"Here are four musicians whose technical perfection and polish are equally matched

by the sumptuous sound they produce and the depth of interpretive insight they

exhibit."

Fanfare Magazine

Selected Past Avery Ensemble Programs

Armistice

Rebecca Clarke

Morpheus for viola and piano (1917)

 

Maurice Ravel

Trio for violin, cello and piano in A minor (1914)

 

David Macbride

We Are Making a New World for Piano Quartet and Narrator (2018)

commissioned by the Avery Ensemble in observation of the centennial of the end of WWI

The March of Folly

William Bolcom

Gingando from Capriccio for cello and piano (1985)

Hoagy Carmichael

Star Dust (arr. for piano quartet by Terry King)

Justin Dello Joio

The March of folly for piano trio (2006)

 

Johannes Brahms

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60

American Voices

Aaron Copland

"Rodeo" for piano trio, arranged by Terry King

Rubin Goldmark

Piano Quartet, Op. 12

Samuel Barber

Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 6

Dan Roman

Perpetuo Forever II for violin and viola

Paul Schoenfield

Carolina Reveille for piano quartet, (2001)

Last Words:

Late Style Testaments

C.P.E. Bach

Quartet for violin, viola, cello & harpsichord, H. 538

Heinrich Ignaz Biber

Harmonia artificiosa-ariosa 1696

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135

 

Gabriel Fauré

Piano Quintet in C minor, No. 2, Op. 115

Russian Stories

Sergei Prokofiev 

Piano Sonata no. 3 in A minor, Op. 28

Alfred Schnittke

Sonata no. 1 for cello and piano (1978)

Dmitri Shostakovich

String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110

Anton Arensky

Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51

Transfigured Night

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Quartet in G minor , K. 478

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Sonata No. 32 in B-flat major, K. 454

 

Arnold Schoenberg

Verklärte Nacht for string sextet, Op. 4

Fools Rush In

Jean-Phillipe Rameau

Quatrième Concert in Bb major for harpsichord, violin and bass viol (1741)

 

Barbara Strozzi

La Travagliata

L'Eraclito Amoroso

Amor Dormiglione

for soprano and continuo

 

Carlo Farina

Capriccio Stravagante à 4 for strings and harpsichord

Gustav Mahler

Rheinlegendchen from

"Des Knaben Wunderhorn"

arranged for contralto and string quartet by Bruce Bellingham

John Adams

John's Book of Alleged Dances for string quartet and pre-recorded rhythm loops (1994)

Enlightenment

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Trio No. 5 in E major, K. 542

Igor Stravinsky

Duo Concertante for violin and piano

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Trio No. 7 in Bb major, Op. 97, "Archduke"

Lest We Forget:

Reflections on War and Hope

Samuel Barber

Dover Beach for baritone and string quartet, Op. 3

Alexander Scriabin

Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68, "Black Mass"

Dmitri Shostakovich

Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet in Eb major, Op. 127

Uncommon Valor:

Music as an Alternative Response to Violence

David Wilde

The Cellist of Sarajevo: a Lament in Rondo Form for solo cello, Op. 12

 

Aaron Jay Kernis

Still Movement with Hymn for Piano Quartet (1993)

Johannes Brahms

Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26

Story and Song

Paul Schoenfield

Carolina Reveille for piano quartet (2001)

Gordon Jacob

3 Shakespearean Sketches for string trio (1946)

Alfred Schnittke

Epilogue from Peer Gynt for cello, piano and tape (1993)

Johannes Brahms

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60

Music of WWI

Leos Janacek

Violin Sonata (1914)

 

Gabriel Fauré

Sonata No. 1 for cello and piano , Op. 109

 

Max Reger

Piano Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 133

Annie Trèpanier, violin    ·      Steve Larson, viola     ·      Hans Twitchell, cello / viola da gamba     ·       Adriana Jarvis, piano / harpsichord