Bartók’s Contrasts

Bartók’s Contrasts

December 10, 2014 Béla Bartók began working on his Contrasts in 1938 as the result of a request by violinist Joseph Szigeti who was also a friend of the composer. Szigeti was working with Benny Goodman to record a number of shorter works when the idea to commission a work from Bartók came about. Although […]

Beauty of Piano Trio

Beauty of Piano Trio

Click the following link to read Laurie Shulman’s program notes for this concert in their entirety: Finckel-Han-Setzer Trio Program Notes

Music of Takács

Music of Takács

Click the following link to read Laurie Shulman’s program notes for this concert in their entirety: Takács Quartet Program Notes

Letter from Our President

Letter from Our President

Dear Friends of Chamber Music, It is my pleasure as President of Dallas Chamber Music Society to introduce our 2014-15 season, which promises captivating performances that demonstrate the intimacy of music making that only our art form can provide. Once again, we are privileged to present this season’s concerts at Caruth Auditorium at the Meadows […]

Janáček’s unrequited love.

Janáček’s unrequited love.

June 14, 2014 Leoš Janáček is a composer whose music is unmistakable in its unique harmonic language and turn of phrase. A few minutes spent listening to any of his music, particularly his late works, brings a person into an intimate world of motivic melody and wonder. But what many who’ve loved his On an […]

Dallas Chamber Music Society Announces its landmark 70th season.

Dallas Chamber Music Society Announces its landmark 70th season.

June 13, 2014 Dallas Chamber Music Society is proud to announce the 2014-2015 concert season with performances by four world-renowned chamber ensembles that are sure to wow Dallas audiences. Join us and your friends as we explore the moving experiences only fine chamber music can produce. Season tickets are currently available.   Takács String Quartet […]

Takács String Quartet recently awarded Wigmore Hall Medal.

Takács String Quartet recently awarded Wigmore Hall Medal.

June 12, 2014 No visit to London is complete for the classical music lover without a visit to the legendary Wigmore Hall. Within the doors of its unassuming exterior resides one of the great music halls of Europe. Although the space is intimate in size, its acoustics are close to perfect for solo and chamber […]

What is Chamber Music?

What is Chamber Music?

Originally, chamber music referred to a type of classical music that was performed in a small space such as a house or a palace room. The number of instruments used were also few without a conductor to guide the musicians. Today, chamber music is performed very similarly in terms of the size of the venue […]

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

Monday, November 11, 2013, 8:00PM | at Caruth Auditorium From left to right: Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen Asbjørn Nørgaard Frederik Schøyen Sjölin Frederick Øland Program: Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 13 Hans Abrahamsen: 10 Preludes Scandinavian folk music The Danish String Quartet has reached incredible heights in the course of its 10 years of existence. […]

Check out the Dallas City Performance Hall

Check out the Dallas City Performance Hall

Are you excited for our Gala Event with Daniil Trifonov and Sergei Babayan? On March 3, 2014 at 7:30PM, the Dallas Chamber Music Society brings you a special gala event at the Dallas City Performance Hall. Excited? Check out the  hall: More information on the gala, coming soon! For more information on the concert, please go […]

Watch our site, amazing 2013-2014 season!

Watch our site, amazing 2013-2014 season!

In the 2013-2014 season we feature The American String Quartet, The Danish String Quartet, New York Polyphony, The Emerson String Quartet and a special gala event with pianists Daniil Trifonov and Sergei Babayan.