Events Archive

Chamber Music: Week 3

This highly virtuosic program includes the Kodaly Duo for violin and cello, Brahms Sonata No. 3 for violin and piano, and Dvořák’s String Quintet.

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Inside the Music: Who Dat?

In this program titled, “Who Dat?,” host Roger Oyster showcases works of lesser-known composers including Arnold Bax, Anton Arensky, Stephen Hough as well as Ravel highlighting compositions that catapulted them from the unknown to the known.

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Celebrating Strauss

This year marks the 150th birth anniversary of Richard Strauss, the seminal opera composer of the late Romantic period. His vocal works will be bookended with Beethoven’s Second Symphony and a soaring concert overture by the “English Strauss,” Edward Elgar.

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Chamber Music: Week 2

To start the Festival’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss’ birth, this concert includes the Sextet for Strings
from Capriccio, as well as works by Beethoven, Szymanowski, Karg-Elert, and Poulenc’s Sonata for flute and piano.

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The Harlem Quartet

Take the A train to Walk Festival Hall for this concert. Experience an eclectic blend of classical masterpieces by Mendelssohn and American composer Walter Piston as well as works by jazz composers Chick Corea and Billy Strayhorn.

About the Harlem Quartet
Since its debut in 2006 at Carnegie Hall, the Harlem Quartet has performed throughout the U.S. and in France, the U.K., and South Africa. The Harlem Quartet was said to be “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,” by the Cincinnati Enquirer. Founded by the Sphinx Organization to bring classical music to inner city schools, the ensemble won a Grammy Award in 2013 for its participation in Mozart Goes Dancing with Chick Corea and Gary Burton.

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Music in the Hole

This year’s concert will take place in Walk Festival Hall. It is a free, but ticketed event. GTMF is able to continue the tradition of Music In The Hole through the generous support and donations of our community.

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Made in America

This opening concert celebrates Americana. Music by two eminent American composers of the twentieth century start the concert, and Dvorak’s beloved New World Symphony, written and premiered while he was in the United States, concludes the evening.

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Chamber Music: Week 7

Donald Runnicles, piano, and Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano, perform songs by Robert Schumann along with a world premiere of a string trio by Colorado College Professor Ofer Ben-Amots; a Mozart oboe quartet; and a Brahms string quartet. This concert will bring the 2014 chamber music series to an exciting and memorable close.

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An Evening with Performance Today

Each week, America’s most popular classical radio program, Performance Today, reaches more than 3 million listeners. Join Performance Today host Fred Child and Festival musicians for an evening featuring conversations from the stage and performances of chamber music—all being recorded for national broadcast.

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