Chamber music for piano and strings

ELIXIR

Ensemble

Previous Seasons

June 6, 2009, Mayfair United Church, Saskatoon
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Carman Rabuka, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Gershwin: “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess, arr. Heifetz
Brahms: Trio in B major, Opus 8
Mendelssohn: Trio in C minor, Opus 66
Hatzis: “Old Photographs” from Constantinople

September 18, 2009, Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Carman Rabuka, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Debussy: Premier trio en Sol
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
Ravel: Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle

November 13, 2009, Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Maxim Pletnev, violin, James Legge, viola, Carman Rabuka, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Neil Currie: Rollin’ Down
Shostakovich: Trio in E minor, Op. 67
Dvorak: Quintet in A major, Op. 81
Piazzolla: Estaciones Porteñas- Otono Porteñas

February 7, 2010, Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, James Legge, viola, Carman Rabuka, cello, Lief Mosbaugh, oboe, Kathleen Solose, piano
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, KV 493
J. S. Bach: Concerto in C minor for oboe and violin
Ricahrd Strauss: Quartet in C minor, Opus 13
Piazzolla: Estaciones Porteñas – Invierno Porteño

March 20, 2010 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, James Legge, viola, Carman Rabuka, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Saint-Saëns: Trio in F, Opus 18
Piazzolla: Estaciones Porteñas – Primavera Porteñas
Fauré: Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 45

June 5, 2010 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Carman Rabuka, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Schubert: Trio in B flat, Opus 99, D. 898
Respighi: Sonata for violin and piano in B minor
Piazzolla: Estaciones Porteñas – Primavera Porteño, Verano Porteño

October 2, 2010 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Margaret Wilson, clarinet, Micajah Sturgess, horn, Kathleen Solose, piano
Milhaud: Suite for violon, clarinette et piano
Khachaturian: Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
Brahms: Trio in E flat, Op. 40 for piano, violin and horn

March 12, 2011 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, James Legge, viola, Christina Bakanec, cello, Michael Zdravko Besermeny, guitar, Kathleen Solose, piano
Turina: Quatuor en la mineur Op. 67
Paganini: Centone di sonate for violine e chitarra – Sonata no. 1
Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Winter
Tchaikovsky: Trio for violin, cello and piano, Op. 50

November 12, 2011  Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
November 13, 2011  Assumption Church, Marysburg
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, James Legge, viola, Scott McKnight, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano, Cassandra Warner, soprano
Schubert: Adagio and Rondo for Piano Quartet
Montsalvatge: Cinco Canciones
Brahms: C minor Piano Quartet
Kenji Bunch: Intersections

Children’s Concert
December 4, 2011 11am Roxy Theatre, 320 20th St. W. Saskatoon
This concert featured (not the Nutcracker!) Album for the Young by Tchaikovsky.
A delightful setting of these children’s scenes accompanied by Russian screen animations!
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Maxim Pletnev, violin, James Legge, viola, Scott McKnight, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano, Randi Nelson, flute

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 7:30pm Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Sunday, April 15, 2012, 2:30pm The Gallery, Don Ross Centre, North Battleford
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, Arthur Boan, violin, James Legge, viola, Scott McKnight, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano, Margaret Wilson, clarinet
Mozart: Trio for clarinet, viola and piano, KV 498
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
De Falla: Danse Espagnole Piazzolla: Nightclub 1960
Shostakovich: Quintet for piano and strings, Op. 57

Sunday, May 13, 2012 2:30pm Mayfair United Church 902 33rd St. West, Saskatoon
Sunday, June 3, 2012 2:30pm Station Arts Centre Rosthern, SK
Oxana Ossiptchouk, violin, James Legge, viola, Scott McKnight, cello, Kathleen Solose, piano
Beethoven: Piano trio Op. 97 in B flat, the “Archduke”
Piazzolla: Selected tangos
Schumann: Piano quartet Op. 47 in E flat

November 18, 2012 2:30pm Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“A Feast of English Piano Quartets”
Frank Bridge : Phantasie for Piano Quartet
Arthur Bliss: Piano Quartet in A
William Walton: Piano Quartet

February 2, 2013 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“The Russian Heart and Soul”
Sergei Rachmaninov: Trio no. 1 “Elegiaque” Opus 9
Alfred Schnittke: Piano Quartet
Dmitri Shostakovich: Trio no. 1 in C minor
Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev: Piano Quartet

March 30, 2013 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“France Par Excellence”
Charles-Marie Widor: Piano Quartet Op. 66 (1891)
Ernest Chausson: Piano Quartet

November 9, 2013 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“Tales of Bohemia”
Dvorak: Bagatellen, Op. 47
Gypsy songs, Op.55, arranged for violin and piano
Piano Quartet In E flat major, op. 87

February 2, 2014 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“Viennese Classics”
Mozart: Piano quartet in G minor, KV 478
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A major, Op. 26

April 19, 2014 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
“French Fantasies”
Debussy: Trio en la
Christos Hatzis: Old Photographs
Fauré: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 15

October 19, 2014 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Beethoven: Piano quartet in E flat major, Op. 16
Mozetich: Scales of Joy and Sorrow
Juon: Rhapsodie for piano, violin, viola and cello

February 1, 2015 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Beethoven: Piano Quartet WoO 36 no. 1
Dvorak: Piano quartet no. 1 in D, Op. 23
Martinu: First Piano Quartet

April 12, 2015 Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Beethoven: Piano Quartet WoO 36 no. 2 in D major
Currie: Urban Diversions
Brahms: Quartet for piano and strings in G minor, Op. 25

September 19, 2015 Assumption Church, Marysburg, SK
Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat Op. 16
Mozetich: Scales of Joy and Sorrow
Brahms: Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor Op. 25

November 13, 2016 Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Saint-Saens: Piano quartet in B flat, Op. 41
Richard Strauss: Quartet for Piano and Strings in C minor Op. 13

April 1, 2017  Church of the Christians of the Evangelical Faith, MacDowall, SK
April 2, 2017  Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Stephen Chatman: Lawren S. Harris Suite for piano quintet
Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quintet in D minor, op. 89
Robert Schuman: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44

May 7, 2017 Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Camille Saint-Saëns: Barcarolle, Opus 108
Franz Schubert: Adagio and Rondo Concertante, D. 487, Opus posth.
Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667, Opus posth. 114 “the Trout”

October 29, 2018  Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams:
Six Studies in English Folk Song
The Lark Ascending
Piano Quintet in C minor

November 12, 2018  Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

April 8, 2018  Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold:
Sonata No. 2, opus 2 for solo piano
Quintett fur 2 Violinen, Viola, Violoncello und Klavier, opus 15

October 21, 2018   Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Dussek:  Quatuor pour Piano, Violon, Alto et Violoncelle
Turina: Quatuor en la mineur
Brahms: Quartet no. 3 in C minor, op. 60

March 3, 2019 Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Bright Sheng: A Night at the Chinese Opera
Arthur Bliss: Piano Quartet
Gabriel Faure: Piano Quartet in G minor

April 20, 2019 Emmanuel Anglican Church, Saskatoon
Women Composers of Paris
Louise Héritte-Viardot:  Piano Quartet in D minor
Mél(anie) Bonis: Piano Quartet no. 1 in B flat major, op. 69