The James S. Sclater Chamber Series at Mississippi College


Designed for the intimate space of the Jean Pittman Williams Recital Hall, The James S. Sclater Chamber Series at Mississippi College features many local artists as well as artists of national and international renown. Harpist Elaine Barber will headline the 2013–14 season with a special celebration of Sclater's 70th.


2013–14 Concert Season


September 6, 2013: Mockingbird Trio plays Mendelssohn

Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Violin Sonata in E by Paul Hindemith
Cello Suite no. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Piano Trio no. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49 by Felix Mendelssohn


Emily Williams, violin
Bennett Randman, cello
Benjamin Williams, piano


October 24, 2013: Sclater’s 70th with harpist Elaine Barber

Music of James S. Sclater:

Etudes for Solo Harp
Christmas Suite
Brazilian Folk Dances

Four Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti
Images Suite 4, Op. 39 by Marcel Tournier
Sweet Blues by Bernard Andres
Petite Valse by Alphonse Hasselmans


February 28, 2014: Keyboards in the Chapel

Organ Concerto no. 5 in F Major, HWV 293 by George Frideric Handel
Cello Sonata no. 1 in F Major, Op. 5, no. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Quirky Quarks by MC Alum David Maloch
Andante in F Major, KV 616 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major, Hob. VIIe:1 by Franz Joseph Haydn


This concert featuring Rachel Heard, fortepiano, and Robert Knupp, organ, will take place in Provine Chapel.


April 11, 2014: Vivaldi's Spring with Marta Szublowska

Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269 (“La primavera”) by Antonio Vivaldi
Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 by Johannes Brahms
Chamber Concerto No. 2 ("In Memoriam Edward Kilenyi") by Harold Schiffman



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