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The Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet Concert Series

A Four-Part Concert Series Showcasing CCM's String Quartet-in-Residence

Named quartet-in-residence at CCM in 2012, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation. The talented musicians played before a sold-out crowd at their Carnegie Hall debut earlier this spring and have been praised by the New York Times for their "full-blooded, dynamic playing."

The Quartet brings that excitement back to CCM for its next concert season, which features works by Bartók, Beethoven, Dvořák, Schubert, Shostakovich, Widmann, Wiesenberg and more.

Series highlights also include collaborations with CCM faculty artists Soyeon Kate Lee, piano; Rachel Calin, double bass; and Ran Dank, piano.

The season will conclude with the world premiere of a new piece by Mohammed Fairouz, commissioned by Ann and Harry Santen and CCM for the Ariel Quartet.

Experience for yourself the Quartet that has the entire country buzzing:

"rock stars of the classical scene." - Cincinnati Enquirer
“Characterized by its youth, brilliant playing and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation.” - The News Leader
“consummate musicianship” - The Wall Street Journal
“a gift for filling the pristine structures of Classicism with fire.” - New York Times

The Ariel Quartet presents a series of four concerts in the acoustically stunning Corbett Auditorium:

Ariel Quartet Subscription Packages Are On Sale Now!

Subscribe to the entire series for $75 and save 25% off single ticket prices.

Single tickets go on sale on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.

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Click here to learn more about our Ariel Quartet Subscription packages. Please contact our Box Office at 513-556-4183 or with any questions.



CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their generous support:

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CCM/CSO Diversity Fellowship Sponsor

The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
Season Presenting Sponsor, Musical Theatre Program Sponsor and Event Sponsor

The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Supporter and All-Steinway School Sponsor

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
H. Wayne Ferguson Family Foundation
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation Inc.
Frances R. Luther Charitable Trust

Community Partners

Mainstage Season Production Sponsor

Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Rosenthal
Opera Department Sponsor

Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor

The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter and Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists Sponsor

The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. and Mrs. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mr. and Mrs. J. David Rosenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
The Thomas J. Emery Memorial

Ariel Quartet Sponsors

Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

Choral Studies Sponsors

Ms. Margaret L. Straub and Mr. Neil R. Artman
Studio Drama Series Sponsor

Judith Heiny & Piotr Chomczynski
Polish Festival Sponsor

The Sarah Marvin Foundation for the Performing Arts
Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
Jeff Thomas Catering
Sigma Alpha Iota

Event Sponsors


A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, CCM is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio.

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