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Chamber Music Society of Detroit Presents James Ehnes and Jon Kimura Parker

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will present violinist James Ehnes and pianist Jon Kimura Parker on Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m.

Farmington Hills, MI, November 19, 2009 --( Artists/Date/Concert Location
James Ehnes, Violin
Jon Kimura Parker, Piano
Saturday, December 5, 2009, 8:00 PM

Seligman Performing Arts Center
Located on the campus of Detroit Country Day School
22305 West 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills

Artist Bios
James Ehnes
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Jon Kimura Parker
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Beethoven: Sonata in G major, Op. 30, No. 3
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 1 in F minor
Kernis: Air
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano

Unique Features of this Concert/Story Line:

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit arranged this unique collaboration between two distinguished solo artists.

James Ehnes and Jon Kimura Parker are both Canadian artists

Pre-Concert Film, Homage: James Ehnes introduces and demonstrates the differences between historic instruments from the important David Fulton collection, 6:30 to 7:30 PM, free to ticket holders.

Pre-Concert Dinner: Bacco Ristorante, with special reduced dinner price for CMSD ticket-holders, 5:00 – 6:15 PM

Concert Sponsors/Supporters

Sponsored by Aldingbrooke Terrace & Townhome Rentals, a Beztak Development.

With support from CN – Canadian National, North America’s Railroad, from the Beverly Franzblau Baker Endowment Fund and from Suzanne L. Burke & Robert D. Hicks

The Pre-Concert film is sponsored by Fidelity Investments

Special Features of Seligman Performing Arts Center

Free Parking
Easy Accessibility
Intimate Chamber Music Venue (seats 724)
Excellent acoustics, Kirkegaard Associates acoustician
Society Café open before the concerts and during intermission with support from Sweet Lorraine’s and Cadillac Coffee

Upcoming Concerts: Chamber Music Society of Detroit 2009-2010 Season

Opus 9 Series
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet
January 30, 2010
Shanghai Quartet with Yuja Wang, Piano
February 13, 2010
Co-sponsored by Fifth Third Bank

Arnold Steinhardt, Violin
Alan Alda, Actor
March 20, 2010
The David and Andrea Page 1797 Concert
Celebrating Music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods

Steven Isserlis, Cello and Dénes Várjon, Piano
March 27, 2010

Richard Goode
April 10, 2010

Parker Quartet
May 22, 2010
Cleveland Quartet Award Concert
Sponsored by Effi P. Weinberg and David R. Weinberg

Opus 3 Piano Series
Emanuel Ax, Piano
February 6, 2010

Yuja Wang, Piano
May 15, 2010

Ticket Prices

Single tickets to all concerts: $43 - $75*; students $25. *except tickets for the March 20 concert featuring violinist Arnold Steinhardt & actor Alan Alda, which are $100.

Ticket Purchase Information

By phone: Chamber Music Society of Detroit Ticket Service: 248-855-6070

HOUR Detroit, dbusiness and WRCJ are the media sponsors for the 2009-2010 season.

For further information about the 2009-2010 concert season, please visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is a non-profit organization committed to presenting the highest quality chamber music performed by musicians of international stature in acoustically outstanding venues. The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for the high caliber of its presentations.

Contact Information
Marx Layne
Lauren Herrin

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