Welcome to the 27th Season of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

For nearly three decades, 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 throughout the area. This year, for the first time, the Festival brings you an immersive, virtual experience, bringing renowned artists to you from the comfort and safety of your home.

This year’s Festival will be our gift to the community and will be shared with you free of charge. We recognize the important role music plays at this time in our lives and will continue to do our part to uplift our community.

Check below to see our 2020 performance schedule.

Please read this important announcement about the 2020 Festival

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Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio Plays Beethoven

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio Plays Beethoven

Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 7 p.m. EDT

Artists | Soovin Kim, violin; Paul Watkins, cello; Gloria Chien, piano

2020 Virtual Program Book

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 1
Adagio cantabile
Scherzo: Allegro assai
Finale: Presto
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2
Poco sostenuto – Allegro ma non troppo
Allegretto ma non troppo
Finale: Allegro

*These performances are free community concerts and will be streamed virtually via Youtube. Please make sure to register at the button below to receive updates and the link to stream. 



This concert is sponsored by Joanne & John Carter

Major support for our 2020 Virtual Festival provided by Edw. C. Levy Co. and Plante Moran.

Artist Sponsors: Gloria Chien – Eugene Istomin Endowed Piano Chair | Soovin Kim – Paul Katz Chair in Memory of Morris D. Baker | Paul Watkins – Gail & Ira Mondry


To learn more about our virtual festival, please visit our FAQ.



Date: August 27
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue Name: Virtual