International Chamber Artists (ICA) is pleased to announce its 2017-18 concert series. The events survey a wide range of chamber works, including classic chamber masterpieces, contemporary American composers, a special family concert, and a world premiere commission.

All ICA concerts are free, with a recommended $15 donation to support the non-profit organization and continue brining chamber music to our community. 

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International Chamber Artists

2020 Fall Concert Series

We are proud to present our 2020 fall concert series. Never has the need for live music felt more essential to our shared humanity! Experience the highest standards of artistic excellence as we return to the stage for two fall concerts and a Christmas celebration.

All concerts are free of charge, with a suggested $15 donation to ICA. Your support helps us continue bringing beautiful chamber music to our community!

 

RSVPs are required for all concerts, and seating is limited. Reserve your seat by clicking after each date listed below or watch livestreams on YouTube and Facebook.           

​Join us in person or live-stream from your home as we safely and artistically create LIVE MUSICAL MAGIC. Registration is currently open for the October concerts. Reserve your seat by clicking after each date listed below.

Our COVID-19 Safety Protocols:

  • Cleaned and sanitized venues

  • Seating six feet apart 

  • Limited attendance

  • Registration required, before or onsite

  • Face covering required

  • No intermissions

  • Only non-wind instruments performed live

  • Performances live streamed, when possible

For the safety of our community, concerts are subject to cancellation. For the latest information, check back here.

Additional performances to be announced. Check back for more information.  

EMOTIVE INSPIRATION WITH
PRODIGIOUS BRILLIANCE
Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM
 
St. Gregory the Great Church, 5535 N. Paulina St Chicago, IL 60640


Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM

 

Church of the Holy Spirit, 400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Camille Saint-Saëns – Trio No. 2, Op. 92 in E Minor for Violin, Cello, and Piano (36')

Robert Schumann – Six Canonic Études for Piano Trio, Op. 56 (18')

The prodigious Camille Saint-Saëns displays great craft and inspiration across five movements with this brilliant and emotional composition for two strings and piano. Schumann’s Études run the gamut of emotion, from loneliness to romance. A perfect musical experience for our times.

PERFECT BALANCE REQUIRED

Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

St. Gregory the Great Church, 5535 N. Paulina St Chicago, IL 60640

Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Church of the Holy Spirit, 400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest, IL 60045​

Gabriel Fauré – Piano Quintet No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 89 (33’)
James M. Stephenson, ICA Composer-in-Residence – String Quartet (20’)

A masterpiece of refined expression, Fauré’s Piano Quintet No. 1 offers a perfect sense of balance. ICA is proud to announce its new Composer-in-Residence, James M. Stephenson. His brilliant String Quartet depicts a cycling trip from Oregon to South Carolina, complete with a surprise birthday present for his wife to-be.

CHRISTMAS CHESTNUTS TO CHERISH

Friday, December 18, 2020 at 7:30 PM


St. Gregory the Great Church, 5535 N. Paulina St. Chicago, IL 60640

Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 7:30 PM

 

 

Church of the Holy Spirit, 400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest, IL 60045

 

What better way to celebrate the season than with live chamber music! Hear a variety of lively and lovely favorite Christmas songs arranged for piano trio. A sure way to lift your spirits.

Additional performances to be announced. Check back for more information.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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