2017-2018 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.
The Ehnes Quartet
October 29 & 30, 2017
Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music area” with a “dream-team line-up” (Strings Magazine), the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned string musicians: violinists James Ehnes & Amy Schwartz Moretti, violist Richard O’Neill, and cellist Edward Arron. Don’t miss their performance of quartets by Beethoven and Bartók and Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Principal, Stephen Williamson.
A Treasured Trio with Truls Mørk
November 26 & 27, 2017
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Timothy Lees and Michael Chertock team up with Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk to perform two of the most treasured piano trios by Beethoven & Dvořák. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the artistry of one of the best cellists in the world performing with these extraordinary Cincinnati artists in Linton’s intimate settings.
Traveling Through Time
January 14, 2018
Vibrant sounds of the flute, harp, cello, and piano are on display in a unique program of trios. Travel through time as pianist Soyeon Kate Lee returns to the Linton stage to join CSO principal musicians Randolph Bowman, Gillian Benet Sella, and Ilya Finkelshteyn performing works by Rameau, Haydn, Weber, Foote, and Ravel.
Subscriber Bonus: Debuts of Elena Urioste & Tom Poster
February 11, 2018
As a thank you, Linton Subscribers will receive a complimentary ticket to this Subscriber Bonus Concert featuring the debuts of Elena Urioste, hailed by the Washington Post as “a drop-dead beauty who plays with equal parts passion, sensuality, brains, and humor” and prize-winning, British pianist Tom Poster. With a reputation for featuring exceptional artists that light up the Linton stage, this bonus program has become a popular event!
Piano Quartets of Note
March 11 & 12, 2018
Linton Artistic Directors, Jaime Laredo & Sharon Robinson return to perform noteworthy piano quartets of Mozart and Fauré. They join award-winning violinist, Soovin Kim and pianist Gloria Chien, picked by the Boston Globe as one of the Superior Pianists of the Year. Kim and Chien will also perform Ravel’s sonata inspired by American Jazz and Blues.
Ariel IV + CSO Principals = Mendelssohn Octet
Apr 22 & 23, 2018
Linton celebrates the extraordinary string talents of the Queen City with CSO principals and CCM’s Ariel Quartet in this program featuring Mendelssohn’s remarkable Octet along with Beethoven’s Quintet nicknamed “The Storm” and a distinctive quartet by Kurtag. This rare event promises to be a grand season finale.
The Three Bs and Peter Serkin
October 1 & 2, 2017
Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms - there is simply no better way to open the season. Artistic Directors, Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo join New York Philharmonic Principal, Cynthia Phelps, Linton favorite, Bella Hristova, and the legendary Peter Serkin to perform the beloved piano quintet of Brahms.