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Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked

Winter Evening
Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00pm
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy an evening of chamber favorites followed by a complimentary coffee and dessert reception. At the same time, discover amazing national and international wines as they are brought to you by our very own KSO sommelier, Ronald Merlino as he ties them into the evening's music. Including works from J.S. Bach and Shostakovich.

KIA galleries open for Classics Uncorked ticket holders prior to the concert.
Wine Prelude with Ronald Merlino will begin at 7pm.

This concert is sold out. Classics On Tap, Saturday, January 23rd at Bell's Eccentric CafĂ©, will have the same programming and ensembles.  Get your tickets now seating is limited.

Ronald Merlino

Featured Artists

Ronald Merlino, KSO Sommelier

KSO Chamber Orchestra
Julia Neckerman, Violin
Mark Portolese, Violin
Mark Haller, Violin
Lisa A. Williams, Violin,
Julie Evans Little, Violin
Grace Byrd, Viola
David Peshlakai, Cello
Charles Ingrassia, Bass
Yukie Ota, Flute
Gabriel Renteria, Oboe
Scott Thornburg, Trumpet
Karl Schrock, Piano

Burdick-Thorne String Quartet:
Julia Neckerman, Violin
Lisa A. Williams, Violin
Grace Byrd, Viola
David Peshlakai, Cello


J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047
     I. [Allegro]
     II. Andante
     III. Allegro assai
             Daniel Brier, Conductor
             KSO Chamber Orchestra
             Soloists: Yukie Ota, Flute; Gabriel Renteria, Oboe; Scott Thornburgh, Trumpet; Julia Neckermann, Violin

J.S. Bach, Works for Unaccompanied String Solo
Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor
                   Grace Byrd, viola
Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor
                    David Peshlakai, cello
Cello Suite No. 3
                     Charles Ingrassia, double bass
    Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor
                      Julia Neckermann, violin

Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
     I.  Largo
     II.  Allegro molto
     III. Allegretto
     IV. Largo
     V. Largo
                Burdick-Thorne String Quartet