Scharoun Ensemble

Founded in 1983 by an octet of members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Scharoun Ensemble is acclaimed as one of the world’s foremost chamber music groups.

Program

MOZART
Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581 (30′)
Allegro
Larghetto
Menuetto
Allegretto con variazioni
SEAN SHEPHERD—–
Octet (2008) (16′)
I. And sometimes the sea poured brilliant iris on the glistening blue
II. A too-fluent green suggested malice
III. Sovereign clouds came clustering
IV. The perplexed machine
*The four movements are played without pause.
INTERMISSION
SCHUBERT
Octet in F Major, D.803  (60′)
Adagio – Allegro – Piu allegro
Adagio

Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Menuetto: Allegretto
Andante molto – Allegro – Adante molto – Allegro molto

Learn more about these pieces through our program notes.

Tickets $37


Presenting Sponsor

The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

Performance Benefactors

Susan and James Moeser