Welcome to the 25th Anniversary of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

For a quarter of a century, the Festival has existed as one of metro Detroit’s musical gems, bringing many of the world’s premier chamber musicians to intimate, magnificent venues. Join us for a celebration of the Festival’s rich history as a number of performers with Detroit roots – including Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, Kim Kashkashian, Robert deMaine, James Tocco and more – return for two weeks of masterpieces.

As part of our mission to foster artistic excellence among young, emerging ensembles, Festival artists host public coachings for Shouse Institute fellows. With the purchase of a subscription, you will receive a punch card for up to 5 entries. You can attend all five encounters or use your punches to bring friends. Punch cards are included with a subscription or can be purchased for $20. Single use tickets can be purchased for $5, excluding “Artistic Encounters: Musical Chairs.”

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Concerts subject to change.

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Vignette, Opus 5, James Tocco & Michael Chertock

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hosted by Franziska Schoenfeld Birmingham, MI

Pianists James Tocco and Michael Chertock come together for a special performance featuring exquisite pieces for two pianos. Michael Chertock fashioned a successful career as a piano soloist, collaborating with conductors such as Keith Lockhart, Jack Everly, Robert Bernhardt, John Morris Russell, Thomas Wilkins, Carmon DeLeone and Erich Kunzel, and his numberous orchestra appearances include performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony, I’Orchestre Symphoniqe du Montreal, the Atlanta Symphony and the Detroit Symphony.

Date: May 20
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event CategoryVignette