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Eclipse Chamber Orchestra: An Orchestra of Soloists, in their 25th Anniversary Season of presenting classical music to diverse audiences in Washington, D.C.
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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra performs its first orchestra concert of the season at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. Eclipse is proud to return to St. Patrick’s and will feature ECO soloist Steven Hendrickson performing Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto, as well as Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

Jan Chong is joined by her son, pianist Aidan Donnellan (a junior at TC Williams High School) to perform the famously beloved “Spring” Sonata by Beethoven. Jan will also be joined by ECO string players Glenn Donnellan, Eugena Chang, and internationally acclaimed pianist Julee An, to perform the Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor.

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

William Wielgus, oboe

Featuring music for oboe and strings, including works by Salieri, Mozart, and Peruvian composers

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted either in advance, or at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket – and by making your reservation in advance, your admission to the concert is guaranteed.

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FourSeasonsSunday, June 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
National Gallery of Art, East Building Auditorium

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra will be coming to DC to perform Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons, followed by Vivaldi’s classic archetype. The violin soloists, in order of appearance, are: Malorie Blake Shin, Alexandra Osborne, Joel Fuller, Jane Bowyer Stewart, Glenn Donnellan, Jennifer Kim, Wanzhen Li and Regino Madrid.

The free performance will be in the East Building Auditorium (closer to the Capitol building, not the West Garden Court).  Please note, this is not a ticketed event; please arrive early for general seating in the large auditorium.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

Theresa Wells Cigan, clarinet
Christopher Schmitt, piano
Benjamin Wensel, cello

Carl Maria von Weber: Concertino for Clarinet and Piano, opus 26
J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C Sharp Major, from the Well Tempered Clavier book 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Etude, opus 39 No. 8
Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 10
Enrique Granados: Los Requiebros (The Compliments) from the Goyescas Piano Suite
Johannes Brahms: Trio in A minor, Op, 114 for Clarinet, Cello and Piano

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted either in advance, or at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket – and by making your reservation in advance, your admission to the concert is guaranteed.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

Eclipse Woodwind Quintet
Alice Kogan Weinreb, flute | Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Paul Cigan, clarinet | Laurel Ohlson, horn
Truman Harris, bassoon

Barber:  Summer Music
Reicha: Adagio “pour le Cor Anglais”
Harris:  Character Sketches
Chopin: Les Sylphides
Kilar: Quintet for Wind Instruments

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted either in advance, or at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket – and by making your reservation in advance, your admission to the concert is guaranteed.

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Summer Music (excerpt from the new documentary film “Samuel Barber: Absolute Beauty“)

Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

Susan Midkiff, violin
Joel Ayau, piano

Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7
Bartok: Romanian Dances

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted either in advance, or at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket – and by making your reservation in advance, your admission to the concert is guaranteed.

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Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Saint Luke Catholic Church, McLean, Virginia

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra performs Strauss’ Serenade for Winds, Mozart’s Symphony No. 29, and Strauss’ Metamorphosen for 23 Solo Strings.  Abel Pereira conducts in his inaugural season as music director.  We hope to see you there!

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Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia

Columbia String Quartet
Jane Bowyer Stewart and Susan Midkiff, violins
Denise Wilkinson, viola
Kerry van Laanen, cello

Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K. 499
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor, op. 13

All concerts are “admittance without charge – pay what you can,” with donations always gratefully accepted in advance, or at the door. We offer the suggestion of $25 per ticket – and by making your reservation in advance, your admission to the concert is guaranteed.

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