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Chicago Chamber Musicians perform classics April 27 at North Central College

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Chicago Chamber Musicians will present powerful masterworks of the chamber canon April 27 at North Central College.

The performance begins at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $35 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit

Founded in 1986, the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM) celebrate 25 seasons as a society of musicians and music devotees committed to building an internationally recognized chamber music institution in Chicago. Since its inception, CCM has launched a critically and popularly acclaimed subscription series, an award-winning annual series of contemporary chamber music, a touring program and a remarkable set of community service programs.

The performance will include Max Bruch’s 8 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, op. 83; Antonín Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, op. 81; and Ernst von Dohnányi’s Sextet in C Major, op. 37. For a full program listing visit

Annually, CCM shares the joy of chamber music with more than 300,000 radio listeners, audience members and students throughout the Chicago area. In 2011, CCM launched, an online archive of CCM recordings and program notes that is open and free to the public.

Grammy-nominated and named 2007 Chamber Ensemble of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras, CCM has toured extensively and developed an international reputation for fresh, intimate and nuanced performances by musicians who consistently work together as an ensemble. The ensemble has received two prestigious ASCAP/Chamber Music America Awards for Adventurous Programming and an ABBY Award for Arts Management Excellence from the Arts and Business Council of Chicago. Visit to learn more.

USG Corporation and Navistar, Inc. are underwriting sponsors of North Central College’s 2011-2012 Sesquicentennial Fine & Performing Arts Season. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. This performance is one of many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

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