Brandenburgs on Tour

CMS on Tour 2016

This December CMS took Bach's full Brandenburg Concertos to seven cities across the US, including three home performances at Alice Tully Hall, for a total of 10 performances! Enjoy some memories from this exciting adventure.

CMS at the airport
The CMS Tour group at the airport, ready to go!

Michigan State University, Wharton Center
East Lansing, Michigan
“This concert is a special presentation: one of the greatest chamber ensembles playing all six Brandenburg concertos in one sitting.” -Lansing State Journal

The Wharton Center
The Wharton Center

The Center for the Performing Arts, The Palladium
Caramel, Indiana
"This showed the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at the top of its game." - Jay Harvey Upstage

The Palladium
The Palladium

University of California at Davis, Mondavi Center
Davis, California

Sean Lee, Kristin Lee, and Dmitri Atapine
Sean Lee, Kristin Lee, and Dmitri Atapine enjoy classic California fare: In-N-Out burgers! Picture by Kristin Lee
Mondavi Center
Waiting to go on stage at the Mondavi Center

University of Denver, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Denver, CO

Newman Center
Rehearsing at the Newman Center

Travel day
Travel day means getting nice and cozy with the instruments.

California State University, Valley Performing Arts Center
Northridge, CA

Kenneth Weiss at the harpsichord
Kenneth Weiss at the harpsichord Photo by Kristin Lee

Philharmonic Society of Orange County, Segerstrom Center
Costa Mesa, CA

Segerstorm Center in California
Segerstrom Center in California

Arnaud Sussmann and Paul Neubauer. #CMS #brandenburgsontour

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Alice Tully Hall
New York, NY

"...the whirling Presto finale felt like a celebration of the whole Brandenburg ethos, with the soloists merrily trading phrases and grinning at each other, and stirring the audience to joyous applause." -New York Classical Review
" enchanting escape with joy to spare...” New York Theatre Guide

Performance at Alice Tully Hall
Performance at Alice Tully Hall

It's not Christmas until the harpsichordist made of light brings down the house. #bach

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Harris Theater
Chicago, IL

"The elite New York ensemble's annual marathon performance of Bach's six "Brandenburg" concertos has become a fixture of the holiday season in downtown Chicago." -Chicago Tribune

Harris Theater
Kenneth Weiss (harpsichord), Sooyun Kim (flute), and Dmitri Atapine (cello) celebrate a successful performance.

A celebratory toast after the final performance at Alice Tully Hall on December 20.