from 5-5:30 p.m.
Sit-down dinner entrée options:
Chicken Maltaise, stuffed with a cranberry-apple cornbread dressing, finished with
an orange essence Hollandaise
Sliced Beef Top Round finished
with a Bordelaise sauce
Eggplant Roulade finished with
marinara sauce and angel hair pasta
Dinners are served with
rolls and butter, mixed green salad, and are accompanied by seasonal grilled vegetables
and a twice-baked potato.
Coffee will be served with dessert stations featuring an array of cheesecake, chocolate layer cake and fresh fruit with
The Shanghai Quartet
September 30-October 4, 2015
(see details below)
Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Rosch Recital Hall
(please note the venue change)
Mendelssohn Quartet, Op. 80
Traditional and popular Chinese folk songs
Dvořák Piano Quintet, Op. 81
with Fr. Sean Duggan, piano
Concert tickets only: $35 general/ $12 students
Concert ticket with Pre-Concert Dinner: $75
Mix and Mingle (with open bar) 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Dinner served 5:30 p.m.
Fredonia Ticket Office:
www.fredonia.edu/tickets or call 716-673-3501
A pre-concert dinner will be held in the Williams Center with remarks by Special Guest and Fredonia alumna, Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras. Tables of 8 please contact Jennifer Darrell-Sterbak at 716-673-3686. (Must purchase
dinner tickets by September 28 at noon.)
This event is made possible thanks to a generous gift from Stanley and Elizabeth Star
and the Williams Visiting Professorship endowment through the Fredonia College Foundation.
Called "utterly sublime" by The New York Times, the School of Music welcomes The Shanghai Quartet for a week-long residency including
class visits, lectures, master classes and a public performance in Rosch Recital Hall,
joined by Fredonia piano professor, Sean Duggan. A pre-concert dinner in the Multipurpose
Room (Williams Center) with special guest and alumna, Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras, will
begin at 5:00 p.m.
Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations,
The Shanghai Quartet has become one of the world's foremost chamber ensembles. Its
elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western
repertoire, allowing it to traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk
music, masterpieces of Western music and cutting-edge contemporary works. The Shanghai
Quartet is Weigang Li, violin, Yi-Wen Jiang, violin, Honggant Li, viola, and Nicholas
SCHEDULE OF ADDITIONAL RESIDENCY EVENTS (Open to the public, free):
|Master Class for Chamber Music with Piano
4:00-6:00 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall
Conversation with The Shanghai Quartet and Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras
3:30-4:30 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall
Solo Instrument Master Classes: Violin, Viola, Cello
5:00-7:00 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall, Diers Recital Hall, Mason Hall 1080
Master Classes for String Trios and Quartets
3:00-5:00 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall
Workshop: Ensemble Rehearsal Strategies for Pianists
5:15-6:45 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall
Round Table Discussion: Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras "Opportunities in Music Education"
1:00-1:45 p.m. Mason Hall 2018
Master Class with String Experience students
3:00-4:00 p.m. Rosch Recital Hall
The ensemble will also be the featured guests at String Experience on October 3, a
day-long workshop for high school string players. Details and registration: www.fredonia.edu/music/community/string.asp
Bach: St. Matthew Passion with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Gerald Gray, conductor
The Fredonia Masterworks Chorus, Gerald Gray, director
The Chancel Choir of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Buffalo, James Bigham, Organist/Choirmaster
The Chautauqua Youth Chorus, Marjorie Bohn, director
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
King Concert Hall
Tickets: $25 general / $10 students
Fredonia Ticket Office: www.fredonia.edu/tickets or call 716-673-3501
Tickets on sale soon!
This event is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the Williams Visiting Professorship
endowment through the Fredonia College Foundation.
Fredonia Campus Ticket Office
Williams Center G-140