Smart Bets: Chamber Music Society of the Carolinas

For 49 years, Warren Wilson College’s Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival has brought small ensemble performances of classical music to Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina. Now in its 50th year, the festival has renamed itself the Chamber Music Society of the Carolinas to reflect its dual-state reach. From Saturday, June 29, to Monday, July 22, it will deliver a series of four distinct programs, featuring beloved works by Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Bach and other composers, to Warren Wilson’s Kittredge Arts Center (Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.), Waynesville’s First United Methodist Church (Sundays at 3 p.m.) and the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, S.C. (Mondays at 7:30 p.m.). $25 per program/$80 season pass. cmscarolina.com. Photo of Inessa Zaretsky, right, and Susie Park courtesy of the Chamber Music Society of the Carolinas

SHARE
About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.