Announcing the 2015-2016 Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series
Dawn Upshaw- October 15, 2015; 7:30 p.m., Millard Auditorium
Dover Quartet - November 19, 2015; 7:30 p.m., Millard Auditorium
Brooklyn Rider, with Gabriel Kahane - February 4, 2016; 7:30 p.m., Millard Auditorium
Steven Isserlis (cello) and Stephen Hough (piano) - March 10, 2016; 7:30 p.m., Millard Auditorium
Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)- October 15, 2015
One of America's most acclaimed and beloved musical artists, the five-time Grammy Award winner and MacArthur Fellow will be joined by her longtime collaborator, pianist Gilbert Kalish.
Dover Quartet - November 19, 2015
Since vaulting to international attention just three years ago, the Dover Quartet has been in demand globally,
and has been hailed as "the finest young quartet anywhere in the world."
"...a performance to treasure" Musical TorontoBrooklyn Rider, with Gabriel Kahane - February 4, 2016
Perhaps the most inventive and boundary-blurring quartet since The Kronos, in collaboration with the dazzlingly versatile
singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane.
"...crackling with creative energy" ITunes (Brooklyn Rider)
"...music for the ears, the intellect and the soul"
Prefix Magazine (Gabriel Kahane)
Steven Isserlis (cello), and Stephen Hough (piano) - March 10, 2016
Two of the most honored British musical figures of our time.
"...Britain's best-loved cellist in partnership with a pianist of genius" Gramophone
*Pre-concert Reception - Special Announcement
A new feature of this year’s concert experience will be an informal wine and hors d’oeuvres reception to be held in Sukman Foyer (Millard Auditorium’s lobby) prior to each of the concerts taking place in Millard Auditorium, and in the Lincoln Theater lobby prior final concert of the season, taking place in Lincoln Theater. Each reception will offer a cash wine bar, and the hors oeuvres will be complimentary to all ticket holders. Patrons may arrive any time during the 6 to 7 p.m. serving hour, with no advance reservations required. The receptions will replace the pre-concert dinners previously held in the 1877 Club.
This series is made possible in part by a grant from the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.