Free Public Concert No. 1
Vessel NOLA
Monday, October 22, 2018
7:30 PM

Vessel

Amour Cruel

This informal concert, featuring special cocktail pairings (for purchase), will include the Renaissance-pop crossover work of Emi Ferguson in her album Amour Cruel, along with music by JP Jofre, both Special Guest Artists of CCCMF performing alongside Ensemble-in-Residence the Manhattan Chamber Players.

Stick around for drinks with CCCMF Festival Artists
immediately after the concert!

Program: The music of Leoš Janáček, JP Jofre, Luciano Berio, and Emi Ferguson

Free Public Concert No. 2
Rogers Memorial ChapelTulane University
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7:30 PM (pre-concert talk at 7 PM)

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Mozart and Jofre

Last season, we introduced you to the Argentinian bandoneonist/composer JP Jofre and the response was overwhelmingly enthusiastic!  By popular demand, we have brought him back for “Round 2,” pairing his inimitable style with that of another great prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  JP Jofre and the Manhattan Chamber Players will once again shine in the intimate space of Rogers Memorial Chapel at Tulane University.

Program: The music of W.A. Mozart and JP Jofre

Free Public Concert No. 3
Urban South Brewery
Thursday, October 25, 2018
6 PM

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This informal concert, a favorite of CCCMF fans, will pair great Classical music with some of New Orleans’ best local beer, all in the fantastic space inside the very brewery that makes it!  

Special beer flights will also be available for purchase.
Stick around for drinks with CCCMF Festival Artists
immediately after the concert!

Program: TBA

Free Public Concert No. 4
Dixon Recital Hall, Tulane University
Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30 PM (pre-concert talk at 7 PM)

CCCMF 2016 performance at Dixon Hall, Tulane University

Prodigiousness and Persistence

While some composers were bewilderingly brilliant from the moment they lifted a pen (or a quill?), some were late bloomers, working hard to deservedly earn their place among history’s greatest artists. This join concert of CCCMF’s Quartet-in-Residence, the Dover Quartet, and Ensemble-in-Residence, the Manhattan Chamber Players, will culminate in a performance of Mendelssohn’s musical miracle, his Octet for Strings (written at the age of only 16!).

Program: The music of Antonín Dvořák, Franz Schubert, and Felix Mendelssohn

Free Public Concert No. 5
Sanctuary, Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 28, 2018
3 PM

Rayne

Scary Sunday

Classical Chamber Music has few (if any) pieces that could be realistically called “Halloween-themed,” but there are certainly works that care meant to conjure frightening images and invoke a spooky setting.  For CCCMF’s 2018 Season Finale Concert in the historic Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church Sanctuary,CCCMF’s Quartet-in-Residence, the Dover Quartet, and Ensemble-in-Residence, the Manhattan Chamber Players will again come together to present music sure to leave your spine tingling.

Be sure to bring your kids (and/or yourselves) in costume and join us afterwards for a reception with Festival Artists, followed by Rayne’s Fall Fest!

Program: The music of Dmitri Shostakovich and Arnold Schoenberg