Festival XIII
March 10 - 19, 2022

David Shifrin, Artistic Director




Miro Quartet


Graeme Steele Johnson

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Amelia Merriman

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Eleni Katz

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Nicholas Villalobos

Gabriel Kovach

Umama Womama

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Hannah Lash





Valerie Coleman

 Janet's home in Central Phoenix

Thursday, March 10, 2022   6:00 pm

Miró Quartet

"Carte Blanche"

A special string quartet "jukebox" with movements from great quartets announced on stage


ASU Kerr Cultural Center, Concert and Wine

Friday, March 11, 2022   7:30 pm

Villa-Lobos: Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, & Bassoon, W182

Umama Womama: Three pieces for Flute, Viloa, & Harp

(Co-commissioned with Chamber Music Northwest; World Premiere)

Ravel: Quartet in F Major for Two Violins, Viola, & Cello

Miró Quartet

Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, L. 86 ( arr. Graeme Steele Johnson)

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro


Private Home in West Valley, Concert, Wine & Hors d' Oeuvres

Saturday, March 12, 2022   4:00 pm

Umama Womama preforms music from France

Saint Sales: Fantasie in A Major Op. 124 for violin and harp

Debussy: "Syrinx" for flute solo

Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola, harp


Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) "Tribute to Benny Goodman"

Sunday March 13, 2022   1:00 pm

Miró Quartet and David Shifrin, clarinet

Schulman: "Rendezvous with Benny"

Schickele: "Spring Forward"

Goodman: Selected arrangements

Mozart: Quintet in A Major K. 581


Desert Botanical Gardens "Winds in the Garden"

Concert, Wine & hors d' oeuvres

Wednesday, March 16, 2022   6 pm

Fancaix: Divertissement for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon

Ligeti: Six Bagatelles from "Musica Ricercata for Wind Quintet"

Nielsen: Quintet Op.43

Janack: Mladi for wind sextet


Central United Methodist Church

Thursday, March 17, 2022   7:30 pm

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio & Friends

Schumann: 6 Etudes in Canonic Form Op. 56

Zwilich: "Abgang and Kaddish" for clarinet and trio- Western US Premier

Brahms: Quartet #1 in g minor Op.25




ASU Kerr Cultural Center, Concert & Wine

Friday, March 18, 2022   7:30 pm

Polonsky-Shifrin-Wiley Trio

Brahms: Sonata for Clarinet & Piano in E-flat Major Op. 120 No.2

Brahms: Sonata for Piano & Cello in F Major Op. 99 No. 2

Beethoven: Trio in E-flat Major Op. 38


If you have a season subscription, this concert is included as the sixth concert of the season. 

Central United Methodist Church

1875 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ. 85004

Saturday, March 19, 2022 7:30 p.m.


Beethoven: Trio Allegretto in B-flat Major WoO. 39

Beethoven: Trio in G Major Op. 1 No. 2

Beethoven: Trio "Archduke" Op. 97