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Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosi on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly, and eclectic surroundings, and offer them on convenient weekday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Join us for our final Salon of the the 2016-2017 season!

Tickets $30 | Student & Senior Discounts Available
Gregorian Rugs | 2284 Washington St, Newton Lower Falls
Nordic Hall | Scandinavian Cultural Center | 206 Waltham Street, West Newton

Thursday, May 18 | 7 PM
Gregorian Rugs | VENUE INFO

Often viewed as exposed, intimate, and sparse, duets for strings have traditionally been relegated to instructional and private settings. Pro Arte will present an evening of three diverse string duets in concert, featuring some of the Boston area’s finest musicians.

Mozart Sonata for Cello and Bass in Bb Major, K. 292
Rossini Duet for Cello and Bass in D Major
Martinů Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola  

Liana Zaretsky, violin
Emily Rome, viola
Steve Laven, cello
Joseph Holt, bass



Sunday, February 12, 2017 | 3 PM
Nordic Hall | VENUE INFO

Ibert Trois Pièces Brèves
Mozart, Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K.452
Milhaud, La cheminée du roi René
Poulenc, Sextet for Piano and Winds

Ann Bobo, flute
Nancy Dimock, oboe
Ian Greitzer, clarinet
Ron Haroutunian, bassoon
Robert Marlatt, horn
Rebecca Plummer, piano

Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 7 PM (CANCELLED)

Gregorian Rugs | VENUE INFO

Beethoven No. 10, Op. 74 in Eb Major, “Harp Quartet”
Holiday Arrangements

Barbara Englesberg, violin
Anne Hooper-Webb, violin
Susie Gottschalk, viola
Steve Laven, cello


Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 3 PM
Nordic Hall | VENUE INFO

Saint-Saens Septet in E flat Major, Op. 65
Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

Dana Russian, trumpet
Rebecca Plummer, piano
Kristina Nilsson, violin
Lena Wong, violin
Jean Haig, viola
Steve Laven, cello
Barry Boettger, bass

Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 7 PM
Gregorian Rugs  | VENUE INFO

Haydn String Quartet Op 64, no 5, “The Lark”
Mendelssohn String Quartet Op 44, no 1a

Kristina Nilsson, violin
Colin Davis, violin
Anne Black, viola
Leo Eguchi, violincello