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Sat 04/19/14 8 p.m.

Debut: George Ko performs the Chopin Piano Concerto No.1 with the RCE in Sanders Theater. Tickets to become available soon.

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Sat 05/03/14

The River Charles Ensemble performs selections reviewing Season 2 while looking ahead to Season 3 and Tour2015.

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Experience the soloists.

The Works In Progress recital series (WIPs) is a new programming of Harvard student soloists performing repertoire they are currently studying, providing a learning environment that is supportive and nurturing to the students and enjoyable for the audience. COMING SOON, SPRING 2014

Our Partner

The Harvard College Piano Society (HCPS) is a trusted partner, supporter, and frequent collaborator of the RCE. An organization of incredible student pianists, HCPS is committed to the mission of increasing accessibility to and promoting the most thrilling musical performances and experiences.

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Tour2015 to China and Taiwan

The River Charles Ensemble journeys to Asia on a rediscovery of sound, self, and performance. The trip to China and Taiwan will last 15 days during January 2015. More details to come! For inquiries, please email us at Thank you!




What is the River Charles Ensemble? A Quick Intro


  • ...the player's ability to self-correct and solve problems among themselves while performing was impressive, a fact that gave the clear impression that this is an orchestra on its way up.

    Erica X. Eisen / Staff writer at The Crimson /

  • ...what a conductor-less ensemble demands in attention and technical skill, it returns in the sheer mastery that one gains...

    Patrick Lauppe / Blogger at the Harvard Arts Blog /

  • Every individual checks his or her insecurities at the door and engages in the work with the expectation to learn and contribute as much as possible

    Theodore Peng / Cellist, Alumnus of the River Charles Ensemble /