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November 14, 15 & 16, 2014: WinterMezzo Weekend I MOZART, SHOSTAKOVICH AND BEETHOVEN SERENA McKINNEY, SCOTT YOO, violin, BEN ULLERY, viola & MICHELLE DJOKIC, cello LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  Duet or Two Eyeglasses Obligato, WoO 32 (Viola and Cello) WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART  String Quartet in D minor, K. 421 DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH  String Quartet No. 14 in F# minor, op. 142 Immerse yoursel in the music by selecting all three sequential events or the premiere WinterMezzo experience, or pick and cho ose your own events. Western music is rich with tributes. Mozart wrote his string quartet in D minor as a tribute to Haydn, one o his six “ Haydn Quartets.” And Shostakovich’s 14th string quartet was written or composer Benjamin Britten  in act, he began writing it while staying a t Britten’s home. These two meaty quartets will be supplemented by a charming Beethoven duet, pairing the lower voices o the string quartet. Friday, November 14  Notable Encounter Insight  San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden  5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 15  Notable Encounter Dinner  The Avila Beach Home o Mike and Shirley Ritter, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 16  Concert  United Methodist Church, 3 p.m. February 20, 21 and 22, 2015: WinterMezzo Weekend II TRIOS AND DUOS ALICE K. DADE, ute, SCOTT YOO, violin, BION TSANG, cello & JOHN NOVACEK, piano JOAQUÍN TURINA  Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, op. 76 JENNIFER MARGARET BARKER  Na Trì Peathraichean (ute and piano) HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS  Assobio a Jato, W 493 (ute and cello) MAURICE RAVEL  Piano Trio in A minor This eclectic program showcases the spice and variety o a global array o chamber music. From Western Europer, French composer Maurice Ravel explores Basque and Malaysian dances in his piano trio, while Joaquin Turina dabbles in the sounds o Spain and Italy. The unusual “Jet Whistle” by Villa-Lobos’ is a Brazilian romp, and along the way, the audience will enjoy the Caliornia premiere o contemporary Scottish composer Jennier Margaret Barker’s Gaelic-inspired piece or ute. Friday, February 20, 2015: Notable Encounter INSIGHT  La Perla del Mar Chapel, Shell Beach, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, February 21, 2015: Notable Encounter DINNER  Cass Winery, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, February 22, 2015: CONCERT  Congregation Beth David, 3 p.m. January 25, 2015: Fringe Benet CHOPIN, CHAMPAGNE AND CHOCOLATE Jocelyn Swigger, piano Villa Filaree, the home o Dennis and Sharon Schneider, 3 p.m. Every serious classically-trained pianist has grappled with at least some o the Chopin etudes. Pianist Jocelyn Swigger is on a mission to learn them all. This interactive program will explore her journey learning these difcult pieces, including an ancillary trip through the songs o Tin Pan Alley and a serious study o the ne art o improvisation. Expect sparkling wine, delectable chocolates, and a little bit o audience partici- pation and improv in this special benet or Festival Mozaic at the beautiul home o Dennis and Sharon Schneider. Tickets $75 www.FestivalMozaic.com phone 877.881.8899 WinterMezzo NOVEMBER 14 – 16, 2014 & FEBRUARY 20 – 22, 2015 Fringe Benet JANUARY 25, 2015