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2016-17 Concerts

The 2016-17 Fabian Concert Series welcomes internationally recognized artists. Please join us for an exciting season!

Events are subject to change. Please call ahead to verify. Download a PDF version of concerts.

September 5

Monday
3 p.m.

Labor Day Concert

The afternoon program features performances by Robert McDuffie, Amy Schwartz Moretti, and the MCS Ensemble, under the direction of Ward Stare.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

September 19

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

October 10

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.


October 14

Friday
7:30 p.m.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Ward Stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Admission is free & open to the public. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

October 18

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 18
Master Class with Edward Arron
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Fabian Concert Series

English Prelude

Edward Arron, cello
Jeewon Park, piano
Daniel Tosky, bass
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin


The opening concert of the 2016-17 series features works by English composers Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar. The concert marks new Center bass faculty Daniel Tosky's first appearance on the series.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

November 8

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8
Master Class with Richard Aaron
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Fabian Concert Series

Espressivo

Richard Aaron, cello

Julie Albers, cello

Annie Fullard, violin

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

 

Returning guest artists Richard Aaron and Annie Fullard join the Center's Julie Albers and Amy Schwartz Moretti for an evening of chamber music. It's always fun to watch these friends perform together!

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

November 14

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

December 5

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.


December 8

Thursday
7:30 p.m.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Ward Stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Admission is free & open to the public. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

December 13

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Fabian Concert Series
Cortona Trio

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

Julie Albers, cello

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

 

The popular trio returns with an early holiday gift, including the "Archduke" trio by Beethoven.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

January 30

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.


February 6

Monday
7:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 5
Master Class with James Ehnes
and Edward Arron
3 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Fabian Concert Series
Ehnes Quartet

James Ehnes, violin

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

Richard O'Neill, viola

Edward Arron, cello


Hailed as 'an important new force in the chamber music arena' with a 'dream-team lineup' (Strings magazine), and fresh off a triumphant tour of South Korea, the Ehnes Quartet brings its power, poise and passion to Fickling in a return engagement.

 

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

February 25

Saturday
7:30 p.m.

Robert McDuffie in concert

 

World-renowned violinist Robert McDuffie's annual community concert is always exciting, and this year's is no different. Stay tuned for details!

 

Venue to be announced. $25 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

February 27

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

March 21

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 20
Master Class with Osmo Vanska
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Tuesday, March 21
Master Class with Erin Keefe
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Fabian Concert Series
Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Erin Keefe, violin

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

Osmo Vanska, clarinet

Becca Albers, viola

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano


Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska, concertmaster Erin Keefe, and assistant principal violist (and Center Distinguished Faculty) Becca Albers join Amy Schwartz Moretti to perform Brahms' great clarinet quintet. Pianist Elizabeth Pridgen also performs on the program.

 

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

March 23

Thursday
7:30 p.m.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Ward Stare, conductor

The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry Street, Macon. Admission is free & open to the public. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

March 27

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

April 11

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Monday, April 10
Master Class with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Tuesday, April 11
Master Class with Anne-Marie McDermott
4 p.m., Bell House Salon
315 College Street
Free Admission

Fabian Concert Series
Fiery Finale

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin


An exciting evening of music featuring the great Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Anne-Marie McDermott.

 

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $15 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

April 24

Monday
7 p.m.

McDuffie Student Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

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