Richard Gilder Chamber Music Series

  • Through the Looking Glass includes a new chamber arrangement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2
  • Gabriela Lena Frank will compose a work featuring flutist Liz Mann (left) for Short Stories.
  • The mostly-Baroque program Tale of Five Cities completes the 2014/2015 season.
  • Enjoy a concert among The Morgan Library & Museum's collection of art, music manuscripts, rare books, and more. Credit Michel Denancé.
  • Subscribers get the best prices, priority seating, dining discounts, exclusive invitations, and a free ticket for a friend.


2014/2015 Season at a Glance

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014

Through the Looking Glass

Hear treasured masterpieces refracted through the musical imagination of a different composer. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 is interpreted for chamber ensemble, Schubert’s monumental Octet shows his admiration for Beethoven’s Septet, and Roberto Sierra draws inspiration from the Schubert Octet for his newly-commissioned work.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015

Short Stories

Good things come in small packages: Britten, Frank, Ginastera, and Mozart offer a diverse collection of short musical gems full of graceful melodies and astounding virtuosity.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015

Tale of Five Cities

Take a whirlwind tour through Paris, Darmstadt, Madrid, Dresden, and New York, with musical postcards by composers ranging from the Baroque to the present day.

Details Purchase  


2015/2016 Season at a Glance
Continental Connections

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015

France & Russia

Expect haunting harmonies, vivacious rhythms, and anything-can-happen excitement when Russian-American pianist Natasha Paremski joins St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble for music by Prokofiev, Debussy, Chausson, and the French-inspired Copland. Discover what made France and Russia musical epicenters at the turn of the 20th century.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016

Austria & Hungary

A trip to India inspired Hungarian composer and conductor Iván Fischer’s Shudh Sarang—complete with tabla drums—and works by Kodály and Bartók champion the folk music of their native Hungary. The brilliance of Mozart and Haydn shines in graceful romps for strings.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016

Germany & Italy

Hear beloved concertos by Vivaldi, and Bach—including two of the famous Brandenburgs. This bright, virtuosic, and undeniably fun music showcases the result of creative ideas that flowed between Germany and Italy during the Baroque.

Details Purchase  

Three-concert subscriptions and single tickets are available for purchase.
By phone: 212.594.6100

Friday tickets include pre-concert admission to The Morgan Library & Museum.

Enjoy dinner at Barbès or Arabesque before the performance. Show your ticket and receive 10% off!

  Gilder Lehrman Hall 

  225 Madison Avenue
  New York, NY (map)