Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents The Juilliard String Quartet on Saturday, October 9, 2010

Chamber Music Society of Detroit brings to you The Juilliard String Quartet, a fine quartet with an achievement-filled 64-year history.

Online PR News – 24-August-2010 – – - Artists/Date/Concert Location -
THE JUILLIARD STRING QUARTET
Saturday, October 9, 2010, 8:00 PM

SELIGMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Located on the campus of Detroit Country Day School
22305 West 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills

- Artist Bio -
Please see: http://www.colbertartists.com/ArtistBio.asp?ID=26

- Repertoire: -

Haydn: String Quartet in A major, Op. 20, No. 6
Bartok: String Quartet No. 5
Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2

- Unique Features of this Concert/Story Line: -
• THE JUILLIARD STRING QUARTET has an extraordinary record of achievement in its 64-year history, highlighted by:
o a comprehensive repertoire of some 500 works
o in 1948, became the first ensemble to play all six Bartók quartets in the United States
o premiered more than 60 compositions of American composers
o has been associated with Sony Classical, in its various incarnations, since 1949
o has more than 100 record releases to its credit, making it one of the most widely recorded string quartets of our time.
o is the winner of 4 Grammy Awards and other prestigious recording awards and honors
o as Quartet-in-Residence at New York City's Juilliard School, is widely admired for its seminal influence on aspiring string players around the world
o marked the celebration of its 40th anniversary as Quartet-in-Residence at the Library of Congress in 2003
o celebrated its 60th anniversary season in 2006-07 with complete Bartók cycles in major cities throughout the U.S. and Japan.
• PRE-CONCERT TALK, 6:45 – 7:30: STEVEN RINGS, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Chicago, discuss the evening’s repertoire.
• PRE-CONCERT DINNER: BACCO RISTORANTE, with special reduced dinner price for CMSD ticket-holders, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

- Sponsors -
• With support from the Dr. I. Harold and Gertrude S. Friedman Fund
• Pre-Concert Talk sponsored by Fidelity Investments

- Special Offering by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit -
• Society Café open before the concerts and during intermission with support from Sweet Lorraine’s and Cadillac Coffee

- Special Features of Seligman Performing Arts Center -
• Free Parking
• Easy Accessibility
• Intimate Chamber Music Venue (seats 724)
• Excellent acoustics, Kirkegaard Associates, acoustician

- Upcoming Events &Concerts: Chamber Music Society of Detroit 2010-2011 Season -

STEVEN RINGS MINI-COURSE: GETTING TO THE CORE OF MUSICAL FORMS
Three evenings, Wednesday through Friday, October 6, 7, 8, 2010
Kingswood Auditorium, on the campus of Cranbrook Educational Community,
Bloomfield Hills.

Featuring in-depth discussions of musical form, highlighting examples from
the Chamber Music Society of Detroit 2010-2011 season and including a
private performance by the Juilliard String Quartet.

For more information, please call 248-855-6070 or visit www.ComeHearCMSD.org

Saturday, November 13
PACIFICA QUARTET WITH ANTHONY MCGILL, CLARINET
Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
Schumann: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 3
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Saturday, December 4, 2010
SIMONE DINNERSTEIN, PIANO
Bach: Goldberg Variations
Pre-Concert Talk with Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Saturday, January 8, 2011
EMERSON STRING QUARTET
Mozart: String Quartet in C major, K. 465, Dissonance
Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 44, No. 3

Saturday, February 5, 2011
JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, PIANO
ALL-LISZT PROGRAM
Consolations
Les Jeux d'Eaux ŕ la Villa d'Este
Légendes
Meine Freuden (after Chopin, Chants polonais no. 5 )
Ballade No. 2 in B minor
Isoldens Liebestod, from "Tristan und Isolde" (after Wagner)
Tarantella from "Venezia e Napoli"

Saturday, February 12, 2011
ORION QUARTET AND WINDSCAPE
Bach: The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 (arranged for string quartet and wind quintet by Samuel Baron)

Saturday, March 26, 2011
ZUILL BAILEY, CELLO
PIERS LANE, PIANO
Mendelssohn: Concert Variations
Schumann: Fantasiestücke
Roberto Sierra: Suite de canciones y danzas
Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
Pre-Concert Talk with Zuill Bailey, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Saturday, April 2, 2011
NASH ENSEMBLE OF LONDON
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
Bax: Oboe Quintet
Britten: Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44
Pre-Concert Talk with Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Saturday, April 16, 2011
JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO, PIANO
Beethoven: Variations in F major, Op. 34
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
Franck: Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Granados: Spanish Dances, Nos. 1, 2 & 5
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Saturday, May 21, 2011
MORGENSTERN TRIO
The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award Concert
Beethoven: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101
Pre-Concert Talk with Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

- Ticket Prices -
• Subscriptions to the Opus 9 and Opus 3 series are still available.
• Single tickets to all concerts: $43 - $75; students $25.

- Ticket Purchase Information -
• By phone: Chamber Music Society of Detroit Ticket Service: 248-855-6070
• Online: www.ComeHearCMSD.org

HOUR Detroit and dbusiness are the media sponsors for the 2010-2011 season.

For further information about the 2010-2011 concert season, please visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at www.ComeHearCMSD.org.

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is a non-profit organization committed to presenting the highest quality chamber music performed by musicians of international stature in acoustically outstanding venues. The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for the high caliber of its presentations.

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Contact Information
Lauren Herrin
Seligman Performing Arts Center 22305 West 13 Mile Road
Beverly Hills Michigan, 48025

248.855.6777