The Charleston Chamber Music Society kicks off their 68th season Saturday, October 3rd at 7p.m. with the Garth Newel Piano Quartet performing intimate and impassioned music by Johannes Brahms and Gabriel Fauré. The concert takes place at Christ Church United Methodist, on the corner of Quarrier and Morris Streets, Charleston, West Virginia.
The Garth Newel Piano Quartet is known for high-energy performances and virtuosity, in concerts that are informal, conversational, and even interactive.
As artists-in-residence at Garth Newel Music Center in Virginia, one of the premiere and most active chamber music organizations in the United States, the Quartet has toured throughout the United States and on five continents as a quartet and individually, including concerts at New York’s Carnegie Hall and The Lyceum in Alexandria.
The Garth Newel Piano Quartet has also recorded two CDs featuring masterworks of the piano quartet repertoire, with music by Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, and Martinu.
Tickets for the concert are $17; $5 for students 18 and under, and free for children accompanied by a paying adult. Subscriptions for the Charleston Chamber Music Society’s entire season are also available, starting at $40.
To find out more about the Garth Newel Piano Quartet, go to their Web site: http://www.garthnewel.org/GNPQ. For more about the Charleston Chamber Music Society, the CCMS Web site is: www.charlestonchambermusic.org or call (304) 344-5389.
The mission of the Charleston Chamber Music Society is to enable the people of this community to enjoy some of the world’s finest chamber music ensembles from around the world in a series of concerts every year. They also present Chamber Kids – free, fun-filled educational programs about classical music for kids for aged 2-10.