Experience the intimacy between you, the music, and the performers in these chamber concerts. The finest pianists, violinists, string quartets, and more are all here performing music from legendary composers.
Pianist Evgeny Kissin makes a rare foray into chamber music when he partners with the Emerson String Quartet. The serious tone, flashes of drama, and technically challenging roles Mozart assigns to each player makes his Piano Quartet in G Minor—the first notable work for this combination of instruments—a groundbreaking composition. Fauré's quartet is high spirited with an abundance of lyricism, passion, and an especially robust role for the pianist. Striking melodies, vigorous rhythms, great depth of feeling, and hints of Czech folk music are the Dvořák trademarks present in his large-scaled quintet.
Evgeny Kissin, Piano Emerson String Quartet ·· Eugene Drucker, Violin ·· Philip Setzer, Violin ·· Lawrence Dutton, Viola ·· Paul Watkins, Cello
The Detroit-based Sphinx Organization is dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Featuring three of the nation’s leading black and Latino artists—who are also recent winners of the Sphinx Competition—this program includes dynamic solo and chamber works.
Elena Urioste, Violin Gabriel Cabezas, Cello Xavier Foley, Bass Tom Poster, Piano