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Boston Chamber Music Orchestra Morning Light Concery

  • Arlington Street Church 20 Arlington Street Boston, MA, 02116 United States (map)

Franz Schubert
String Trio in B-flat major, D. 471

Anton Bruckner
String Quintet in F major, WAB 112

Featured Musicians

Jennifer Frautschi & Yura Lee, violins
Marcus Thompson & Carol Rodland, violas
Clancy Newman, cello

The violin immediately plunges into the first theme of Schubert’s String Trio in B-flat major, D. 471 with a lighthearted melody reminiscent of Mozart. This single-movement piece embraces the spirit of true classicism throughout before sweeping to a gentle close.

Bruckner’s symphonic leanings burst out of the chamber music canvas in his String Quintet in F major. This thematically and harmonic complex work—which won Bruckner a diamond pin from the quintet’s dedicatee, Duke Max Emanuel of Bavaria—provides a rare opportunity to hear the composer in an intimate setting.