Concert to Feature New Friends and Frequent Collaborators
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians, Chicagoland’s premiere ensemble focusing on classical chamber music and adventurous new works, concludes its 2020-2021 season with Classics with Friends on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm, livestreamed from the stage of Evanston’s Nichols Concert Hall.
Join Rembrandt for an ebullient season finale with classic masterworks by MOZART and BRAHMS.
After an unprecedented year, with hopes for a brighter future, Rembrandt Chamber Musicians concludes our season on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm with an afternoon of great chamber pieces by Mozart and Brahms.
The program begins with two delightful works of MOZART with frequent collaborators Gail Williams and Ian Hallas. The first piece was written for an enterprising physician and amateur flutist. The second piece was written for Wolfgang’s beloved sister and fellow musical prodigy, Maria Anna Mozart.
Then Rembrandt is joined by the extraordinary Black Oak Ensemble and Rembrandt Young Artist Mira Williams for BRAHMS’ deeply romantic first sextet, a lush journey that exemplifies his profound love for this most cherished friends.
All ticket holders will receive a link on the day of the event. Rembrandt’s events are available to view for two weeks.
Rembrandt’s core ensemble is excited to be joined by new friends and frequent musical collaborators to an ebullient season finale. The program begins with two delightful pieces by Mozart, with Rembrandt’s core ensemble joined by guest artists Gail Williams, horn, and Ian Hallas, bass.
Rembrandt is then complemented by Black Oak Ensemble and Rembrandt Young Artist Mira Williams, viola, for Brahms’ deeply romantic first sextet, closing Rembrandt’s season with a lush journey that exemplifies the love we have for our most cherished friends.
MOZART: Quartet in C Major, K.Anh. 171/285b for flute and strings
MOZART: Divertimento in D Major, K.251 for oboe, 2 horns, and string quartet
BRAHMS: String Sextet No. 1 in Bb Major, op. 18
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Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Founded in 1990 in Chicago, Rembrandt Chamber Musicians perpetuates classical chamber music as an accessible, engaging, and deeply personal living art form by presenting world-class performances of well-known masterworks and hidden gems from the Baroque period to the present; by collaborating with renowned guest artists; by commissioning living composers to create new musical works; and by supporting young musicians through its annual High School Chamber Music Competition and through music education programs in public schools.
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians features principal members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and plays with guest artists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other notable orchestras and ensembles nationwide. For more information, visit Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
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Tickets for an online experience are $19. To purchase, please visit tickets or call 872-395-1754. All ticket-holders will receive a link and password on the day of the concert, and can access the performance for two weeks after the livestreamed event.
Photos are courtesy of Rembrandt Chamber Muscians