SIGHTS & SOUNDS ON SUNDAYS

Co-presented with the North Carolina Museum of Art

Sights and Sounds on Sundays is the North Carolina Museum of Art’s long-running chamber music series, produced in partnership with the Chamber Music Raleigh. The series features the finest ensembles from throughout North Carolina, performing diverse programs that complement art in our permanent collection and special exhibitions. All concerts are presented at the North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Experience the sights before the sounds. Docent-led tours tailored to music lovers link art in the Museum to that day's chamber music performance. Make a reservation to join the 1:45 pm preconcert tour by contacting Christine Molesky, (919) 664-6785, at least one week in advance. Tours are free; concert tickets required.

 

2016-17 PERFORMANCES

Anatoly Larkin

October 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm

North Carolina-based Anatoly Larkin has gained national attention for his Re-Performances® of great pianists from their historical acoustical recordings. Larkin presents a chronological survey of a century of Russian solo piano music, providing a chance to hear music history develop before your ears.

The Chanterelle Trio

November 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, pianist Mimi Solomon, and cellist Hannah Collins bring a wealth of talent and achievement to the concert stage. DiEugenio and Solomon, partners in life and music, are on the music faculty at UNC–Chapel Hill. Chanterelle will perform the beloved “Ghost” Trio by Beethoven and Dvorak’s “Dumky” Trio.

 
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Amphion Percussion

January 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Amphion Percussion (Sean Connors and Peter Zlotnick) has earned a reputation for unique programs and engaging performances on a smorgasbord of instruments. Their repertory includes works by compositional icons George Crumb, György Ligeti, Morton Feldman, and Steve Reich. Amphion routinely premieres new works written for them by emerging composers as well as their own original compositions and improvisations.

Cello Fourum

March 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Formed in 2014, Cello Fourum is North Carolina’s only active cello quartet and one of the few professional cello groups in the country. The cellists have amassed a diverse repertoire of classical and premieres of works commissioned for the group. Its members include three North Carolina Symphony members (David Meyer, Ping Li, and Nathaniel Yaffe) as well as Durham cellist and composer Marc Moskovitz.

 
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Raleigh Camerata

April 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The Raleigh Camerata is an earlymusic ensemble performing works from the Renaissance to the early Classical period on authentic copies of period instruments. Artistic director Kelly Nivison Roudabush strives to bring seldom-heard repertoire to audiences through creative concert programming. Musicians include Kelly Nivison Roudabush, traverso; Allison Willet, baroque violin; Salome Sandoval, soprano and lute; Chris Nunnally, baroque cello; and Jennifer Streeter, harpsichord.

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Blue Mountain Ensemble

May 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Blue Mountain Ensemble presents Klangfarbenmelodie, a concert full of colorful depictions and visual references through sound. Experience moods that have inspired composers and visual artists for centuries. Selections range from familiar works by Piazzolla, Mussorgsky, and Saint-Saens, to the evocative sounds of Philip Parker’s Beneath the Canopy and the intensity of Marc Satterwhite’s Falconry 101 recently composed for the ensemble.