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Opening welcome paragraph
Sunset Center

All concerts take place in Carmel's
Sunset Center Auditorium

Musical Moments - our online series

Since April 2020 we have posted more than 60 audio and video clips of dozens of recent and upcoming CMS artists — encores, short sections from longer works, or unusual performances.

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2021-2022 Season

George Li, piano

Sunday October 24, 2021 at 3:00pm

A special free concert co-presented
with the 2021 Carmel Bach Festival

George Li

This brilliant young American pianist was Silver Medalist of the International Tchaikovsky Competition. He makes his Carmel debut in this special free event.

“Staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression.” – Washington Post

Dover Quartet

Sunday January 9, 2022 at 3:00pm

Dover  Quartet

The Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom after a stunning sweep of all prizes at the Banff Competition and has become one of the leading string quartets of their generation.

“Expert musicianship, razor-sharp ensemble, deep musical feeling and a palpable commitment to communication”
– Chicago Tribune

Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Sunday February 6, 2022 at 3:00pm

Stefan Milenkovich

Serbia's Artist of the Century, violinist Stefan Milenkovich enjoys a prolific career as an internationally sought-after soloist and recitalist.

“disarmingly magical...dazzling virtuosity...searching musicianship.” – Washington Post

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Sunday March 13, 2022 at 3:00pm

The legendary Cuban guitarist Manuel Barrueco is internationally recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our time.

"If Barrueco is not the greatest living guitarist on the stage today, I don't know who is." - Fanfare Magazine

Olga Kern and Vladislav Kern, piano

Sunday April 3, 2022 at 3:00pm

Russian-American pianist Olga Kern jumpstarted her U.S. career with her historic Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A Carmel favorite, Ms Kern returns for a recital with her son Vladislav.

“This immensely talented artist turned in a performance that was dignified, controlled and almost majestic.”
– Washington Post

Israeli Chamber Project

Sunday May 1, 2022 at 3:00pm

Now in its second decade, the Israeli Chamber Project is a dynamic ensemble of strings, winds, harp, and piano, with distinguished musicians from both sides of the Atlantic.

“A sparkling concert of music for mixed ensembles.”
– NY Times

The Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center

Sunday May 22, 2022 at 3:00pm

Wu Han, piano • Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola • David Finckel, cello

For more than five decades at Lincoln Center and around the globe, CMSLC has presented the greatest stars of the chamber music world.

“The Power Team of American classical music.”
– BBC Music Magazine

 

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