Snider, Beethoven, Mendelssohn
This concert includes works by Mendelssohn and Beethoven, with a new work by Sarah Kirkland Snider, commissioned for the Emerson String Quartet’s retirement. Offered by these legendary artists in tribute to a beloved Houston audience and to friendships forged over the decades. Look for more legendary performers to join the Emersons to perform Mendelssohn's Octet -- Shepherd School faculty members and exemplary musicians: Cho-Liang Lin, Paul Kantor, James Dunham and Norman Fischer. An evening to remember!
Haydn, Paul Ben-Haim, Debussy
The Jerusalem Quartet has developed a wide repertoire and stunning depth of expression, which carries on the string quartet tradition in a unique manner.
Stravinsky, Beethoven, Korngold
Our Parisian friends will not disappoint with their lush playing and stylish precision, and now they are joined by esteemed Italian pianist, Fabio Bidini, for a performance of Korngold’s Piano Quintet.
Special Holiday Concert
The King’s Singers have represented the gold standard in a cappella singing on the world’s greatest stages for over fifty years. They are renowned for their unrivalled technique, versatility and skill in performance, and for their consummate musicianship, drawing both on the group’s rich heritage and its pioneering spirit to create an extraordinary wealth of original works and unique collaborations.
Haydn, Nielsen, Al-Zand, Mendelssohn
This brilliant ensemble is shining brightly with Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild and the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition! Formed at the Shepherd School of Music in 2018, these young performers are coming home for their CMH premiere.
Mozart, Janáček, Beethoven
The three Schumann brothers have been playing together since their earliest childhood, while violist Velt Hertenstein completes the German ensemble. The quartet has reached a stage where anything is possible, because it has dispensed with certainties.
Haydn, Britten, Beethoven
The Castalian Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice on the international chamber music scene. This young European ensemble, based in London, has swept competitions, including a 2016 award from Banff International String Quartet Competition.
Schubert, Dvořák, Enescu
Known for their sterling musicianship, the Fauré Piano Quartet has become a worldwide phenomenon, unearthing novel approaches to timeless pieces featuring the romanticism of the late 19th century. This program is a perfect setting for the ensemble’s dynamic approach and playing.
Mozart, Schnittke, Grieg
With their charismatic playing, their fresh approach to tradition and their open engagement with new forms, this French ensemble has been successful in reaching a wide audience of young listeners.
Chamber Music Houston’s 64th season brings a series of stories told through the music, as lines in motion, each with a diversity of style, rhythm and texture.
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Sonata for Cello and Piano, op.6
Sonata in D minor for Violin and Piano, op.121
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