The 2019 Chelsea Music Festival returns for its 10th season—

200° due Clara

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Clara Schumann, the Festival honors the legacy and contributions of a pioneering performer, caring collaborator and artistic confidant.

As a way to honor Clara’s legacy, this season we are thrilled to announce—

2019 Composers-in-Commission | The Clara Schumann Ten

The Clara Schumann Ten is a distinguished group of women composers from across the globe commissioned by the Chelsea Music Festival, including Jane Antonia Cornish, Helen Grime, Binna Kim, Jessica Mays, Santa Ratniece, Kathryn Salfelder, Aigerim Seilova, Nicky Sohn, Augusta Read Thomas, & Liliya Ugay.

2019 Visual Artist-in-Residence | Julianne Swartz

2019 Culinary Artists-in-Residence | Chefs Sawako Okochi and Aaron Israel

Ten days of events throughout the Chelsea neighborhood and beyond will feature programming in the performing, culinary & visual arts!

Save the dates—
June 6-15th

Hear | Taste | See