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Schedule
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2013
June
Jun 8 - Saturday - 8:00pm - Ogunquit
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in F Major Opus 77, no. 2
Zhou Long (1953-)
Song of the Ch'in (1982)
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 27
Jun 22 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Denmark Village
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
Allegro con spirito
Adagio con espressione
Scherzo. Allegro molto e vivace
Finale. Presto
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Trio in Bb Major, D. 581
Allegro moderato
Andante
Minuetto: Allegretto
Rondo: Allegretto
Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960)
Serenade for String Trio, Op.10
Marcia: Allegro
Romanza: Adagio non troppo, quasi andante
Scherzo: Vivace
Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto
Rondo (Finale): Allegro vivace
July
Jul 9 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Summer Series I
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
Allegro con spirito
Adagio con espressione
Scherzo. Allegro molto e vivace
Finale. Presto
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Trio in Bb Major, D. 581
Allegro moderato
Andante
Minuetto: Allegretto
Rondo: Allegretto
Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960)
Serenade for String Trio, Op.10
Marcia: Allegro
Romanza: Adagio non troppo, quasi andante
Scherzo: Vivace
Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto
Rondo (Finale): Allegro vivace
Jul 11 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Summer Series I
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
Allegro con spirito
Adagio con espressione
Scherzo. Allegro molto e vivace
Finale. Presto
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Trio in Bb Major, D. 581
Allegro moderato
Andante
Minuetto: Allegretto
Rondo: Allegretto
Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960)
Serenade for String Trio, Op.10
Marcia: Allegro
Romanza: Adagio non troppo, quasi andante
Scherzo: Vivace
Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto
Rondo (Finale): Allegro vivace
Jul 23 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Summer Series II: From Russia With Love
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Opus 77, no. 2
John Adams (1947-)
From John's Book of Alleged Dances
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Jul 24 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - South Bristol
Summer Series II: From Russia With Love
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Opus 77, no. 2
John Adams (1947-)
From John's Book of Alleged Dances
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Jul 25 - Thursday - 7:30:pm - Boothbay
Summer Series II: From Russia With Love
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Opus 77, no. 2
John Adams (1947-)
From John's Book of Alleged Dances
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
August
Aug 6 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Summer Series III: Sunrise – Sunset
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, no. 4 "The Sunrise"
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Selected Arias
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Il Tramonto
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
String Quartet in E Minor
Guest: Karol Bennett, soprano  Bio
Aug 8 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Summer Series III: Sunrise – Sunset
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, no. 4 "The Sunrise"
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Selected Arias
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Il Tramonto
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
String Quartet in E Minor
Guest: Karol Bennett, soprano  Bio
Aug 9 - Friday - 7:00pm - Portland
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto for Two Keyboards
Guest: Karol Bennett, soprano  Bio
Other works TBA
In association with
Tickets: 207-772-5434
Aug 11 - Sunday - 7:00pm - Wells
Summer Series III: Sunrise – Sunset
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, no. 4 "The Sunrise"
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Selected Arias
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Il Tramonto
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
String Quartet in E Minor
Guest: Karol Bennett, soprano  Bio
Aug 22 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Festival I: Late in the Season
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1691-1755)
Sonata in D Minor Op. 40 no. 1 (1732)
Allegro
Vivace
Adagio
Allegro
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quintet (Bass) No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77, B. 49
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Quintet (Cello) in C Major, D. 956, Op. posth. 163
Guests:
Edward Allman, double bass
Joshua Gordon, cello  Bio
program notes...

Bassist-composer Ed Allman holds Bachelor's and Masters' degrees from the University of Miami, where he was a student of the respected pedagogue Dr. Lucas Drew. While in Florida, Ed performed regularly with the University's Contemporary Music Ensemble, and the "Other Music" Ensemble, of which he was a founding member.

Currently Principal Bass with the Bangor Symphony, he is also the former Principal of both the Charleston and New Haven Symphony Orchestras, and has held numerous orchestral positions in FL, CT, and NY. He has been privileged to appear on Chamber Music Charleston's popular House Concert series, with the Wall Street Chamber Players, as a guest artist for both the Piccolo Spoleto and Spoleto USA Festivals, and in numerous duo recitals with his partner, violist Katrina Smith, and 'cellist Thomas Hudson.

In 2003 Mr. Allman's Lamentations for solo Double Bass won First Prize in the British and International Bass Forum's composition contest. His solo works and pieces for small ensembles have been heard on programs by the UM Contemporary Music Ensemble, Chamber Music Charleston, The Musicians of Ma'alwyck, and in recital in New York, Hartford, and Dorset, England.

Aug 27 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Festival 2: Late in the Season
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131
Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970)
Concerto à Tre for clarinet, violin and cello
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
Guests:
Joshua Gordon, cello  Bio
Mark Simons, clarinet  Bio
September
Sep 1 - Sunday - 4:00pm - Paris Hill
DSQ Paris
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Zhou Long (1953-)
Song of the Ch'in (1982)
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131
Tickets available at Bolster's Decorating at Market Square in South Paris
$10 per person and will also be available at the door on a space available basis.
Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended for this popular concert.
For more information, contact Rev. Mary Beth Caffey at 754-7970 or mbcaffey@aol.com
Sep 8 - Sunday - 7:00pm - Walpole
Candlelight Concert
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Zhou Long (1953-)
Song of the Ch'in (1982)
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131
Tickets are available at:
Maine Coast Bookstore in Damariscotta,
Walpole Barn in Walpole,
Framer's Gallery in Boothbay
Or call 207-563-5471
or e-mail owm@tidewater.net
Funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the NEA.
Sep 11 - Wednesday - 3:30pm - Dudley, MA
TS Eliot Poem
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Four Quartets about
recited from memory by John Farrell Bio
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
Presented by Nichols College
Refreshments after Four Quartets
Sep 13 - Friday - Jefferson
Chamber Music Workshop
Sep 14 - Saturday - Jefferson
Chamber Music Workshop
Sep 15 - Sunday - Jefferson
Chamber Music Workshop
Sep 27 - Friday - 7:30pm - Lewiston
TS Eliot Poem
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Four Quartets about
recited from memory by John Farrell Bio
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
FREE, but tickets required
or call 207-786-6163
October
Oct 4 - Friday - 5:00pm - Portland
First Fridays Art Walk Festival
Performing in the atrium until 6:30pm
Oct 13 - Sunday - 5:00pm - Boothbay
Leaf Peeper
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Zhou Long (1953-)
Song of the Ch'in (1982)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132
Oct 24 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Thomaston
Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 no. 3
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 50
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825)
Oct 25 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 no. 3
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 50
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825)
Oct 26 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Portland
Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 no. 3
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 50
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825)
Oct 27 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Topsham
Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 no. 3
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 50
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825)
November
Nov 27 - Wednesday - 8:00pm - MPBN
MPBN Radio Broadcast
Maine Stage
WMED Calais - 89.7
WMEA Portland - 90.1
WMEP Camden - 90.5
WMEH Bangor - 90.9
WMEW Waterville - 91.3
WMEM Presque Isle - 106.1
WMEF Fort Kent - 106.5
hear music of Winter Series I
December
Dec 1 - Sunday - 2:00pm - Cape Porpoise
Christmas Concert
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for Two Violins
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34
Admission:
$10 in advance (use button below)
$12 at the door, except:
$10 for members of MPBN

Sponsored by: Highland Green

Sponsored by: Digital Research Inc.

Sponsored by: MPBN
Dec 5 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Thomaston
Winter Series II: Old World - New World
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
William Walton (1902-1983)
String Quartet No. 2 in A
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34

Sponsored by: MPBN
Dec 6 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Winter Series II: Old World - New World
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
William Walton (1902-1983)
String Quartet No. 2 in A
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34

Sponsored by: MPBN
Dec 7 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Portland
Winter Series II: Old World - New World
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
William Walton (1902-1983)
String Quartet No. 2 in A
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34

Sponsored by: Highland Green

Sponsored by: MPBN
Dec 8 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Topsham
Winter Series II: Old World - New World
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
William Walton (1902-1983)
String Quartet No. 2 in A
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34

Sponsored by: MPBN
Dec 15 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Newcastle
Annual Christmas Concert - CANCELED
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for Two Violins
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34
admission: free
CANCELED DUE TO SNOW
2014
January
Jan 8 - Wednesday - 12:15pm - Brunswick
Winter Wisdom Lecture Series
Morrill Room
Program runs until 1:45pm
Jan 8 - Wednesday - 8:00pm - MPBN
MPBN Radio Broadcast
Maine Stage
WMED Calais - 89.7
WMEA Portland - 90.1
WMEP Camden - 90.5
WMEH Bangor - 90.9
WMEW Waterville - 91.3
WMEM Presque Isle - 106.1
WMEF Fort Kent - 106.5
hear music of Winter Series II
Jan 18 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Brunswick
In performance with Vox Nova Chamber Choir
Tarik O'Regan (1978-) bio
The Ecstasies Above
for Double Solo Quartet, SATB Chorus and String Quartet
Erik Whitacre (1970-) bio
Lux Aurumque
from Lux Aeterna
Morten Lauridsen (1943-) bio
O Nata Lux
Erik Whitacre (1970-) bio
Nox Aurumque
Randall Stroope (1953-) bio
We Beheld Once Again the Stars
Ola Gjeilo (1978-) bio
Sunrise Mass
for SSAATTBB Chorus and String Orchestra
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Vox Nova accepts cash, check, credit and debit cards via PayPal. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the Vox Nova website, directly from choir members and at select locations: Gulf of Maine Books in Brunswick, Shermans in Freeport, and Now You're Cooking! in Bath. Admission to this concert, sponsored in part by Bowdoin College, is FREE with Bowdoin I.D. and to children and students.
Jan 19 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Brunswick
In performance with Vox Nova Chamber Choir
Tarik O'Regan (1978-) bio
The Ecstasies Above
for Double Solo Quartet, SATB Chorus and String Quartet
Erik Whitacre (1970-) bio
Lux Aurumque
from Lux Aeterna
Morten Lauridsen (1943-) bio
O Nata Lux
Erik Whitacre (1970-) bio
Nox Aurumque
Randall Stroope (1953-) bio
We Beheld Once Again the Stars
Ola Gjeilo (1978-) bio
Sunrise Mass
for SSAATTBB Chorus and String Orchestra
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Vox Nova accepts cash, check, credit and debit cards via PayPal. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the Vox Nova website, directly from choir members and at select locations: Gulf of Maine Books in Brunswick, Shermans in Freeport, and Now You're Cooking! in Bath. Admission to this concert, sponsored in part by Bowdoin College, is FREE with Bowdoin I.D. and to children and students.
February
Feb 14 - Friday - 7:00pm - Stonington
A Whirlwind Romance
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Italian Serenade
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Siegfried Idyll
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
This concert made possible in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission
Valentines concert

Sponsored by: Maine Arts Commission
Feb 23 - Sunday - 2:00pm - Biddeford
A Whirlwind Romance
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Italian Serenade
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Siegfried Idyll
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
This concert made possible in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission
Concert and Masterclass
Tickets $13 in advance, $15 at the door
TICKETS: first Click Here, then click "Buy Tickets", then click "close this window", then pick "The DaPonte String Quartet" from the "Select a show" menu, then pick the date: 23rd ... sorry this is so complicated!)

Sponsored by: Maine Arts Commission
March
Mar 7 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Pirates of Penzance
Featured in the LCCT's semi-staged concert production.
Mar 8 - Saturday - 2:00pm - Damariscotta
Pirates of Penzance
Featured in the LCCT's semi-staged concert production.
Mar 8 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Pirates of Penzance
Featured in the LCCT's semi-staged concert production.
Mar 9 - Sunday - 2:00pm - Damariscotta
Pirates of Penzance
Featured in the LCCT's semi-staged concert production.
Mar 20 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Thomaston
Winter Series III: Voices of Angels
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5 "The Dream"
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
Mar 21 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Winter Series III: Voices of Angels
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5 "The Dream"
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
Mar 22 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Portland
Winter Series III: Voices of Angels
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5 "The Dream"
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
Mar 23 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Topsham
Winter Series III: Voices of Angels
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5 "The Dream"
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
April
Apr 1 - Tuesday - 8:00pm - Baltimore, MD
Peabody Conservatory
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407
Gia Comolli (1965-)
Quintet for Horn and String Quartet
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall
Tickets: $15; Seniors $10; Students $5 with ID
For tickets, call 410-234-4800
Apr 2 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - Wilkesbarre, PA
St. Stephens Pro-Episcopal Cathedral
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5 "The Dream"
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
Tickets available at the door
Adults $20; Students, seniors & WVIA members with ID, $15.
Apr 9 - Wednesday - 12:00pm - Rockland, ME
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
Allegro
Allegro ma non tanto
Molto Adagio — Andante (Heiliger Dankgesang)
Alla marcia, assai vivace
Allegro appassionato

Presented by: Bay Chamber Concerts
Apr 16 - Wednesday - 8:00pm - Waterville
DSQ in Waterville
Waterville Opera House
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
Apr 23 - Wednesday - 8:00pm - MPBN
MPBN Radio Broadcast
Maine Stage
WMED Calais - 89.7
WMEA Portland - 90.1
WMEP Camden - 90.5
WMEH Bangor - 90.9
WMEW Waterville - 91.3
WMEM Presque Isle - 106.1
WMEF Fort Kent - 106.5
hear music of Winter Series III
Apr 26 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Wiscasset, ME
Benefit for St. Philips Church
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132
May
May 15 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Thomaston
Winter Series IV: Vienna, Vienna
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G Major, K. 287
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 74 "The Harp"
May 16 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Winter Series IV: Vienna, Vienna
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G Major, K. 287
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 74 "The Harp"
May 17 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Portland
Winter Series IV: Vienna, Vienna
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G Major, K. 287
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 74 "The Harp"
May 18 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Topsham
Winter Series IV: Vienna, Vienna
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G Major, K. 287
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 74 "The Harp"
June
Jun 24 - Tuesday - 7:00pm - Stonington
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jun 28 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Denmark
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
July
Jul 1 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jul 2 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - Tenants Harbor
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jul 2 - Wednesday - 8:00pm - MPBN
MPBN Radio Broadcast
Maine Stage
WMED Calais - 89.7
WMEA Portland - 90.1
WMEP Camden - 90.5
WMEH Bangor - 90.9
WMEW Waterville - 91.3
WMEM Presque Isle - 106.1
WMEF Fort Kent - 106.5
hear music of Winter Series IV
Jul 3 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jul 9 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - South Bristol
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jul 10 - Thursday - 7:00pm - Wells
Summer Series I: Made in America
Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Alleluia
transcribed for string quartet
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Lullaby
Earl Louis Stewart (1950-)
Blues Fugues
Identity 140
Identity 139
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)
George Crumb (1929-)
Black Angels for Electric String Quartet
Thirteen Images from the Dark Land
I. Departure
1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (13 times 7 and 7 times 13)
2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (7 in 13)
3. Lost Bells (13 over 7)
4. Devil-music (7 and 13)
5. Danse Macabre (13 times 7)
II. Absence
6. Pavana Lachrymae (13 under 13)
7. Threnody II: Black Angels! (7 times 7 and 13 times 13)
8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura (13 over 13)
9. Lost Bells (Echo) (7 times 13)
III. Return
10. God-music (13 and 7)
11. Ancient Voices (7 over 13)
12. Ancient Voices (Echo) (13 in 7)
13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects (7 times 13 and 13 times 7)
program notes...
Crumb wrote:
Black Angels was conceived as a kind of parable on our troubled contemporary world. The work portrays a voyage of the soul. The three stages of this voyage are Departure (fall from grace), Absence (spiritual annihilation) and Return (redemption).
Jul 22 - Tuesday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Summer Series II: Entente Cordiale
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
Allegretto
Andantino
Allegretto
Allegretto
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
Jul 23 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - Tenants Harbor
Summer Series II: Entente Cordiale
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
Allegretto
Andantino
Allegretto
Allegretto
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
Jul 24 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Summer Series II: Entente Cordiale
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
Allegretto
Andantino
Allegretto
Allegretto
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
August
Aug 3 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Scarborough
Summer Series II: Entente Cordiale
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
Allegretto
Andantino
Allegretto
Allegretto
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
Aug 6 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - South Bristol
Summer Series II: Entente Cordiale
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83
Allegretto
Andantino
Allegretto
Allegretto
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
Aug 20 - Wednesday - 7:30pm - Lewiston
Summer Festival I: Culture and Catastrophe
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15
Allegro molto moderato
Scherzo. Allegro vivo
Adagio
Allegro molto
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Allegro
Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo – Animato
Andante con moto
Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
Guest artist: Frank Glazer, piano
Aug 25 - Monday - 7:30pm - Lewiston
Summer Festival II: Culture and Catastrophe
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Violin Sonata in G Minor, L 140
Allegro vivo
Intermède: Fantasque et léger
Finale: Très animé
Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook (1927)
transcribed by Benjamin Britten for viola and piano
Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Allegro serioso, non troppo
Adagio - Andante
Maestoso e largamente, ma non troppo lento - Presto
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84
Moderato – Allegro
Adagio
Andante – Allegro
Guest Artist: George Lopez, piano
Aug 31 - Sunday - 4:00pm - Paris Hill
Sounds of Autumn
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
September
Sep 6 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Harpswell
Sounds of Autumn
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
Sep 7 - Sunday - 7:00pm - Walpole
Sounds of Autumn
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
Sep 12 - Friday - Nobleboro
Chamber Music Workshop
Sep 13 - Saturday - Nobleboro
Chamber Music Workshop
Sep 14 - Sunday - Nobleboro
Chamber Music Workshop
October
Oct 2 - Thursday - 7:30pm - Presque Isle
Sounds of Autumn
Univ of Maine
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
Oct 3 - Friday - 7:30pm - Fort Kent
Sounds of Autumn
Univ of Maine
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
Oct 12 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Wells
Sounds of Autumn
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13 "Under a Grape Arbor" about
Is it true? Is it true that you walk daily on that leaf-strewn path, awaiting me beneath the grape arbor?
:
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Presto – Adagio non lento
Oct 17 - Friday - 7:30pm - Damariscotta
Winter Series I
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Oct 18 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Portland
Winter Series I
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Oct 19 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Topsham
Winter Series I
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Oct 25 - Saturday - 7:30pm - Boothbay
Winter Series I
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
Oct 26 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Thomaston
Winter Series I
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, no 5. "The Lark"
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Selections from 44 Duos for Violins, Sz. 98
December
Dec 14 - Sunday - 3:00pm - Newcastle
Christmas Concert
All programs subject to change.
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