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Lighthouse Chamber Players & Tea Room Reception ~ South Harwich Meetinghouse

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January 21
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$10 – $25
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South Harwich Meetinghouse
270 Chatham Rd, Harwich, MA 02645
Harwich, MA 02645 United States
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On Sunday afternoon, January 21st, our stunning “Masterpieces at the Meetinghouse” Chamber Series continues with a new twist! We are thrilled to invite our Chamber concert audiences to enjoy an elegant Tea Room Reception along with the highest level of Chamber music excellence! Our winter season includes the outstanding talents of the Lighthouse Chamber Players in January, Giocosa Chamber Music in February and the New York Chamber CoOp in March. The Tea Room Reception begins at 2:00 pm, followed by the 3:00 pm Chamber performance. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

Lighthouse Chamber Players featuring Elizabeth Chang, violin; Carol Ou, cello; and Alissa Leiser, piano will delight audiences performing works of Brahms, Joachim and Kodály. You will not want to miss this wonderful experience in the warmth of the South Harwich Meetinghouse on a winter afternoon! Tickets are $25 for Adults & $10 for students and available on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lighthouse-chamber-players-masterpieces-at-the-meetinghouse-2024-series-tickets-789803141457 & at the Door. Scroll down to learn more about these amazing musicians.


Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
Joachim: Romance
Kodály: Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87

Come experience outstanding chamber music within our beautifully restored 1836 South Harwich Meetinghouse, proud recipient of the 2019 Massachusetts Historic Commission Preservation Award. The South Harwich Meetinghouse recreates the perfect setting for music with historic lighting, unparalleled acoustics and candlelit ambience.
And please mark your calendars for upcoming Masterpieces at the Meetinghouse Chamber Music performances with Tea Room Receptions:
~ Giocosa Chamber Music on Saturday, 2/10/24 at 2 pm,
~New York Chamber CoOp on Sunday, 3/3/24 at 2 pm,

The South Harwich Meetinghouse is located at 270 Chatham Rd, Harwich, MA
For further information: visit www.southharwichmeetinghouse.com or call (508) 364-5223.
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About the Artists…

Elizabeth Chang, violinist, enjoys a multi-faceted career as performer, teacher, and arts administrator. Her performing career has taken her to more than twenty countries and her chamber music appearances have included collaborations with many of today’s leading artists. She is professor of violin at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a member of the violin and viola faculties of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School. Ms. Chang is Artistic Director and co-founder of the Lighthouse Chamber Players (Cape Cod) as well as co-founder and co-organizer of the Five College New Music Festival, the UMass Amherst Bach Festival and Symposium, and Musique de Chamber en Val Lamartinien (Burgundy, France).. A native New Yorker, Ms. Chang’s primary teachers were Louise Behrend, Joseph Fuchs, Roman Totenberg, and Max Rostal. She is a graduate of Harvard University and was the recipient of the Presidential Scholar in the Arts Award and the Beebe Fellowship for Study Abroad awarded by New England Conservatory.

An award winning cellist, Carol Ou is known for her “fiery, marvelous,” “meltingly melodic outpourings” (Boston Globe) and her “wonderfully pure cello tone and incisive technique.” (The Strad) A founding member of Trio Flamecrest, Carol was a member of the Carpe Diem String Quartet and a longtime duo partner of legendary violinist James Buswell. Her solo and chamber music concerts have taken her to prestigious concert venues across the globe, including Carnegie Weill Hall, Jordan Hall, National Gallery of Art, Gardner Museum, National Concert Hall in Kiev, and the National Concert Hall of Taipei. A graduate of Yale University, Ms. Ou received her BA magna cum laude from Yale College and her master’s and doctorate in music performance from the Yale School of Music. A devoted and passionate teacher, Carol mentors inquisitive students of all ages at New England Conservatory of Music and has taught cello students at Yale, MIT, and NYU. Outside of her regular teaching, Carol serves as the Director of the Music for Peace concert series in Cambridge, MA and travels internationally for cello and chamber music master classes on five continents, most recently in Hong Kong, Turkey, and Italy.

Pianist Alissa Leiser is recognized as both a soloist and collaborative artist of technical skill and interpretive command. She has performed at Alice Tully Hall, the Ravinia Festival, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, The National Gallery of Art, Bargemusic, and the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago. Her orchestral appearances have included the New Jersey Symphony, the New Orchestra of Boston and Orchestra New England. Her CD entitled Sounds of America with flutist Adrianne Greenbaum was featured on National Public Radio as part of the Presidential Inauguration celebration in 1992. Her festival appearances include the Grand Teton Music Festival, Mohawk Trail Concerts and Music from Salem. Ms. Leiser holds undergraduate and advanced degrees from The Juilliard School where she studied with William Masselos. Ms. Leiser has been a valued and sought after teacher for over 20 years. She is proud to have influenced a generation of young pianists. She has taught at Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and most recently Amherst College, where she taught from 1998-2015. Ms. Leiser resides in New York City and Provincetown, Massachusetts, where she performs with the Lighthouse Chamber Players and is co-director of Long River Concerts in Roxbury, CT.


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