UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
February 16, 2017 (Updated March 9)--The Frances Cohler Coffee Concert Series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is a unique concert series featuring performances by UW-River Falls music faculty as well as guest artists from around the world. The concerts, held in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at noon on selected Fridays throughout the academic year, are free and open to the public and are followed by coffee and treats.
Upcoming concerts include:
Friday, March 3 - Natalia Moiseeva, violin; Skip James, keyboard; Clea Galhano, recorder, with the St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra featuring Vivaldi, concerto for Two Violins in A-minor RV522, Layton James "Concerto for Recorder," J.S. Bach "Concerto in F-minor" and Felix Mendelssohn "Finale" from Symphony 5 'Reformation.'
Thursday, March 9 (rescheduled from Feb. 24) - Minnesota Clarinet Quartet with Sarah Porwoll-Lee, Katrina Mundrng,
Nina Olsen and Paul Schimming featuring Astor Piazzolla - l'Histoire du
Tango, Yvonne Desportes - French Suite, Alfred Uhl - Divertimento,
Gioachino Rossini - Overture to "The Barber of Seville."
Friday, March 10 - St. Croix Piano Trio: Natalia Moiseeva, violin; Tanya Reminikova, cello; Ivan Konev, piano, featuring Debussy Sonata for violin and piano.
Friday, March 24 - Natalia Moiseeva, violin; Susan Janda, viola; Teresa Richardson, cello and Pat O'Keefe, clarinet, featuring Mozart Quintet.
Friday, March 31 - Leslie Shank, violin, and Joe Hagedorn, guitar.
Friday, April 7 - Natalia Moiseeva, violin; Joan Molloy, violin; Solvay Peterson, cello; Sue Boeve, flute; Laura Edman, organ, featuring Scenes from a Gallery by Craig Phillips for organ, violin and flute plus several Mozart church sonatas, a Pinkham sonata for organ and strings and several other works for violin, cello and piano.
Friday, April 14 - Oleg Levin, piano.
Friday, April 21 - Jovino Santos Neto, Brazilian-American pianist and composer.
The generous donation from alumna Mary Ella Jerome supports this series in honor of her piano duet partner Frances (McNamara) Cohler, who was also a student at UW-River Falls in the early 1970s.
For more information, call the UWRF Music Department at 715-425-3183.