Subscription Series

All Subscription Series concerts take place in Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland, one of the greatest chamber music venues in the world. The intimacy of chamber music is powerful not only for those familiar with the genre, but for newcomers as well – we welcome everyone to join us for this fantastic season of concerts!

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Click here to purchase a subscription package! Pick 4 Subscription packages are still on sale! Subscriptions offer great seats at the best prices. Choose subscription packages that fit your schedule. Subscribers get easy exchanges, discounts on additional single tickets, and first choice of seats.

2017-2018 Subscription Series packages
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A-Level $240 $200 $160
B-Level $198 $165 $132
Student $72 $60 $48

Single Tickets

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Tickets are $39 or $46 and can be purchased prior to the concert online, over the phone, or on the evening of the concert at the box office. Student rush tickets are $15 and are available one hour prior to the concert with valid, full-time student ID. Sorry, OSHER not accepted.

Group Rate

Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more. Call Chamber Music Pittsburgh to learn more.

Ticket Donation and Exchange Policy

DONATIONS If you are unable to attend a concert but have already purchased a ticket, you may donate your ticket back to Chamber Music Pittsburgh and receive a tax deduction letter acknowledging your donation for the full price of the ticket. In order for tickets to be considered “donated for the public’s use,” all ticket donations must be confirmed by 3:00 PM on the day of the concert. If a weekend concert, all ticket donations must be confirmed by 3:00 PM on the last business day before the concert. Tickets donated after this time will not be eligible for a tax deduction. Ticket donations will not be accepted at the box office on the night of the concert.

EXCHANGES Subscribers have the special perk of exchanging tickets for other concerts in the series. To exchange tickets, please call the Chamber Music Pittsburgh office by 3:00 PM on the day of the concert. Ticket exchanges will not be made at the box office on the night of the concert.

All sales final; no refunds.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 7:30pm

Les Violons du Roy with Bernard Labadie, conductor, and Isabelle Faust, violin

A program of violin concerti and other works by Johann Sebastian Bach

Three Leipzig Chorales, BWV 651, 660, 655
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
Contrapunctus XIV from “The Art of Fugue,” BWV 1080
Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043 - with Pascale Giguère, violin

"Les Violons du Roy ... is indeed aptly-named. The Quebec City-based chamber orchestra ... produced a sound fit for royalty, with some of the most silky-smooth string playing I have heard." - The Morning Call

"[Isabelle Faust’s] sound has passion, grit and electricity but also a disarming warmth and sweetness that can unveil the music’s hidden strains of lyricism ..." - The New York Times

Past Events in This Series:

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 7:30pm

Ebene String Quartet

Pierre Colombet, violin; Gabriel Le Magadure, violin; Marie Chelemme, viola; Raphaël Merlin, cello

Franz Joseph Haydn  - Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2 “Fifths”
Gabriel Fauré  - Quartet in E minor, Op. 121
Jazz and crossover works to be announced from the stage

"Wonderful vibrant playing left me wanting much more."

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Díaz Trio

Andrés Cárdenes violin; Roberto Díaz, viola; Andrés Díaz, cello

Franz Schubert  - String Trio (fragment) D. 471
Krzysztof Penderecki  - String Trio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Divertimento in E flat major, K. 563

"...violist Roberto Díaz and cellist Andrés Díaz dispatched the intricate figuration deftly, their interplay with [Andrés] Cárdenes seamless ... the final two movements were played with robust energy, the blend of instrumental timbres always richly luminous and beautiful."
South Florida Classical Review

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:30pm

Classical Sean Jones and friends

Underwritten in part by the Edith Blattner Fund in memory of Felix and Liesel Hamburger 

L’Histoire du Soldat - Igor Stravinsky (with dancers from Attack Theatre and members of the Pittsburgh Symphony)
Noir in Blue - Wynton Kelly Stone Guess (world premiere)
Selected pieces to be announced from the stage

"...even at his most introspective, he conveyed considerable melodic ardor and dramatic intensity."
Chicago Tribune

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:30pm

Orion Quartet with Tara O'Connor, flute

Daniel Phillips, violin; Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello
with Tara O'Connor, flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Flute Quartet No. 3 in C major, K.Anh.171/285b
Leon Kirchner  - String Quartet No. 2
Antonín Dvořák  - String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat major, Op. 105

"The musicians play with tremendous vigor, too, digging into the music... I can hardly remember a better-crafted performance."
The Buffalo News

" is Tara Helen O’Connor who shines with shimmering, lilting notes, and an enchanting sound."
Art Mag

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:30pm

The Enso Quartet

Alberto Ginastera - String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20
Anton Webern  - Six Bagatelles, Op. 9
Franz Schubert  - Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887

"The performances here by the Enso Quartet ... are quite staggeringly brilliant. I don’t think I have been so thrilled by the sound of a string quartet in a long time ..."
MusicWeb International

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 7:30pm

Metropolitan Opera Soloists

Jennifer Johnson Cano, Mezzo Soprano; Rafael Figueroa, Cello; Nathan Hughes, Oboe; Ken Noda, Piano

Felix Mendelssohn - “Meine Seele dürstet nach Gott” (Psalm 42)
Johannes Brahms - Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91
Henri Dutilleux - Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Claude Debussy - Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Blake Songs
Franz Joseph Haydn - Arianna a Naxos
Hector Berlioz - “D’amour l’ardante flamme” (Damnation of Faust)

"Jennifer Johnson Cano was truly stellar. She, in fact, was the complete package, a voice agile and forceful, spacious and laden with emotion."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:30pm

Pacifica Quartet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K. 421
Shulamit Ran - String Quartet No. 3, “Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory”
Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 

“Marked by impeccable unity and flawless intonation throughout, the Pacifica could have been breathing as a single entity such was the elevated level and consistency of this remarkable performance. String quartet playing doesn’t get any better than this...”
Seen and Heard International

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:30pm

Jerusalem Quartet

Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in D major, Op. 64 No. 5 “Lark”
Sergei Prokofiev - String Quartet No. 1 in B minor, Op. 50
Antonín Dvořák - String Quartet No. 13 in G major, Op. 106

“As near to perfect as one can possibly find.”
BBC Music Magazine

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

Danish String Quartet

Rolf Wallin - Swans Kissing (Pittsburgh Premiere)
Folk music from the Nordic countries
Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 “Razumovsky”

“They could be grounded in their tone or mystical. They allowed time to stand still, and they could assume the pose of excitingly aggressive rockers. They did it all.”
The Los Angeles Times

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:30pm

Ahn Trio

Leonard Bernstein - Piano Trio
Pat Metheny - Yu Ryung (written for the Ahn Trio)
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion
Astor Piazzolla - Primavera Porteña
Kenji Bunch - Swing Shift (written for the Ahn Trio)

“[The Ahn Trio’s] technique was impressive, and they balanced unanimity and individuality in a spirit that is at the heart of chamber music.”
The Washington Post

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 4:00pm

Dover Quartet with Edgar Meyer, double bass

Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in D minor, Op. 103 (fragment)
Gioachino Rossini - Duet for Cello and Double Bass in D major
Antonín Dvořák - String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, “American”
Edgar Meyer - Quintet for Strings and Double Bass

“[The Dover Quartet] should be on must-hear lists...a triumph.”
The Washington Post

“[Edgar Meyer is]...the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively un-chronicled history of his instrument.”
The New Yorker

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 7:30pm

Cypress String Quartet with Gary Hoffman, cello

“[The Cypress Quartet has] passion, feeling, and a wonderful vibrancy.” - Reichel Recommends (Salt Lake City)

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 7:30pm

Quatuor Ebène

“The Ebène Quartet is a magnificent ensemble, wonderfully thoughtful, imaginative, and sensitive…” - Vancouver Classical Music

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:30pm

Orion String Quartet with Marcy Rosen, cello, and Catherine Cho, viola

“The [Orion Quartet] players’ technique is masterful singly and as an ensemble. Their tone is warm, variable, and beautiful.” - Strings Magazine

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:30pm

Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin, with Orion Weiss, piano

“[Bendix-Balgley] displays a musical sensibility that seems to channel violinists of old.” - Pittsburgh-Post Gazette

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:30pm

Emerson String Quartet

“Arguably the world’s best group of chamber musicians.” - Forbes