Welcome to the 26th 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. The 2019 Festival features many of the world’s most acclaimed and decorated performers, including the world-renowned, nine-time Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet; MacArthur Genius and Avery Fisher Prize Winner, Leila Josefowicz; four-time Grammy Award-winning modern-classical superstars, Eighth Blackbird; and the award-winning, internationally-acclaimed soprano, Christine Goerke. Join us for an unforgettable two weeks celebrating these awe-inspiring artists and many more!

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June 2019

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June
Tuesday

Artistic Encounter at Temple Beth El – Philip Setzer

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
19
June
Wednesday

Special Edition: St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, 8850 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
19
June
Wednesday

Beyond the Notes: Deafness, Imagination and Shakespeare

June 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
20
June
Thursday

Artistic Encounter at Temple Beth El – Lawrence Dutton

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
21
June
Friday

Beyond the Notes: In Conversation with Paul Epstein

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
21
June
Friday

The Festival in Residence: Kerrytown Concert House – 6/21

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
21
June
Friday

Community Concerts at the DIA – 6/21 at 8:30 p.m.

June 21 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
24
June
Monday

Beyond the Notes: Music Meets Mindfulness

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kirk in the Hills, 1340 W. Long Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 United States
25
June
Tuesday

Artistic Encounter at Temple Beth El – Paul Watkins

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
27
June
Thursday

Artistic Encounter at Temple Beth El – Eighth Blackbird

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
27
June
Thursday

The Festival in Residence: Capitol Theatre and Arts Center

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre, 121 University Ave W
Windsor, Ontario N9A 5P4 Canada
28
June
Friday

Musical Chairs

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 United States
28
June
Friday

The Festival in Residence: Kerrytown Concert House – 6/28

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
29
June
Saturday

Closing Night Reception

June 29 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 West Thirteen Mile Rd.
Beverly Hills, MI 48025 United States
30
June
Sunday

Community Concerts at the DIA – 6/30 at 1 p.m.

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
30
June
Sunday

The Festival in Residence: Kerrytown Concert House – 6/30

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
30
June
Sunday

Community Concerts at the DIA – 6/30 at 3 p.m.

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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