• September 3, 7:30pm- Kimberton Village Chamber Music Series

    Momenta returns to the historic Kimberton Inn for a program featuring music by Boccherini, Mendelssohn’s youthful and innovative string quartet Op. 12, and rarely heard music by Mexican composer Julián Carrillo.

    Kimberton Inn
    2105 Kimberton Road
    Kimberton, PA 19442
    Tickets: Adults $18, students $12
    More information will be available at walkablekimberton.org.
  • September 6, 7:30pm- Gretna Music presents Momenta

    Music by Mendelssohn, Janáček, and Julián Carrillo
    Gretna Playhouse
    200 Pennsylvania Ave.
    Mount Gretna, PA 17064
    More information at greatnamusic.org.
  • September 30, October 1, 3, 4- The Momenta Festival

    The first annual Momenta Festival takes place at New York's Tenri Cultural Institute. Momenta's new CD, Similar Motion, will be released on October 1 and can be purchased at each concert. Concerts start at 8pm. Each night will have its own special custom beer created for the occasion by Sam Burlingame of BrewHeister!
    Tickets available at: Brown Paper Tickets.

    September 30: Americana
    Curator: Adda Kridler; Guest violinist: Greg Fulkerson
    Philip Glass’ Music in Similar Motion and music by Christian Wolf, Morton Feldman, Charles Ives, D.J. Sparr and Dan Visconti

    October 1: The Concert from Hell
    Curator: Emilie-Anne Gendron; Guest pianist: Gil Kalish
    George Crumb’s Black Angels and music by Eugène Ysaÿe, Julián Carrillo, Philip Glass and Charles Ives

    October 3: Memory Palace
    Curator: Michael Haas; Guest cellist: Marcy Rosen
    Music spanning five centuries by Tomás Luis de Victoria, Luigi Boccherini, Claude Debussy, George Crumb and Michael Small

    October 4: All Blade
    Curator: Stephanie Griffin; Guest artists: Wilfrido Terrazas (flutist/composer) and Gordon Beeferman (pianist/composer)
    Arthur Kampela’s Uma Faca Só Lâmina (‘A Knife All Blade’), a posthumous world premiere by jazz legend Yusef Lateef, and three premieres by Wilfrido Terrazas, Borey Shin and Gordon Beeferman (commissioned by Peter Pohly)

    Tenri Cultural Institute
    43 West 13th Street
    New York, NY 10011
  • October 9, 10am- Chamber Music Live at Queens College

    Momenta is joined by Chamber Music Live artistic director Marcy Rosen. Program includes a Boccherini String Quintet, Debussy Quartet, and Multitude, Solitude by Eric Nathan, written for Momenta. More information will be available at www.queens.cuny.edu/music/cml.

    LeFrak Concert Hall
    Reeves Ave.
    Flushing, NY 11367
  • October 12, 7:30pm- Music of Eric Nathan at (Le) Poisson Rouge

    Momenta celebrates the release of Eric Nathan’s new CD with a performance of his music for strings. The program includes “Multitude, Solitude” and “Four to One” for string quartet, written for Momenta, as well as “Omaggio a Gesualdo” with violist Samuel Rhodes.

    (Le) Poisson Rouge
    158 Bleecker St. NYC
    More information at ericnathanmusic.com.
  • October 18, 7pm- Music of Eric Nathan in Boston

    Momenta is joined by violist Samuel Rhodes and oboist Peggy Pearson performing music from Eric Nathan’s new CD on Albany Records. The program includes “Multitude, Solitude” and “Four to One” for string quartet, written for Momenta, as well as “Omaggio a Gesualdo” for string quintet and Nathan’s Quartet for Oboe and Strings.

    St. Paul’s Church
    15 St. Paul Street
    Brookline, MA
    More information at ericnathanmusic.com.
  • October 23, 12pm- XLIII Festival Internacional Cervantino

    Momenta is featured at the 43rd Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuato, Mexico, one of the most important artistic and cultural events in Latin America. The program is in homage to Mexican composer Julián Carrillo, featuring his music alongside Ives’ iconic second string quartet and the virtuosic experimental rollercoaster that is Arthur Kampela’s “A Knife All Blade.”

    More information is available at www.festivalcervantino.gob.mx.
  • November 23, 1pm- Hudson Valley Music Club

    Program to include string quintets by Eric Nathan and Mendelssohn with violist Samuel Rhodes.

    Hudson Valley Music Club
    54 Clinton Ave.
    Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • February 7, 3pm- Las Américas en Concierto

    In collaboration with Las Américas en Concierto, Momenta presents a concert of 20th and 21st-century works by composers of the Americas, including world-premieres by Jeff Nichols, Carlos Francisco Johns-Avila, and Cesar Ivan Potes.

    Program to include:
    Juan Camilo Hernández (Colombia): Desdoblamientos (2006) for viola *USA premiere
    Cesar Ivan Potes (Colombia): Surri Bachra Noscia: Homage (2015) for violin and electronics *world premiere
    Julián Carrillo (Mexico): String Quartet No. 6 (ca. 1937)
    Alba Potes (Colombia/USA): Oleajes "Waves" (2003/2015) for string quartet *NY premiere
    Manuel Ponce (Mexico): Estrellita (1912) (arr. Alvaro Bitrán for string quartet)
    Carlos Francisco Johns-Avila (USA/Peru): La leyenda de los Amarú for string quartet *world premiere

    Church of St. Luke in the Fields
    487 Hudson Street
    New York, NY 10014
    Tickets: $15 at the door
    For more information, visit: Las Américas en Concierto.
  • February 21, 8pm- The Carrillo Project at Cornell University

    Momenta continues its Carrillo Project, learning and performing the thirteen string quartets of Mexican maverick Julian Carrillo. This program includes the US premiere of String Quartet No. 6, the world-premiere of which was given by Momenta in October at the International Cervantino Festival.

    Free Concert
    Barnes Auditorium
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
  • February 23, 7pm- The Carrillo Project in NYC

    Momenta performs the rarely heard string quartets of Mexican composer Julian Carrillo. This Carrillo Project concert also features a book release by Alejandro Madrid: “In Search of Julian Carrillo & Sonida 13.” Madrid, a musicologist at Cornell University, is working with Momenta in transcribing the thirteen string quartets from Carrillo’s original manuscripts.

    The Americas Society
    680 Park Ave.
    New York, NY 10065
  • February 24, 7:30pm- An Exploration of the Kreutzer Sonata

    This St. Urban salon concert explores the Kreutzer Sonata through the music of Beethoven and Janacek and the writing of Tolstoy. Named after the signature Beaux-Arts building on Central Park where the salons take place, St. Urban expands the chamber music experience, inviting audience to engage in dialogue with artists, to share in innovative programs juxtaposing eras and cultures, and to explore musical ideas and their inspirations.

    Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9, Op. 47 "Kreutzer"
    with Emilie-Anne Gendron, violon; Lenore Davis, piano
    Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata"
    Reading from Leo Tolstoy's short story "The Kreutzer Sonata."

    Tickets and more information will be available at www.st-urban.com.
  • March 10, 8pm- Interpretations: Music of Alvin Singleton

    In honor of Alvin Singleton’s 75th birthday, Interpretations presents a concert of his music at Roulette. Momenta performs his “Somehow We Can” (1994) and “Secret Desire to be Black” (1988) for string quartet.

    509 Atlantic Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • March 19- Tan Dun’s Ghost Opera

    Momenta presents Tan Dun’s theatrical Ghost Opera (1994) for string quartet and pipa, continuing its collaboration with virtuoso pipa player Zhou Yi. Armed with water gongs, lutes, cymbals, stones, and other musical objects, this performance is not to be missed!

    Haverford College
    Haverford, PA
  • March 21, 8pm- The Center for Jewish History presents Momenta

    Program to include Mendelssohn’s String Quintet in B-flat, a world-premiere by David Glaser, and Milton Babbitt's "Play it Again Sam" in honor of Babbitt's 100th birthday, performed by its dedicatee, violist Sam Rhodes.

    Center for Jewish History
    15 West 16th St.
    New York, NY 10011
  • March 30, 7pm- Boccherini at the Italian Academy

    Momenta is featured on a concert with cellist Marcy Rosen in three works by Luigi Boccherini, including a string quartet, string quintet, and concerto for cello and strings.

    Italian Academy for Advanced Studies
    Columbia University
    1161 Amsterdam Ave.
    New York, NY 10027
  • April 14, 8pm- Interpretations: Music of Adam Rudolph

    Interpretations presents the music of percussionist, improviser, and composer, Adam Rudolph. Momenta premieres a new string quartet on this program.

    509 Atlantic Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • April 16, 7:30pm- String Octets at Musica Reginae

    Momenta joins forces with the Daedalus Quartet for a thrilling evening of octets by Mendelssohn and Enescu.

    Musica Reginae Productions
    The Church in the Gardens
    50 Ascan Ave.
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
  • April 26-27- Resident Ensemble with the IRIS Orchestra

    Momenta is honored to be IRIS Orchestra's ensemble in residence in April. In addition to performing as members of IRIS at the Germantown Performing Arts Center in Germantown, TN, Momenta will present community engagement concerts in Memphis, TN. More information will be available at irisorchestra.com.
  • May 3, 7:30pm- Chamber Music Cincinnati

    Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1
    Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit
    Carrillo: Dos Bosquejos
    Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor

    More information and tickets available at: http://cincychamber.org/project/momenta-string-quartet/.

    College-Conservatory of Music
    Werner Recital Hall
    Corry Boulevard
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • May 5, 8pm- Washington University

    Program to include Dutilleux’s Ainsi la nuit, and a world-premiere by Christopher Stark.

    E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
    560 Music Center
    Washington University
    St. Louis, MO
  • May 17, 8pm- Trinity Wall Street Concerts at One

    Beethoven: Piano Sonoata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
    Ginastera: Piano Quintet
    with Vicky Chow, piano
    Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135

    For more information, please visit Trinity Wall Street.

    Trinity Wall Street
    75 Broadway
    New York, NY