Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass
The 2018 Chamber Music Festival is presented by Hilliard Lyons.
Experience the magic
For 11 years, Shaker Village has partnered with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to present The Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass. The acclaimed Festival has become a Central Kentucky cultural destination, bringing world-renowned musicians to a restored tobacco barn.
NOTE: Chamber Music Festival Day Passes (one pass permits attendance at two concerts, Saturday or Sunday) are on sale now. Tickets to individual concerts go on sale April 2, 2018 (subject to availability).
From the Artistic Director…
“With the sun’s warm rays raking the pasture to my left, I watch two men–one from France carrying a violin, and one from New York carrying a viola–ascend the side staircase to perform the first concert of Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass. I can’t believe I sat here exactly 10 years ago and did the same thing: yes, this is the 10th anniversary season of a now-historic partnership between Shaker Village and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center…” read more
Become A Patron
Bring New York’s best musicians to Kentucky’s most iconic destination by becoming a Festival Patron. The Chamber Music Festival is a signature fundraiser for Shaker Village, and exclusive Patron benefits include private performances, spectacular dining and premium seating. Follow the link below or email firstname.lastname@example.org for Patron information.
Buy the CD
The Simple Gifts: The Chamber Music Society at Shaker Village CD recording captures a historic moment in American history–the first performance of Aaron Copland’s landmark ballet score Appalachian Spring in the heart of an authentic Shaker Village.
Spend the weekend with world-acclaimed musicians from New York’s Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Now in its 12th year, the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass is a Central Kentucky cultural destination. Join CMS Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han for remarkable performances in the Meeting House and the Meadow View Barn.
NOTE: Chamber Music Festival Day Passes (one pass permits attendance at two concerts, Saturday or Sunday) go on sale February 5, 2018. Tickets to individual concerts go on sale April 2, 2018 (subject to availability).