November 13 2018

DEBUT CONCERT

MERKIN HALL, KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER, NEW YORK CITY

PROGRAM

SIBELIUS Romance in C Major for String Orchestra, Op. 42

DVORAK String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97

SALONEN “Homunculus” for String Quartet

ELGAR Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47

 
Making its world debut at Merkin Concert Hall, the ensemble, consisting of students and recent alumni of New York’s Juilliard School and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, performed works for strings by Sibelius, Dvořák, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Elgar with vigor, precision and a sure instinct for the give-and-take of chamber music.
— New York Classical Review
 
 

November 18 2018

MUSIC FOR FOOD BENEFIT CONCERT

HOLLEY HALL, BEATRICE FRIEDMAN SYMPHONY CENTER, SARASOTA, FL

PROGRAM

MOZART String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K. 516

SALONEN “Homunculus” for String Quartet

DVORAK String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97

Following the debut concert in NYC, Versoi Ensemble launched a new benefit concert series in partnership with Music For Food. 100% of ticket and donation
proceeds benefitted All Faiths Food Bank in Sarasota. The equivalent of 4,471 meals was donated to the local All Faiths Food Bank.