World Class Performers & Classical Music Masterworks

4 performances at College of Charleston Sottile Theatre bring together accomplished chamber musicians from around the world to perform alongside our very own CMC musicians.  Guests who select section “A” seating receive a invitation to special post-concert receptions in the Barnett Garden after the September and March performances.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES:

$55 Section A concerts 1 and 4, includes post-concert reception
$50 Section A concerts 2 and 3
$40 Section B
$30 Section C
$23 Senior; $8 Student (Section B and C only)

PLEASE NOTE:
Ovation Concerts are for audiences age 10 and above.  In special circumstances, students ages 8 and 9 may be invited to attend if they are comfortable sitting quietly through an hour-long program of classical music. For audiences under 10, we recommend joining us for our Classical Kids Concert! Please email sandra@chambermusiccharleston.org if you have any questions.

2022-2023 SEASON

TURINA AND BRAHMS

The 2022-23 Ovation Concert Series opens with guest clarinetist Igor Begelman and violinist Alejandro Bustamente joining musicians of CMC.  Guests who purchase section “A” seating receive a special invitation to the post-concert reception in the Barnet Courtyard.
Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 3pm
PROGRAM
TURINA La Oraci n del torero Op. 34
DA FALLA Spanish Danse
BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet in b minor, Op. 115

BEETHOVEN SEPTET

The Ovation Concert series continues with Beethoven’s masterful Septet for Winds and Strings, led by violinist Anthea Kreston.  Additional performing musicians include Ben Weiss, viola; Tim O’Malley, cello; Mary Reed, bass; Charles Messersmith, clarinet; Sandra Nikolajevs, bassoon; Debra Sherrill Ward, horn.
Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 3pm
PROGRAM
MENDELSSOHN Three Pieces for String Quartet
BEETHOVEN Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

SCHUBERT AND DVORAK

We are excited to welcome guest violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Phillip Bush back to Charleston for a program of music from the Romantic era for piano and strings for the third Ovation Concert of the season.  Performing musicians include Arnaud Sussmann and Frances Hsieh, violins; Ben Weiss, viola; Tim O’Malley, cello and Phillip Bush, piano.
Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 3pm
PROGRAM
SCHUBERT Adagio e Rondo Concertante in F Major, D. 487
DVOŘAK Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81

FAURE AND SHOSTAKOVICH

No season would be complete without our good friends, Amy Schwartz Moretti, Francisco Fullana, and Andrew Armstrong, joining our musicians at Sottile Theatre. Additional performing musicians include A Ben Weiss, viola and Tim O’Malley, cello.  Guests with section “A” seating receive an invitation to the post-concert reception in the Barnett Courtyard.
Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 3pm
PROGRAM
FAURE Piano Quartet No. 1 in c minor, Op. 15
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet