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2016-2017 SEASON

DOUBLE BILL WITH CHIARINA CHAMBER PLAYERS | HILL CENTER CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, September 11, 2016. 4:00pm.

    Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Washington, DC​

 

In an exciting double bill to launch the second season of the Chiarina Chamber Players, District5 joins Chiarina for a joint chamber music performance at the Hill Center.

Chiarina Chamber Players:

Ernő Dohnányi: Serenade, Op. 10 (selected movements) 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3.

Henry Flory, violin

Sarah Hart, viola

Carrie Bean Stute, cello

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District5:

Franz Liszt: Transcendental Étude No. 5 "Feux Follets" (trans. David Plylar)

Johannes Brahms: Theme with Variations (1860), Op. 18b (trans. David Plylar)

Frédéric Chopin: Preludes, Op. 28, selections (trans. David Plylar)

$15 tickets in advance, $20 tickets at door.

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RIVERDALE TOWN CENTER MARKET PATIO CONCERT SERIES

Wednesday, September 21, 2016. 7:00pm.

    Town Center Market

Riverdale Park, MD

 

Join us as we return to the Town Center Market to celebrate the last vestiges of summer with oudoor music and craft beer. This concert is made possible the Riverdale Park Arts Council.

Free admission.

Frédéric Chopin

LITTLE FLOWER CONCERT SERIES: COMPLETE CHOPIN PRELUDES

October 23, 2016. 4:00pm.

    Church of the Little Flower 

Bethesda, Maryland

 

We are excited to perform for the first time (!) the complete Chopin Preludes transcribed for wind quintet by David Plylar.

 

Program:

Frédéric Chopin/Plylar:

Prélude in C-sharp minor, op. 45

Préludes, op. 28, nos. 1-15

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Préludes, op. 28, nos. 16-24

Prélude in A-flat major, op. posth.

Free admission.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY - MUSIC FORUM

Friday, November 11, 2016. 12:20pm.

    CCBC Essex Campus | Arts and Humanities Recital Hall

Baltimore, MD

 

Program: 

Frédéric Chopin/Plylar: Préludes, op. 28

MILLSTONE CELLARS

Friday, December 16, 2016. 7:30pm.

    Millstone Cellars

Monkton, MD

 

Program: Chopin and Friends

 

$5 Cover
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ARTS CLUB OF WASHINGTON FRIDAY NOON CONCERT SERIES

Friday, February 3, 2017. 12:00pm.

    Arts Club of Washington | 2017 I St NW

Washington, DC

 

Program: 

Ferruccio Busoni/Plylar: Giga, Bolero e Variazione Mozart Study

Frédéric Chopin/Plylar: Selections from Préludes, op. 28 

 

Free admission. 30-minute program

ST. MARK'S CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, March 12, 2017. 3:00pm.

    St. Mark's United Methodist Church

Easton, MD

 

Program:

Johannes Brahms/Plylar: Selections from Waltzes, Op. 39
Paul Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik Op. 24, Nr. 2
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Frédéric Chopin/Plylar Selections from Préludes, op. 28

 

Free admission.

GOURMET SYMPHONY: SALOON CONCERT SERIES - "WIND"

Wednesday, March 22, 2017. 6:30pm

    Kapnos | 2201 14th St NW

Washington, DC

We join the Gourmet Symphony in their latest Saloon Concert Series, "Wind", an exploration in the many ways in which "air" influences sound, taste, and aroma. We can't wait to try the foods and drinks that will be paired with some of our favorite quintet repertoire! It should be an amazing evening.

Music to be performed by D5:

Chopin/Plylar: Preludes (selections)

Evis Sammoutis: Metallaxis

Brahms/Plylar: Waltzes op. 39 (selections)

 

Food + beverage from G:

"The culinary experts from G will be baking up airy (and buttery) focaccia bread, serving dishes that feature sous-vide preparation, and offering bubbly and fizzy drinks. The program’s curators will be on-hand, leading discussions about these innovative techniques that bring “air” into—or take it away from—your sips and bites." 

Tickets:

$35 General Admission ticket includes:

  • Passed small plates

  • Drink tastings

  • Live chamber music
     

$45 VIP Experience ticket includes*:

  • Meet & greet with GS curators

  • Champagne toast

  • Early seating

  • All benefits of General Admission ticket
     

*VIP Experience begins at 5:15 pm. Group size is limited to 10.

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Frédéric Chopin

KOSCIUSZKO FOUNDATION: COMPLETE CHOPIN PRELUDES

Saturday, April 15, 2017. 6:30pm.

    Kosciuszko Foundation | 2025 O St NW

Washington, DC 

 

Program:

Frédéric Chopin/Plylar:

Prélude in C-sharp minor, op. 45

Préludes, op. 28, nos. 1-15

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Préludes, op. 28, nos. 16-24

Prélude in A-flat major, op. posth.

$10 suggested donation.

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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND: HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC ACADEMY

June 25-29 2017. 

    University of Maryland 

College Park, MD

We return to the University of Maryland's High School Academy this June to perform mini recitals, coach chamber groups, and lead creative performance seminars.

 

From June 25 - 29, 2017, the University of Maryland High School Music Academy brings students entering grades 9- 12 to the UMD School of Music for a 5-day, comprehensive exploration of music-making with our renowned faculty.
 

With the goal of cultivating well-rounded young musicians, the Academy provides a lively, supportive setting in which students will participate in a variety of master classes, ensembles, and discussions.

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