The Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series
Utility NavTop NavContentLeft NavSite SearchSite SearchSite Search

The Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series

Announcing the 2017-2018 Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series 

The annual four-concert series, which has brought to campus more than two dozen of the most admired and innovative musical artists and ensembles in the world, is supported by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. 

All concerts take place at 7:30 p.m. in Millard Auditorium.

For more information, contact Larry Alan Smith (Curator of the Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series) via e-mail at

The Heath Quartet October 19, 2017  Buy Tickets NowHeath Quartet

(click here for mini-residency schedule)

Oliver Heath, violin
Sara Wolstenholme, violin
Gary Pomeroy, viola
Chris Murray, cello

Haydn: String Quartet in d minor, Op. 76, No. 2
Sir Michael Tippett: String Quartet No. 2 (1941-42)
Jörg Widmann:  Jagdquartett (Hunt Quartet) – String Quartet No. 3 (2003)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80
Mini-residency: Thursday, October 19th and Friday, October 20th.

Trio Latitude 41 November 16, 2017  Buy Tickets NowLatitude 41

Livia Sohn, violin
Luigi Piovano, cello
Bernadene Blaha, piano

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV/25
Jonathan Berger: Fantasy on themes from “The War Reporter” for violin and piano (2015)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a minor, Op. 50 (“In Memory of a Great Artist”)
Mini-residency: Wednesday, November 15th and Thursday, November 16th.There is a possibility of a distinguished mystery guest.  Stay tuned!

Emmanuel Pahud, flute & Alessio Bax, Piano  february 15, 2018baxpahud

Poulenc: Flute Sonata, FP 164 
Schubert: Sonata in a minor, D. 821
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Mendelssohn: Sonata in F Major (1838) – Arranged 

by Emmanuel Pahud
We will have two simultaneous masterclasses taking place on the afternoon of Thursday, February 15th . . . one for flute and one for piano. Schedule: TBD.

Attacca Quartet  March 29, 2018attacca

Amy Schroeder, violin
Keiko Tokunaga, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Andrew Yee, cello

Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 33, No. 3
Caroline Shaw: Blueprint (2016)
György Ligeti: String Quartet No. 1 – “Métamorphoses Nocturnes” (1953-54)
Schumann: String Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3
Mini-residency: Wednesday, March 28th and Thursday, March 29th.

Ticket Information:
Series Subscription - New subscriptions  on sale July 11, 2017
Each subscription includes one ticket to each of the four series performances.
Adults: $120
Seniors (age 60 & over), University of Hartford Alumni, and Non-University of Hartford Educators and Students: $100
University of Hartford Faculty, and Staff: Free 
To purchase new subscriptions, please call the Box Office at 860-768-4228.

Individual Concert Tickets for October and November Performances- On sale beginning August 15, 2017
Adult: $35
Seniors (age 60 & over): $30
University of Hartford Alumni and Non-University of Hartford Educators & Students: $25 
University of Hartford Faculty, Staff and Students, and Hartt Community Division Students: Free

University of Hartford Box Office
Tuesdays - Fridays, 10a.m. - 5 p.m.
Located in Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford

This series is made possible in part by a grant from the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving