2021-22 Concert Season Now Available
Based in Durham, NC since 1984, we strive to bring together great music with other art forms, as well as expand the definition of chamber music.
Our name is taken from the 19th century poet, Stéphane Mallarmé, who was known for his salons – gatherings of intellectuals at his house in Paris for discussions of poetry, art and philosophy.
Sunday, February 13 @ 3:00 pm, Motorco Music Hall, Durham
Join Mallarmé and the Durham Literacy Center in a program that combines music and literature. Author Carrie Knowles reads from her new book “A Musical Affair” …A novel about divorce, deception, love affairs, expensive secrets and …the power of beautiful music. Mallarme performs music by Debussy to “illustrate” that power.
BECOME A MEMBER
MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE NOW FOR ONLY $100 (as of Nov 1, 2021)
As a Subscriber Member of Mallarme you will receive free admission to all 2021-22 series concerts, virtual repeats and first-call invites to special events.
Additionally, you will have access to video-recorded versions of any concerts once available and unlimited streaming access to the five 2020-21 virtual concerts.
Members receive priority seating for series concerts (front rows designated as” members only” when possible) and invitations to special events like house concerts and donor parties
2021-22 CONCERT SEASON
VIRTUAL ON DEMAND
Jazz U Consortium (members only) featuring Baron Tymas – guitar (NCCU), Juan Álamo – vibraphone (UNC-CH), Dan Davis – drumset (UNC-CH and ECU) and John Brown – bass (Duke) in jazz standards and original compositions. more
Bluegrass Blend (Available virtually for members and for purchase from October 16 – November 14, 2021) with Hank, Pattie and the Current AND Jacqueline Wolborsky and Jeanine Wynton – violin; Suzanne Rousso – viola; Bonnie Thron – cello more
Sunday, February 13, 3:00 PM 2022 LIVE
Motorco Music Hall, Durham more
“A Musical Affair” with book reading by author Carrie J. Knowles and music by Debussy and others.
Jacquelyn Bartlett – harp, Laura Stevens – flute, Suzanne Rousso – viola.
In partnership with the Durham Literacy Center
Friday, February 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm LIVE
Bach and Forward with Stephanie Vial – cello; Paige Whitley-Bauguess – baroque dancer; Steven Rodriguez Valez – modern dancer
Sunday, April 10, 2022 LIVE
Invisible Ritual with Tyshawn Sorey – percussion and Jennifer Curtis – violin
one more date, TBA and our Dynamic Duo series (dates TBA @ Jan 2022).
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MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS SERIES
“Informances” by Mallarmé musicians, taking a deep dive into their musical lives and interests
Chapter 1: Nicholas DiEugenio – violin, the music of J.S. Bach on period instruments
WATCH MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS – CHAPTER 1
Chapter 2: Stephanie Vial – cello, the music of A. Caporale and J.C. Bach
WATCH MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS – CHAPTER 2
Chapter 3: Baron Tymas – guitar, formative years, jazz improv, Montreal Project
WATCH MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS – CHAPTER 3
Listen to archival audio recordings from concerts over our 37 years!
February 2021: Celebrating Black History month with the music of Undine Smith Moore
WATCH/LISTEN Afro-America Suite I. Andante from a concert in May 2010 at the Carolina Theatre, Durham
March 2021: Celebrating Women’s History month with the music of Joan Tower
WATCH/LISTEN Island Prelude from a concert in October 2011 at the Nasher Museum, Durham
The 2021-22 Season is now on sale! A combo of a virtual but mostly live performances presented in large venues, following the COVID protocols set by state and local officials. Our priority is to keep you and our musicians feeling confident about your safety. Info about the season is in the section immediately above… we hope to see you soon!
Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw
Banjo and Fiddle
Bluegrass ambassadors Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw...
join forces once again with their original and energetic new soul grass band, Hank and Pattie. Hank and Pattie take bluegrass and infuse it with their own flair, drawing from a melting pot of styles including classical and Motown, which adds up to an authentic and unique reflection of American music. While some of the music sounds old school and some sounds fresh and new, their overall musicianship, vocal harmonies, impassioned delivery, and innovative arrangements captivate all generations of music lovers. Hank and Pattie are backed by an all-star band comprised of Carolina musicians Stevie Martinez on Bass and vocals and Billie Feather on guitar.