Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series begins its 2016-17 season Sunday, Nov. 13, 2:30 p.m. at Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust.
Trio Nobilis opens the series with Tchaikovsky medalist Suren Bagratuni, cellist, violinist Ruggero Allifranchini, concert master of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in New York, and pianist Stephen Prutsman, recipient of the Avery Fisher career grant.
The Zorá String Quartet follows on Dec. 11. Composed of musicians from Spain, Thailand, South Korea and China, quartet members are winners of the 2015 Young Concert Artist International Auditions. They also won the Grand Prize of the 2015 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and are the Graduate Quartet in Residence at the Jacobs School of Music in Indiana University.
Pianist Jeffrey Swann performs on Jan. 22, 2017. Queen Elizabeth gold medalist and winner of the Dinu Ciani Competition, recipient of top honors at the Warsaw Chopin and Van Cliburn competitions, international soloist Swann will play a Faust inspired program including the Schubert G Major Sonata.
Violinist Nikki Chooi performs in recital with pianist Amy Yang, March 5, 2017. Recent first prize winner of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Chooi will perform Bach’s Chaconne and sonatas by Mozart, Prokofiev and Franck with Yang, a graduate of the Curtis Institute, Juilliard and the Yale School of Music.
Berlinsky, who is a Tchaikovsky, Paganini, and Queen Elizabeth medalist and Young Concert Artist International Auditions winner, will perform a Russian program of string sextets with the International Chamber Soloists, a group he founded.
“This series showcases acclaimed musicians as well as talented emerging musicians,” says Catherine Hayden series producer. “The programs will feature a broad range of repertoire and fresh interpretations of classical chamber music.”
A five-concert season ticket is now on sale for $100 at the TCA Box Office, online at tca.ticketforce.com or 480.350.2822. Individual adult ticket $25 includes wine reception with artists after concert. $10 student ticket with ID. Service fees apply. More information at Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series.