In the CM@B Series you’ll hear the best of the current generation of chamber music artists and established stars in a rich diversity of repertoire and programs. Our series remains the only one in Lane County devoted exclusively to chamber music performed by internationally-acclaimed artists. Join us.
Currently only season ticket renewals and purchases are available. Contact the Hult Center Box office for more information 541-682-5000. You make the music possible. Support the chamber music series with an annual contribution.
The Shanghai Quartet SUN., Oct. 1, 2017 3pm
An elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire. Through their interpretations of Mendelssohn and Dvořák, the “ferocious and illuminating” (The Washington Post) Quartet traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western music, and cutting-edge contemporary works.
Ahn Trio SUN., Oct. 22, 2017 3pm
Hailed as “exacting and exciting musicians” (Los Angeles Times), the three South Korean sisters have earned a distinguished reputation for embracing 21st century classical music with their unique style and innovative collaborations, including works by Bernstein, Haydn, Jimi Hendrix, Kenji Bunch, and Prince.
Les Délices SUN., Nov. 12, 2017 3pm
The “richly expressive” (The New York Times) ensemble explores the dramatic potential and emotional resonance of long-forgotten music. Led by OBF principal oboist Debra Nagy, Les Délices will perform Rebel, Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, and Thomas-Louis Bourgeois.
Chanticleer SAT., Feb. 3, 2018 7:30pm | SPECIAL DAY AND TIME
Celebrating their 40th season, the multiple Grammy-winning all-male vocal ensemble is composed of a dozen young singers from across the U.S. Their repertoire spans ten centuries from Gregorian chant, to Renaissance polyphony, to contemporary pop. “They are, to put it directly,” says the San Francisco Chronicle, “one of the world’s best.”
The Danish String Quartet SUN., Feb. 18, 2018 3pm
The high-level technical and musical quality, the joy of playing, and the fresh approach to familiar repertoire have become trademarks for The Danish String Quartet. While their most recent album includes a compilation of Nordic folk tunes, the Quartet has been celebrated over the past decade for their readings of Haydn, Brahms, Beethoven, and Bach.
Simone Dinnerstein, piano SUN., Mar. 18, 2018 3pm
Known for her “arresting freshness and subtlety” (TIME), Dinnerstein closes the CM@B 50th Anniversary Season with Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” The searching and inventive pianist rose to Number One on the 2007 Billboard Classical Chart for her recording of the remarkable Bach set.
Times, dates, and programs subject to change.