Festival Programs

2016

Chamber Music Events for 2016

August 13, 7:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Featured Artists

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms

Opening Night

Dedicated to the Masters

An evening highlighting our Festival’s dedication to sharing the greatest music ever written to our community!

Quartet in c minor, opus 18 – Ludwig van Beethoven

Zofia Glashauser – violin
Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Gabriel Schlaffer – viola
David Peshlakai – cello

Liebeslied #5 – Schumann

Gretchen am Spinnrade – Franz Schubert

Die Sprode – Hugo Wolf

Neue Liebe, neues Leben – Ludwig van Beethoven

Melissa Barrick Baldwin – soprano
Jasmin Arakawa – piano

Suite for Oboe, Clarinet and Viola – Randall Thompson

Nancy Ambrose King – oboe
William King – clarinet
Rudolf Haken – viola

Piano Quartet in g minor, op. 25 – Johannes Brahms

Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Rudolf Haken – viola
Wesley Baldwin – cello
Robert Auler– piano

August 15, 7:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Featured Artists

Dedicated to Love

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

W. A. Mozart

We believe that music is the food of love!  We show the many faces of love in this program, including the voice of omnipotent love, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Suite for 2 Cellos and Piano – Gian Carlo Menotti

Wesley Baldwin – cello
David Peshlakai – cello
Robert Auler – piano

Mélodies passagéres  – Samuel Barber

Melissa Barrick Baldwin – soprano
Jasmin Arakawa – piano

A Child’s Garden
Quartet for Soprano, Violin, Cello and Piano 
– Michael White

Melissa Barrick Baldwin – soprano
Nicolas Orbovich
– violin
Wesley Baldwin – cello
Jasmin Arakawa– piano

Quintet for Oboe & Strings – W.A. Mozart (arr. Nancy Ambrose King)

Nancy Ambrose KIng – oboe
Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Rudolf Haken – viola
Gabriel Schlaffer – viola
Wesley Baldwin – cello

August 17, 7:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Featured Artists

Dedicated to Community

Bohuslav Martinu

Bohuslav Martinu

The MCCMF has always been about sharing music with the help of our community. Tonight, we celebrate the many houses of faith that have supported us, and the many local entrepreneurs that have helped the festival!

Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 – Sergei Prokofiev

William King – clarinet
Zofia Glashauser – violin
Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Rudolf Haken– viola
Wesley Baldwin – cello
Robert Auler – piano

“Shepherd’s Song” – Meyerbeer

William King – clarinet
Melissa Barrick Baldwin – soprano
Jennifer Muniz – piano

5 Fantasie Stuck for string quartet – Samuel Coleridge Taylor

Zofia Glashauser – violin
Rudolf Haken– Violin
Gabriel Schlaffer – viola
David Peshlakai – cello

Three Elegies for violin and cello – Mohammad Fairouz

Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Wesley Baldwin – cello

Suite from “La Revue de Cuisine” –  Bohuslav Martinu

Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Wesley Baldwin – cello
William King – clarinet
Jason Kramer – bassoon
Steve Orejudos – trumpet
Robert Auler
– piano

August 19, 7:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Featured Artists

Dedicated to our Performers

Franz Schubert\

Franz Schubert\

A special night to celebrate our amazing musicians, featuring special requests from our MCCMF players, themselves.

The Shepherd on the RockFranz Schubert

Melissa Barrick Baldwin – soprano
William King – clarinet
Jennifer Muniz – piano

Varanasi for solo violaFrederic Ligier

Rudolf Haken – viola

Piano Trio in E-Flat, D. 929 – Franz Schubert

Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Wesley Baldwin – cello
Robert Auler – piano

August 21, 3:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Featured Artists

Dedicated to our Higher Purpose.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

This concert features our new tradition, the “audience favorite surprise”; plus the piece considered by many musicologists as the finest example of western music ever created; Beethoven’s monumental “Heiliger Dankgesang” string quartet.

Audience Favorite – “Surprise”

2 Gesange, op. 91 – Johannes Brahms

Kim Jones – soprano
Gabriel Schlaffer – viola
Jennifer Muniz – piano

String Quartet in a minor, Opus 132 – Ludwig van Beethoven

Zofia Glashauser – violin
Nicolas Orbovich – violin
Rudolf Haken – viola
Wesley Baldwin – cello

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