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58th Chamber Music season nationally acclaimed artists

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POSTED September 12, 2013 10:05 p.m.

 

STOCKTON — Now in its 58th year of bringing world class Chamber Music to Stockton, the Friends of Chamber Music offer another outstanding season.

These are the same artists who thrill audiences in major urban cities around the world. In cooperation with the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, they are appearing at Faye Spanos Hall, an ideal venue for this type of musical experience.

October 6 begins the new season with the Strata trio.

Three extraordinary musical talents: Audrey Andrist, piano; Nathan Williams, clarinet, and James Stern, violin and viola. They are in the top rank of chamber music artists, performing around the world and at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.

October 20 brings the Dover Quartet.

This remarkable string quartet has just swept the Banff International String Quartet Competition. In 2010 they were the Grand Prize winners of the Fischoff Competition. And they have appeared as soloists with some of the world’s finest orchestras.

November 24 we are delighted to welcome the Atlantic Brass Quintet.

 One of the world’s finest brass ensembles, they have been heard in 48 states and 4 continents. Winners of numerous competitions, ABQ was formed in 1985 and is the resident brass quintet at Boston University. You can hear their recordings, but nothing equals hearing their brass live.

February 9 we are privileged to host the Peabody Trio.

Now in their 26th season, the Peabody Trio continues as the resident faculty ensemble at the prestigious Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. Their recording of Beethoven has been hailed as bold, flexible and vibrant.

April 6 the Ying Quartet returns to provide an unforgettable experience.

From their first year in 1992, the Ying Quartet has won awards and Grammy Nominations that establish them as one of the foremost chamber music ensembles in the world. Hearing them is an unforgettable experience that will renew your faith in the powers of live performance.

All concerts are on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. in the Faye Spanos Concert Hall, Pacific Avenue at Dave Brubeck Way, and followed with meet-the-artists receptions in the rehearsal building behind the concert hall.

 

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