Chamber Music Charleston Fall Events

Chamber Music Charleston (CMC) continues its Ovation Concert Series this fall, provides two performances through its CMC TWO mentoring program, and presents a Christmas concert geared towards children.

Ovation Concert Series at the Dock Street Theatre
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street
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DAVID Soirée d’Automne
BRAHMS String Sextet in B flat Major, Op. 18
Anthea Kreston and Frances Hsieh, violin; Ben Weiss and Jenny Weiss, viola; Jason Duckles and Tim O’Malley, cello

CMC TWO, the official mentoring program of Chamber Music Charleston, is part of CMC’s Youth Chamber Music Initiative. For the 2021-2022 season CMC TWO is composed of 11 accomplished high school students participating in three different student chamber ensembles. You are welcome to join us for the following two events in November. All programs are presented free of charge, with reservation (in the form of a free ticket) required.

Chamber Music Masterclass with Anthea Kreston and Jason Duckles
Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street
Free with reservation required.  Click here to reserve your ticket.

Musicians of CMC TWO – Chamber Music Charleston’s mentoring program for accomplished high school string instrumentalists – work with guest violinist Anthea Kreston and cellist Jason Duckles as they prepare works of Mozart and Mendelssohn.

CMC TWO Fall Concert
Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm,
West Ashley Theater Center, 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
Free with reservation required.  Click here to reserve your ticket.

RACHMANINOV String Quartet No. 1, mvt. i
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No. 2, mvt. i 
BACH Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
MOZART String Quartet K. 157, mvt. i
Elaina Gable, Margie Moore, Addie Black and Alex Selby, violin; Yosef Chang and Megan Black, viola; Peter O’Malley and Decker Elam, cello

Celebrate the most magical holiday season with a special Christmas Classical Kids Concert featuring musicians of CMC, musicians of CMC TWO and special guests. Sing along to favorite holiday songs and listen as well-loved stories come to life through classical music.

The Night Before Christmas: A Classical Kids Concert
Monday, December 20, 2021 at 1:00 and 3:30 pm,
College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street
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-Submitted by Chamber Music Charleston

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