The Rembrandt Chamber Musicians Concert IV Review – Delightful!

March 27, 2018 Barbara Keer Splash Magazines The Rembrandt Chamber Musicians offered Concert IV, “Eastern European Delights” on March 25, 2018 at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. This venue is the perfect setting, intimate, beautiful and has excellent acoustics, all of which enhance the musicians who are talented and skilled. The Kairos String Quartet from MIC’s Academy that[…]

2018 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Kairos String Quartet Julian Rhee, violin; Thompson Wang, violin; Joshua Brown, viola; Lydia Rhea, cello Coached by: Rodolfo Vieira Music Institute of Chicago Academy 2nd Place: Sticks and Stones Justin Petrovych, Alex Ostrowski, Shane Ellis, Joe Koziara Coached by: Brandon Podjasek Merit School of Music Honorable Mention Trio Keluvaina Rebecca Moy,[…]

Carol Cook, viola; Calum Cook, cello; Jeannie Yu, piano

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians warm up a rainy night

Excerpts from Lawrence Johnson’s review of Music of the Masters. Published in the Chicago Classical Review on April 4, 2017. “The performances delivered enough pleasure to warm up yet another cold and rainy night in Chicago.” MOZART: Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370 “Morgan’s relaxed yet nimble playing brought the right touch to this[…]

Vieira Quartet

2017 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Vieira String Quartet Karisa Chiu, violin; Maya Buchanan, violin; Steven Song, viola; Nathan Mo, cello Coached by: Rodolfo Vieira Music Institute of Chicago Academy 2nd Place: Cerulean Quartet Cristina Ciubancan, violin; Vince Wong, violin; Margaret O’Malley, viola; Alexander Levinson, cello Coached by: Paula Kosower Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Honorable Mention Trio[…]

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians “Holiday Baroque” Concert Review – A Chicago Tradition

Barbara Keer Splash Magazines Neither snow nor…kept a very enthusiastic, loyal audience from coming to attend the Rembrandt Chamber Musicians “Holiday Baroque” concert in the glorious setting of Northwestern University’s Alice Millar Chapel. Rembrandt’s annual Holiday Baroque concert is a Chicago tradition that truly signals the beginning of the holiday season.  Those who attended were rewarded with some[…]

Rembrandt Chamber players unearth some gems

By Alan G. Artner Chicago Tribune September 27, 2016 You could spend more than a half-century attending chamber music concerts in the Chicago area before encountering most of the pieces on Sunday afternoon’s recital by Rembrandt Chamber Musicians at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. To open its 27th season, RCM offered a salute to Russian[…]

2016 Rembrandt Young Artists

Competition Winners 1st Place: Quartet Diamant Masha Lakisova, Rebecca Moy, Natalie Clarke, Adam Lee Coached by: Robert Bassill Midwest Young Artists Conservatory 2nd Place: Sticks & Stones Ben Heim, Sam Kurzydlo, Justin Petrovych, Alex Ostrowski Coached by: Brandon Podjasek Merit School of Music Honorable Mention KGT Quincey Trojanowski, Amer Hasan, Maddy Deanne Coached by: Bryan[…]

Rembrandt’s season finale

Highlights from the Chicago Tribune’s glowing review of Souvenir of Florence, the final concert of Rembrandt Chamber Players’ 25th anniversary season: “Infectious verve, spontaneity and abundance of feeling marked Sunday’s tight collaboration” “Sunday brought the second live performance of Tchaikovsky’s sextet ‘Souvenir de Florence’ I’ve attended within the last two weeks. While the Emerson String[…]