National Philharmonic Chamber Players

Under the direction of National Philharmonic Concert Master Colin Sorgi, the National Philharmonic Chamber Players will present their second chamber music series at the John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violins in Takoma Park. Experience chamber music as it was originally intended, up close and personal, in this hall at Potter Violins that seats up to 90. For more information, visit

Potter Violins
John Kendall Recital Hall,
7711 Eastern Ave
Takoma Park, MD

National Philharmonic Chamber Players
17-18 Season 2: Cultural Cross-Currents

Crossing Borders
October 29, 2017, 3-5pm

Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade (1887)
Gabriela Lena Frank: Leyendas – An Andean Walkabout (2001)
Hamza El Din: Escalay ( Water Wheel) (1971)
Antonin Dvořák: String Quartet no. 12 “American”

Colin Sorgi & Sara Matayoshi, violin
Julius Wirth, viola
Lori Barnet, cello

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Story Time
February 18, 2018, 3-5pm

Robert Schumann: Märchenerzählungen, Op. 132
Igor Stravinsky: Suite from The Soldier’s Tale (1919)
Thomas Ádes: Court Studies from The Tempest (2005)
Arnold Schoenberg (arr. Steuermann): Verklärte Nacht,
Op. 4

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Next Generation
April 22, 2018, 3-5pm

Jean-Marie Leclair: Sonata for Two Violins in A Major, Op. 3, No. 2
Andrew Norman: The Companion Guide to Rome (2010)
Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Herbert Greenberg, guest violin

Colin Sorgi, violin

Sara Matayoshi, violin

Julius Wirth, viola

Lori Barnet, cello

Grace An, cello

Students from National Philharmonic Summer String Institutes:

Aneesha Sampath & Justin Park, violins; Zachary Shieh, viola; Leena
Shin, cello

Franz Schubert: String Quartet in C Major

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Next Generation highlights the passing of the musical torch through three generations of teacher/student relationships and places brilliant young musicians directly in the spotlight.

Tickets $20; Kids 7-17 Free

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