The Saratoga Chamber Players opens its 26th season on Sunday afternoon November 18 at 3PM with a fall celebration of flute, strings and piano. , Artistic Director and violinist, brings to this concert acclaimed pianist Benjamin Hochman, described by the New York Times as a “gifted, fast-rising artist” and winner of the 2011 Avery Fischer Career Grant. Performing with Levy and Hochman are Eliot Bailen, cello and flutist Susan Rotholz, winner of the Concert Arts Guild Award. This stunning array of musicians will perform at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 5th Avenue and Henning Road.
In addition to the Haydn Trio in E major, Hob.XV:28, the program includes Franck’s Sonata in A major for flute and piano, and Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67.
Musicians Bailen and Rotholz are frequent participants in Saratoga Chamber Players concerts but this is the first SCP appearance of Mr. Hochman. He has soloed with such orchestras as the New York and the Israel Philharmonic and the symphonies of Chicago, Pittsburgh, Houston, Cincinnati, San Francisco and Vancouver. As a chamber musician he has collaborated with the Tokyo, Mendelssohn, Casals and Daedalus quartets.
Tickets are $18 for adults; $15 for seniors; $12 for students; and free to children accompanied by an adult. There will be a Meet-the-Musician reception following the concert. For more information and complete information on these outstanding musicians, visit the SCP concert calendar
This concert is made possible, in part, with support from NYSCA, a state agency, and the New York State legislature.