Chamber Concert Series

Schedule and Location

First Sunday, November, 2018 through March, 2019
2:15 p.m.
Arbor Room of the Thornhill Education Center

Join us for intimate classical concerts at the historic Thornhill Education Center. You will see, hear, and feel the music!

After each performance, you are welcomed at a reception in the nearby Founder’s Room (originally the library of Joy Morton, the Arboretum’s founder) to converse with the artists and fellow audience members. 

Francesca Anderegg
Sunday, November 4, 2018

This program will include feature the ornate Partita No. 1 in B minor for violin by J.S. Bach. It is a series of elegant Baroque dances, each of which contains a "double," or variation on the original movement. The artist will also perform the iconic Sonata No. 3 in C Major, known for having been influenced by Bach's expertise as an organist.

KAIA String Quartet
Sunday, December 2, 2018 

This Chicago-based ensemble is devoted to capturing the essence of Latin American culture through the medium of the string quartet. The quartet recently toured Uruguay and Argentina in support of its latest work, QUARTANGO, an album featuring tangos from the Rio de la Plata region.

Hub New Music
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Hub New Music is a mixed quartet which explores a richly diverse palette of 21st century sounds. With a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello, Hub New Music has been praised for performances that are “gobsmacking and perfectly played.” (clevelandclassical.com)

Metropolis Oboe Quartet
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Join Metropolis Oboe Quartet on an exciting journey through chamber music of all eras. Aficionados and newcomers alike will experience music as never before through the ensemble’s energy and love of performing. For nearly a decade, this talented group of musicians has treated the Chicago area to stellar renditions of both famous masterpieces and lesser-known gems.

Patrick Ball
Sunday, March 3, 2019

Patrick Ball is one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist. He creates a richly theatrical and hauntingly beautiful performance through music and spoken word. Marvel at the brass-strung harp of Ireland, with its crystalline, bell-like voice, and at tales of wit and enchantment.

Fees and Admission

Most concerts sell out in advance and quantities are limited. Reserve your place early.

Five-concert series
Arboretum member: $135.00
Nonmember: $160.00

Individual Tickets
Arboretum member: $30.00
Nonmember: $35.00

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