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Gualala Arts Chamber Music Series presents:
The Tenth Annual
Summer Chamber Music Weekend

Roy Bogas and Friends

Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.*
 Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
at the Gualala Arts Center
*note earlier time this year

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The Gualala Arts Chamber Music Series is delighted to again present the Roy Bogas and Friends Ensemble for the tenth annual Summer Chamber Music Weekend, Saturday, July 14, 4:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 15, 4:00 p.m., at the Gualala Arts Center.

Roy Bogas and Friends This traditional weekend of superb performances by pianist Bogas and outstanding musicians from the San Francisco Symphony is the biggest musical event of our concert season. Music lovers are invited to hear either one or both performances, for a fulfilling weekend of superb music performed by top artists.

Pianist Roy Bogas received his training in New York and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He made his debut with the San Francisco Symphony at age 14, and at age 19 he became the accompanist to the famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin, playing over a hundred concerts with him throughout North and South America. He has also played with Joseph Szigeti and many other well-known artists.

In 1962 he was a prizewinner at the second Tchaikovski Competition in Moscow. He has performed as soloist with virtually every orchestra in Northern California and with many other orchestras in this country and abroad. Mr. Bogas is Professor of Music at Holy Names University in Oakland, and is also Principal Solo Pianist for the San Francisco Ballet. An active chamber musician, he is the founder and director of the MasterGuild Series of chamber music concerts at Holy Names. He has led the Gualala July Chamber Music Weekends since 2003. Roy Bogas is, without a doubt, Gualala's favorite classical musician.

Roy Bogas 2012 Summer Concert Program


Axel Strauss, 1st violin
Amy Hiraga, 2nd violin
Nancy Ellis, viola
Peter Wyrick, cello
Roy Bogas, piano

Program I (Saturday)

String quartet in G Major, K. 387

Allegro vivace assai
Minuetto: Allegro
Andante cantabile
Molto allegro

Edvard GRIEG
Sonata for Cello and Piano

Allegro agitato
Andante molto tranquillo
Allegro molto e marcato


Quintet for Piano and Strings, Op.57

I. Lento -- Poco piu mosso
II. Fugue -- Adagio
III. Scherzo -- Allegretto
IV. Intermezzo -- Lento
V. Allegretto

Program II (Sunday)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op.12, No.2

Allegro vivace
Andante, piu tosto Allegretto
Allegro piacevole

Johannes BRAHMS
String Quartet in A Minor, Op.51, No.2

Allegro non troppo
Andante moderato
Quasi Minuetto: Moderato
Finale: Allegro non assai


Quintet for Piano and Strings in E Flat Major, Op.44

Allegro brillante
In modo d'una Marcia
Scherzo: Molto vivace
Allegro, ma non troppo

Tickets are $30 advance for each concert; $5 more day of concert (buy your tickets early!). Children and young people ages 7 through 17 are admitted free.

For advance purchase, go to Brown Paper Tickets or call them at 800-838-3006.
To purchase in person, visit the Gualala Arts Center or Dolphin Gallery in Gualala.

A two-day ticket for BOTH concerts can be purchased for $50 advance, but must be purchased directly from the Gualala Arts Center. Please call 707-884-1138 for details.

The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email

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