Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of
Artistic Directors, Sharon Robinson & Jaime Laredo
2019-2020 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.  

Upcoming Concerts


The Return of André Watts

October 13 & 14, 2019

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Artistic Directors Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo kick off their 10th Anniversary season with the return of legendary pianist André Watts. Linton favorites Nokuthula Ngwenyama and Owen Lee join for a performance of Schubert’s beloved Trout Quintet.


Founder’s Birthday Celebration

November 3 & 4, 2019

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Celebrate the 90th birthday of Linton’s founder, Dick Waller, with chamber music masterpieces for winds. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra principals Christopher Pell and Ilya Finkelshteyn join pianist Orli Shaham for Brahms’s Clarinet Trio. The celebration wraps up with Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds featuring Shaham and Pell along with Dwight Parry, William Winstead, and Elizabeth Freimuth.


The New York Philharmonic String Quartet

December 8 & 9, 2019

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Back by popular demand, the New York Philharmonic String Quartet returns to Cincinnati. The renowned ensemble will perform string quartet masterworks by Mozart and Ravel, as well as Dvorak’s iconic “American” quartet.


Subscriber Bonus: Debut of Tomer Gewirtzman

January 12, 2020

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Hailed by the Washington Post as an artist of “formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity,” Tomer Gewirtzman has impressed audiences around the world. As a thank you, subscribers will receive a complimentary ticket to this special debut performance. Tickets will be limited to our first 330 subscribers.


Miami String Quartet with Eric Kim

March 15 & 16, 2020

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The critically acclaimed Miami String Quartet performs with special guest cellist, Eric Kim. This vibrant program features works by Martinů, Mendelssohn, and Glazunov’s romantic and melodious Quintet for Strings.


The Cleveland Connection

Apr 19 & 20, 2020

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Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson celebrate musical friendships by performing with current and former Cleveland Orchestra members, Franklin Cohen, Stephen Rose, Lynne Ramsey, and Jeanne Preucil Rose. This program features a Mozart String Quintet and the beloved Clarinet Quintet by Brahms.


Season Finale

May 10 & 11, 2020

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Incredible stars of the chamber music world, Benjamin Hochman, Danbi Um, James Thompson, Matthew Lipman, and Edward Arron will join forces in Cincinnati to close the 2019-20 season. The program features works by Mozart and Enescu and a tour de force piano quintet by Franck.



Past Concerts


Masterworks for Strings

October 14 & 15, 2018

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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

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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

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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.


Dvořák’s Beloved Piano Quintet

January 20 & 21, 2019

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Artistic Directors Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo return with Linton favorites Anna Polonksy, Bella Hristova and Nokuthula Ngwenyama to perform Dvořák’s Beloved Piano Quintet. -- It is with great regret that André Watts has had to cancel his Linton appearances this season due to a temporary hand injury. Linton Chamber Music is grateful to Anna Polonsky for graciously agreeing to perform the Dvořák Quintet on this revised program.


Founder's Program: Opus One + One

April 7 & 8, 2019

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PLEASE NOTE: The Sunday, April 7th performance is currently SOLD-OUT. If you would like to place your name on a waiting list for tickets, please email info@LintonMusic.org or call (513) 381-6868. Or please purchase tickets to the Monday, April 8th performance in Loveland at Congregation Beth Adam. 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

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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.