Local chamber music society announces season
The Rocky River Chamber Music Society is pleased to announce its 59th season of presenting professional chamber music concerts to Northeast Ohio audiences. Concerts take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday evenings in the outstanding acoustical environment of West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd.
Our concerts showcase an outstanding mix of international, national and regional talent. They are open to all who enjoy live high-quality classical music. There is no admission charge. For more information please check us out on Facebok, Twitter, or www.rrcms.org.
Oct. 9: Green Mountain Chamber Players
Festival director and violinist, Kevin Lawrence, brings a faculty piano trio from the Vermont Festival to play trios by Beethoven, Brahms, and the Cleveland premiere of "A Hundred Ways" by Evan Chamber.
Nov. 13: Dorian Wind Quintet
Formed in 1961, America’s premier woodwind quintet has performed in 48 states, toured Europe 18 times, played throughout the Middle East and Asia, and was the first woodwind quintet ever presented at Carnegie Hall.
Feb. 12: Bennewitz Quartet
Through the acclaim of many critics and its victories in prestigious competitions, the Bennewitz Quartet, hailing from the Czech Republic, has become known as one of the top international chamber ensembles.
March 5: Allan Ware, Clarinet, and the Ciompi String Quartet
Allan Ware, internationally known clarinetist, has performed for decades in over 30 countries and often collaborates with the Ciompi String Quartet, Duke University’s resident quartet.
May 7: Peter Otto, Violin, and Friends
Peter Otto, the Cleveland Orchestra’s First Associate Concertmaster, and friends including Trina Bourne, Principal Harp, will enchant us with a varied program highlighted by Camille Saint Saën’s "Fantasy for Violin and Harp."
Carol Jacobs is a retired archivist, librarian, and curator who resides in Westlake and serves on the board of the Rocky River Chamber Music Society.