Upcoming and past concerts

A Salon Evening

An evening of music arising from the culture of the Parisian salon.
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Four Hands

A program of duos, with the notable exception of a world premiere of a trio by the Quad Cities’ own Jacob Bancks.
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Beethoven Year

Music of Beethoven and Mozart, with charming miniatures by Glière and Shostakovich.

The Recital

Pianist Thomas Sauer performs J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg” Variations

Made in Iowa

CMQC’s season finale presents music written in Iowa by Dvorak, Bix Beiderbecke, Earl Rohlf, and Jonathan Chenette, as well as music by three non-Iowans: JS Bach, Chopin, and György Ligeti.

An Evening with writer Nathan Hill

Readings from Nathan Hill’s brilliant novel The Nix with music to chosen to complement the spoken word.

The Recital

Music of Beethoven, Schumann, Ysaÿe, and Strauss

First Works

Music of Beethoven and Brahms

Songs of Spring

Songs of springtime, Tangos by Astor Piazzolla, and Robert Schumann’s beloved Piano Quartet.

Solo Voices: Music of J.S. Bach and Beethoven

with readings from John Donne’s Holy Sonnets and Meditations

Departure and Return

Music of Haydn, Foss, Lieberson, Mendelssohn