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Chamber Music Tuesday featuring the Telegraph Quartet


Barbro Osher Recital Hall
200 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
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The Telegraph Quartet, SFCM's ensemble-in-residence, presents classics in the chamber music repertoire as well as a work by a living composer. Following pieces for string quartet by Franz Joseph Haydn and Gabriela Lena Frank, the Telegraph members invite four students to join them for a performance of one of the most celebrated chamber music works, the Mendelssohn Octet. The students in this performance were selected through the Telegraph Players Chamber Competition paneled by the Telegraph members. 


Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, No. 5, "The Dream"
     I.  Allegro moderato
     II. Poco adagio
     III. Menuetto. Allegretto
     IV. Vivace
Telegraph Quartet
Eric Chin and Joseph Maile, violins
Pei-Ling Lin, viola
Jeremiah Shaw, cello

Gabriela Lena Frank: Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
     I. Toyos
     II. Tarqueada
     III. Himno de Zampoñas
     IV. Chasqui
     V. Canto de Velorio
     VI. Coqueteos
Telegraph Quartet
Eric Chin and Joseph Maile, violins
Pei-Ling Lin, viola
Jeremiah Shaw, cello

- Intermission -

Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
     I. Allegro moderato con fuoco
     II. Andante
     III. Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo
     IV. Presto
Eric Chin, Joseph Maile, Archie Brown*, and Po-Yu Lee*, violins
Pei-Ling Lin and Zoe Yost*, violas
Jeremiah Shaw and Calvin Kung*, cellos

* Student winners of the Telegraph Players Chamber Competition

Departments and Faculty Involved with This Event

String and Piano Chamber

About SFCM’s String and Piano Chamber Music Department

The String and Piano Chamber Music degree and diploma programs are a year-round focus on chamber music, providing the same atmosphere of a summer festival. Performance opportunities are wide-ranging through workshops, masterclasses, and concerts for the public—all while playing regularly with acclaimed industry professionals and faculty. SFCM created the nation’s first graduate String and Piano Chamber Music program and the musical excellence continues to this day.

The String and Piano Chamber Music program is one of SFCM’s most selective. Intentionally small, the program allows for several talented individuals each year, meaning that students in the program enjoy unrivaled access to learn from and perform with top faculty and accomplished guest artists.

Chamber Music Students will experience high profile performance opportunities through SFCM’s unique Chamber Music Residency Series, giving members of the program the opportunity to intensely and perform closely with exciting and world renowned chamber musicians. Recent artists-in-residence include Marcy Rosen, Tessa Lark, Donald and Vivian Weilerstein, and the Miro Quartet.


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