Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director


Artist Showcase

June 9, 2022

Thursday | 4:30 pm | Holley Hall
Price Range $29 - $40
Duration 1hr 30min / Includes Intermission

The Sarasota Music Festival’s opening program begins with one of Schubert’s stormiest works, featuring the Calidore String Quartet, hailed for their “irrepressible dramatic instinct” (The New York Times). Faculty clarinetist Franklin Cohen performs in his own arrangement of a selection of Schubert’s art songs, a potent blend of poetry and musical storytelling. Grammy-nominated flutist and composer Valerie Coleman’s Amazonia, performed by faculty flutist Carol Wincenc (also a Grammy nominee), evokes the lush greenery and lively sounds of a rainforest. The program concludes with Beethoven’s sunny Piano Trio No. 1, the young master’s first published work.


String Quartet No 12 in C Minor

Calidore String Quartet

Songs - Selections TBD


Piano Trio in E-flat Major

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Thank you to our Sponsors

Ernest Kretzmer in loving memory of Alisa Kretzmer
Title Sponsor of Sarasota Music Festival and Artistic Director, Jeffrey Kahane

Title Corporate Sponsor

Susan Robinson
Calidore String Quartet Sponsor

Jeff Sebeika
Co-producing Sponsor

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Each June, internationally recognized guest artists and musicians come together in Sarasota to study and perform chamber music. Your support of the Sarasota Music Festival is an investment in the future of classical music and the acclaimed talent that makes the Festival one of the finest classical music events in the nation.

All gifts made in the month of June 2022 in support of Sarasota Music Festival will be generously matched dollar-for-dollar!


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