17th Nevada Chamber Music Festival

December 27, 2020 – January 2, 2021

Passes to the 18th Annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival are now on sale!  Click HERE to purchase.

Purchase a pass for all ten scheduled performances and your choice of meal at the final dinner concert.

All concerts are scheduled at the UNR Hall Recital Hall, except Jan. 1 (St. John’s Presbyterian) and  Jan. 2 (Renaissance Hotel).

The Marvelous Montrose 

 Sunday, 12/27 | 7:00 PM

MOZART: Trio in G Major, K. 496

TURINA: Piano Quartet, Opus 67

SCHUBERT: Trio No. 1 in B flat Major, D. 898


Journeys: Scandinavia 

Monday, 12/28 | 2:00 PM

PERCY GRAINGER: La Scandinavie for Cello and Piano

SIBELIUS: Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 79

KAIJA SAARIAHO: Sept Papillons

GRIEG: String Quartet in G minor


Classical Classics

Monday, 12/28 | 7:00 PM

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata Op. 12 No. 1

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58 (String Quartet reduction)

MOZART: String Quintet in C major, K. 515


Journeys: Inside America

 Tuesday, 12/29 | 2:00 PM

DVORAK: String Quintet in E flat major, Op. 97 (‘American’)

WILLIAM GRANT STILL: Suite for Violin and Piano

VALERIE COLEMAN: Portraits of Josephine

FLORENCE PRICE: Andante from String Quartet in G major 



Piano Spotlight

Tuesday, 12/29 | 7:00 PM

BRAHMS: Horn Trio in E flat major, Op. 40

DVORAK: String Quartet in F major, Op. 96 “American”

SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet


Journeys: British Isles

Wednesday, 12/30 | 2:00 PM

BRITTEN: Phantasy for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello

ELGAR: Romance for Bassoon and String Quintet


ELGAR: Piano Quintet


20th Century Gems

Wednesday, 12/30 | 7:00 PM

TOMASI: Five Sacred and Profane Dances for Wind Quintet

KODALY: Duo for Violin and Cello


WALTON: Piano Quartet


New Year’s Sampler

Thursday, 12/31 | 5:00 PM

ERBERK ERYILMAZ: Raki Havasi for Wind Quintet

CHAUSSON: Poeme for Violin and Piano

JANACEK: Pohadka for Cello and Piano

STRAUSS: Til Eulenspiegel Einmal Anders

Tsuru No Sugomori for Solo Flute

POULENC: Trio for Oboe, Basson, and Piano

VILLA-LOBOS: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and Cello Ensemble

PIAZZOLLA: Selected Pieces arranged for Cello Quartet


A Baroque Beginning

Friday, 1/1 | 3:00 PM – St. John’s Presbyterian Church

CORELLI: Concerto Grosso op 6 no 1

PURCELL: Chacony for String Quartet

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto no 5

SCARLATTI: Piano sonata

JOHN GARTH: Cello Concerto



A Taste of Iberia – Dinner and Concert

Saturday, 1/2 | 5:00 PM – Renaissance Hotel Topaz Room

RAVEL: Bolero (arranged for Wind Quintet)

SARASATE: Introduction and Tarantella

CASSADO: Requiebros

AITA DONOSTIA: Basque Preludes

BELA KOVACS: Hommage à Manuel de Falla

TURINA: El Oracion del Torero

CASSADO: Piano Trio

CASALS: Song of the Birds


All concerts are held at the UNR Hall Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

December 27-31: University of Nevada, Hall Recital Hall – 1300 N Virginia St – Reno, NV 89557

January 1: St. John’s Presbyterian Church – 1070 Plumb Lane, Reno, NV 89509

January 2: Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel – Topaz Room, 2nd Floor; One South Lake St – Reno, NV 89501