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Asheville Chamber Music Series Celebrates Its 60th Season with the Jupiter String Quartet

By Laura McDowell of the Classical Voice of North Carolina When Joe Vandewart and ten other visionaries created the Asheville Chamber Music Series in 1952, I doubt even they would have foreseen the impact it would have on the cultural life of this city. In its 60th year and going strong, the series continues to enrich concertgoers and students [...]

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American Chamber Players Showcase Music of “The Immortals”

Review by Laura McDowell for CVNC January 13, 2012 A program of immortal composers Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Brahms need not be all about pyrotechnics, hyped energy, and smoking instruments. As the musicians of the American Chamber Players demonstrated so ably in this performance presented by Asheville Chamber Music at the Unitarian Universalist Church such [...]

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Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio Brings Down the House

Review: Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio   CVNC By Laura McDowell October 21, 2011 – Asheville, NC The Asheville Chamber Music Series opened its 59th season at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville with one of the finest and most versatile touring clarinet trios, the Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio, featuring violinist/violist Ani Kavafian, pianist André-Michel Schub and clarinetist David Shifrin. [...]

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See us in WNC Magazine

Performing Arts: Close Encounters Every seat is a good seat for the Asheville Chamber Music Series….. http://www.wncmagazine.com/feature/performing_arts/close_encounters

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Asheville Chamber Music performance lauded

By Mark-Ellis Bennitt of the Biltmore Beacon The Asheville Chamber Music Series concluded its 58th season with a stunning performance by Miró Quartet. Although the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas in Austin is home to the award winning string quartet, they have performed throughout the world at prestigious music venues such [...]

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Audubon Quartet Features Peter Schickele’s “American Quartet”

By Ted McIrvine of the Classical Voice of North Carolina March 4, 2011, Asheville, NC: The Audubon Quartet, founded in 1974, is a storied chamber music group . . . . In its appearance as part of the Asheville Chamber Music series, they presented a program of works by Beethoven, Serebrier, Wolf and most importantly [...]

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Peabody Trio: Raw Materials Produce Sonic Gauntlet

By Laura McDowell of the Classical Voice of North Carolina January 21, 2011 – Asheville, NC:  Frequently there will be a work programmed on a concert that is so markedly different that it not only calls attention to itself, but actually recalibrates how the rest of the concert’s music is heard. Such was the case [...]

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Daedalus Quartet Dazzles in Asheville Season Opener

by Laura McDowell of the Classical Voice of North Carolina October 8, 2010, Asheville, NC: Named for Daedalus, the mythical creator of the Labyrinth of Crete and creature of perfect flight, the Quartet which bears his name opened the 58th season of the Asheville Chamber Music Series at the Unitarian Universalist Church with an exciting [...]

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