2019-2020

2019-20 Season

This season includes the virtuosity of Aimard, the modern stylings of the Spektral Quartet, and a little bit of everything in between. Join us for an incredible evening (or all of them).

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Upcoming Events

16

Oct

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Chamber Series // October 16, 2019

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary Season as the nation’s premier repertory company for chamber music, thirteen artists will join FCM for a program entitled “New World Spirit.”

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11

Dec

Spektral Quartet

Chamber Series // December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The Spektral Quartet makes its FCM debut on December 11. Named “Chicagoans of the Year” in 2017, Spektral is known for creating seamless connections across centuries, drawing in the listener with charismatic deliveries and bold, inquisitive programming.

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15

Jan

Miró Quartet

Chamber Series // January 15, 2020

05

Feb

Danish String Quartet

Chamber Series // February 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Returning to our series after their well-received 2017 debut, the Danish will perform two different programs featuring Beethoven string quartets.

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04

Mar

01

Apr

Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano – CANCELED

Chamber Series // April 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

The health and safety of our Friends of Chamber Music community is our top priority. Given serious public health concerns and community efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, FCM has canceled this concert for this season. We hope to bring these artists to FCM in a future season.

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13

May

Arnaud Sussmann, violin and Anna Polonsky, piano – CANCELED

Chamber Series // May 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

The health and safety of our Friends of Chamber Music community is our top priority. Given serious public health concerns and community efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, FCM has canceled this concert for this season. We hope to bring these artists to FCM in a future season.

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09

Sep

Pacifica Quartet and Anthony McGill, clarinet – CANCELED

Chamber Series // September 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

“Their alluring sound proved breathtaking . . .with spine-tingling intensity.” – The New York Times

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14

Oct

Jerusalem Quartet – CANCELED

Chamber Series // October 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

“As near to perfect as one can possibly find.” – BBC Music Magazine

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03

Feb

Skride Piano Quartet and Matthew McDonald, bass – CANCELED

Chamber Series // February 3, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

“…the Skride Quartet tackled its chosen repertoire with a level of assuredness that made one forget that this is such a young ensemble.” —Bachtrack

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Previous Events

13

May

Arnaud Sussmann, violin and Anna Polonsky, piano – CANCELED

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Edvard Grieg: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in G major, Op. 13
  • Sergei Prokofiev: 5 Melodies, Op. 35
  • Maurice Ravel: Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano in G major
  • Darius Milhaud: Sonata No. 1, Op. 3

01

Apr

Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano – CANCELED

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, no. 2

04

Mar

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor and Myra Huang, piano

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Tyshawn Sorey: Cycles of My Being (Colorado premiere)
  • Gioachino Rossini: "Ecco, ridente in cielo" from The Barber of Seville
  • W.A. Mozart: "Un' aura amorosa" from Cosi fan tutte
  • Georges Bizet: "Je crois entendre encore" from The Pearl Fishers
  • Gaetano Donizetti: "Ah! mes amis" from La Fille du regiment
  • Gaetano Donizetti: "Una furtiva lagrima" from L'elisir d'amore
  • Damien Sneed: Selections from Spiritual Sketches

05

Feb

Danish String Quartet

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, no. 3
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, Op. 18, no. 6
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, no. 3, 'Razumovsky'

15

Jan

Miró Quartet

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • W.A. Mozart: Quartet in B-flat major, K. 458 'The Hunt'
  • Franz Schubert: Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, 'Death and the Maiden'
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, Op. 74 'Harp'

11

Dec

Spektral Quartet

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Tomas Luis de Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
  • Eliza Brown: String Quartet No. 1
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Enigma (Colorado premiere)

16

Oct

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Chamber Series // 2019 - 2020 Season

Program

  • Harry Burleigh: Southland Sketches for violin and piano
  • Antonín Dvorák: Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 97
  • Leonard Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite for Ensemble

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