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Mayfest, Cornell’s International Chamber Music Festival, (Artistic Directors Xak Bjerken and Miri Yampolsky) welcomes a roster of guest performers including Dawn Upshaw and Steven Banks to Ithaca for concerts May 20-24, 2022. Programs include works by Brahms, Bartok, Mendelssohn, and more.

May 20th -Creston Saxophone Sonata (Steven Banks, Xak Bjerken)

Songs by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Jihyun Kim, Charles Ives, Jesse Jones, and Margaret Bonds (Dawn Upshaw, Xak Bjerken)

Lutoslawski Dance Preludes (Chen Halevi, Miri Yampolsky)

Brahms C Major Piano Trio (Guy Braunstein, Zvi Plesser, Miri Yampolsky) 

May 21 - Grundman Tan bonita como tú (Gili Schwarzman, Miri Yampolsky)

Hugo Wolf Italian Serenade (Gili Schwarzman, Guy Braunstein, Xiao-Dong Wang, John Haines-Eitzen)

Steven Stucky Scherzino/Bedard Fantasie (Steven Banks, Xak Bjerken)

Songs by Alma Mahler (Dawn Upshaw, Miri Yampolsky)

Zemlinsky Clarinet Trio, op. 3 (Chen Halevi, Zvi Plesser, Xak Bjerken)

May 24- Songs of John Dowland arr. for string quartet and voice (Dawn Upshaw, Vesselin Gellev, Xiao-Dong Wang, Nikki Divall, John Haines-Eitzen) 

Schumann Piano Quartet, op. 47 (Guy Braunstein, Xiao-Dong Wang, Zvi Plesser, Miri  Yampolsky)


Mendelssohn Viola Quintet, op. 87 (Guy Braunstein, Vesselin Gellev, Xiao-Dong Wang, Nikki Divall, Zvi Plesser) 

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