Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival

The Annual Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival presents a variety of the world’s most popular works performed by acclaimed faculty and internationally renowned guests. The beautifully renovated 400-seat Fairchild Theatre offers an intimately scaled setting with state-of-the-art acoustics. Artistic director, Suren Bagratuni.


2019/2020 Season Performances

The 20th annual Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival, three amazing concerts slated for April 13, 15 and 16, 2020 presents chamber music favorites with acclaimed artist-faculty and well-known international guest artists.

Hearts of Vision Chamber Orchestra

4/13 Monday, 7:30 p.m.

Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

This remarkable ensemble from South Korea is comprised of visually impaired musicians who fulfill their passion to perform by memorizing repertoire. They return to MSU by popular demand after their 2017 debut.

Generously sponsored by April Clobes and Glen Brough and the Stanley and Selma Hollander Endowment for Chamber Music.

Chamber Music Fusion

4/15 Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

Two stellar sets of musicians join forces as principal string players from the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra perform with chamber super group Nobilis, featuring pianist Stephen Prutsman, violinist Ruggero Allifranchini, and MSU’s own Suren Bagratuni, cello.

Generously sponsored by Nancy and Charlie Seebeck.

Twenty and Beyond: A Celebration of Music

4/16 Sunday, 7:30 p.m.

Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Led by violinist I-Fu Wang and joined by other MSU artists and guests, Camerata Michigan is a mostly string ensemble of highly skilled student musicians who perform with pure enthusiasm for the art. The concert will celebrate the 20th year of Cello Plus.

Generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall.