Since 1989, the Maestro Chamber Music Society has consistently produced "the world’s finest chamber music experience." Concerts are held in an acoustically exquisite private home, designed and ideally suited for this genre. The intimate setting recreates the genuine aesthetic of the golden age of chamber music, while fostering a kinship amongst like-minded individuals.

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Maestro Chamber Music Society's 2016-2017 Season


Sunday September 4, 2016 | 1 pm & 4 pm
James Ehnes, violin

"It's playing of phenomenal control, allied to musicianship of the highest order."
—The Times (London)


Two Concerts in One Day
Bach: Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Violin

  • Concert One
  • Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001
  • Bach: Partita No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1002
  • Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005
  • Concert Two
  • Bach: Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
  • Bach: Sonata No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003
  • Bach: Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004

Sunday October 16, 2016 | 4 pm
Emerson String Quartet

"...an extraordinary fusion of experience and authority with audacity and freshness."
—The Boston Globe

  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, op. 95 ("Serioso")
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat Major, op. 118
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, op. 127

Saturday November 19, 2016 | 4 pm
Ehnes Quartet

"impeccable clarity and verve"Seattle Times

  • Mozart: String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589 ("Prussian No. 2")
  • Bartók: String Quartet No. 4, Sz. 91
  • Dvořák: Cypresses, B. 152
  • Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D-Major, op. 11

Saturday January 7, 2017 | 4 pm
Andrei Gavrilov, piano

"...he plays the piano like a great athlete..."The New York Times

  • Chopin: Nocturnes
  • Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, op.84

Saturday January 28, 2017 | 4 pm
Quartetto di Cremona with Lawrence Dutton, viola

"The group’s Italianate grace comes into its own in this radiant music..."The Guardian

  • Mozart: String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K. 515
  • Brahms: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, op. 111
  • Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, op. 29

Saturday February 18, 2017 | 4 pm
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
Philip Setzer, violin

"...consistently polished, engaging and rewarding."Chicago Classical Review

  • BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS CYCLE: PART TWO
  • Piano Trio in G Major, op. 1/2
  • Piano Trio in E-flat Major, op. 70/2
  • Piano Trio in B-flat Major, op. 97 ("Archduke")
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  • The second installment of the complete Beethoven piano trio cycle

Sunday March 26, 2017 | 4 pm
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
16th ANNUAL ROBERT E. TURNER PIANO RECITAL

"Chamayou is a remarkable musician, no question."The Guardian

  • Ravel: Jeux d’eau
  • Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Ravel: Sérénade grotesque
  • Ravel: Miroirs
  • Schubert: Twelve Ländler, D. 790
  • Schubert/Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S. 558
  • Schubert: Fantasy in C Major, D. 760 ("Wanderer Fantasy")

Saturday April 8, 2017 | 4 pm
New York Polyphony
14th ANNUAL FOUNDERS' GALA

"singers of superb musicianship and vocal allure"The New Yorker

  • Program of rare sacred works by Peñalosa, Guerrero, Escobar, and Victoria

Saturday April 29, 2017 | 4 pm
Steven Isserlis, cello

"Isserlis plays with almost tangible intensity and soul."Financial Times

  • Debussy: Sonata for Cello & Piano
  • Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, op. 65
  • Hahn: Deux Improvisations sur des aires irlandais
  • Fauré: Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2, op. 117
  • Martinů: Sonata for Cello & Piano, No. 1, H. 277

 

Photo Credits:
James Ehnes: Benjamin Ealovega
Emerson String Quartet: Lisa Mazzucco
Richard O'Neill: CREDIA
Edward Arron: Hak-Soo Kim
Amy Schwartz Moretti: Brice Forster
Andrei Gavrilov: Yuka Gavrilov
Quartetto di Cremona: Alberto Canale
Lawrence Dutton: Lisa Mazzucco
Philip Setzer, Wu Han and David Finckel: Daniel Ashworth
Bertrand Chamayou: Marco Borggreve
New York Polyphony: Chris Owyoung
Steven Isserlis: Satoshi Aoyagi
Connie Shih: Bo Huang