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

2018-2019 Program Selections

Our 78th Season



two piano trios and three string quartets with their guests


PLEASE NOTE Unless otherwise stated, all concerts in the series begin at 2:30 PM

21 October 2018

Gryphon Trio

Haydn:  Trio in Eb major, Hob. XV:29
Brahms:  Trio in C minor, Op. 101
Mendelssohn:  Trio in C minor, Op. 66

18 November 2018

Jasper String Quartet

Haydn:  Quartet in Bb major Op. 76, No. 4 "Sunrise"
Four Seasons:  Summer (Hudson Valley): Joan Tower

 Fall (New England): Christopher Theofanidis

 Winter (Russia): Lera Auerbach

Spring (Japan): Akira Nishimura

Smetana:  Quartet No. 1 "From My Life"

3 February 2019

Ying Quartet with JonManasse, clarinet

Haydn:  Quartet in A major, Op. 20, No. 6
Theofanidis:  The Conference of the Birds
Brahms:  Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

24 March 2019

Morgenstern Trio

Tailleferre:  Piano Trio
Ravel:  Piano Trio in A minor
Schubert:  Piano Trio No. 2 in Eb minor

28 April 2019

Ariel Quartet with guest Orion Weiss, piano

Schumann:  Piano Quartet in Eb major, Op. 47
Bartok:  Quartet No. 2
Brahms:  Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34




Subscribers Bonus

** Bonus Concert for Subscribers St. Lawrence String Quartet, Saturday, September 15, 2018, 7:30 PM **
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton NY

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

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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