Austin Chamber Music Festival

Energizing the Austin community every summer with local, emerging, and international-touring chamber artists.

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

The 2024 Festival will take place over the course of three weekends, June 7–July 14, at UT Austin’s Bates Recital Hall. Tickets on sale now! Save up to 30% on tickets with flexible discount packages for 3+ concerts.

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Duo Mantar
Austin Chamber Music Center in partnership with Austin Classical Guitar presents Duo Mantar. Described as “visceral and imaginative” and “transcendental and exuberant,” the two virtuosi that make up Duo Mantar will perform music for guitar and mandolin by Astor Piazzolla and Yehezkel Braun, a world premiere of Avner Dorman’s Many Waters, and more.
7:30 PM; Saturday, June 22, 2024
($25 – $80)
Peter Bay & Festival Chamber Orchestra
The hand-sculpted Festival Chamber Orchestra celebrates Austin's own fabulous talent, providing the quintessential Austin Chamber Music Festival experience. Austin Symphony Maestro Peter Bay leads the ensemble. The program includes music by Gerald Finzi (the ethereal “Eclogue”), Britten's Simple Symphony, and a Divertimento by Einojuhani Rautavaara. Austin Chamber Music Center's own Michelle Schumann will top off the concert with a performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 11 in F Major.
3:00 PM; Sunday, June 23, 2024
($25 – $80)
Takács Quartet with Michelle Schumann
In their 49th season, the world-renowned Takács Quartet joins the Austin Chamber Music Festival to perform works by Dvorak alongside a new work written for them by Nokuthula Ngwenyama. “Flow” is an exploration and celebration of the natural world which promises to be transcendent for audiences. Also featured is Anton Dvorak’s spectacular Piano Quintet in A Major in collaboration with ACMC Artistic Director and award-winning pianist, Michelle Schumann.
7:30 PM; Friday, July 12, 2024
($25 – $80)
Daniel Fears
An evening of stories, songs, strings, and soul: Austin-based musician Daniel Fears pairs classical training with the R&B universe as he lifts up all music fans alike with a sound that soars. Featuring world premieres performed by Fears and his 10-piece string ensemble. Presented in collaboration with Golden Hornet.
7:30 PM; Saturday, July 13, 2024
($25 – $80)
Horszowski Trio
Described as “the most compelling American group to come on the scene," Horszowski Trio will delight Austin chamber music fans with works by Bolcom, Ravel, and Shostakovich.
3:00 PM; Sunday, July 14, 2024
($25 – $80)

Past Festival Concerts

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Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet
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American String Quartet with Anton Nel
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The Sound of Science with Jeffrey Zeigler
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Emerson Quartet's Philip Setzer
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Emerson String Quartet
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Schumann Chamber Players
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TY & Strauss Duo
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Sara Sant'Ambrogio & Michelle Schumann

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