Listen @ the Library Announces Second Season

The free concert series features performances in Bloomfield Township and Novi.


The Chamber Music Society of Detroit (CMSD) has announced a second season of its of its highly successful Listen @ the Library series, featuring acclaimed young classical artists and chamber ensembles performing family-friendly concerts at the Novi Public Library and, for one event, the Bloomfield Township Public Library. Admission is free.

“Last spring’s launch of the Chamber Music Society’s Listen @ the Library series at the Novi Public Library was a huge success, with each event filled to capacity,” said Chamber Music Society of Detroit President Steve Wogaman. “We’re grateful for the community support that has enabled us to continue the series this year and to begin expanding it. Our newest partner is the Bloomfield Township Public Library, and we’re currently in discussion with other libraries.
Look for an announcement later this fall about our spring Listen @ the Library series.”

Listen @ the Library is made possible this season with support from Nordstrom, PNC Bank, Friends of the Novi Public Library, the Reuter Foundation and the Ponting Foundation.

The schedule of dates and artists is:

Saturday, Oct. 27, 3 p.m., Bloomfield Township Public Library

Sunday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m., Novi Public Library
Classical Jam
Known for its engaging style, creative programs and for inviting audiences to share in the process of creation and discovery, Classical Jam designs programs that appeal to both new and established classical music audiences.

Sunday, November 11, 3 PM, Novi Public Library
Linden String Quartet
Concert Artists Guild International Competition Winners and the Graduate Quartet-in- Residence at Yale University, the Linden Quartet is one of this nation's up-and-coming ensembles.

Sunday, December 16, 3 PM, Novi Public Library
Four highly gifted young pianists selected to participate in a master class given on Friday, Dec. 14 by legendary pianist and teacher Menahem Pressler will perform.

There are no advance reservations for concerts. Seating is first-come, first-served. For more information, visit www.ChamberMusicDetroit.org or call 248-855-6070.

The Novi Public Library is located at 45255 10 Mile Road in Novi.

—The above information was provided in a press release.


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