Complementing the world-class chamber music programming that distinguishes Music@Menlo’s internationally acclaimed summer festival, the Winter Series offers unique year-round opportunities to explore the vast richness of the chamber music literature, interpreted by some of classical music’s most commanding performers.

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Winter Series

Complementing the world-class chamber music programming that distinguishes Music@Menlo’s internationally acclaimed summer festival, the Winter Series offers unique year-round opportunities to explore the vast richness of the chamber music literature, interpreted by some of classical music’s most commanding performers.

The 2015–2016 Winter Series features three exciting concerts that showcase a varied range of repertoire. The lineup includes performances by the Borodin Quartet, the Musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Wu Han-Setzer-Finckel Piano Trio.

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  • Towards the Flame

    Concert Program I: Towards the Flame

    As Russia marched towards revolution, her music was likewise headed for radical change. The Romantic spirit of Tchaikovsky—nowhere in greater evidence than in his magnificent Serenade for Strings—found its torchbearer a generation later in ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 16
  • Dark Passions

    Concert Program II: Dark Passions

    The compositional and emotional elements that distinguish Russian musical culture—its opulence, pathos, lyricism, and more—resonate far and wide. This summer’s second Concert Program delves into one of these characteristically Russian elements and reveals it ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 19
  • Dark Passions

    Concert Program II: Dark Passions

    The compositional and emotional elements that distinguish Russian musical culture—its opulence, pathos, lyricism, and more—resonate far and wide. This summer’s second Concert Program delves into one of these characteristically Russian elements and reveals it ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 20
  • Elegant Emotion

    Concert Program III: Elegant Emotion

    Concert Program III traces Tchaikovsky’s deeply personal style back to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose Fifth String Quintet demonstrates the beauty and elegance that so entranced the Russian composer. The program also offers music by ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 22
  • Elegant Emotion

    Concert Program III: Elegant Emotion

    Concert Program III traces Tchaikovsky’s deeply personal style back to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose Fifth String Quintet demonstrates the beauty and elegance that so entranced the Russian composer. The program also offers music by ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 23
  • Romance

    Concert Program IV: Romance

    The element of romance may well be the soul of Russian music, whether manifested in the lovelorn strains of Rachmaninov’s songs for voice and piano or in the provocative verse of Aleksandr Blok, set ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 27
  • Lamentations

    Concert Program V: Lamentations

    Composed in the same year as Tchaikovsky’s death and dedicated “to the memory of a great artist,” Sergei Rachmaninov’s Trio élégiaque captures an essential component of Russian musical identity. From Glinka to Shostakovich and ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 29
  • Lamentations

    Concert Program V: Lamentations

    Composed in the same year as Tchaikovsky’s death and dedicated “to the memory of a great artist,” Sergei Rachmaninov’s Trio élégiaque captures an essential component of Russian musical identity. From Glinka to Shostakovich and ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 30
  • Mastery

    Concert Program VI: Mastery

    From the nationalist-minded autodidacticism of its beginnings, the modern tradition of Russian classical music bore the unmistakable stamp of its cultural heritage: Glinka and “the Five”—Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov—eschewed Western classicism in ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 2
  • Mastery

    Concert Program VI: Mastery

    From the nationalist-minded autodidacticism of its beginnings, the modern tradition of Russian classical music bore the unmistakable stamp of its cultural heritage: Glinka and “the Five”—Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov—eschewed Western classicism in ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 3
  • Souvenirs

    Concert Program VII: Souvenirs

    Music@Menlo’s 2016 season concludes on a poignant note: Concert Program VII brings together a collection of souvenirs—musical remembrances of things past, faraway, and dear—essential characteristics of the Russian musical spirit. Samuel Barber’s Souvenirs are ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 4
  • Souvenirs

    Concert Program VII: Souvenirs

    Music@Menlo’s 2016 season concludes on a poignant note: Concert Program VII brings together a collection of souvenirs—musical remembrances of things past, faraway, and dear—essential characteristics of the Russian musical spirit. Samuel Barber’s Souvenirs are ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 6