Austin Chamber Music Festival

The finest local, emerging, and international-touring chamber artists, ACMC energizes the community with chamber music every summer.

The Austin Chamber Music Festival takes over the classical music world in Austin every summer. By presenting the finest local, emerging, and international-touring chamber artists, ACMC energizes the community with chamber music.

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We are closely monitoring the pandemic and its impact on in-person events. With the health and safety of our community in mind, ACMC has updated our COVID-19 guidelines in accordance with City of Austin and CDC. View all recent updates to our programming by visiting our COVID-19 Response page.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
8:00 PM; Friday, June 9, 2023
Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han enjoy a multi-faceted musical life that encompasses performing, recording and artistic direction at the highest levels. Their concert activities have taken them from New York’s stages to the most important concert halls in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Peter Bay & Festival Chamber Orchestra
8:00 PM; Saturday, June 10, 2023
The hand-sculpted Festival Chamber Orchestra features the finest players in Austin led by Maestro Peter Bay, providing the quintessential Austin Chamber Music Festival experience.
Sara Sant'Ambrogio & Michelle Schumann
8:00 PM; Friday, July 14, 2023
Grammy Award-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio joins ACMC Artistic Director and pianist Michelle Schumann for a Bastille Day celebration, featuring works by French composers.
TY & Strauss Duo
8:00 PM; Saturday, July 15, 2023
Austin Chamber Music Center in partnership with Austin Classical Guitar presents international prize-winning artists guitarist Tengyue (TY) Zhang and violinist Strauss Shi. The duo is praised for their charming and dazzling on-stage chemistry through their own captivating arrangements.
Schumann Chamber Players
8:00 PM; Friday, August 11, 2023
The Schumann Chamber Players, featuring violinist Sandy Yamamoto, cellist Amy Levine-Tsang, and pianist Michelle Schumann, previously won the Austin Critics Table Award for Best Ensemble for their Austin Chamber Music Festival performance.
Emerson String Quartet
8:00 PM; Saturday, August 12, 2023
The Emerson String Quartet will have its final season of concerts in 2022–23, disbanding after more than four decades as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles. The Quartet has made over 30 acclaimed recordings, and has been honored with nine GRAMMYs®, three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year” award. Don't miss this final chance to see the Quartet perform in Texas.

Past Festival Concerts

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Ephraim Owens Quintet with Special Guests
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Miró Quartet
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Invoke: The Tale of the Fox
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Boyd Meets Girl
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Book of Longing
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Pacifica Quartet
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Andre Hayward & Friends
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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