The board of SFCM dedicates our 69th season to the memory
of our long-time music director, Henry Palocz (1925–2018)

Coming Next!

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018, 7:30 pmEmerson String QuartetEmerson String Quartet
    We open the season with one of the world's truly great ensembles. Formed in 1976 and last heard with SFCM in 2009, the Emerson has made more than 30 award-winning recordings and performed throughout the world to the highest acclaim. "...with musicians like this, there must be some hope for humanity." The Times, London. Learn more.

    Haydn String Quartet in D Major, op. 71, no. 2
    Shostakovich String Quartet no. 6 in G Major, op. 101
    Beethoven String Quartet op. 59, no. 1 in F Major

    Single tickets: $25 regular, $20 seniors (65 and older), $15 under age 30
    Free at the door for full-time students and holders of EBT/SNAP cards (available at the door)

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Later This Season ...

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 pmAdaskin String Trio with Oboist Thomas GallantAdaskin String Trio with Oboist Thomas Gallant
    The Adaskin has won over audiences across the continent with its exuberant performances. The trio's critically-acclaimed recordings include the complete String Trios of Beethoven. What a treat to hear this brilliant ensemble team up with Thomas Gallant, one of the few oboe virtuosi on the scene today! Learn more.


  • Saturday, November 17, 2018, 7:30 pmSchumann QuartetSchumann Quartet
    The three Schumann brothers — violinists Erik and Ken and cellist Mark — grew up making music together in Cologne, Germany. Joined by violist Liisa Randalu, they are remarkable for their almost intuitive give-and-take. The quartet formerly held a residency at Schloss Esterhazy, where Haydn was kapellmeister, and is now in residence at New York's Lincoln Center.
    "Music-making of the highest order." The Guardian, London Learn more.


  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:30 pmThree Cheers for the Woodwinds and Brass!
    Spotlighting talented musicians from Central New York, our midwinter concert will present members of Symphoria joined by pianist Sar-Shalom Strong and other friends. Impresario John Oberbrunner has some great music in store for us, including the delightful Sextet composed by Francis Poulenc in his lighter vein. Learn more.


  • Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 pmFrisson EnsembleFrisson Ensemble
    Having debuted in major cities across the country during the 2017-18 season, this dynamic chamber ensemble is already in great demand. Offering a varied program from virtuosic solo to music for chamber orchestra, Frisson Ensemble promises to live up to its name: a thrill of excitement. Learn more.


  • Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:30 pmEscher QuartetEscher Quartet
    Expect a performance that is at once passionate and nuanced from this New York-based quartet, which has made a rapid rise since its founding in 2005. The Escher continues to flourish here at home and is winning the highest critical praise internationally. Learn more.


  • Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:30 pmKalichstein-Laredo-Robinson TrioKalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
    After four decades of success the world over — including many award-winning recordings and newly commissioned works — pianist Joseph Kalichstein, violinist Jaime Laredo, and cellist Sharon Robinson continue to dazzle audiences and critics alike. "Can we just be done with it and declare the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson the greatest piano trio on the face of the earth?" -Washington Post Learn more.


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