The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center April 2 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. The program, Russian Twilight, covers a 75-year period beginning in the twilight of Tsarist Russia and includes works by Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Shostakovich.
The Performing Arts Center has partnered with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to present six concerts throughout the current season, establishing the greatest presence in one location for the Chamber Music Society outside of New York City.
CMSLC is the nation’s premier repertory company for chamber music with a rotating roster of instrumentalists. For the Russian Twilight program, Chamber Music Society Co-Artistic Director Wu Han (piano) will be joined by the Escher String Quartet whose members are Adam Barnett-Hart (violin), Aaron Boyd (violin), Pierre Lapointe (viola) and Brook Speltz (cello).
Tickets for the concert are $42 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling the box office at 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, heard by 1.4 million listeners across the country. Patrick Castillo from CMSLC will give a pre-concert lecture at 2:15 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall.