A New Home for Events
After years of presenting memorable musical events at Darnton & Hersh, we are excited to announce that future events will be under the auspices of Guarneri Hall NFP, a new not-for-profit classical music incubator whose home is a newly constructed, acoustically engineered and technologically advanced 85-seat performance space on the third floor at 11 East Adams in Chicago's Loop. Guarneri Hall NFP serves as a facilitator and catalyst for emerging musical artists, musical groups and music education initiatives.
The archive of past Darnton & Hersh events will remain on this website.
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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 »
An exciting late addition! Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins is thrilled and privileged to present two internationally-acclaimed artists, violinist Janet Sung with long-time collaborator and friend, pianist William Wolfram, in a special preview concert of the program the two will record for the Grammy-winning Sono Luminus label. Tickets are available for the varied program, which includes two masterpieces by Benjamin Britten and Georges Enescu, and contemporary works by three of today's most dynamic composers, Missy Mazzoli, Daniel Visconti and Gabriel…Find out more »
Logan Fox, percussionist, will perform an exciting and dynamic program featuring works for solo marimba, timpani, and miscellaneous drums at Darnton & Hersh, March 30 at 6:30 pm. Join us for this not-to-miss, unique event celebrating Mr. Fox's triumph in winning the prestigious 2018 Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Competition! The concert, scheduled at 6:30 pm as an “after-work” event, will be held in the intimate South Salon in our new location at 11 East Adams, Suite 1450. A reception with the artist…Find out more »
SOLD OUT! Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins is honored to present a master class with renowned cellist Clive Greensmith on Friday, April 20th, 10 am-12 pm. Spectators will observe as Mr. Greensmith works individually with five advanced cello students, each of whom will present a different work for cello. Classical music aficionados and music students in the audience will be in for a treat. Mr. Greensmith, formerly of the internationally-acclaimed Tokyo Quartet, and fellow members of the Montrose Trio will be…Find out more »