Denver’s Friends Of Chamber Music Reveals Musicians On Tap For 2016-17 Season

<p>(Photo: Sophie Zhai)</p>
<p>The Escher String Quartet</p>
Photo: The Escher Quartet
The Escher String Quartet

The Denver organization’s 63rd season at the Newman Center for the Arts starts Sept. 14 with the Escher String Quartet playing music by Maurice Ravel, Arnold Schoenberg and Franz Schubert:

Photo: Pianist Jonathan Biss
Pianist Jonathan Biss
  • Sept. 28: Pianist Jonathan Biss plays an all-Beethoven program featuring Sonatas No. 4 in E-flat, No. 17 in D minor and No. 32 in C minor.
  • Oct: 5: Violinist Philip Setzer joins acclaimed chamber duo pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel for music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Schubert.
  • Nov. 9: The Ariel Quartet plays music by Igor Stravinsky and Erwin Schuloff, plus a performance of Erno Dohnanyi’s Piano Quintet No. 2 with pianist Orion Weiss.
  • March 15: Pianist Joyce Yang plays music by Robert Schumann, Carl Vine and Enrique Grandos.

Read the full schedule for more on the music and the musicians.

Read previews of the 2016-17 schedules for the Colorado Symphony and Boulder Philharmonic. Or learn about the summer 2016 lineups for Aspen Music Festival and School, Bravo! Vail and Boulder’s Colorado Music Festival.

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