Concert Programs

Performed by a collection of the world’s great chamber musicians, Concert Programs are the core of the festival’s theme, providing inspired performances in intimate settings.

  • <em>Chamber Music Now</em>

    Concert Program VI   Chamber Music Now


    Wang Jie, Blame the Obituary
    Kafka meets Cubism, “Blame the Obituary” is a 20-minute concert piece for narrator and quintet: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano. At times whimsical and ...

    Saturday, August 5, 2023

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  • <em>The Turbulent Century</em>

    Concert Program V   The Turbulent Century

    The artistic, political, and social explosions that began at the start of the twentieth century presaged one hundred years of turmoil, and composers realized that musical rules were no more. ...

    Sunday, July 30, 2023

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  • <em>Romantic Twilight</em>

    Concert Program IV   Romantic Twilight

    As the Romantic movement matured, music became more about art, nature, and experiences. The French rallied behind the sensuous music of their country following the Franco-Prussian War; Russians told sad ...

    Thursday, July 27, 2023

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  • <em>From the Heart</em>

    Concert Program III   From the Heart

    The “musician as hero” was invented by Beethoven when he chose to triumph over deafness and fulfill his artistic destiny. Beginning in 1803, a decade of masterpieces cemented his reputation ...

    Sunday, July 23, 2023

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  • <em>Bach to Beethoven</em>

    Concert Program II   Bach to Beethoven

    A straight line leads from Bach, the musical monarch of the Baroque, to Beethoven, the composer who would reinvent the art in its entirety. Along the way, many composers made ...

    Thursday, July 20, 2023

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  • <em>Baroque Splendor</em>

    Concert Program I   Baroque Splendor

    Music from the Baroque era stimulates the senses, lifts the spirits, and inspires faith in all things good. The evolution of everything in music—from the art of counterpoint to the ...

    Saturday, July 15, 2023

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