2018-2019 Concerts


MasterGuild Series
2018 – 2019 Concerts
Artistic Director Roy Bogas invites you to join us for our seventeenth season of chamber music concerts by the finest Bay Area musicians drawn from members of the San Francisco Symphony and elsewhere. Four concerts are planned for this season at the beautiful Regents’ Theater in the Valley Center on the campus of Holy Names University.

 


 Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 7:15 P.M.

Cordula Merks, violin
Amy Hiraga, violin
Nancy Ellis, viola
Peter Wyrick, cello
Roy Bogas, piano

PROGRAM:

MOZART  Quartet for Piano and Strings in E Flat Major
BRAHMS  Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano, Opus78
SHOSTAKOVICH  Quintet for Piano and Strings, Opus 57

 

 Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 7:15 P.M.

Mariko Hiraga Wyrick, cello soloist
Cordula Merks, violin
Amy Hiraga, violin
Nancy Ellis, viola
Peter Wyrick, cello
Roy Bogas, piano

PROGRAM:

HAYDN  “Gypsy” Trio in G Major 
             
ERNEST BLOCH  “Schelomo”, Hebraic Rhapsody
(transcribed by Roy Bogas)
         Mariko Hiraga Wyrick, cello soloist
SCHUBERT  Quintet in C Major for two cellos

 

 Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:15 P.M.

Cordula Merks, violin
Dmitri Murrath, viola
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Roy Bogas, piano

PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN  Piano Trio in C Minor, Opus 1, No. 3
Solo showcase:
VIEUXTEMPS  Elegie, Op. 30, for Viola and Piano
BARTOK   Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano
SCHUMANN  Fantasiestücke, Op. 73, for Cello and Piano

BRAHMS  Quartet in C Minor, Opus 60, for Piano and Strings  

 

 Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 7:15 P.M.

Cordula Merks, violin
Amy Hiraga, violin
Nancy Ellis, viola
Peter Wyrick, cello
Daniel Smith, bass
Roy Bogas, piano

 

PROGRAM:

BACH  Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
                (transcribed by Roy Bogas)

BLOCH  Concerto Grosso No. 1 in D Minor

SCHUBERT  Quintet with string bass (the “Trout”)