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2014-2015 Concert Schedule

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OUR 2014-15 SEASON

IBIS A La Francaise! Season Opener and Garden Party

Saturday, September 6 at 7 pm; music at 8

Join us in the elegant garden of our favorite host and hostess
Greg and Elizabeth Bramham as we kick off our new season.

Our French inflected fete will feature champagne, cocktails, French hors d'oeuvres and desserts,
and of course, a musical presentation including works by Debussy, Ibert, Bizet, Piaf and more, on
flute, harp, violin and viola.

A donation of $75/person is requested--please consider a donation if you are unable to attend.

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Sacred and Profane

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Music for strings, harp and voice, including Caplet's Conte Fantastique (based on Edgar Allen Poe's Masque of the Red Death), Caplet's Prieres, and works by Bernard Hermann, Benjamin Britten and others that hearken back to Halloween and forward to Christmas.

Guest artist soprano Elizabeth Kluegel

Saturday, November 22 at 10:30 am Concert for Children

a 45 minute program for kids of all ages

Sunday, November 23 at 4 pm



Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ
5010 Little Falls Road, Arlington

These concerts are free--your goodwill donation benefits Rock Spring and is happily accepted

 


 

Quartet for the End of Time

Don't miss the opportunity to hear this shattering and redemptive work, composed by Olivier Messiaen while
in a German POW camp, and premiered by its inmates.

Also on the program: Gimpel the Fool, by David Schiff, extracted from the opera based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story.  A guest narrator will read Singer's iconic work, with musical interludes.

Guest artist Ashley Booher, clarinet

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Sunday, February 22 at 4 pm

Clarendon United Methodist Church
606 North Irving Street, Arlington

This concert is free--your goodwill donation is happily accepted


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Brahms Horn Trio

IBIS presents guest artist Geoffrey Pilkington, principal horn of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
and Washington National Opera Orchestra, performing one of chamber music's masterworks.

Other works TBA.

 

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Sunday, April 12 at 4 pm

Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ
5010 Little Falls Road, Arlington

This concert is free--your goodwill donation is happily accepted and benefits IBIS Chamber Music

 


 

Quintette Instrumentale de Paris

Founded by harpist Marcel Grandjany in 1922, and later run by Pierre Jamet, the Quintette was an ensemble of flute, harp and string trio--IBIS's signature instrumentation. The group greatly enriched the repertoire for this ensemble by commissioning many contemporary composers to write works for them, among them Roussel, Schmit, Francaix, Tailleferre, Tournier and many more.  In this program, IBIS presents several of Grandjany and Jamet's commissions.

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Sunday, May 17 at 4 pm
Venue TBA

This concert is free--your goodwill donation is happily accepted and benefits IBIS Chamber Music

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs and personnel are subject to change.


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COMPLETE VENUE INFORMATION

To see our previous seasons:

 

2012-2013 SEASON BROCHURE

2011-2012 SEASON BROCHURE

2010-2011 SEASON BROCHURE

2009-2010 SEASON BROCHURE

2008-2009 SEASON BROCHURE

2007-2008 SEASON BROCHURE p. 1

2007-2008 SEASON BROCHURE p. 2

 


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