Announcing DSE Presents 2022-2023 Season

We are pleased to invite you to our DSE Presents 4-concert series for 2022-2023. We’re thrilled to reprise our celebrated Danielpour and Ran commissions, offer a new rendition of Crumb’s dramatic Vox Balaenae, and perform the hauntingly beautiful Beasts by our own Charles Abramovic. Joining us this season: Dolce Suono Trio, Ricardo Morales, clarinet, Amy Oshiro-Morales, violin, Gideon Whitehead, guitar, and making her debut with DSE, soprano Ashley Marie Robillard.

Venue: Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia

Virtual option: tickets serve as flex passes so you can attend in-person of receive the concert on video three weeks after, available for on-demand viewing for four weeks.

Tickets here: $30 per person per concert or $30 per household; 10% discount on 4-concert series subscription

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7:00pm  And Seasons and Signs for the Days and the Years

Dolce Suono Trio (Stillman, Cabezas, Abramovic), Ashley Marie Robillard, soprano

Richard Danielpour, Remembering Neda; Shulamit Ran, Moon Songs; George Crumb, Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale)

Two powerful DSE commissions and an iconic work honoring the memory of our friend George Crumb

Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 3:00pm Música en tus Manos 

(Saturday, December 3, 2022, Esperanza Arts Center)

Dolce Suono Trio (Stillman, Cabezas, Abramovic), Gabriel Globus-Hoenich, percussion, Celina Vélez, violin

Program includes works by Joaquín Turina, Charles Abramovic, Samuel Zyman, a set of boleros by Ernesto Lecuona, María Grever, Consuelo Velázquez arranged by Gabriel Globus-Hoenich, Brazilian choros by Pixiniguinha, Waldir Acevedo, and Jacob do Bandolin, and songs by Puerto Rican composers Myrta Silva and Rafael Hernández.

Our award-winning project featuring Latin American chamber and popular music 

Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 3:00pm Central/Eastern-European Icons

Mimi Stillman, flute, Ricardo Morales, clarinet, Amy Oshiro-Morales, violin, Charles Abramovic, piano

Program includes Bartok, Contrasts; Shostakovich, Four Waltzes; Martinu, Madrigal Sonata; Rachmaninoff (tbd) 

Works by 20th- and 21st-century Hungarian, Russian, and Czech masters

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 7:00pm Serenade and Fandango

Mimi Stillman, flute, Christine Lim, violin, Che-Hung Chen, viola, Thomas Kraines, cello, Gideon Whitehead, guitar

Music by birthday composers Boccherini (280) Guitar Quintet; Reger (150) Serenade