Performance History

Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Riverside Church

  • Augusta Read Thomas—Helix Spirals (for string quartet)
  • Harrison BirtwistleDuet for Eight Strings (for viola and cello)
  • Steven MackeyRepeated Notes (for solo violin)
  • Tom JohnsonTwelve Years Later (for solo piano)
  • Gavin CapponPassion​(for solo piano)

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at Riverside Church

John Luther Adams—Canticles of the Sky
Bright Sheng—Angel Fire Duo
Jennifer Higdon—American Canvas
David Lang—let me come in

Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 8PM in Riverside Church

Caroline Shaw–Thousandth Orange
John Adams–I Still Play
Eric Samuelson–Il Commendatore (world premiere)
Susan Botti–2 Italian Folk Songs
Joseph Klein–Chain of Circumstances (NY Premiere)
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek–He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (world premiere)


Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, violins; Daniel Panner,
viola; Greg Hesselink, cello; Jonathan Faiman, piano;
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano

Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 8PM in Riverside Church

George Lewis–The Mangle of Practice
Nico Muhly–So Many Things
Poul Ruders–Twinkle Bells, Etude No. II
Jack Herscowitz–Gentle Evanescence
Nina Barzegar–Two Pieces for Piano
David Shohl–In Concert (world premiere)
David Macdonald–Aeneas in the Underworld


Calvin Wiersma and Conrad Harris, Katie Lansdale violins; Daniel Panner,
viola; Greg Hesselink, cello; Emily Wong, piano; Blair McMillen, piano;
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano

Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 8PM in Riverside Church


  • David Macdonald–Zinger (2022) for string quartet
  • Jessie Montgomery–Rhapsody No. 1 (2014) for violin
  • Poul Ruders–Autumn Collection (2014) for viola
  • Arnau Brichs–L’Escuma (after Boris Vian) (2019) for flute, viola, and harp
  • Poul Ruders–String Quartet No. 4 (2012)

2021 Festival of Chamber Music on Zoom

Saturday, October 16 at 7:30PM

Julian Anderson String Quartet No. 2

Jiyoun Chung Arirang Fantasie (for string quartet)

Steven Banks As I Am (for saxophone and piano)

Saturday, October 23 at 7:30PM

Missy Mazzoli Death Valley Junction (for string quartet)

Russell Platt Memoir (for flute and piano)

Michael Ippolito Peacock Presumes to Die (for solo voice)

Saturday, October 30 at 7:30PM

Michael Crawford River Lights (for solo violin)

Eleanor Alberga Ride Through (for solo cello)

Louis Andriessen Searching for Unison (for solo piano)

Charles Peck Splinter (for violin, cello and piano)

Kate Soper So Dawn Chromatically Descends to Day (for voice and piano)


2020 Online Festival of Solos

Saturday, September 19 at 7:30PM

  • Thomas Adès   Souvenir
  • John Luther Adams   Three High Places
  • Andrew Lovett   Fortune’s Will
  • Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek   The Beauty of the World*

Saturday, September 26 at 7:30PM

  • Alvin Singleton   In My Own Skin
  • Douglas Fisk   Bagatelles
  • Brooke Joyce   Rubha Hunish***

Saturday, October 3 at 7:30PM

  • Eve Beglarian   From the Same Melancholy Fate
  • Poul Ruders   Autumn Collection
  • Jo Kondo   Three Winter Months
  • Jessie Montgomery   Rhapsody No. 1

* World Premiere ** U.S. Premiere *** New York Premiere