FARMINGTON HILLS – The Chamber Music Society of Detroit has announced its concert series for the 2007-2008 season. Two series are offered: the nine-concert Opus 9 Series and the three-concert Opus 3 Piano Series.
Continuing to offer the highest caliber of international chamber ensembles and unique artist collaborations, the Chamber Music Society season will open with a recital by soprano Dawn Upshaw. The series continues with performances by the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quartet with pianist Jon Nakamatsu; the Juilliard String Quartet; the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio with violist Kirsten Johnson; The Romeros (Guitar Quartet); and the Shanghai String Quartet with violist Shmuel Ashkenasi and cellist Marc Johnson.
Additionally, the Opus 9 Series will feature performances by violinist Augustin Hadelich with pianist Robert Kulek; violinist Gil Shaham with pianist Akira Eguchi; and the Jupiter String Quartet.
The three-concert Opus 3 Series will feature piano recitals by Vladimir Feltsman, Ingrid Fliter and Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
All the season’s concerts will be presented at 8 p.m. at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, located at 22305 West 13 Mile Road (at the corner of Lahser Road and 13 Mile Road), Beverly Hills, on the campus of the Detroit Country Day School.
Concertgoers are encouraged to subscribe now to both of the 2007-2008 series to be assured available seating. For subscription information, contact the Chamber Music Society of Detroit at (248) 855-6070. For additional information, visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at www.ComeHearCMSD.org .
Subscription tickets are on sale now. Opus 9 Series subscription prices range from $261 to $630 and Opus 3 Series subscription prices range from $87-$210, depending upon seat location.
Beginning July 31, tickets to individual concerts will become available. Individual concert tickets are $43 to $75; students, $25. These may be purchased by calling the Chamber Music Society of Detroit ticket service at (248) 855-6070.
The 2007-2008 season schedule is as follows:
Opus 9 Series
Dawn Upshaw, Soprano with Pianist TBD
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet with Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007
Juilliard String Quartet
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio with Kirsten Johnson, viola
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007
Program to include commissioned works by Richard Danielpour
The Romeros (Guitar Quartet)
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008
Shanghai String Quartet with Shmuel Ashkenasi, Viola and Marc Johnson, cello
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008
Augustin Hadelich, Violin with Robert Kulek, piano
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008
Gold Medalist, Indianapolis International Violin Competition
Gil Shaham with Akira Eguchi, piano
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Jupiter String Quartet
Saturday, May 17, 2008
Cleveland Quartet Award Concert
Opus 3 Piano Series
Vladmir Feltsman, piano
Saturday, March 22, 2008
Ingrid Fliter, piano
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Winner of the 2006 Gilmore Artist Award
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Saturday, April 12, 2008
In collaboration with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra