- $19 for one general admission ticket (up to $38 value)
Rembrandt Chamber Players presents The Strings of Spring
- The Theme: RCP welcomes the springtime with a program focused on love—from romantic love to love unrequited
- Notable guest artists: soprano Christine Brandes, the 2016 Rembrandt Young Artists, and members of the Lincoln Trio: Desirée Ruhstrat, David Cunliffe, and Catherine Brubaker
- Highlights: a selection of Schubert’s art songs featuring guest soprano Christine Brandes and a pair of Brahms masterpieces: String Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, a four-movement early work that finds the young composer paying tribute to his Viennese forebears, and 2 Gesänge, Op.91, a vocal piece arranged for soprano, cello, and piano.
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Culled from principal members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Music of the Baroque, the group known as Rembrandt Chamber Musicians—founded in 1990—travels the centuries with works ranging from historically informed performances of Baroque classics to modern compositions by local composers.
The innovative team of musicians has held many one-of-a-kind performances and worked with a variety of talented artists over the years. For one thing, The Mahler Project, presented as an innovative take on chamber arrangements of Mahler’s larger symphonies, lasted three years. For another, they commissioned and introduced a new sonata for oboe and piano by Grammy Award winner Howard Levy in 2012.
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians' music echoes into the future through their multitude of youth-focused programs and competitions. In 1995, RCM founded the Rembrandt Young Artists Competition, a high school level chamber music tournament for public and private schools throughout Illinois. The winning teams receive coaching, opportunities to perform, and access to help with educational outreach programs around Chicago.