September 27 & 28: Parlour Tapes+ plays music of Jenna Lyle, Mark Applebaum, Ryan Ingebritsen and others on the Chicago Cultural Center’s JuiceBox series.
October 11 & 12: Performances with James Falzone’s Improvisus Collective on the Chicago Cultural Center’s JuiceBox series.
October 17: Performance with Fonema Consort on the Latin Music Festival, Fulton Hall, University of Chicago.
November 2, 3, 9, 10: A new chamber work by James Falzone with the MOMENTA dance company, Oak Park, IL.
November 24: Chicago Q Ensemble presents THREE-SIDED at Constellation, 8:30pm. Original monologue, video, and string trios by Andrew Norman, Marcos Balter, and Beethoven.
December 11: Bruch Pieces for Violin, Viola and Piano. With Aimee Biasiello and Kathy Lee on the Music Institute of Chicago faculty recital series in downtown Evanston.
January 6: Recording Mauricio Pauly’s vs. el monopolio de la memoria with Fonema Consort
January 13 and 26: Schumann Piano Quartet in E-flat with International Chamber Artists
March 23 at 3pm Fesca Septet with International Chamber Artists
March 30 at 8:3pm New work for two violins by Olivia Block and Nomi Epstein, with Marley Haller at Constellation
April 1 Guest lecture for Ryan Muncy‘s Music Entrepreneurship course at Northern Illinois Univeristy
April 7-12 Wayfinders residency and performances in Seattle
May 16-18 Performances with Camerata Chicago
May 17 Chicago Q Ensemble gives a TED talk! TEDx at Rush University
May 24 Fonema Consort album release show
May 29 Chicago Q Ensemble collaborates with Hauschka at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Part of the City of Chicago’s Loops & Variations series. 7:30pm, FREE.
June 19-30 Performing at the Gesher Chamber Music Festival in St Louis, MO
August 8-15 Performing with Holcombe Waller’s Wayfinders in Portland, OR
September 20-24: Recording sessions for Elk‘s debut EP
October 6: Performance of Together, Briefly with composer George Flynn at the Piano, Katerina’s
October 24: Camerata Chicago small ensemble, private performance
October 29: Chicago Q Ensemble at the Chicago Cultural Center, 12:30pm. Works by Marcos Balter, Borodin, and Shostakovich.
November 9: Performance of George Flynn’s American Howl Quartet with New Music DePaul, 8pm, DePaul Concert Hall
November 16-18 Concerts with Camerata Chicago
November 24-29 Recording sessions with Camerata Chicago and Wendy Warner. Haydn C and D major Cello Concertos.
December 1: Chicago Q Ensemble accompanies the Northwest Choral Society in ‘The Messiah.’
February 13: Chicago Q Ensemble at the Unfamiliar Music Series, the Empty Bottle, 7pm. Works by Jaeger, Greenstein, Beethoven and Shostakovich.
March 2: Elk’s EP release show, Uncommon Ground Devon.
March 16: Performing with Devotchka at Park West. Chamber versions of their “Live with the Colorado Symphony” record.
April 26, 10am: Q and Manual Cinema reunite to reprise FJORDS on the Juicebox Series. Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center.
April 26, 9pm: Elk opens for Grant Wallace Band at Cafe Mustache.
April 27, 11am: Q and Manual Cinema reprise FJORDS on the Juicebox Series. Austin Town Hall.
April 28, 3pm: Q premieres quartets by Seth Boustead and Amos Gillespie. Tiffany Dome, Chicago Cultural Center.
May 3, 10pm: Elk opens for Jared Grabb and The Paver at Uncommon Ground on Clark.
May 5, 7pm: Q in recital at Side Street Studio Arts in Elgin, IL.
May 10, 7pm: Q performs a program of brand-new art song at the Poetry Foundation. With singers Jenna Lyle, Alison Wahl, and Angela Tomasino. Co-presented by Singers on New Ground, the Poetry Foundation, and Memorious.org.
May 18, 7:30pm: Camerata Chicago performs at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, celebrating its 10th anniversary.
May 19, 3pm: Camerata Chicago performs in Northfield, IL.
May 22, 8pm: Shawn Jaeger’s doctoral recital at Northwestern University. Q will perform “Thy Wondering Eyes” and Sara Sitzer and I will perform Shawn’s duo.
May 25, 8pm: Chamber music of Kodaly, Jaeger, and Haydn with flutist Sarah Frisof and cellist Sara Sitzer at the Tavern of Fine Arts in St. Louis, MO.
June 13-24: Acting Principal Second Violin for Camerata Chicago’s tour of Europe. Performances in Czech Republic, France, and Italy.
June 24-31: Songwriting retreat in Bordighera, Italy.
July 1-8: In London for interviews, concert and conversations with friends and collaborators at the Guildhall School Festival of Music and Leadership.
August 12: collision_theory at Constellation with James Falzone and Jenna Lyle.
Saturday, September 10: Chicago Q Ensemble at MIC Highland Park
Friday, October 28 and Sunday, October 30: Chicago Q presents <em>Ambition </em>
November 14: Chicago Q at the Chopin Theater celebrating Seth Boustead
November 26, 27, 28: Concerts with Camerata Chicago
December 9: Clara Schumann trio with Matt Agnew and David Moore at Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Open House
December 11: Chicago Q at the Green Mill, music of Eric Malmquist and Brian Baxter
February 1-6 2012: Acting Principal 2nd violin with Camerata Chicago
February 23-26 2012: Manual Cinema and Chicago Q Ensemble present FJORDS
April 15: Chicago Q Ensemble CD release party: <em>Amy Wurtz String Quartets</em>
June 2: Performing Chen Yi’s <em>As in a Dream </em>with Kyra Saltman and Juliet Petrus on the S O N G concert, 3pm.
June 3: Performing with artist Szu-Han Ho at the Julius Caesar Gallery, 1pm. Mozart’s Mirror Duet and improvisation, performed in a custom-made dual-person garment.
June 24-30: Solo and quartet performances at the Gesher Festival in St. Louis. Shostakovich, Golijov, Paganini.
August 14: Chicago Q Ensemble performance at Winsor Park Manor, 6:30pm. Haydn, Beethoven.
favorite performances, 2010-11
Saturday, December 4 at 8 pm : The Ravenswood Concert Series presents Chicago Q Ensemble
Wednesday, January 5: Guest appearance with the Elan Quartet @ Vittum Theatre
Thursday, January 20 at 7:30pm: Ramifications with Ensemble Dal Niente
Saturday, January 22 at 6:30pm: Chicago Q performs Matthew Pakulski’s Lia at the Rumble Arts Center
Wednesday, January 26 at 6pm: Chicago Q records for Patrick Liddell’s new album
Sunday, April 17 at 3pm: Master’s Recital: works by Mozart, Glazunov, Rachmaninoff, Paganini
Thursday, May 5 at 7:30pm: Chicago Q Ensemble presents Talking Back to Beethoven
May 21 and 22: All-Beethoven Concerts with Camerata Chicago
Thursday July 21: Chicago Q Ensemble with the Worcester Chamber Music Society
Friday July 22: Chicago Q Ensemble in recital – private home, Worcester MA