Michigan City Chamber Music Festival (219) 805-9805 info@mccmf.org

2023 MICHIGAN CITY CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (August 12-20)
“Many Peoples, Many Musics”

1st Presbyterian Church, 121 W. 9th Street (FPC), Michigan City, IN;

All the concerts will be back at 1st Presbyterian Church, except for the children’s programs, which will be at Niemann Head Start Elementary School. “Meet the Artists” receptions will follow all performances!

AUGUST 12, 7:00 pm “Opening night – MUSIC & PSYCHE”
Sonata in a minor for violin & piano – Robert Schumann
– Nic Orbovich, violin; Robert Auler, piano
“Is Now Not Enough?” String quartet – Dosia McKay
– Zosia Glashauser & Nic Orbovich, violins; Rudolf Haken, viola; Wesley Baldwin, cello
Adagio-andante con moto (from Concerto in F) – George Gershwin
– Arranged & performed for solo piano by Robert Auler
Trio Elegiac #2 for piano and strings – Sergei Rachmaninov
– Nic Orbovich, violin; Wesley Baldwin, cello; Jasmin Arakawa, piano

AUGUST 14, 7:00 pm “TRIUMPH OVER DISABILITY”
Cinq mélodies “de Venise”- GabrielFaure
– Melisa Barrick Baldwin, soprano; Jasmin Arakawa
4 songs for violin & soprano – Gustav Holst
– Melisa Barrick Baldwin, soprano; Zosia Glashauser, violin
Sonata for clarinet and piano – Joseph Horowitz
– William King, clarinet; Robert Auler, piano
String quartet in c# minor, opus 131 – Ludwig van Beethoven
– Nic Orbovich & Zosia Glashauser, violins; Rudolf Haken, viola; Wesley Baldwin, cello

AUGUST 15, 6:00 pm“HAKENPALOOZA 2!!” Head Start/Niemann Elementary
A concert for families featuring demonstrators of modern electric instruments and the University of Illinois Electronic String Ensemble with Rudolf Haken & Sunny Gardner! Free dinner included.

AUGUST 16, 7:00 pm “YOU GO GIRL!”
“Wonders” for violin, cello, clarinet, & piano – Karalyn Schubring
– Nic Orbovich, violin; Wesley Baldwin, cello; William King, clarinet; Jasmin Arakawa, piano
Java Suite excerpt – Leopold Godowsky
– Jasmin Arakawa, piano
U of Illinois Electric String Ensemble
Trio for piano and strings in C Major – Johannes Brahms
– Nic Orbovich, violin; Wesley Baldwin, cello; Robert Auler, piano

AUGUST 17, 6:00 pm “BABY BEETHOVEN” Head Start/Niemann Elementary
A family concert about Beethoven’s younger years featuring Sunny Gardner and MCCMF musicians. Puppets, live music, interactive activities, and lessons about healthy families. Featuring Nic Orbovich, Zosia Glashauser, Rudolf Haken, Wesley Baldwin, Jasmin Arakawa, and more! Free dinner included!

AUGUST 18, 7:00 pm “CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN/EUROPEAN MUSICIANS
Sonata for 2 violins – Joseph Bologne Chevalier St. Georges
-Zosia Glashauser & Nic Orbovich, violins
3 rags – Scott Joplin
– Robert Auler, piano
“Strum” for string quartet – Jessie Montgomery
-Zosia Glashauser & Nic Orbovich, violins; Rudolf Haken, viola; Wesley Baldwin, cello
Song Set – Florence Price
– Kimberly Jones, soprano; Jasmin Arakawa, piano
Quintet for Clarinet & Strings – Samuel Coleridge Taylor
– William King, clarinet; Zosia Glashauser & Nic Orbovich, violins; Rudolf Haken, viola; Wesley Baldwin, cello

AUGUST 19, 6:00 pm “COME TOGETHER!” Head Start/Niemann Elementary
Our 3rd family concert of the festival celebrating girl power and music by minorities! Kim Jones, Jasmin Arakawa, Sunny Gardner Orbovich and other festival musicians! Free dinner included.

AUGUST 20, 3:00 pm
Concerto for Cello for solo & chamber group – Antonin Dvorak
– Wesley Baldwin, solo cello
“You Give Me Beauty” WORLD PREMIERE, for soprano and cello – Paul A. Epstein
– Melisa Barrick Baldwin, soprano; Wesley Baldwin, cello
Gran Partita for 13 winds – W.A. Mozart

All the concerts will be back at 1st Presbyterian Church, except for the children’s programs, which will be at Niemann Head Start Elementary School. “Meet the Artists” receptions will follow all performances!
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