All Concerts held at:
Museum of Art Auditorium
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee St.
Utica, NY 13502

2016-2017 Program Selections

Five Sunday Afternoons!

Our 76th Season!


PLEASE NOTE All concerts in the series begin at 2:30 PM

23 October 2016

Johannes String Quartet

Program Notes

Mozart. String Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 589
Bartok.  String Quartet No. 3 (1927)
Beethoven.  String Quartet in e minor, Op. 59, No. 2

A reception at Fountain Elms following this opening concert is sponsored by Elizabeth Lemieux.

20 November 2016

Jupiter String Quartet

Program Notes

Mozart. String Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Ligeti.  String Quartet No. 1 (1953-1954)
Beethoven.  String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127

29 January 2017

Spanish Brass

Program Notes

Works by Daquin, Handel, J.S. Bach, Verdi,
Montsalvatge, Albeniz, Gimenez, Stravinsky,
Cardo, Piqueras, Morgan. 

This concert, in memory of Mary Kernan Butler and Martha Gilbert Butler, is made possible by
The Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Family Foundation, Inc.

26 February 2017

Minetti Quartet

with guest Andreas Klein, piano

Program Notes

Haydn. String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, No. 2
Mendelssohn.  String Quartet in f minor, Op. 80
Schumann.  Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

9 April 2017

Hermitage Piano Trio

Program Notes

Beethoven. Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11
Scharwenka.  Piano Trio No. 2 in G Major, Op. 112
Cassado.  Piano Trio in C Major
Mendelssohn.  Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 66

This concert series is made possible with public funds from
the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.

Bonus Tickets!

As in past seasons, the purchasers of CMSU's entire five-concert series will be entitled to one more ticket for a performance of choice. Please call Natalie Combar (ph: 315-507-3597) to reserve a complimentary ticket.

Please join us in this sparkling, gala season. Share with us this rare experience of a series by world class artists in the intimacy and comfort of the finest small concert hall in Utica. Name any of the world's best chamber music groups. Each of them has performed for the members and guests of the Chamber Music Society of Utica. This season is no exception. Please help us to continue this magnificent tradition. Tell your family and friends about us. Bring your children and your colleagues to our concerts. One to one contacts are the best advertising. We cannot exist without YOU. Subscribers to our series are invited to bring a guest to introduce them to our offerings. This ticket, for one performance, is free of charge.

For information call: 315-507-3597 or 315-794-9741

General admission per concert: $20.00, Student: $10.00 (Available at the door.)
Season Subscription: General, $80.00; Senior, $70.00; Student $35.00

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Many of these programs are rebroadcast on WCNY Classic FM.

Those interested in CMSU's series might also like to know about: Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music.

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