest in Czech folk traditions, the composers of nearby Hungary likewise mined the richness of their own musical heritage. Most famously, Béla Bartók—regarded today ...

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  • Bridging Dvořák

    Concert Program VIII: Bridging Dvořák

    The 2014 season concludes with a linear perspective on Dvořák’s art, from the work of Bohemia’s musical patriarch, Smetana, to the voices of modern Hungarian and Czech composers. Following Smetana’s evocative Bohemian fantasie, the ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 8
  • Bridging Dvořák

    Concert Program VIII: Bridging Dvořák

    The 2014 season concludes with a linear perspective on Dvořák’s art, from the work of Bohemia’s musical patriarch, Smetana, to the voices of modern Hungarian and Czech composers. Following Smetana’s evocative Bohemian fantasie, the ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 9