Allen Whear Memorial Concert

Thursday, July 18 at 3:00PM, All Saints’ Episcopal Church

Cynthia Roberts, violin; violin; viola; cello

The string quartet explores the theme of passions on an intimate scale, presenting diverse works with a wide emotional range.


Quartet in B minor, G.245, Op. 58, No.4 | LUIGI BOCCHERINI
Quartet for Strings in G major, Hob. III:81 (Opus 77, No. 1) | JOSEPH HAYDN
String Quartet in Eb Major H-U 277 | FANNY MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL

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Jul 18 2024


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  • Cynthia Roberts
    Cynthia Roberts
    Principal Second Violin

    Cynthia Roberts is one of America’s leading period instrument violinists, appearing as soloist, concertmaster, and recitalist throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. She is a faculty member of the Juilliard School. She specializes in classical chamber music performance with historic keyboards and has performed throughout the world with fortepianist Christoph Hammer. She appears regularly with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Tafelmusik, and the Boston Early Music Festival. She has performed as concertmaster of Les Arts Florissants with William Christie and appeared with Orchester Wiener Akademie, the London Classical Players, and the Bach Collegium Japan. She was featured as soloist and concertmaster on the soundtrack of the Touchstone Pictures film Casanova, and accompanied soprano Renee Fleming on Late Night with David Letterman.

    Ms. Roberts also teaches at the University of North Texas and the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute and has given master classes at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Indiana University, Eastman, the Cleveland Institute, Cornell, Rutgers, Minsk Conservatory, Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum Augsburg, Shanghai Conservatory, Vietnam National Academy of Music, and for the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique in France. Ms. Roberts made her solo debut at age 12 playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Grant Park Symphony of Chicago. Her recording credits include Sony, CPO, and Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.


All Saints' Episcopal Church
All Saints' Episcopal Church
Dolores St between 9th and 10th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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