Concerts take place at Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins in downtown Chicago. We delight in presenting both emerging and established artists to new audiences. A reception follows each performance.
The Calla Quartet comes to Chicago in October to play works by Haydn, Bartók, and Brahms. Silver-medalists of the 2015 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, the members of the quartet—violinists Amelia Dietrich and Michaela Wellems, cellist Karissa Zadinsky and violist Aiden Kane—are students in the Bachelor of Music program at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music. This past summer, Calla was selected as one of two preexisting groups to attend the Perlman Music Program Chamber Workshop on Shelter Island, NY, directed by…Find out more »
NOW SOLD OUT! Join us at a 300th birthday party for the “Lipinski” Strad! We are extremely honored to welcome violinist Frank Almond and pianist William Wolfram to the Darnton & Hersh salon for a special performance of “A Violin's Life” honoring the 300th birthday of the famed “Lipinski” Stradivari violin. The program will include pieces tied to the violin's rich history: the Sonata in G minor, known as the “Devil's Trill,” by Giuseppe Tartini, believed to be the first owner…Find out more »
Enjoy an evening of chamber music performed by students and faculty of the Music Conservatory, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University. Artists are Sam Battista, violin; Stefan Hersh, violin; Michael Schneider, viola; Miles Link, cello; and Julian Hersh, cello. Purchase tickets online (no additional fee for online purchase). Two beloved works will be featured in our January 14th program. Beethoven’s String Trios Opus 9—of which the C minor Trio is No. 3—were composed in 1797 and served either deliberately…Find out more »
Join us for an after-work Launchpad concert on April 25 when the Yas Quartet comes to the Darnton & Hersh salon. The program will include Haydn's String Quartet Opus 74, No. 3, "The Rider," Ravel's String Quartet in F major, and Prokofiev's String Quartet No. 2, Opus 92. Tickets are available now. The Chicago based Yas Quartet was formed in August of 2015. The Yas performs actively in Chicago at Roosevelt University, and at Groupmuse events where they are featured…Find out more »
On May 9, Darnton & Hersh presents Launchpad Collaborations: An After Work Chamber Concert, featuring internationally-acclaimed pianist Adam Neiman, along with Stefan Hersh, violin, and two talented young Boston-based artists, Jesse Morrison, viola, and Alexander Hersh, cello. The program will include the Beethoven String Trio in G major, Op. 9, No. 1, the Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, and the Dvorák Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 87. Tickets are available now. Read the…Find out more »