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ChamberPalooza! was thrilled to be back at the Cincinnati Art Museum for Family Fun Day, a day of live chamber music, on Saturday, September 3, 2022. The ever-popular instrument “Petting Zoo” was located nearby for a hands-on exploration of musical instruments. Door prizes included tickets for upcoming musical events, CDs and more!

For the first time in our history, Chamber Music Network commissioned a new chamber piece to mark the event: “Hope is the Thing with Feathers” by Alyssa Morris, CCM trained oboist and composer, and now Assistant Professor of Oboe and Music Theory at Kansas State University. The piece was dedicated to those lost to Covid during the pandemic and was performed by Sonya Szabo-Reynolds, piano; Jacob Martin, oboe; and Tom Guth, cello.  More...

These were the performing artists:

Noon  Matinée Musicale: Talia Zoll, soprano & Toni Sheffer, piano  

12:25   Moyen Age, Medieval Music

12:50   Antigone String Quartet

1:15      Vincent Phelan/Toni Sheffer, violin and piano

1:40     Slavic Voices, Ukrainian Songs* 
2:05    World Premiere: "Hope is the Thing with Feathers" Trio for oboe, cello and piano

2:30     Bacchanal Steel Band
2:55     Wayside Winds
3:20     Kevin Norton Trio — US Premiere

3:45     Peraza Music Workshop

* Donations for victims of the war in Ukraine were taken by Slavic Voices following their performance.

Stay tuned for more info on ChamberPalooza 2023!

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Jacob Martin, Sonya Szabo-Reynolds and Tom Guth performed the World Premiere of "Hope is a thing with feathers" by Alyssa Morris at ChamberPalooza on September 3, 2022.  Click here to see the video!

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