chamber music
Modigliani Quartet and Fabio Bidini 

Modigliani Quartet and Fabio Bidini, piano

Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 7:30 PM
The Folly Theater

"One of today's best Quartets in the world...Balance, transparency, symphonic comprehension, confident style, their performance reached a very high and inspiring level."
Harald Eggbrecht in Süddeutsche Zeitung

Founded in 2003, the Modigliani Quartet is recognized as one of today's most sought-after Quartets, performing on the world's greatest stages. The Friends are pleased to welcome them to Kansas City for the first time as they perform with the incredible pianist Fabio Bidini, a regular on the Master Pianist series.

 String Quartet No. 7 in E-flat Major, K. 160
TURNAGE Split Apart
BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

 Saturday, April 8, 2023 7:30 PM Modigliani Quartet and Fabio Bidini  [buy tickets]
Anne-Marie McDermott, Master Pianist 

Anne-Marie McDermott

Saturday, April 15, 2022 at 7:30 PM
The Folly Theater

Making her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 12, pianist Anne-Marie McDermott is a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator. She performs more than 100 concerts a year in a combination of solo recital, concerti, and chamber music. Her repertoire choices are eclectic, spanning from Bach and Haydn to Prokofiev and Scriabin to Kernis, Hartke, Tower, and Wuorinen.

HAYDN Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:40
HAYDN Sonata in C Major Hob. XVI: 50
HAYDN Sonata in C Minor Hob. XVI: 20
SCHUBERT ​​​​​​​Sonata No. 21 in B-flat Major, D. 960

 Saturday, April 15, 2023 7:30 PM Anne-Marie McDermott, Master Pianist  [buy tickets]
Doric String Quartet 

Doric String Quartet

Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 2:30 PM
The Folly Theater

Firmly established as one of the leading Quartets of its generation, the Doric String Quartet receives enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. With repertoire ranging from Haydn to Bartók, Adès and Brett Dean, Doric String Quartet’s schedule takes them to the leading concert halls around the world.

String Quartet, Op.3
BEETHOVEN ​​​​​​​Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
ELGAR ​​​​​​​String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 83

 Sunday, April 30, 2023 2:30 PM Doric String Quartet  [buy tickets]
Richard Goode, Master Pianist 

Richard Goode

Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7:30 PM
The Folly Theater

Master Pianist Richard Goode has been hailed for musicmaking of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music. In regular performances with the major orchestras, recitals in the world’s music capitals, and through his extensive and acclaimed recordings, he has won a large and devoted following.

Don't miss Richard Goode's ALL BEETHOVEN program. A stunning conclusion to the 2022-2023 season!

BEETHOVEN Six Bagatelles from Op. 119
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
BEETHOVEN 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120

 Friday, May 12, 2023 7:30 PM Richard Goode, Master Pianist  [buy tickets]