Rush Hour was delighted to welcome members of Fifth House Ensemble on Tuesday for A Composer’s Fire Rekindled: Johannes Brahms Clarinet Trio, Op. 114. Clarinetist Jennifer Woodrum prefaced the ensemble’s performance with a heartfelt talk on her appreciation of Brahms’ trio and her approach to the complexities and subtleties of chamber music. She was joined by cellist Herine Coetzee and pianist Adam Marks for an exquisite rendering of Brahms’ classic work.

Audience members, the artists, and members of the Fanfare Committee enjoyed hot dog flights, refreshing drinks, and stimulating conversation at the post-concert happy hour at nearby Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap.

Play the video below for comments from audience members about Tuesday’s concert:

Members of Fifth House Ensemble in rehearsal

Intern Ian Ford awaits the audience members’ arrival

Clarinetist Jennifer Woodrum speaks to an audience member at the pre-concert reception

Artistic Director Deborah Sobol interviews the performers for the “Rush Hour Conversations” podcast series

Fanfare Committee members and friends gather at Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap after the concert

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