The Brentano Quartet returns to Cincinnati to open the 2018-2019 Season of Chamber Music Cincinnati on Tuesday, September 25, at 7:30 pm at the Aronoff’s Jarson-Kaplan Theatre. Their program includes music by Purcell, Haydn, Carter, Lekeu, and as its centerpiece the Quartet No. 12 in D Flat Major, Op. 133 of Dmitri Shostakovich


In the second concert of its season, Chamber Music Cincinnati brings to town the Imani Winds to play music by Jeff Scott, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Astor Piazzolla, György Ligeti, Reena Esmail and Valerie Coleman. On Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 pm at the Aronoff’s Jarson-Kaplan Theatre

Tickets for both these concerts are available through the Cincinnati Arts (513) 621-2787 / ticketing@cincinnatiarts.org

In its sixth season, Christopher Eanes’ Collegium Cincinnati sets out to celebrate the installation of the new C.B. Fisk organ in Christ Cathedral with a special inaugural concert slated for Sunday, October 21 at 5:00 pm. The music will replicate that of a 17th century Roman vespers service in which some of the works of Giacomo Carissimi, Francesco Foggia, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Virgilio Mazzocchi will be performed by the Collegium’s singers and instrumentalists.

Later on in the Collegium’s season , a multi-year exploration of three monumental masterpieces begins with a performance of Bach’s Mass in B Minor.

Elsewhere in their 2018-2019 line-up, Soprano Alexandra Schoeny and pianist Marie-France Lefevbre will give a song recital with music by Jonathan Dove, Libby Larsen, and Samuel Barber. And, as traditional with the Collegium, there will be a performance of Handel’s Messiah in December.

But before all that happens, the good people at the Collegium invite you to spend a special afternoon on September 30th at 4 pm at the Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with countertenor Michael Maniaci and oboist Mark Ostoich, performing music from the Baroque and beyond, while guests sip a cocktail.

Tickets for this event and all others are available through the Collegium’s website: http://www.collegiumcincinnati.org

For box office and group sales questions, please call (513) 428-BACH (2224).

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For the 2018-2019, 40th Anniversary season of Linton Music, Artistic Directors Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo join Cathy Meng Robinson, Hsin-Yun Huang, Misha Amory, and Keith Robinson on October 14 And 15 to perform Arnold Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night and Schubert’s String Quintet.

Later on their season includes CSO Friends & Anna Polonsky on November 11 & 12, 2018, playing music by Poulenc, Mozart, and Dvořák.

On December 2, Yefim Bronfman performs with the New York Philharmonic String Quartet playing Schumann’s Piano Quintet and string quartets by Haydn and Shostakovich.

January 20 & 21, 2019 signals the return of André Watts to the Linton stage. Watts will join Sharon Robinson, Jaime Laredo, Bella Hristova and Nokuthula Ngwenyama playing Cesar Franck’s Piano Quintet.

On March 17th, 2019, violinist Augustin Hadelich and pianist Ran Dank will perform works by Brahms, Janáček, and Franck.

On April 7 and 8, 2018 Ani Kavafian joins members of Opus One to perform Amy Beach’s Piano Quintet.

The Linton season closes on My 5 and 6, 2019 with pianist Daniil Trifonov performing his own Piano Quintet with the Ariel Quartet.

For further information and tickets call 513 381 6868 and visit http://www.LintonMusic.org

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