Celebrating 40 years
2018-2019 SEASON SCHEDULE
Linton Chamber Music’s extraordinary concerts are performed in two warm and intimate settings. The Sunday afternoon Linton Chamber Music Series takes place at the historic First Unitarian Church just north of downtown Cincinnati, and the Monday evening Encore! Linton Series is held in the suburan location of Loveland at Congregation Beth Adam.
Masterworks for Strings
October 14 & 15, 2018
The 40th Anniversary season opens with quintessential masterpieces for chamber strings. Artistic Directors Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo join Cathy Meng Robinson, Hsin-Yun Huang, Misha Amory, and Keith Robinson to perform Schoenberg’s expansively romantic, Transfigured Night and Schubert’s sublime String Quintet.
CSO Friends & Anna Polonsky
November 11 & 12, 2018
Praised as an “artist of warmth and insight,” pianist Anna Polonsky performs with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra violinist Stefani Collins Matsuo, violist Christian Colberg, cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn, oboist Dwight Parry, and bassoonist William Winstead. Works by Poulenc, Mozart, and Dvořák combine to create this vibrant program.
Bronfman & The New York Philharmonic String Quartet
December 2, 2018
Due to high demand, this performance is currently sold-out by subscription. Please let us know if you would like to be placed on a waiting list to possibly add this concert to your subscription. Single ticket sales and ticket exchanges to this performance have also been suspended. Musical powerhouses join forces as celebrated pianist Yefim Bronfman performs with the New York Philharmonic String Quartet on the Linton stage. This Sunday-only performance features Schumann’s heroic Piano Quintet and remarkable string quartets by Haydn and Shostakovich.
The Return of André Watts
January 20 & 21, 2019
Legendary pianist André Watts returns to the Linton stage to celebrate our 40th season. Watts joins Artistic Directors Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo as well as Linton favorites Bella Hristova and Nokuthula Ngwenyama to perform Franck’s romantic and monumental Piano Quintet.
Subscriber Bonus: Augustin Hadelich & Ran Dank
March 17, 2019
As a thank you, subscribers will receive a complimentary ticket to this special performance featuring the combined talents of Grammy Award-Winning, violinist Augustin Hadelich and critically-acclaimed, pianist Ran Dank. These captivating artists will perform works by Brahms, Janáček, and Franck in Linton’s intimate setting.
Founder's Program: Opus One + One
April 7 & 8, 2019
Opus One returns to its Linton roots to celebrate and honor Founder, Dick Waller. Artists Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, Peter Wiley, and Anne-Marie McDermott have enthralled audiences throughout Linton’s history. Ani Kavafian joins the group to perform Amy Beach’s milestone Piano Quintet.
The Artistry of Trifonov & The Ariel Quartet
May 5 & 6, 2019
Experience the artistry and brilliance of pianist-composer, Daniil Trifonov. A legend in the making, he has already performed on the world’s greatest stages. After he performs in the grandeur of Music Hall with the CSO, experience this rare opportunity to also hear him in Linton’s intimate setting performing his own Piano Quintet with the Ariel Quartet.