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CMA Chamber Music on Main Features Works of Mozart, Mahler, and More

Edward Arron (cello), Bella Hristova (violin), and Anna Polonsky (piano) at October’s CMA Chamber Music on Main

Artistic Director Edward Arron brings world-class musicians back to the CMA

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 6:00 p.m.

Columbia, SC – The Columbia Museum of Art’s Chamber Music on Main series returns Wednesday, December 9, with a diverse selection of music from composers both classical and modern. Joining the series’ Artistic Director Edward Arron on cello are Yehonatan Berick on violin, Phillip Bush on piano, and Nicholas Cords on viola. The quartet of master musicians will play pieces from a Mozart duo to a modern day-piano trio. The full set list is:


Mozart, Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola, K. 423

Mahler, Piano Quartet in a minor

John Musto, Piano Trio (1998)

Fauré, Piano Quartet in g minor, Opus 45


The Israeli-born Berick, a violin player since the age of six, has garnered international recognition and awards for his mastery of both the violin and viola. Bush, a native of Charlotte, N.C., but current Columbia resident, has performed at renowned concert halls like Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and has toured with the Phillip Glass Ensemble. Cords, who has performed with Arron in Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project, is also a composer and champion of music advocacy.

Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. Arron, an alumnus of Juilliard, has served as the Artistic Director of the Metropolitan Museum Artists in Concert, is a member of the Silk Road Project, and serves on the faculty of New York University. At January’s installment of CMA Chamber Music on Main, he performs alongside his wife, pianist Jeewon Park. “Columbia has truly become a musical ‘home away from home’ for me,” says Arron. “I look forward to the entire season, as we revel in the exquisite art of chamber music at the Columbia Museum of Art.”


Upcoming concerts in the 2015 – 2016 season are:

  • Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016


CMA Chamber Music on Main is presented by U.S. Trust and the generosity of supporting sponsors. New, lower-priced tickets are offered this season. Season tickets are $140 or $100 for CMA members. Single-concert tickets are available for $35 or $28 for members and $5 for students.

Happy hour at 6:00 p.m. Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. CMA shop and galleries are open during happy hour.

For tickets and program information, visit columbiamuseum.org

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