Since the Baroque era, concertos have mined the technical capabilities of both instrument and performer, increasing in difficulty and spectacle through the ages. CMS’s season finale is designed simply to dazzle and delight, a lasting reminder of the thrilling possibilities of chamber music.
- Leclair Concerto in B-flat major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 10, No. 1 (1745)
- Mozart Concerto in D minor for Piano and Strings, K. 466 (arr. Carl Czerny) (1785)
- Bach Concerto in G minor for Keyboard, BWV 975 (after Vivaldi RV 316) (1713-14)
- Janáček Concertino for Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Two Violins, Viola, and Piano (1925)
- Mackey Micro-Concerto for Solo Percussion, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano (1999)