Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Phoenix Chamber Music Society - Upcoming concerts

From our friends at the Phoenix Chamber Society, celebrating their 55th Season!:

 Phoenix, AZ – The Phoenix Chamber Music Society began 55 years ago and today continues to present the finest chamber music in the world. The 2014-2015 season continues that legacy by presenting  seven chamber groups from around the country as well includes a “coming home” performance at ASU Kerr for the first time since 1975. Louise Kerr, an avid chamber music player, was a founder and enthusiastic supporter of the Society.

Jupiter Quartet
 Season subscriptions are on sale now for $225. As a subscriber, benefits include reduced ticket prices. Single tickets are now on sale as well and start at $10 for students at $35 for general public. Tickets and subscriptions are available athttp://www.phoenixchambermusicsociety.org or call the office 602-252-0095

 “I am thrilled to present another season of intimate chorale groups that are world renowned. As one of the top chamber societies in the United States, we are so lucky to have such talented musicians perform in our state,” says Janet Green Executive Director,.

The 2014-2015 season performances will be held at Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ.

Jon Nakamatsu
    Jupiter Quartet w/ Jon Nakamatsu, piano
    Saturday, January 10, 2015
    In its 13th season, the Jupiter Quartet was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2008 and previously won top honors at the Banff International String Quartet and Fischoff National Chamber Music competitions. Jon Nakamatsu's won the 1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medal and activly tours with leading orchestras (Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Tokyo and Vancouver), chamber collaborations and solo recitals.

    Fauré Quartett
    Friday, February 13, 2015
    Musicians of the Fauré Quartet met during their studies in 1995 in Karlsruhe for the 150th anniversary of Gabriel Fauré. In 2010, the ensemble was awarded the ECHO Classic for its album “Classic Beyond Borders”. Their recording of Brahms' Piano Quartets won the Chamber Music recording of the year in 2008.

Jerusalem Quartet

    Jerusalem Quartet                         
    Friday, February 20, 2015
    The Jerusalem Quartet is an internationally renowned ensemble that performs regularly on all the important stages of the world. The Quartet emerged near the end of the 20th century as one of the most talented, busiest, and in-demand string quartets of its generation. They have garnered international acclaim for their rare combination of passion and precision.

    Johannes Quartet                            
    Saturday, March 28, 2015
Johannes Quartet
    This quartet brings together Peter Stumpf, former principal cello of the LA Philharmonic; Choong-Jin Chang, principal viola of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Soovin Kim, the first American to win the Paganini Violin Competition in 24 years; and Jessica Lee, a Concert Artist Guild International Competition winner. The Johannes has been praised for its special combination of passion, elegance and poetry.

    Saturday, April 11, 2015
Chanticleer, the multiple Grammy Award winning choral ensemble, performs choral music at the highest level of excellence. They are in their 35th season of bringing breathtaking concerts throughout the world. Based in San Francisco, they are known around the world as “an orchestra of voices”, for their seamless blend of 1


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