Summer 2018

Hello summer, and hello friends of Summer Chamber Music!

Here we are, at the end of June, and just around the corner from what would have been the first concert of Season 11. As you probably know, our home at Roland Park Presbyterian Church has been undergoing some big and exciting improvements over the past year. Renovations are nearing completion with an anticipated finish date sometime in mid-July and a big reveal and celebration scheduled for September 2018. While this is all happening, we will also be on a restorative break – a kind of intermission. Of course, we will miss you!

But let’s stay in touch. Please make sure you’ve subscribed to our mailing list. We promise you’ll be the first to know what’s next on the horizon. In the meantime, keep listening and have a great summer.

With Love,

Jackie and Julia

Executive Board

Jackie Capecci, Artistic Director
Julia Martin Frazier, President
Michael Maccaferri, Vice President
Richard Letocha, Treasurer
Mark Mobley, Artistic Advisor



2017 SEASON:

Go to July 4, 2017

July 4, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day with vivid American music and a tribute to Baltimore’s own Eubie Blake! Eighth Blackbird clarinetist Michael Maccaferri joins us for Brazilian composer Osvoldo Golijov’s mesmerizing klezmer work The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind.

Go to July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017

Hear the lyrical, flowing piece that inspired Schumann to call Mendelssohn “the Mozart of the nineteenth century, the most illuminating of musicians.” And baritone Phillip Collister joins us for a variety of classic and modern songs.

Go to JULY 18, 2017

JULY 18, 2017

We celebrate our 10th season with one of the most beloved of all vocal works, Villa-Lobos’ rapturous Bachianas Brasileras No. 5 for soprano and eight cellos. And we begin with a little-known but Brahmsian and rapturously beautiful trio.

Go to JULY 25, 2017

JULY 25, 2017

Shostakovich’s sweeping Piano Quintet opens our final program, and his charming Five Pieces conclude it. The centerpiece is one of Schubert’s finest works, the expansive and haunting Fantasy for two pianists at one piano.

A unique concert series in Baltimore City

Welcome to Summer Chamber Music in Roland Park at Roland Park Presbyterian Church. Each July we challenge ourselves with new repertoire, rediscover great standard works and simply enjoy friendly collaboration. With a free-spirited summer energy, we've created a space to celebrate music — the beauty and humanity that can connect us all. So come as you are. Admission is free. Bring your ears and we’ll bring the rest!

Thoughts and Musings