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THE CAMBRIDGE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE 

Salon Chamber Concert Series

THE SALON CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Jane Hua, Artist Coordinator and Pianist-in-Residence at CCE, has developed a superb series of chamber concerts, to be held in unique salon settings. There are three programs each year, each program offering three concerts, each program in various salon locations.

ABOUT AMONG OUR SALON VENUES ARE:

  • Hancock House (HH), 7 Hancock Place, Cambridge, MA

  • University Lutheran Church (UniLu),  66  Winthrop  St,  Cambridge,  MA

  • Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, 1109 River St, Hyde Park, MA

  • aVenue JP, 3611 Washington St. Jamaica Plain, MA

  • Midway Studios 15 Channel Center St. Boston, MA

SEASON 2022

JOURNEY AND BEYOND

Spring 2022, “Awakening” Concert

April 15, 7:30pm; April 16, 7:30pm; April 17 2:30pm

Program: A tribute to the eighteenth century enlightenment

Featured Composers: Hélène de Montgeroult, Domenico Scarlatti, Johan Christian Bach

Venues: HH, UniLu, Hyde Park

 

Summer 2022, “Voyage” Concert

August 12, 7:30pm, Aug 13, 7:30pm; Aug 14, 2:30pm

Program: Works composed in the US during the composers’ travels

Featured Composers: Rachmaninov, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky

Venues: Hyde Park, aVenue, Midway Studios

 

Winter 2022 “Daybreak” Concert

Dec 9, 7:30pm, Dec 10, 7:30pm, Dec 11, 2:30pm

Program Works that were composed during the composer’s final years.

Featured Composers: Brahms, Scriabin, Borodin

Venues: UniLu, Hyde Park, aVenue

SEASON 2023

CROSS-BORDERS

Spring 2023, “Outlandish” Concert

April 7, 7:30pm; April 8, 7:30pm; April 9 2:30pm
Program: Works that are too bizarre and outside of the norm 
Featured Composers: Debussy, Stravinsky, Schubert, Bartok
Venues: HH, UniLu, Hyde Park

 

Summer 2023, “Oriental” Concert

August 11, 7:30pm, Aug 12, 7:30pm; Aug 13, 2:30pm
Program Works by Western composers inspired by the east
Repertoire: Puccini “Turandot”, Mahler “Das Lied von der Erde”, John
Cage “Music of Changes”.
Venues: Hyde Park, aVenue, Midway Studios.

 

Winter 2023 “Outsider” Concert

Dec 9, 7:30pm, Dec 10, 7:30pm, Dec 11, 2:30pm

Program Works that were composed during the composer’s final years.

Featured Composers: Brahms, Scriabin, Borodin

Venues: UniLu, Hyde Park, aVenue

SEASON 2024

FUSIONS

Spring 2024, “Disharmony” Concert

April 12, 7:30pm; April 13, 7:30pm; April 14 2:30pm
Program: Tribute to modernism and atonal compositions.
Featured Composers: Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Alban Berg. 
Venues: HH, UniLu, Hyde Par

 

Summer 2023, “Soundless” Concert

August 9, 7:30pm, Aug 10, 7:30pm; Aug 11, 2:30pm
Program Compositions using “rest” as an innovative expressive tool
Featured Composers: Steve Reich, Philip Glass, John Adams.
Venues: Hyde Park, aVenue, Midway Studios
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Winter 2024 “Asymmetry” Concert

Dec 13, 7:30pm, Dec 14, 7:30pm, Dec 15, 2:30pm
Program Compositions featuring odd meters and rhythmic asymmetry 
Featured Composers: Arvo Pärt, Julia Wolfe, David Lang.
Venues: UniLu, Hyde Park, aVenue