Arts & Humanities

Chamber Music Society to perform ‘Classical Evolution’

Erin Keefe
Erin Keefe will play violin with the April 15 lineup of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform April 15 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center. The program, titled “Classical Evolution,” will include classical favorites by Mozart, Weber and Brahms.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is the nation’s premier repertory company for chamber music with a rotating roster of award-winning instrumentalists. The musicians performing on the April 15 program will be pianist Gilles Vonsattel, violinists Ida Kavafian and Erin Keefe, cellist Nicholas Canellakis, violist Yura Lee and clarinetist Tommaso Lonquich.

The “Classical Evolution” concert will feature Mozart’s Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, Viola and Piano; Weber’s Quintet in B-flat Major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola and Cello; and Brahms’s Quintet in F Minor for Piano, Two Violins and Cello.

Tickets are $42 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at or by calling 706-542-4400. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one ticket per student.

The concert will be recorded for broadcast on American Public Media’s Performance Today, the most popular classical music program in the country.

A pre-concert lecture will be given by the Chamber Music Society’s Patrick Castillo. The lecture begins at 2:15 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center.

The performance underwriters are Thomas P. and M. Jean Lauth and Hubert Whitlow.

The Performing Arts Center is located at 230 River Road on the UGA campus.