Friends of Chamber Music announce next season: Yo-Yo Ma, Emerson Quartet and more

· Apr. 2, 2014, 6:01 am

Photo: Emerson String Quartet (Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Mazzucco)Friends of Chamber Music today unveils a 2014-15 season lineup that includes concerts by Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Jeremy Denk and the Emerson String Quartet.

Highlights:

  • Sept. 17: Pianist Helene Grimaud performs pieces by Debussy, Liszt, Schubert, Faure and Albeniz.
  • Oct. 1: The Emerson String Quartet visits with new cellist Paul Watkins (who recently spoke with CPR Classical). The program includes Shostakovich, Haydn and a new piece by Lowell Libermann.
  • Jan. 21: Pianist Jeremy Denk, a MacArthur fellow and frequent NPR contributor, performs.
  • Feb. 25: The Calder Quartet, who recently received a 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant, visits.
  • April 29: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs a solo recital.

Founded in 1954, Friends of Chamber Music hosts most of its concerts at the Newman Center at the University of Denver.

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