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.


2018/2019 Season Performances

The 19th annual Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival, three amazing concerts slated for April 3, 5 and 7, 2019 presents chamber music favorites with acclaimed artist-faculty and well-known international guest artists.

Treasure Troves of Schubert
4/3 Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

New York artists Yuri Kim, piano, and Nils Neubert, tenor, join principal string players from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to perform works by Schubert, including some hidden gems. 

Generously sponsored by Dr. Robert W. Uphaus and Dr. Lois M. Rosen, and Nancy and Charlie Seebeck.

A Blend of Classic and Contemporary Works for Strings
4/5 Friday, 8:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

String ensemble members from Camerata Michigan join artist-faculty and guest musicians to present chamber music selections from Classic to Contemporary. 

Generously sponsored by Stanley and Selma Hollander.

Strings of DSO and MSU Artists
4/7 Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Principal string players from Detroit Symphony Orchestra join MSU’s cellist Suren Bagratuni, artistic director of the Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival. The program will feature Brahms String Quintet Op. 111, Piano quintet Op. 34 and other works.

Generously sponsored by April Clobes and Glen Brough.