Ringwood

 Friends of Music

40th Anniversary Season of 

Classical Music Concerts

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"Pianist Orion Weiss, baritone John Moore, violinist Ryan Meehan, and oboist Gonzalo Ruiz is a short list of the high caliber artists presented by the Ringwood Friends of Music (RFM) that I have thoroughly enjoyed hearing over the past few years. RFM, which is celebrating its 40th year, is an absolute gem!" - Richard Foley DMA, West Caldwell NJ

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 3pm ET


An Afternoon of Songs, Arias and Duets with Shavon Lloyd, baritone and Jazmine Saunders, soprano accompanied by Brian Wong, piano


♪ Program includes works by Mozart, Gounod, Korngold, Rossini, Flaherty, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Verdi.


❄️Snow Date: Saturday, May 18 - 3pm ET❄️

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 8pm ET

Jasper Quartet 

J Freivogel - violin, Karen Kim - violin, Andrew Gonzalez - viola, Rachel Henderson Freivogel - cello 

 

Program:

William Grant Still - Lyric String Quartet

Grażyna Bacewicz - String Quartet No.4

Robert Schumann - String Quartet in A Minor



Past Events

Sunday, January 28, 2024 - Umi Garrett, piano 

 

Program:

♪ J.S. Bach - Partita No. 6 

♪ Clara Schumann - Variations on the theme of Robert Schumann 

♪ Florence Price - Fantasie No. 2 

♪ Franz Schubert - Sonata in A Major, D.959 

Sunday, December 3, 2023 - Manhattan Chamber Players

Siwoo Kim - Violin, Robin Scott - Violin, Caeli Smith - Viola, Michael Katz - Cello, Yoonah Kim - Clarinet


Program:

Mozart –Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

Brahms – Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Opus 115

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - Aeolus Quartet

Nicholas Tavani - violin, Rachel Shapiro - violin, Caitlin Lynch - viola, Jia Kim - cello


♪ Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in C Major, Opus 54, No. 2

♪ Andrea Casarrubios - Overture and Chorale             

♪ Franz Schubert - String Quartet in G Major, No. 15, D. 887

Saturday, May 20, 2023 - Kenari Saxophone Quartet

Bob Eason - soprano sax, Kyle Baldwin - alto sax, Coree Dundee - tenor sax, Steven Banks - baritone sax 


♪ A Schumann Bouquet - Robert Schumann
♪ Short Stories - Jennifer Higdon
♪ In Memoriam - Joel Love
♪ Italian Concerto, BWV 971 - J.S. Bach
♪ Ciudades - Guillermo Lago

Saturday, April 15, 2023 

John Moore, baritone

Adam Golka, piano 


♪ Schubert – Winterreise 

Saturday, March 4, 2023 - Aaron Wunsch, piano 

♪ Schubert - Four Impromptus, D. 935 

WATER MUSIC: 

♪ Liszt - Au lac de Wallenstadt (The Lake at Wallenstadt) 

♪ Chopin - Barcarolle, op. 60 

♪ Ravel - Jeux d'eau (Playing with Water) 

♪ Debussy - L'isle joyeuse (The Isle of Joy) 

♪ Bonds - Troubled Water   



Saturday, January 28, 2023 - GIL String Trio: Andrew Gonzalez, viola · Coleman Itzkoff, cello Ravenna Lipchik, violin 

♪ Mozart - Duo in G major K. 423 for Violin and Viola: Allegro 

♪ Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 in G major BWV 1007, Violoncello da Spalla 

♪ Wiancko - American Haiku for Viola and Cello 

♪ Beethoven - Trio in C minor Op. 9, No. 3 

Sunday, December 4, 2022 - Orion Weiss, piano


♪ Grieg - Lyric Pieces (Selections) 

♪ Beethoven - Sonata in A major, Op. 101 

♪ Debussy - 6 Etudes from Book 2 


Sunday, November 13, 2022 - William Socolof, bass-baritone & Shawn Chang, piano

♪ Claude Debussy: Trois mélodies de Verlaine 

♪ Shawn Chang: Something There for the Future 

♪ Ralph Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel 


Sunday, October 30, 2022 - Family Halloween Concert 

♪ Danse Macabre – Camille Saint-Saëns

♪ Dance of the Furies (Orfeo) – Christoph W. Gluck

♪ The Pit and the Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe

♪ Funeral March of a Marionette – Charles Gounod

♪ Toccata in D minor, BWV 565 – Johann S. Bach

♪ Baba Yaga, the Witch – Modest Mussorgsky

♪ Too Much Candy – Shreya Sharma

♪ Fossils (Carnival of the Animals) – Camille Saint-Saëns

♪ In the Hall of the Mountain King – Edvard Grieg

Sunday, October 2, 2022 - Argus Quartet and Blanca Ugelli, piano

♪ Germaine Tailleferre (1892 - 1983) – String Quartet

♪ Dorothy Rudd Moore (1940-2022) - Modes for String Quartet

♪ Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44


July 10, 2022 - Susan Heerema, violin - Lanny Paykin, cello

Duos for Violin and Violoncello 

Reinhold Glière - Huit Morceaux Op. 39

Bohuslav Martinů –Duo No. 1, H. 157

Handel/Halvorsen –Passacaglia in G Minor

Joseph Haydn- Duo in D Major, Hob. VI:D1

June 5, 2022 - The 2022 Twenty-Fourth Annual Youth Performance Festival 

April 10, 2022 - Ryan Meehan, violin - Estelle Choi, cello - Gabriela Fahnenstiel, piano

In Celebration of Zola Shaulis Kollock’s Life 1942-2021

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 2

♪ Béla Bartók - Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 87

♪ Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

March 20, 2022 - House of Time

Tatiana Daubek, violin – Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe – Matt Zucker, cello – Elliot Figg, harpsichord


1685: The Year of Genius – Bach, Handel, Scarlatti on Period Instruments 

♪ Handel: Il Pastor Fido HWV 8 

♪ Scarlatti: Sonata K 27 in B minor, Sonata K 33 in D major 

♪ Bach: Trio in G minor after BWV 1029, Cello Suite in C Major BWV 1009, Trio in G Major, BWV 1039  

February 19, 2022 - Brandenburg - Kennedy - Chang Trio

Emily Brandenburg, viola – Bixby Kennedy, clarinet – Shawn Chang, piano 


♪ Max Bruch: Acht Stücke, Op 83

Robert Schumann: Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) Op 132

Astor Piazzolla – Histoire du Tango

December 5, 2021 - Adam Golka, Piano


♪ Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, op. 81a "Les Adieux" 

♪ Liszt: Sonata in B Minor, S. 178



October 17, 2021 - Erlendis Guitar Quartet 

Anna Krupa – Adrian Furmankiewicz – Karol Mruk – Wojciech Jurkiewicz


J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor BWV 849

Mozart - Divertimento in D major, KV 136

Piazzolla - Fuga y Misterio

Paderewski - Nocturne in B-flat major op. 16 no. 4

Lecuona - Suite Andalucía - Malagueña

September 19, 2021 - Samuel Hasselhorn, Baritone and Ammiel Bushakevitz, Piano


Art songs by Schubert & Schumann


August 29, 2021 - "The French Connection" 

Amir Farsi - Flute, Matthew Cohen - Viola, Parker Ramsay - Harp 


Debussy – Sonata

Ravel – Sonatine Arr. Carlos Salzedo

Ibert - Deux interludes

Devienne - Duo

July 11, 2021 - Makoto Nakura, Marimbist

J.S. Bach - Solo Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV1006

J.S. Bach - Three Chorales 

Philip Lasser (1963- ) - Bach Echoes for marimba 

June 27, 2021 - Trio Dreieck

Adelya Nartadjieva - violin, Maren Rothfritz - viola, Madeline Fayette - cello 

Jean Françaix - String Trio in C Major

Jessica Meyer - String Trio "I only speak of the sun"

Ludwig van Beethoven - String Trio in C Minor Op. 9, No. 3

June 6, 2021 - The 2021 Twenty-Third Annual Youth Performance Festival 

May 1, 2021 - Jasper & Jupiter Quartets 

♪ Florence Price (1887-1953) – String Quartet in G Major (1929) 

♪ George Walker (1922-2018) – "Lyric" for String Quartet (1946)

Mendelssohn – Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20

March 13, 2021 - ECCO - East Coast Chamber Orchestra 


♪ Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings

♪ Osvaldo Golijov Last Round

♪ Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings Op. 48

January 30, 2021 - Drew Petersen, Piano

Frédéric Chopin – Preludes, Op 28 (Selections)

Maurice Ravel – Gaspard de la nuit

December 18, 2020 - Inna Faliks, Piano  

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Fantasie Op. 77

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata in F Minor Op. 57 “Appassionata”

November 22, 2020 - Classic V Winds 

Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, flute · Richard Foley, oboe · Richard   Summers, clarinet · Carolyn Kirby, horn · Robert Gray, bassoon

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Wind Quintets Op 4 & Op 71

November 1, 2020 - Claremont Trio

Emily Bruskin, violin · Julia Bruskin, cello · Andrea Lam, piano

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio Op.1 No. 1

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio Op. 97 “Archduke”

October 18, 2020 - The Aeolus Quartet

Nicholas Tavani, violin; Rachel Shapiro, violin; Caitlin Lynch, viola; Alan Richardson, cello

♪ Ludwig van Beethoven - Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3  

♪ Joseph Haydn - Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1