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Buffalo Chamber Music Society | Manhattan Chamber Players

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Mary Seaton Room, 8:00 pm

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The Buffalo Chamber Music Society presents the Manhattan Chamber Players at Kleinhans Music Hall.

Members of the Manhattan Chamber Players all have formidable day jobs as soloists and members of professional chamber ensembles. They join together, in the true spirit of chamber music, to play works of the chamber repertoire with their friends and colleagues. Founded in 2015, the organization includes prize winners in international competitions and current and former members of leading musical organizations such as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, as well as the Dover, Escher and Aizuri quartets. They will perform three great works of the Romantic repertoire, Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op.47, Brahms’ Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60, and Dvořák’s Piano Quartet No.2 in Eb major, Op.87.

Program

SCHUMANN  Piano Quartet in Eb major, Op.47
BRAHMS  Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60
INTERMISSION
DVORAK  Piano Quartet No.2 in Eb major, Op.87

About the Manhattan Chamber Players

Members of MCP are current and former members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Ensemble Connect, and the Aizuri, Attacca, Dover, Escher, Vega, and Ying Quartets, the Aletheia, Appassionata, and Lysander Piano Trios, and Imani Winds.

Manhattan Chamber Players is a chamber music collective of New York-based musicians who share the common aim of performing the greatest works in the chamber repertoire at the highest level. Formed in 2015 by Artistic Director and violist Luke Fleming, MCP is comprised of an impressive roster of musicians who all come from the tradition of great music making at the Marlboro Music Festival, Steans Institute at Ravinia, Music@Menlo, Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival and Perlman Music Program, and are former students of The Curtis Institute, The Juilliard School, Colburn School, and New England Conservatory. ​