Hoch Chamber Music Series

The Hoch Chamber Music Series has been offering world-class chamber music in lower Westchester County since 2001. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Lawrence Dutton of The Emerson String Quartet, the Hoch Chamber Music series presents world-renowned performers in an impeccable acoustic space - with accessible ticket prices.

2013-2014 SEASON Included:                                     

A Night in Italy
Saturday, 2 November 2013 7:00 PM

Conservatory Gala Concert: Broadway Meets Jazz
Saturday, 25 January 2014 6:30 PM

Emerson String Quartet
Saturday, 22 March 2014 7:00 PM

Saturday, November 2, 2013 7:00 PM                                             

A Night In Italy

  • Lawrence Dutton, viola
  • Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violinA Night In Italy
  • Jee Sun Lee, violin
  • Nurit Pacht, violin
  • Emily Kalish, violin
  • Victor Costanzi, violin
  • Edwin Kaplan, viola
  • Arnaud Ghillebaert, viola
  • Lindy Clarke, cello
  • Evelyn Farny, cello
  • Stephen Sas, bass
  • Sheri Hammerstrom, soprano
  • Rami Vamos, guitar
  • Marija Ilic, piano & harpsichord

Lawrence Dutton, Artistic Director and member of the Emerson String Quartet, collaborates with guest artists and faculty in a festive Italian chamber works of Pagnani, Puccini, Rota, and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Saturday, January 25, 2014 6:30 PM

Conservatory Gala Concert: Broadway Meets Jazz with Brian D'arcy James, baritone and Guests

  • Brian D'arcy James                                                        Conservatory Gala Concert
  • Joe Lovano, saxophone
  • Adam Cruz, drums
  • Danilo Perez, piano
  • John Patitucci, bass

This concert brings together on ONE concert - a great Broadway artist and the top jazz musicians of our time. Brian d’Arcy James comes to Concordia in a program that won raves from audiences and The New York Times.  His Broadway credits include Time Stands Still, Next to Normal, Blood Brothers and playing ‘Barrett, the stoker’ in Titanic (earning him a Drama League Award nomination). Brian received Tony nominations for his performances in Sweet Smell of Success and ‘Shrek’ in Shrek: the Musical.  He has also been seen on Broadway in The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Apple Tree, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels & Titanic.  Brian most recently appeared in NBC’s SMASH, starring opposite Debra
Messing and HBO’s Game Change.


Saturday, March 22, 2014 7:00 PM

Emerson String Quartet                           

Emerson String Quartet

  • Eugene Drucker, violin
  • Philip Setzer, violin
  • Lawrence Dutton, viola
  • Paul Watkins, cellist

The Emerson String Quartet stands apart in the history of string quartets with an unparalleled list of achievements over three decades: more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammy’s® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, Musical America’s "Ensemble of the Year", and collaborations with many of the greatest artists of our time.

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