Concerts take place at Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins in downtown Chicago and are usually connected with our Launchpad Project, which brings talented and energetic young artists to the forefront of Chicago’s chamber music scene. A reception follows each concert, providing audience members the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists. We’ll resume offering concerts in the fall; for now, we invite you to view examples of programs we've hosted in the past.
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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 »
Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins is proud to be among the concert tour sites for 2017 finalists from the Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Competition of Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts. On March 17th, we’ll host pianist Pablo Suaste Cherizola, the inaugural winner of the Emerging Artist competition, in a solo recital.Find out more »
Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins will present two exceptionally accomplished young performers in our South Salon on April 7. We're thrilled to welcome pianist Pablo Suaste Cherizola, inaugural winner of the Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Competition of the Chicago College of Performing Arts, for his second performance at the D&H salon. In addition, we are excited that cellist Alexander Hersh, a rapidly rising young talent already a favorite with our audiences, will perform along with internationally-acclaimed pianist Adam Neiman.Find out more »