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Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Columbus Performing Arts Center

Fantastically Wild - 3:00P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

Hailed by Gramophone magazine as a “star of the future” and acclaimed by Germany’s Piano Magazine for his “elegance and rapturous beauty,” pianist Igor Lovchinsky has performed at Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Auditorium, the Bushnell Center, the Eastman Theater, and the Ohio Theatre. 


Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Columbus Performing Arts Center

Ultimate Piano Trios - 3:00P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

Very special presentation of Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio by local celebrities Leonid Polonsky (violin), Wendy Morton (cello), and Steve Glaser (piano).


Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Columbus Performing Arts Center

The Philadelphia Sound - 3:00 P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

We welcome Paul Roby from the Philadelphia Orchestra who will join Canaletto Ensemble to perform Dvorak's glorious piano quintet and Moszkovski's suite for two violins.


Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Columbus Performing Arts Center

Where Are They Now? - 3:00 P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

Columbus' own David Radzynski, now concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic, joins pianist Mariko Kaneda for an exceptional violin recital.


Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Ohio History Connection

"Masters" - 3:00 P.M.

800 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43211
Price: FREE

The Cygnus Quartet (David Niwa, Alicia Hui, Kenichiro Matsuda, Pei-An Chao-also local celebrities) digs into Bartok's 3rd String Quartet and Schubert's magical "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet. 


Past Dates

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Ohio History Connection

"A Night at the Opera" - 3:00 P.M.

800 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43211
Price: FREE

Cygnus Quartet (David Niwa, Alicia Hui, Kenichiro Matsuda, Pei-An Chao) is presenting string quartet by Mozart and Verdi.


Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Columbus Performing Arts Center

"Curtis Alumni" - 3:00 P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

Curtis Alumni (David Niwa, Leonid Polonsky, Belinda Reuning-Burge, Wendy Morton, Eva Herrer) are reunited to perform the beloved Schubert's Cello Quintet.


Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Columbus Performing Arts Center

"Paris via Warsaw" - 3:00 P.M.

549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215
Price: FREE

Rodin Duo (David Niwa and Mariko Kaneda) presents sonatas and short pieces written by Debussy and Szymanowski.


Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Columbus Museum of Art

"A Colorful Journey to China and Beyond" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE

Lyric Harp Duo (Jude Mollenhauer and Ni Yan) presents works and arrangements of traditional Chinese music.


Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Columbus Museum of Art

"Love...Unrequited" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Columbus Museum of Art

"Un Afternoon with Brahms" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

The Canaletto Ensemble (Matsuda, Whang, Kaneda) performed Sonatas by Brahms. 


Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Columbus Museum of Art

"Grammy Award Winner!" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Cleveland based pianist Angelin Chang gave a solo piano recital including favorites from the repertoire. 


Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Columbus Museum of Art

"Where Are They Now?" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Columbus native Ariel Horowitz gave a highly virtuosic program of famous violin repertoire including works by Chausson, Paganini and Bach.


Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Columbus Museum of Art

"White Nights" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Leonid Polonsky, Wendy Morton, and Mariko Kaneda brought a program of glorious romantic music featuring Edvard Grieg's sonata Op. 13 for violin and piano, Tchaikosvsky's "Sérénade Mélancolique" and Arensky's piano trio. 


Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Columbus Museum of Art

"Beethoven's Seven" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Members of the Columbus Symphony playing Beethoven's magnificent Septet Op. 20 in E-flat major paired with Schubert's one movement string trio in B-flat major D. 471.


Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Columbus Museum of Art

"Ultimate String Quintets" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

The High Street Four will be joined by violist Belinda Reuning-Burge in a presentation of Mozart's stellar G minor quintet and Brahms's majestic F major quintet.


Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Columbus Museum of Art

"Virtuosic Vignettes"

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Rodin Duo (David Niwa and Mariko Kaneda) returns with the traditional show-stopping violin and piano recital.


Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Columbus Museum of Art

"Where are They Now?" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

International prize winning Calidore String Quartet will make their Columbus debut and present a stunning afternoon of quartets. 


Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Columbus Museum of Art

"Dreaming in Colors" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Canaletto ensemble will present the world première of "Dreaming in Colors" by HyeKyung Lee (Denison University) in collaboration with the well known artist Christian Faur.


Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Columbus Museum of Art

"Beethoven!! Part2" - 3:00 P.M.

480 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio
Price: FREE!

Pianist Peter Takács and cellist Robert deMaine return to complete the cycle of Beethoven works for cello and piano. 


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