A New Year of Music

Announcing the 2023 Ensemble Series

From all of us at the Festival, Happy New Year! We can’t wait to share another season of chamber music with you in 2023. Save the Dates of June 26 – August 4

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Imani Winds

Imani Winds
Monday, June 26 at 7:30 PM

Imani Winds has led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, and imaginative collaborations. 

Listen: Jason Moran: Natchitoches to New York


Aizuri Quartet

Aizuri Quartet
Monday, July 3 at 7:30 PM

The Aizuris view the string quartet as a living art and springboard for community, collaboration, curiosity, and experimentation. They illuminate a vast range of musical styles through their thought-provoking programs. 

Listen: Rhiannon Giddens: At the Purchaser’s Option

JACK Quartet

JACK Quartet
Sunday, July 9 at 2:00 PM (Gamper Festival)

Called the “superheroes of the new music world,” JACK embraces close collaboration with the composers they perform, leading to a radical embodiment of the technical, musical, and emotional aspects of their work. 

Listen: George Lewis: Playing with Seeds

Thumbnail Ying Quartet

Ying Quartet
Monday, July 10 at 7:30 PM
Monday, July 17 at 7:30 PM, with the Jupiter Quartet

The Ying Quartet continues to delight Festival audiences with their brilliantly communicative performances and fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music. 

Listen: Dvořák: Op. 51

Jupiter String Quartet

Jupiter Quartet
Monday, July 17 at 7:30 PM, with the Ying Quartet
Monday, July 24 at 7:30 PM

The Jupiters return to Studzinski Hall to captivate our audiences with their intimate, insightful, and moving performances. 

Listen: Tchaikovsky: Op. 11

Calder Quartet

Calder Quartet
Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM

The Calder Quartet has been hailed as “superb” and “imaginative, skillful creators” by the New York Times. Their distinctive artistry is exemplified by a musical curiosity brought to everything they perform. 

Listen: Beethoven: Op. 131