The nationally acclaimed Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt arts organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Founded in 2001 and now planning the 14th season, we promote public appreciation and education about chamber music through our annual Winter and Spring Festivals.
Highlights of the Festival’s 14th season include:
Rachel Barton Pine, November 7 BUY NOW $40.00
Celebrated as a great interpreter of classical works, she plays with passion and conviction across an extensive repertoire. Audiences are thrilled by her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making. "Rachel Barton Pine really may be the most charismatic, the most virtuosic, and the most compelling American violinist of her generation."
All Music Guide
Anne Akiko Meyers, January 31
One of today’s most sought-after violinists, Anne Akiko Meyers is celebrated around the world for her soaring artistry and ability to connect with audiences from the concert stage. She regularly performs in recital and as guest soloist with many of the world’s top orchestras and is a best-selling recording artist with 30 albums. "Anne Akiko Meyers is the coolest thing to happen to the violin since Stradivari." Denver Post
Kruger Brothers Band, February 24
Through their numerous CDs, radio and television performances, and collaborative efforts, the Kruger Brothers provide a unique voice in the world of folk, Americana, and classical music. A hallmark of the trio’s work is the banjo playing and composition of Jens Kruger, universally considered one of the world’s greatest banjoists. “The Krugers are nothing short of magnificent.” Bluegrass Journal
Joshua Bell, March 1
Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. He is equally at home as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and orchestra leader. His restless curiosity, passion, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of "classical music superstar." Recently named Music Director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Bell is the first person to hold this post since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958. “Joshua Bell is the greatest American violinist active today.” The Boston Herald. The Strad comments, “Joshua Bell will be the one remembered in 50 years’ time.”
Dover String Quartet, May 23
The Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition. The Dover is now one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world. The New Yorker recently dubbed them “the young American string quartet of the moment,” and The Strad raved that the Quartet is “already pulling away from their peers with their exceptional interpretive maturity, tonal refinement and taut ensemble.”
Eroica Trio, May 31
One of the most in-demand trios in the world, the Grammy®-nominated Eroica thrills audiences with flawless technical virtuosity, irresistible enthusiasm and sensual elegance. Whether playing the great standards of the piano trio repertoire or daring contemporary works, the three young women who make up this celebrated ensemble electrify the concert stage with their passionate performances. “There is an edge of the seat intensity to every note they produce.” New York Times