Date & Time: Saturday April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Johannes Brahms: Trio Op. 114 in A minor, for viola, cello and piano
(originally for clarinet, cello, piano)
Kaija Saariaho: Je sens un deuxième coeur
About the Artists
Known for their powerful sound and profound unity of ensemble, Ensemble Illume is dedicated to sharing the rich character of the viola, cello, and piano trio with audiences of all ages. With its unconventional instrumentation, Illume’s mission is to nurture and expand the repertoire for the ensemble by identifying rarely-heard work and working with contemporary composers, while also pursuing collaborations with fellow musicians to perform quartets, quintets, and larger chamber ensembles. The ensemble was formed with an inaugural concert in San Francisco in 2018, which featured works by Kaija Saariaho and Johannes Brahms.
The musicians of Ensemble Illume have made their passion for chamber music the core of their varied and busy performing careers, which have included performances on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Walt Disney Hall, Davies Symphony Hall, the New York City Center, the National Theater and Concert Hall of Taiwan, Auditori Teulada-Moraira in Spain, and through the airwaves of American Public Media, WNYC, WHYY, WQXR, WFMT, WAMC, and KALW.
As a frequent performer, educator, and presenter of cello and chamber music, cellist
Described as “brilliant” by the San Francisco Classical Voice, San Francisco-based pianist
The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, San Francisco, CA 94122
1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, 94122, CA, United States