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  • find the most compelling, engaging, and important chamber-music compositions,
  • put them in the hands of the most insightful and communicative musicians,
  • perform them on the most beautiful and authentic instruments for each era,
  • and present them on Sunday afternoons, in an intimate hall of superior acoustics, where you’ll be close to the stage.

Context’s Twenty-third Season is a music lover’s dream. Six concerts of chamber music, spanning 200 years and six countries: Poland, France, Austria, the United States, Norway, and Bohemia. Each program includes thrilling masterpieces, along with fascinating rarely-heard treasures, illuminated by Context’s masterful musicians, lively commentary, and our renowned collection of authentic instruments.  

Where else will you hear programs like these? Look over our season’s unique offerings, and secure your tickets by subscribing now by mail or through our website. No other group in America will present a series like this!

I hope you’ll join us for a new season of exceptional music adventures.

Brian Connelly, piano
Artistic Director

CONTEXT is a one-of-a-kind ensemble devoted to the presentation of music from a wide range of styles and eras. Stylistically enlightened performances, historically appropriate instruments, and innovative programming combine to place compositions in their musical context.



1810 Rosenberger
1826 Graf
1852 Bösendorfer
1890 Blüthner