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Four of America's most exciting young string quartets join Leon Fleisher for conclusion to Chamber Music Society of Detroit season / BroadwayWorld

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In a fitting conclusion to an historic season, on Sunday, May 12 at 3 PM, the Chamber Music Society of Detroit returns to Orchestra Hall, its home for more than 20 of its 75 years. Four of America's most exciting young string quartets the Attacca, Catalyst, Dover and Harlem Quartets are joined by master pianist Leon Fleisher, who will perform Mozart's K. 414 Piano Concerto plus music of Bach. The program also includes a world premiere by Jessie Montgomery, plus the Mendelssohn Octet performed by members of all four quartets switching off for different movements in a game of musical chairs.

PROGRAM:
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat major, Op 20
Jessie Montgomery: Trading Fours (world premiere)*
J.S. Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata 208, arr. Egon Petri
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414

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