We are pleased to announce our 74th season!
1. Sergei Babayan
SATURDAY OCTOBER 23, 2021 @ 7PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Diapason once wrote about Sergei Babayan: ‘He smashes all expectations: Pianism, larger than life.’ There is no better way to put it. Babayan presented the scintillating contrasts with so much virtuosity in striking inner context, that one was torn between being arrested in one’s seat and the urge to jump to one’s feet, stunned by the pianistic firework that he let off on the stage. Read More »
2. Aizuri Quartet
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2021 @ 7PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Through its engaging and thought-provoking programs, branded by the New York Times as “genuinely exciting” and “imaginative,” the Quartet garnered critical acclaim for bringing “a technical bravado and emotional power” to bold new commissions, and for its “flawless” (San Diego Union-Tribune) performances of the great masterpieces of the past. Read More »
3. Imani Winds
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2022 @ 4PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Read More »
4. Ying Quartet & Push Physical Theatre
SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2022 @ 4PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music . Intense athleticism, gravity-defying acrobatics, and soulful artistry are the trademarks of award-winning PUSH. Read More »
5. Brentano String Quartet & Dawn Upshaw
SATURDAY APRIL 30, 2022 @7PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,” raves the London Independent; the New York Times extols its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism.” Read More »
6. Brooklyn Rider
SATURDAY MAY 21, 2022 @ 4PM – SOUTHERN THEATRE
Hailed as “the future of chamber music” (Strings), the veteran string quartet Brooklyn Rider presents eclectic repertoire and gripping performances that continue to draw rave reviews from classical, world, and rock critics alike. NPR credits Brooklyn Rider with “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble.” Read More »
Final details about tickets, special packages and pricing will be announced in the coming weeks.
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