Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Haas Quartet and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center are part of a six-concert series

The Sarasota Concert Association will present six programs, including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the return of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, during its 74th Great Performers Series season that begins in January.

Five of the concerts will presented at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and one, the Pavel Haas Quartet, will be presented at the Riverview Performing Arts Center.

The series opens Jan. 14 with the piano duo Anderson and Roe, featuring Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe. Critics have hailed them as “rock stars of the classical music world” and the “very model of complete 21st century musicians.” Their program will feature Brahms’ Sonata for Two Pianos, Op. 34b, variations on Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and an original arrangement of The Beatles hit “Let it Be.”

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, led by cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, returns on Jan. 24 with a program that includes Brahms’ Quartet No. 3 in C Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 60; Josef Suk’s Quartet in A Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 1; and Antonin Dvorak’s Quartet in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 87.

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, with conductor John Mauceri and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, will perform on Feb. 11. The program will include Bedrich Smetana’s The Moldau from “Ma Vlast”; Leonard Bernstein’s Selection of Songs and Dances from “West Side Story”; and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9.

Pianist Jeremy Denk joins the Academy of of St. Martin in the Fields. Denk, the winner of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Avery Fisher Prize, will join the ensemble in a Feb. 21 program that includes Tomaso Albinoni’s Concerto Op. 5, No. 5 in A Minor; a new commission by British composer Sally Beamish; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major; and Elgar’s Serenade for Strings.

The Pavel Haas Quartet, which performs at Riverview March 15, features Veronika Jaruskova, violin; Marek Zwiebel, violin, Jiri Kabat, viola and Peter Jarusek, violincello. The group will perform Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 108 and Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110 and Beethoven’s Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3.

The series concludes April 3 at Van Wezel with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, led by conductor JoAnn Falletta and featuring pianist Fabio Bidini. He launched his international career after winning both the Busoni and Van Cliburn International piano competitions. The program features Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 and Prokofiev’s Selections from “Romeo and Juliet.”

Subscriptions for the Great Performers Series are $140-$420. Single tickets will go on sale Aug. 1. For subscription information, call 941-225-6500 or visit scasarasota.org.

The Sarasota Concert Association also presents a series of Music Matinees, free concerts featuring Sarasota area artists at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center. The series includes trumpeter Aaron Romm and pianist Avis Romm on Dec. 10; classical and jazz guitarist Marc Mannino on Jan. 16; Michael Baron and Priscilla Navarro performing a one-piano, four hands concert on Feb. 6; Sarasota Opera Studio Artists on March 6, and soprano Hein Jung with pianist Grigorios Zamparas on April 10.