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Bar Harbor Music Festival

07.03.16 - 07.31.16

Francis Fortier, Artistic Director

~ 50th Golden Anniversary Season ~

July 3, 2016 – July 31, 2016

~ CALENDAR OF EVENTS ~

O P E N I N G   D A Y

Sunday July 3 at 4:00 p.m.

TEA CONCERT

KEITH HARRIS, BARITONE

CARA CHOWNING, PIANIST

Music by Robert Schumann, Maurice Ravel,

Gerald Finzi, Roger Quilter, and John Jacob Niles

Tea Served During Intermission

The Maine Sea Coast Mission, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor

 

O P E N I N G   N I G H T

Wednesday, July 6 at 8:00 p.m.

BRASS VENTURE

Music by Bernstein, Copland, Prokofiev, Bach, & WC Handy

Featuring the world premiere of “Acadia” by Eric Ewazen, Composer-in-Residence at the Juilliard School, celebrating the Centennial of Acadia National Park

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Friday, July 8 at 8:00 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, PIANIST

Music by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Gershwin

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Sunday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m.

POPS CONCERT

“The Best of Broadway”

FENLON LAMB, MEZZO-SOPRANO

JANINAH BURNETT, SOPRANO

KEITH HARRIS, BARITONE

CARA CHOWNING, PIANIST

Music by Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Harold Arlen, and George Gershwin

Pre-Concert Buffet Dinner served beginning at 6:00 p.m. (optional)

The Bar Harbor Club, 111 West Street

 

Tuesday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m.

20th Annual “NEW COMPOSERS” FORUM

EDMUND CIONEK, MODERATOR
“The Inspiration to Compose New Music”

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Wednesday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m.

33rd Annual “NEW COMPOSERS” CONCERT

“Summer Sounds”

NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE DUO

CLAUDIA SCHAER, VIOLINIST

MAX LIFCHITZ, PIANIST

Music by Luciano Berio, Augusta Read Thomas, Muhly, Max Lifchitz (world premiere), Daria Semegen, and Edmund Cionek (world premiere)

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

The audience is cordially invited to a reception following the concert at the Argosy Gallery II, 6 Mount Desert Street, to meet the Artists and Composers.

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

Friday, July 15 at 8:00 p.m.

BAR HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL OPERA THEATRE

DON GIOVANNI

Fenlon Lamb, Stage Director

Cara Chowning Music Director

The historic Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor

 

Sunday, July 17 at 8:00 p.m.

ANTONIO GALERA LOPEZ, PIANIST

Music by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, and Granados

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Tuesday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m.

ALLISON KIGER, FLUTIST

ANTONIO GALERA LOPEZ, PIANIST

Music by Schubert, Debussy, and Manuel de Falla

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

Friday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m.

THE ARDELIA TRIO

JANEY CHOI, VIOLINIST

CLARA YANG, CELLIST

JIHEA HONG-PARK, PIANIST

Music by Beethoven, Josef Suk, and Shostakovich

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Saturday, July 23 at 8:00 p.m.

MARGARET MILLS, PIANIST

JEFFREY ELLENBERGER, VIOLINIST

ROBERT TENNEN, CELLIST

Music by Ruth Schonthal, Miriam Gideon, Charles Griffes, Charles Ives, and Amy Beach

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

 

Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m.

JAZZ NIGHT

WOLVERINE JAZZ BAND

“New Orleans Dance Hall Memories”

Cash Bar Available
Jackson Laboratory Commons, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor

 

Wednesday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. (rain date July 28, 8:00 p.m.)

44th ANNUAL ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

OUTDOOR CONCERT

BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA

FRANCIS FORTIER, CONDUCTOR

GEORGE NEPTUNE, BARITONE SOLOIST

GERARD REUTER, OBOE SOLOIST

JEFFREY ELLENBERGER, VIOLIN SOLOIST

Music by Mozart, J.S. Bach, Edmund Cionek (World Premiere), and Josef Suk. Mr. Cionek’s new work, “Songs of the Sky”, inspired by Acadia National Park, is part of Acadia’s Centennial Celebration. Native American, George Neptune is the Baritone Soloist

Blackwoods Campground Amphitheatre, Otter Creek

 

Friday, July 29 at 8:00 p.m.

12th Annual Bob Noonan Memorial Concert

BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA

FRANCIS FORTIER, CONDUCTOR

ANTONIO GALERA LOPEZ, PIANO SOLOIST

Music by Mozart and Josef Suk

 

Sunday, July 31 at 8:00 p.m.

BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA

FESTIVAL GALA

FRANCIS FORTIER, CONDUCTOR

GEORGE NEPTUNE, BARITONE SOLOIST

GERARD REUTER, OBOE SOLOIST

JEFFREY ELLENBERGER, VIOLIN SOLOIST

Music by Mozart, J.S. Bach, Edmund Cionek, and Tchaikowsky

Pre-Concert Dinner served beginning at 6:00 p.m. (optional)

The Bar Harbor Club, 111 West Street, Bar Harbor

Artists & Programs subject to change

FOR TICKETS

The Bar Harbor Music Festival                 

741 West End Avenue, Suite 4-B    

New York, New York 10025-6222             

Telephone: 212-222-1026; FAX: 212-222-3269

After June 13

The Rodick Building

59 Cottage Street

Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1800

207-288-5744; FAX: 207-288-5886

email: info@barharbormusicfestival.org

website: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (order tickets online)


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