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Tonight promises to be "a gripping and persuasive performance, played with awesome individual and communal brilliance" from the Modigliani Quartet. The performance will begin at 7:30 at Stude Concert Hall.
Chamber Music Houston brings the world's most celebrated chamber music ensembles to the Bayou City.
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We hope you'll join us for Quatuor Modigliani this Thursday. Read more about their Houston debut in this wonderful article from our friends at the +Houston Chronicle 
Bernhard, the group's first violinist, was just 19 when he began to play quartets with his colleagues - and he describes the experience as a kind of epiphany. For many years, he recalls, speaking from Paris, I knew that I wanted to play the violin - without really knowing why. In the quartet's early years, a clutch of international competition prizes - including the Young Concert Artists Auditions in New York in 2006 - brought it to the attenti...
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In the spirit of April Fools Day, enjoy these funny Classical Music jokes and let us know which is your personal favorite. 
What do you get when you drop a piano down a mine shaft? A flat minor.
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We are thrilled to present the extraordinary Quatuor Modigliani on Thursday, April 9th.

Join us at 7:30 at The Shepherd School of Music for a wonderful evening.
Formed by four close friends in 2003, the Modigliani Quartet has already become one of the world's top string quartets. The group's lush playing will be showcased in a powerful program, including Dohnányi's rarely performed masterpiece. Mozart | Quartet in D Minor, K. 421 ...
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It would be the perfect evening to visit Rice University's Skyspace exhibit.
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Did you know the youngest composer, dubbed the “Mini-Mozart” passed the highest exam in violin and piano at age seven?
Edward Tomanek began playing the piano aged three and then begged his parents - who have never played any instruments - to buy him a violin.
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We greatly enjoyed this short Classical Music quiz. Be sure to share with us what you scored.
The most fiendish, tricky, expert-testing classical music quiz on the internet. Try it now.
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Did you know the piano was originally known as the, “gravicèmbalo col piano e forte,” which means “harpsichord with loud and soft” in Italian?
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Today you can visit our friends at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for free. We highly recommend taking advantage of this free admission. We always enjoy our time at MFAH, like this concert there in 2013.
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We often times think Classical composers are no longer around, but there are many brilliant contemporary composers today. These contemporary composers show that classical music is as vibrant and relevant as ever.
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‪#‎ThrowbackThursday‬ to a stunning performance from the incredible New York Woodwind Quintet.

Were you at this wonderful concert?
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“I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music.” – Albert Einstein
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New Season. New Name. New Experience.
Introduction

“…the crème de la crème of classical music's intimate scene ….”  Culturemap

KEY ACTOR

Established in 1960, Chamber Music Houston, formerly known as Houston Friends of Chamber Music, is a key actor of the Houston music scene, and one of the nation’s premier chamber music presenters. Directed by a team of passionate music experts, the nonprofit brings the world’s most celebrated chamber music ensembles to Houston for a full season of intimate, engaging concerts inside the beautiful and acoustically ideal Stude Concert Hall, on the Rice University campus. Called “an unheralded leader among mainstream presenters” [Houston Chronicle], Chamber Music Houston invites audiences to experience the intimacy and excitement of chamber music at its best.

In addition to its main concert series, the organization conducts outreach events to develop the appreciation for music within the community and to foster the young students’ appreciation of music and arts.

NEW NAME

The 2014/15 season of Chamber Music Houston starts with a new name and a beautiful new logo. Houston Friends of Chamber Music becomes Chamber Music Houston and introduces a new look to convey the excitement, intimacy and energy presented by its concert experience.