Monday, January 9, 2012




On January 16 and 17,  Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present two performances of “Café Music."      
Each performance will feature works from German to the United States, from Beethoven to living American
 composer Paul Schoenfield.   

The works on the program are: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major, op. 70, no. 1(the“Ghost Trio”); 20th Century French composer Jean Françaix’s Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano; 19th Century German composer August Klughardt’s “Schilflieder” (Reed Songs”), Five Fantasy Pieces, op. 28 for oboe, viola and piano; and the concert’s title work – American composer Paul Schoenfield’s “Café Music for Piano Trio,” for violin, cello and piano.   

The musicians who will appear are Gregory Lee, violin, Royce McLarry, viola, Jonathan Ruck, cello, Lisa Harvey-Reed, oboe, Carl Rath, bassoon, and Amy I-Lin Cheng. piano.

For more information on the music and musicians, see the program notes at

 Performances will take place: on Monday, January 16th at in the St. Edward’s Chapel on the campus of Casady School, 9500 N. Pennsylvania Avenue at Britton Road , and on Tuesday, January 17th at at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7th Street, at Robinson.  Admission is $10 per adult.  Students are free of charge.  A reception with the musicians will follow each performance. 

This concert is made possible by season grants from Chesapeake Energy Corporation, the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Ad Astra Foundation.

From the press release   

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