Concerts at St. Ignatius

Upcoming Program Information

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Sunday, March 15, 4pm  

Cancelled until further notice

Zack Stachowski, violin 
Elizabeth Brown, piano

About the Artists:

Zack Stachowski

In 2011, Zack completed his M.M. in violin performance from the University of Maryland after studying with James Stern. While at the University of Maryland, Zack participated in chamber music coaching and masterclasses with members of the Guarneri Quartet, Marc O’Connor, members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Evelyn Elsing, and Rita Sloan. Since then Zack has led workshops in ensemble and string technique at universities and high schools throughout the United States. As a conductor, Zack has served as the conductor of the Eastern Maryland Youth Orchestra at Washington College (Chestertown, MD), Broadneck Chamber Orchestra (Annapolis, MD), Salisbury University Symphony Orchestra (Salisbury, MD), along with various choral engagements. Frequently engaged as a music director of major national conferences, Zack has music directed for the MidAtlantic Congress, Music Ministry Alive!, and the One Call Institute. Internationally, Zack performed and conducted in halls and cathedrals throughout Mexico, Ireland, Austria, and Israel.




Elizabeth Brown

Pianist Dr. Elizabeth Brown enjoys a diverse musical career as an active chamber musician, teacher, orchestral keyboardist, and accompanist in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.  She is currently on faculty at the University of Maryland as Lecturer in piano chamber music, and she teaches a private studio at the International School of Music in Bethesda, MD. A graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Music in Solo Piano Performance.  She recently completed her doctoral studies at the University of Maryland, receiving a D.M.A. in Collaborative Piano under the tutelage of Rita Sloan.


LISTEN: Piano Quartet in G minor – Brahms

Ziguenerlieder – Brahms

About the Program:

Fritz Kreisler – Praeludium and Allegro, (1905)

Program Notes

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W.A. Mozart – Sonata No. 18 for Violin and Piano in G major, K. 301
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Allegro

Program Notes

YouTube Performance – Vadim Gluzman & Yevgeny Sudbin


John Williams – Three Pieces from “Schindler’s List”
I. Theme from “Schindler’s List”
II. Jewish Town (Krakow Ghetto – Winter ’41)
III. Remembrances

Program Notes

YouTube Performance – Itzhak Perlman


J. Brahms – Sonata No. 3 in D minor for violin and piano, op. 108
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Un poco presto e con sentimento
IV. Presto Agitato

Program Notes

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