2019 Season
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  • Thursday   August 1, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • The 40th - Opening Night
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  • Friday   August 2, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Aizuri Quartet: Different Trains
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  • Saturday   August 3, 2019
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 8:00 PM
  • Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
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  • Thursday   August 8, 2019
  • TBA • 8:00 PM
  • Hilary Hahn & Lera Auerbach: Dreams and Visions
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  • Friday   August 9, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Piano Festival
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  • Saturday   August 10, 2019
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 8:00 PM
  • Hilary Hahn
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  • Thursday   August 15, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Two By Two
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  • Friday   August 16, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • All in Rhythm
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  • Saturday   August 17, 2019
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 8:00 PM
  • Wynton Marsalis & The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
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  • Thursday   August 22, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Bon Appétit!
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  • Friday   August 23, 2019
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Café Music
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  • Saturday   August 24, 2019
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 8:00 PM
  • Festival Finale in memory of Louise Robinson: with David Zinman and the Festival Orchestra
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Wednesday   August 29, 2018 The Mandana Barn   •   11:00 AM

KidsFest: Drum it Up!

Get ready to make some noise! Andy Akiho is a whiz on the steel drum and a master of using everyday objects to create music. The Jupiter Quartet will show how they, too, can turn even stringed instruments into percussion.

    



Musicians:

Jupiter String Quartet
Jupiter String Quartet

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Jupiter String Quartet

(Nelson Lee, violin Meg Freivogel, violin Liz Freivogel, viola Daniel McDonough, cello )

The Jupiter String Quartet stands at the forefront of the younger generation of classical chamber music ensembles. Formed in 2002, they concertize across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and South America performing the world's finest halls, including New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and Library of Congress, in Washington, D.C., Boston's Jordan Hall, London's Wigmore Hall, Mexico City's Palacio de BellasArtes, the Esterházy Palace in Austria, and Seoul's National Arts Center and Sejong Chamber Hall. They have been enthusiastically welcomed at major music festivals in North America, including Aspen, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Skaneateles, the Vancouver Chamber Music Festival, Banff, and Lanaudiere Festival, and abroad at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Ireland and the Seoul Spring Festival, among many others. The Jupiters have received several musical distinctions: an Avery Fisher Career Grant (2008), Grand Prize in the Banff International String Quartet Competition (2004), Grand Prize in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (2004), membership in Lincoln Center's Chamber Music Society Two (2007-2010), and Chamber Music America's Cleveland Quartet Award (2007). The Jupiter String quartet is in its 5th year as Artists-In-Residence at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where each member maintains a private studio as well as responsibility for running the chamber music program.

Performing:
Wednesday, August 29

Andy Akiho
Andy Akiho
Steel Drum
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Andy Akiho, Steel Drum

Described as "mold-breaking," "alert and alive," "dramatic," and "vital" by The New York Times, Andy Akiho is an eclectic composer and performer of contemporary classical music. Recent engagements include commissioned premieres by the New York Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW; a performance with the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and three concerts at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Akiho has been recognized with awards including the 2014-15 Luciano Berio Rome Prize, the 2015 Lili Boulanger Memorial Fund, a 2014 Fromm Foundation Commission from Harvard University, the 2014 American Composers Orchestra Underwood Emerging Composers Commission, a 2014 Chamber Music America (CMA) Grant with the Friction Quartet and Jenny Q. Chai, a 2012 CMA Grant with Sybarite5, the 2012 Carlsbad Composer Competition Commission for the Calder Quartet, and the 2011 Finale & ensemble eighth blackbird National Composition Competition Grand Prize. Additionally, his compositions have been featured on PBS's "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" and by organizations such as Bang on a Can, American Composers Forum, and The Society for New Music.

Performing:
Wednesday, August 29


Concert Sponsors:

David & Jan Panasci
Fletcher Foundation
Faye Panasci

Guest Artist Sponsors:

Andy Akiho sponsored by Ed & Paula Conan
Jupiter String Quartet sponsored by Judy Robertson, in memory of Doug Robertson


Ed & Paula Conan