Winners of the Grand Prize and all three Special Prizes at
the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition.
"The Young American String Quartet of the moment."
- The New Yorker
Join Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick at 7 p.m. for an interview with the performers.
Antonín Dvorák: Quartet in F major, op. 96 (“American”)
Alban Berg:: Quartet, op. 3
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in F major, op. 59, no. 1
Drawn from principal players of The Academy of St Martin in the
Fields, the most recorded chamber orchestra in the world.
“The ensemble played … with obvious pleasure, turning in a luminous and often-breathtaking performance that won the musicians a standing ovation.”
- The Washington Post
Quite possibly the world’s leading piano quartet.
“The Fauré Quartet is right up there with the best ensembles you can listen to today.”- Süddeutsche Zeitung
Named by The Economist as one of 20 Living Polymaths, he
was the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur
“In a word, Hough's artistic talent is a gift that can't be created - it just is. And an evening in his presence at the piano is nothing short of magic.”
-The Denver Post
Join Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick at 3 p.m. for an interview with the artist.
More than North America’s premier wind quintet, Imani Winds has
established itself as one of the most successful chamber music
ensembles in the United States.
“Imani Winds isn’t your typical wind quintet. Although it plays the standard classical repertoire, it also sinks its teeth into jazz, Latino, African, Middle Eastern, and any other style of music that strikes its fancy.”
- Detroit News
Join Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick at 7 p.m. for an interview with the artists.
Valerie Coleman: Red Clay and Mississippi Delta
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Quinteto em forma de chôros
Paquito D’Rivera: Kites
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov: Schehrazade, arranged by Jonathan Russell
Gene Kavadlo, arranger: Klezmer Dances
Hailed for his warm, expressive sound, consummate musicianship
and winning way with audiences, Randall Scarlata is firmly
established as one of the most highly regarded musical interpreters
of his generation.
“This baritone has the vocal wherewithal to do just about anything he wants.” - The Boston Globe
Gilbert Kalish’s profound influence on the musical community as educator, and as pianist in myriad performances and recordings, has established him as a major figure in American music making.
“No praise could be too high for the blend of clarity, power, warmth, and sheer emotional intensity.” - Seen and Heard International
Described as “a miracle of unified thought” (La Presse, Montreal) and as “four highly intelligent, deeply sensitive virtuosos” (Strings Magazine), the Calidore String Quartet has established an international reputation for its informed, polished, and captivating performances. First violinist, Jeffrey Myers, was a national award winning member of opus. from the Chamber Music Connection.
Tickets (add to subscription or purchase from CAPA, Ticketmaster, or at the door) $25 adults
$5 students (25 and under).
This concert is not part of our regular season series, but if you order with your season subscription, you may reserve your regular seat.
The Cavani String Quartet has long been a favorite of local audiences. Chamber Music Columbus and The Chamber Music Connection (CMC) are sponsoring this concert by the Cavani String Quartet to kick off the CMC’s Spring Weekend Festival. Spring Festival Weekend allows students of any ability level, school age through adult, to participate in coachings and workshops with the Cavani String Quartet and CMC Faculty.
This concert is not part of our regular season series, but is co-sponsored with our partners, The Chamber Music Connection. Tickets at the door.